Definition of Migratory grasshopper

1. Noun. Serious pest of grain-growing and range areas of central and western United States.

Generic synonyms: Locust
Group relationships: Genus Melanoplus, Melanoplus

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Literary usage of Migratory grasshopper

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1. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"... two yellow stripes along its back, generally distributed except in the South Atlantic States (Fig. 60); the lesser migratory grasshopper (Melanoplus ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1875)
"The western migratory grasshopper deposits its eggs generally on gravelly terraces or uplands and in the narrow canons of the moderately elevated mountains, ..."

3. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1875)
"The western migratory grasshopper deposits its eggs generally on gravelly terraces or uplands and in the narrow canons of the moderately elevated mountains, ..."

4. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1877)
"The power of adaptation to varying circumstances which this migratory grasshopper seems to have is simply wonderful. Perhaps naturalists, in studying them, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"An enormous swarm of the Rocky Mountain locust or western migratory grasshopper had settled down in Ottertail County. ..."

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