Grasshoppers are one of the most common and most harmful insects known to people in agricultural districts. Because of this they have been carefully studied, and much is known about their habits and devastating ways. However, very little is known regarding the mating habits of these insects. This study of the copulatory habits of Melanoplus differentialis has been made to obtain more accurate information regarding mating in this species.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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"A Study of Copulation and the Formation of Spermatophores in Melanoplus differentialis,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 45(1), 299-308.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol45/iss1/81