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Sex-related morph frequencies in Acrida (F.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae)

Garlinge, J., Calver, M.C.ORCID: 0000-0001-9082-2902 and Bradley, J.S. (1991) Sex-related morph frequencies in Acrida (F.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 30 (1). pp. 61-62.

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Green and brown morphs of the grasshopper Acrida conica (F.) occur sympatrically at several sites in metropolitan Perth, Western Australia. Collections of nymphs from 5 sites and adults from 6 sites showed that the morph frequencies were strongly sex-related in the nymphs, where there were significantly more green females than green males. With adults the proportion of green males increased to near levels found in females.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Copyright: © Australian Entomological Society
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