Use of cuticular lipids in grasshopper taxonomy: a study of variation in Schistocerca shoshone (Thomas)

@inproceedings{Chapman1995UseOC,
  title={Use of cuticular lipids in grasshopper taxonomy: a study of variation in Schistocerca shoshone (Thomas)},
  author={Reginald F. Chapman and Karl E. Espelie and Gregory A. Sword},
  year={1995}
}
Abstract Cuticular lipids of adult Schistocerca shoshone from six different localities in the southwestern United States were analyzed. All the insects had the same hydrocarbons, but their relative abundance varied between populations and, within a locality, remained more or less constant over time. There were some statistically significant differences in the abundance of some compounds in relation to sex and maturity, but the differences were generally small and of doubtful biological… CONTINUE READING

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