H Antennae thread-like;
hind femora with dark bands on outer face; hind tibiae blue to lavender;
common and widespread, especially in eastern Colorado.
[Orphulella spp. will sometimes key to this point. Orphulella
lacks bands on the hind femora and has grey hind tibiae. Similarly, Chloealtis
conspersa can be differentiated by its yellow-brown hind tibiae and
lack of distinct parallel stripes on top of head and pronotum.]
Paropomala virgata (Scudder)