Key to Subfamily Gomphocerinae
Previous Step (D')
E Tips of tegmina
extending approximately to tip of abdomen; dark stripe extending posteriorly
from eye across pronotum; light stripe beneath eye absent; 27 to 55 mm
in length; widespread in eastern Colorado, occasionally abundant.
|Head and pronotum
||Top view of pronotum
[If a distinct dark band is present on dorsum of head and pronotum
the specimen is probably M. texana with very weak lateral carinae.]
E' Tegmina usually
much shorter than abdomen; dark stripe behind eye absent; light stripe
present below eye, extending posteriorly; color uniform pale green, pink,
tan or grey; 20 to 29 mm in length; widespread in eastern Colorado.
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