Key to the Subfamily Oedipodinae

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E Tegmina with several scattered brown spots throughout and lacking bands; background color of head, thorax and tegmina is cream; wings colorless to pale yellow or blue with black veins (but lacking bands); hind tibiae white or lavender; uncommon. (Now considered to be a Gomphocerine.)

Tegmen and wing
Cibolacris parviceps (Bruner)

E' Tegmina with bands, spots forming bands, large spots on costal margin, occasionally without spots or very small spots; many common species.

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F Tegmina with bands or large spots on costal margin only.
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F' Bands crossing the tegmina, fading in some cases at the posterior border, or tegmina spotted or speckled throughout, or appearing uniform.

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