Key to the Subfamily Oedipodinae
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I Two transverse incisions,
anterior incision often distinct; carina elevated between incisions; spots
on tegmina less distinct and more irregular than on X. corallipes;
(occasional specimens lack the light colored "V"); common in mountains;
I' Two transverse
incisions in median carina, anterior incision not showing clearly and carina
not elevated between incisions; tegmina mottled or spotted throughout;
size variable, often large; adults present in early spring.
Tegminal markings clearly defined with large pale areas between; widespread
J' Tegminal markings
weakly defined; uncommon.
Xanthippus montanus (Thomas)
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