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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Key to Subfamily Gomphocerinae

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D Tegmina of females approximately the length of head and pronotum; tegmina of males not reaching tips of hind femora, and lacking stridulatory pegs on intercalary vein; males black, females sometimes blackish; hind tibiae pink to red; widespread in eastern Colorado, but generally not common.
 

Top view of pronotum of female Head
Boopedon nubilum (Say)


D' Tegmina of females approximately 1 1/2 times the length of head and pronotum; tegmina of males reaching or extending beyond tips of hind femora and with stridulatory pegs on intercalary vein; males greenish or brown; mountains of central Colorado.
 
Tegmen Top view of pronotum
Stethophyma gracile (Scudder)
[if the specimen has tegmina extending beyond the tips of the hind femora, broad bands on the tegmina, and blue hind tibiae, it may be an Oedipodine, Encoptolophus.]



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