KEY TO THE LUBBER GRASSHOPPERS (Romaleidae)

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2a Lateral and median ridges of pronotum distinct and approximately equal in length, pronotum rectangular shaped as viewed dorsally. Wing pads pink with black dots. Large size, often green or brown...
 
Brachystola magna (Girard)



2b Lateral and median ridges of pronotum not distinct. Pronotum shieldlike, longer at middle, roughly pointed toward posterior as seen from above, flattened and rough. Pebble-like in appearance when alive...
Phrynotettix (go to 3)
 
Dorsal pronotum of Phrynotettix, showing shield-like shape that is roughly pointed toward posterior end.
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