KEY TO THE ADULTS OF THE SHORT-HORNED GRASSHOPPER FAMILIES AND SUBFAMILIES

Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents


1a Hind tibiae with both inner and outer dorsal, apical spines immovable at tip. Prosternum usually with median tubercle, lacking in Brachystola. Large robust grasshoppers, usually with wings shorter than abdomen...
Family ROMALEIDAE (LUBBER GRASSHOPPERS)
 
Hind tibia with both inner and outer dorsal immovable spines at tip.
Prosternum with median tubercle.
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1b Hind tibiae with only the inner dorsal apical spines immovable at tip. Prosternum with or without tubercle (spine between front legs). Wings variable...
Family ACRIDIDAE (SHORT-HORNED GRASSHOPPERS)
 
Hind tibia with only inner dorsal apical immovable spine at tip.
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Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents