KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
Face markedly slanted. Antennae sword-shaped. Body gray. Wings very short. Usually on creosotebush...
Lateral view, showing markedly slanted face and sword-shaped antennae.
Face nearly vertical or slanting only slightly. Antennae not sword-shaped. Body, wings, and host plants variable...
Grasshopper head showing unslanted face.
Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents