KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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10a Male with well developed ventral wedge on base of hind femora. Wedge reduced but evident in female. Medioventral angle of hind coxa without tooth or with very obtuse tooth. Furcula always present...
 Hind femur showing wedge.
Aeoloplides tenuipennis (Scudder)


10b Without ventral wedge on hind femora of either sex. Medioventral angle of male hind coxa with prominent tooth. Furcula absent except in A. turnbulli... go to 11
 
 
 
Hind femur showing lack of wedge.
Hind coxa of male showing prominent tooth.

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