KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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Tegmina broadly rounded in apical third, contiguous in mid-dorsal line
or nearly so. Male cerci with apical 3/8 about half as wide as greatest
width of cercus...
Tegmen showing broadly rounded shape.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing structure
Aeoloplides rotundipennis Wallace
Tegmina reduced to lateral pads well separated from each other dorsally.
Cerci of male with apical half about one-third as wide as greatest width
Aeoloplides chenopodii (Bruner)
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments.
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