KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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Margin of male subgenital plate notched as viewed from rear. Hind tibia
highly variable in color, either red or blue. Male cerci as in figure...
Margin of male subgenital plate entire as viewed from rear. Hind tibiae
usually blue. Male cerci as in figure. Females are larger and more robust
Posterior view of male subgenital plate showing lack of notch.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus arizonae Scudder
Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents