KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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20a Hind femora with black herringbone pattern. Pronotum and tegmina not striped. Male cerci as in figure...
 
Lateral view of hind femur showing "herringbone" pattern.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus differentialis (Thomas)



20b Hind femora with dark (blue or green in thomasi) longitudinal streak. Pronotum and tegmina with conspicuous stripe on each side... go to 21
 
 
 Lateral view of hind femur showing streak.

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