KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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.
Hind femora with dark (blue or green in
) longitudinal streak. Pronotum and tegmina with conspicuous stripe on each side...
Lateral view of hind femur showing streak.
Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents