KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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21a General color brown to yellowish. Hind tibiae variable. Male cerci as in figure...
 
 Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus bivittatus (Say)



21b General color blue to blue-green. Hind tibiae, interior femora, and tarsi coral red. Male cerci as in figure...
 
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.

Melanoplus thomasi Scudder



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