KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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22a Furculae of male very large, reaching middle of supra-anal plate. Male subgenital plate as high as wide as viewed from rear. Tegmina short or long. Cerci pork-chop shaped...
 
Dorsal genital area of male showing long furculae.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus dawsoni (Scudder)



22b Furculae of male large or small, not usually reaching middle of supra-anal plate. Male subgenital plate variable. Tegmina variable. Cerci not pork-chop shaped... go to 23


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