KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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Male subgenital plate wider than high and with hump at middle when viewed
from rear. Furculae absent. Cerci expanded towards apex...
Posterior view of male subgenital plate showing hump.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus ponderosus Scudder
Male subgenital plate variable, but not with hump. Furculae variable. Cerci
variable but not in above combination... go to
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