KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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25a Male subgenital plate wider than high. Furculae large. Cerci broader at base than apex. Hind femora without distinct crossbands. Tegmina variable...
 
Posterior view of male subgenital plate.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Melanoplus borealis Fieber



25b Male subgenital plate variable. Furculae variable. Cerci variable, but not in above combination... go to 26


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