KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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Slender and elongate. Male furculae very wide and with tips broad. Supra-anal
plate angulate at apical third. Subgenital plate with weak emargination...
Dorsal view of male genital area showing furculae and angulate
Posterior view of male subgenital plate showing weak emargination.
Melanoplus herbaceous Bruner
Not so elongate. Male furculae slender, pointed. Supra-anal plate not so
angulate. Notch of subgenital plate variable... go
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