KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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37a Tips of furculae convergent. Coloration variable, but often richly marked. Body relatively slender. Cerci relatively broad at base...
 
Dorsal view of male genital area showing convergent furculae.
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.

Melanoplus pictus Scudder



37b Tips of furculae not convergent. Coloration rather plain. Body less slender and cerci more slender than M. pictus... go to38


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