KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
Previous Step (36b)
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
Tips of furculae not convergent. Coloration rather plain. Body less slender
and cerci more slender than M. pictus... go
Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents