KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)
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Lateral lobes of prozona with dark band on upper part. Center of tegmina
often with dark and light flecks along midline. Aedeagus folded at tip.
Cerci as in figure. Often found on composite shrubs, usually Artemisia...
Lateral lobes of prozona without a distinct band. Tegmina without midline
flecks. Aedeagus cup-like at tip. Cerci as in figure. A typical species
of bare patches and blow-outs in sand hills...
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing cercus.
Aedeagus of male showing cup-like tip.
Melanoplus flavidus Scudder
Grasshoppers of New Mexico Contents