KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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50a Male cerci not flattened, total length of male <13 mm...
 
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing slender cercus.

Melanoplus desultorius (Rhen)



50b Male cerci slightly flattened, total length of male about 20 mm...
 
Lateral view of male terminal abdominal segments showing slender cercus.
Melanoplus aridis (Scudder)



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