KEY TO THE SPUR-THROATED GRASSHOPPERS (Melanoplinae)

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9a Male subgenital plate with subapical tubercle. Cerci slender, tapering toward narrow tip. Often with projection at lower base of hind femur or on medioventral margin of hind coxa... go to 10

Aeoloplides



9b Male subgenital plate without subapical tubercle. Cerci broad and flattened apically and/or with side branch (except in M. regalis). Without projection on hind femur base or coxa... go to 14


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