KEY TO THE BAND-WINGED GRASSHOPPERS (Oedipodinae)

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55a Body dark. Tegmina with crossbands reduced to indistinct speckling or absent. Apical area of wing clouded dark. Inner hind femora black with one pale subapical crossband...

Trimerotropis verruculata Kirby

Note: The subspecies T. v. suffusa Scudder is the only form found in New Mexico, and it is likely that this is a separate species from T. verruculata. The latter may be more closely related to T. fratercula. This remains to be determined.



55b Not as described in 55a... go to 56


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