Key to Subfamily Catantopinae {Melanoplinae}

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E Pronotum mostly smooth, may be punctate on metazona; tegmina usually fully developed or at least twice length of pronotum, overlapping above, but occasionally short and separated by space dorsally; median carina marked by white or pink stripe and bordered by black stripes; hind tibiae pale blue-green; widespread in eastern Colorado.
 
{Possible} Top views of head, pronotum and tegmina
Side view of abdomen tip of male Top view of abdomen tip of male
Hesperotettix viridis (Scudder)



E' Pronotum rough on both prozona and metazona; median carina marked by red stripe; hind tibiae pale green; widespread in eastern Colorado.
 
Top view of abdomen tip of male
Side view of abdomen tip of male
Hesperotettix speciosus (Scudder)


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