Key to the Melanoplus Species

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D Cerci swollen; hind tibiae red; color predominantly brownish yellow; southeastern Colorado.

Cercus
Melanoplus discolor (Scudder)



D' Cerci flat; hind tibiae blue; color predominantly reddish brown or grey; widespread in Colorado.

Cercus
Melanoplus occidentalis (Thomas)



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