Achurum sumichrasti (Saussure)

Adult

Common name: TOOTHPICK GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 35-45 mm.

General distribution: S. Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas; S. to Costa Rica.

Distribution in New Mexico: Chaves, Hidalgo.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Slopes at 5-6000' elevation in oak-juniper zone.

Host: Grasses.

Adults Present: June-July.

Notes: Can only be confused with Paropomala, but with much longer tegmina and more pronounced slant-face. Collected very rarely in New Mexico. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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