Aeoloplides tenuipennis (Scudder) [=Aeoloplus t. (Scudder)]

Common name: NARROW-WINGED BUSH GRASSHOPPER

Size: 14-28 mm.

General distribution: S. Idaho, S. through Utah and Nevada to Arizona and W. New Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Hidalgo and San Juan.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Desert.

Host: Atriplex spp. (salt bush).

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: Male lacking prominent tooth on hind coxae; general appearance similiar to A. elegans. Not economically important.

Reference: Wallace 1955.

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