Ageneotettix deorum (Scudder)

Adult Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)

Common name: WHITE WHISKERS GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 10-22 mm.

General distribution: S. Canada, S. to Durango, Mexico, and E. to Michigan.

Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Grassland.

Host: Various range grasses.

Adults Present: July-November.

Notes: Antennae white in life; tibiae red; hind femora with triangular dark markings on dorsal edges. This species differs from the two species of Psoloessa in lacking prominent lateral ridges on the pronotum. Economically important pest of range grasses.

Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1989.

A. deorum fact sheet from the Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers
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