|Adult||Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: STRIPED SLANT-FACED GRASSHOPPER.
Size: 17-24 mm.
General distribution: SW Canada to central Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Widely distributed.
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Host: Range grasses.
Adults Present: July-October.
Notes: Distinctive stripes, pointed head, and slanted face usually separates this grasshopper from other common range species. Can be destructive to range, especially in association with other grass feeders.
Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1989.
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