Aulocara femoratum (Scudder)

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

Common name: WHITE CROSS GRASSHOPPER

Size: 16-25 mm.

General distribution: S. central Canada, W. to Oregon, E. to Nebraska, and S. to central Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Grassland.

Host: Grasses, especially Agropyron.

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: See A. elliotti notes. Can be destructive.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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