Barytettix humphreysii (Thomas) [= ssp. cochise Gurney]

Adult

Common name: HUMPHREY'S GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 19-36 mm.

General distribution: Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Sierra, Socorro.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Grassland.

Host: Probably forbs.

Adults Present: April-November.

Notes: A short-winged spur-throat grasshopper with black, pale-veined tegmina and orange antennae. Not economically important.

Reference: Helfer 1953.

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