|Adult||Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: BLACK-MALES GRASSHOPPER, BOOPIE.
Size: 25-39 mm.
General distribution: Montana through central United States; S. to central Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Widely distributed in east central and southern grassland.
New Mexico Distribution Map
Host: Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).
Adults Present: July-October.
Notes: Males black with short wings; females usually brown to green (occasionally black) with short wings. Occasional pests on rangeland.
Reference: Otte 1981.
B. nubilum fact sheet from the Field Guide
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