Common name: GRAY CREOSOTEBUSH GRASSHOPPER
Size: 20-28 mm.
General distribution: S. New Mexico and Arizona through the Chihuahuan Desert in Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Dona Ana, Eddy, Lea, Otero.
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Adults Present: May-July.
Notes: The only spur-throated and slant-faced grasshopper in New Mexico. Rarely collected, possibly because of its excellent camouflage. Color mottled gray or brown; pronotum rugose; tegmina very short. Not economically important.
Reference: Helfer 1953.
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