Cordillacris crenulata (Bruner)

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

Common name: CRENULATED GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 17-21 mm.

General distribution: W. United States, except Pacific Northwest.

Distribution in New Mexico: Nearly statewide in grasslands.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Grasslands.

Host: Blue grama and other grasses.

Adults Present: June-September.

Notes: A distinctive slant-faced grasshopper with dark brown crenulate markings on the tegmina; wings long; light brownish color. Can be a rangeland pest, especially with other grass-feeding species.

Reference: Otte 1981.

C. crenulata  fact sheet from the Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers
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