|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
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
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