|Adult||Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: SPOTTED WING GRASSHOPPER.
Size: 15-22 mm.
General distribution: South-central Canada through W. United States.
Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.
New Mexico Distribution Map
Host: Blue grama and other range grasses.
Adults Present: June-September.
Notes: Similar to C. crenulata, but without crenulated markings on tegmina. Can be a rangeland pest, especially with other grass-feeding species.
Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1989.
C. occipitalis fact sheet from the Field
Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers
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