Derotmema haydeni (Thomas)

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


Size: 18-30 mm.

General distribution: W. United States, except Pacific coastal area, S. to New Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Widely distributed in grassland.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Flat areas of bare dirt.

Host: Grasses and forbs.

Adults Present: June-September.

Notes: Band-winged grasshopper with posterior margin of pronotum distinctly angulate; base of hind wings yellow or red. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

D. haydeni  fact sheet from the Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers
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