|Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)||Adult female (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: CAROLINA GRASSHOPPER
Size: 37-58 mm.
General distribution: S. Canada and throughout the United States.
Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide, especially along roadsides.
New Mexico Distribution Map
Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed places, often at relatively high elevations.
Host: Grasses, forbs.
Adults Present: May-November.
Notes: Only large band-winged grasshopper in New Mexico with black hind wings trimmed with yellow; tegmina not spotted. No noticeable crepitation. Occasionally important economically.
Reference: Otte 1984.
D. carolina fact sheet from the Field
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