|Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)||Adult female (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: NARROW-WINGED SPUR-THROAT.
Size: 17-22 mm.
General distribution: S. central Canada, S. to Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, and Georgia.
Distribution in New Mexico: Nearly statewide.
New Mexico Distribution Map
Habitat: Grassland, sandhills, and mountains.
Host: Various grasses, forbs, moss, and fungus.
Adults Present: July-September.
Notes: Male cerci narrowed at middle; male furculae divergent; markings inconspicuous. Tegmina long. Hind tibiae highly variable in color, especially northeastern New Mexico. Not economically important.
Reference: Helfer 1953.
M. angustipennis fact sheet from the Field
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