General distribution: New Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Taos.
Habitat: High mountains.
Adults Present: July.
Notes: Male cerci finger-like; hind tibiae blue-greenish; tegmina short, as long as pronotum. Not economically important.
Reference: Scudder 1987, Capinera and Sechrist 1982.
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