General distribution: High elevations in Arizona and New Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Socorro.
Host: Grasses in pine forest.
Adults Present: Unknown.
Notes: Male cerci wider at apex than at base; hind tibiae bluish-green; tegmina short. Not economically important.
Reference: Ball et al. 1942.
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