|Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)||Adult female (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: PARD GRASSHOPPER.
Size: 26-45 mm.
General distribution: S. central Canada, S. to Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.
Distribution in New Mexico: Eastern and northern part of state.
New Mexico Distribution Map
Adults Present: July-September.
Notes: Similar to Trachyrhachys, but with spoon-shaped cerci; tegmina spotted rather than banded; hind tibiae blue. Occasionally destructive to wheat.
Reference: Otte 1984.
M. pardalinus fact sheet from the Field Guide
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