General distribution: High elevations in Arizona and New Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo.
Habitat: Mountain grassland.
Adults Present: June-September.
Notes: Male cerci spoon-shaped at tip, widened at base; hind tibiae glaucous. Not economically important.
Reference: Ball et al. 1942.
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