Size: 30-60 mm.
General distribution: Canada, S. to North Carolina, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Roosevelt, Sandoval (Sandia Crest).
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Habitat: Forest clearings.
Host: Reared on grasses.
Adults Present: April-July.
Notes: A large, band-winged grasshopper with inner hind femora yellow to orange, with two to three bands; hind wings rose-red. No crepitation. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.
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