Paropomala wyomingensis (Thomas)

Adult

Common name: WYOMING TOOTHPICK GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 20-29 mm.

General distribution: South Dakota and Wyoming, S. to S. California, W. Texas, and central Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Eastern, central, and southern part of state.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Grassland, in more lush grasses in swales and sand hills.

Host: Grasses.

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: Similar to other Paropomala, except paler, with markings not contrasting, and with tegmina shorter than abdomen. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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