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.
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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Previous Species: Paropomala virgata
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