Size: 25-29 mm.
General distribution: S. central Arizona, E. to SW New Mexico, S. into Sonora, Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Hidalgo.
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Habitat: Desert grassland? At least one specimen collected on gravelly slope among grass, shrubs, and Nolina.
Host: Composite forbs.
Adults Present: April-November.
Notes: Spur-throat grasshopper with long tegmina; color greenish-yellow, with numerous black and white spots; antennae banded black and white. Not economically important.
Reference: Helfer 1953.
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Previous Species: Phrynotettix tshivavensis
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