|Adult||Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)|
Common name: BROWNSPOTTED RANGE GRASSHOPPER.
Size: 16-22 mm.
General distribution: S. central and W. Canada, S. to SW Texas and N. Baja California, Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.
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Adults Present: May-July.
Notes: Slightly slant-faced; pronotal median ridge cut before middle (unlike Horesidotes with ridge cut past middle); with slash-like lateral white marking on pronotum; hind tibiae usually orange-red on distal two-thirds, rest white; tegmina longer than abdomen; not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1991.
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