Spharagemon bolli Scudder [= S. inornatum Morse]


Size: 26-28 mm.

General distribution: Eastern United States, W. to Utah and Arizona and N. to S. Canada.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Colfax, Harding, Lincoln, Otero, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Torrance, Union, Valencia.

New Mexico Distribution Map

Habitat: Sloping oak woodlands.

Host: Unknown.

Adults Present: July-September.

Notes: Genus separated from Trimerotropis and Conozoa by median pronotal crests; differs from other Spharagemon in having hind tibiae banded white, black, and red in order toward distal end. A band-wing grasshopper with yellow hind wing basal area and blackish band with short spur. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

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