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.
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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