General distribution: Kansas, S. to E. Mexico, E. to Virginia.
Distribution in New Mexico: Chaves, Eddy, Lea, Quay, Roosevelt, Socorro, Union.
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Habitat: Sand hills.
Adults Present: May-October.
Notes: Similar to S. collare, but males larger; pronotum more pointed; median pronotal crest higher; hind wings not as pale; hind femora with four black bands on inner face; hind tibiae orange to red. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.
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