Common name: CITRUS-WINGED GRASSHOPPER, SEASIDE GRASSHOPPER.
Size: 19-35 mm.
General distribution: E. United States, W. to Minnesota, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, S. into NE Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Chaves, Dona Ana, Otero, Socorro.
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Habitat: Sandy riparian and roadside areas.
Host: Unknown, probably forbs.
Adults Present: June-October.
Notes: Similar to T. pallidipennis, but lacks strong bands on tegmina and has orange, not yellow, hind tibiae. Differs from T. agrestis in shape of lateral lobes. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.
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