Trepidulus rosaceus Scudder

Common name: SHY ROSE-WINGED GRASSHOPPER.

Size: 22-28 mm.

General distribution: S. Utah and Nevada through S. California, most of Arizona and S. New Mexico to N. Baja California, Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Eddy, Hidalgo, Luna, Otero.

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Habitat: Desert flats.

Host: Probably forbs or shrubs.

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: Similar to Mestobregma, but tegmina very narrow and with no dark band on hind wings. Not economically important.

Reference: Helfer 1953, Otte 1984.

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