Size: 28-38 mm.
General distribution: (suffusa ssp.) British Columbia, Canada; S. to California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Colfax, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Taos.
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Habitat: Banks in riparian areas, along roadsides or in forest clearings.
Adults Present: June-September.
Notes: Body dark brown to black; base of hind wings yellow, outer half smoky or dark brown; hind tibiae brown to blue; no bands on tegmina. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.
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