Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West
Key to Subfamily Gomphocerinae
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F Lateral carinae of pronotum more compressed anteriorly as compared to posteriorly;
tegmina of females one and one-half length of head and pronotum; tegmina of males
extending beyond tips of hind femora; color green to brown; males with stridulatory
pegs on intercalary vein of tegmina; mountains of central Colorado.
Stethophyma gracile (Scudder)
|Top view of pronotum
F' Lateral carinae of pronotum approximately equidistant anteriorly and posteriorly.
G Tegmina of males with three distinct longitudinal veins in marginal field; lateral
lobes of pronotum in males entirely dark; tegmina of females as long or longer than
head and pronotum; generally uncommon; foothills of northern Colorado.
G' Tegmina of males with one distinct longitudinal vein (and one weak vein) in marginal
field; lateral lobes of pronotum in males dark dorsally only; tegmina of females shorter
than head and pronotum; generally uncommon; foothills and mountains at moderate elevations
and along the eastern slope of Colorado.
Chloealtis abdominalis (Thomas)
|Side view of pronotum
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