Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West
Key to Subfamily Catantopinae (Melanoplinae)
E Cerci of male variable but not as described below for Oedaloenotus; prozona not swollen; many common species.
[See key to this large genus]
E' Cerci of male broad in basal two-thirds and distinctly pointed in apical one-third;
prozona when viewed from side appearing swollen; tegmina variable but usually short;
hind femora with three dark bands on upper face, sometimes extending to outer face;
hind tibiae blue-grey; not recorded in Colorado but may occur in the northwest.
Grasshoppers of Colorado Contents
Oedaloenotus enigma (Scudder)
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See O. enigma fact sheet from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers