Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West
SUBFAMILY CATANTOPINAE (MELANOPLINAE)
A Face markedly slanting back; antennae sword-shaped; body very slender; weak spine
inserted between front legs.
A' Face nearly vertical or slanting back only slightly; antennae not sword-shaped;
body not extremely slender; spine between front legs distinct.
Go to B
B Lateral margins of subgenital plate of male, as seen from the side, straight or
only slightly convex - never suddenly inflated at base; tegmina almost always short.
B' Lateral margins of subgenital plate of male, as seen from the side, strongly convex
or inflated at base; tegmina variable.
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