A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Acrolophitus Nevadensis (Thomas)

Size: 22-36 mm.

General distribution: West-central New Mexico through central and N. Arizona to Utah and Nevada.

Distribution in New Mexico: Catron.

Habitat: Clearings in Ponderosa forests.

Host: Lappula, Artemesia, Gutierrezia, and possibly Bouteloua.

Adults Present: July-August.

Notes: Point-headed grasshopper with green body. Rare; not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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