A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Aeropedellus Clavatus (Thomas)


Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)

New Mexico Distribution Map

Common name: Club-Horned Grasshopper

Size: 17-19 mm.

General distribution: N. Canada, S. to New Mexico and Arizona.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Colfax, Dona Ana, Lincoln, Otero, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Juan, Taos, Torrance.

Habitat: Mountain grasslands.

Host: Many grasses, some forbs.

Adults Present: July-September.

Notes: Only grasshopper in New Mexico with club on tip of antennae. Not economically important, at least not on New Mexico rangeland.

Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1989.

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