A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Aulocara Femoratum (Scudder)


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

New Mexico Distribution Map

Common name: White Cross Grasshopper

Size: 16-25 mm.

General distribution: S. central Canada, W. to Oregon, E. to Nebraska, and S. to central Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.

Habitat: Grassland.

Host: Grasses, especially Agropyron.

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: See A. Elliotti notes. Can be destructive.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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