A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Barytettix Humphreysii (Thomas) [= ssp. Cochise Gurney]


Adult

New Mexico Distribution Map

Common name: Humphey's Grasshopper.

Size: 19-36 mm.

General distribution: Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Sierra, Socorro.

Habitat: Grassland.

Host: Probably forbs.

Adults Present: April-November.

Notes: A short-winged spur-throat grasshopper with black, pale-veined tegmina and orange antennae. Not economically important.

Reference: Helfer 1953.

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