A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Boopedon Nubilum (Say)
(from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)
New Mexico Distribution Map
Common name: Black-Males Grasshopper, Boopie.
Size: 25-39 mm.
General distribution: Montana through central United States; S. to central Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Widely distributed in east central and southern grassland.
Host: Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).
Adults Present: July-October.
Notes: Males black with short wings; females usually brown to green (occasionally black) with short wings. Occasional pests on rangeland.
Reference: Otte 1981.Back to Alphabetical List