A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Cordillacris Occipitalis (Thomas)
(from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)
New Mexico Distribution Map
Common name: Spotted Wing Grasshopper.
Size: 15-22 mm.
General distribution: South-central Canada through W. United States.
Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.
Host: Blue grama and other range grasses.
Adults Present: June-September.
Notes: Similar to C. crenulata, but without crenulated markings on tegmina. Can be a rangeland pest, especially with other grass-feeding species.
Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1989.Back to Alphabetical List