A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Derotmema Haydeni (Thomas)


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

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

New Mexico Distribution Map

Common name: Hayden's Grasshopper.

Size: 18-30 mm.

General distribution: W. United States, except Pacific coastal area, S. to New Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Widely distributed in grassland.

Habitat: Flat areas of bare dirt.

Host: Grasses and forbs.

Adults Present: June-September.

Notes: Band-winged grasshopper with posterior margin of pronotum distinctly angulate; base of hind wings yellow or red. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

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