A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Derotmema Laticinctum (Scudder)


New Mexico Distribution Map

Size: 17-30 mm.

General distribution: Nevada, S. to New Mexico, Arizona, and southern California.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Catron, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Otero, Socorro, Valencia.

Habitat: Desert.

Host: Probably grasses and forbs.

Adults Present: July-December.

Notes: Differs from D. haydeni by having rounded posterior pronotal margins. A banded wing with yellow basal area on hind wings. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

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