A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Hippopedon Capito (Stal) [= Conozoa Melleola Scudder, Rehnita m. (Scudder), R. c. (Stal)]
New Mexico Distribution Map
General distribution: Colorado S. to central Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Nearly statewide.
Habitat: Exposed, gravelly slopes of hills and mountains.
Adults Present: July-October.
Notes: Similar to Trachyrhachys, but with hind femora narrower and with oblique dark medial band; middle lobe of pronotal crest very low or obsolete; hind wings with distinct outer dark band, with yellow base. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.Back to Alphabetical List