A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Melanoplus discolor (Scudder)
New Mexico Distributions Map
Size: 19-25 mm.
General distribution: Colorado to Kansas, S. to Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
Distribution in New Mexico: Curry, Sandoval, Union.
Adults Present: Unknown.
Notes: Male cerci wide and bent; furculae short; subgenital plate higher than wide; color yellow to ashy-brown with darker markings; hind tibiae red; tegmina short. Not economically important.
Reference: Helfer 1953.