A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Melanoplus oregonensis (Thomas) [= M. marshalli (Thomas), M. gillettei Scudder];

Size: 16 mm.

General distribution: New Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Taos.

Habitat: High mountains.

Host: Unknown.

Adults Present: July.

Notes: Male cerci finger-like; hind tibiae blue-greenish; tegmina short, as long as pronotum. Not economically important.

Reference: Scudder 1987, Capinera and Sechrist 1982.