A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Mermiria texana (Bruner)
New Mexico Distributions Map
Size: 27-50 mm.
General distribution: Colorado, S. to S. California and Texas, and into Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Cibola, Dona Ana, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lincoln, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Socorro, Union, Valencia.
Habitat: Grassy areas of rocky slopes.
Adults Present: July.
Notes: Like the other species of Mermiria except dorsum with two pale ivory bands, converging at midsection of forewings. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1981.