A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Melanoplus femurnigrum (Scudder) 

Size: 15-20 mm.

General distribution: High elevations in Arizona and New Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo.

Habitat: Mountain grassland.

Host: Forbs.

Adults Present: June-September.

Notes: Male cerci spoon-shaped at tip, widened at base; hind tibiae glaucous. Not economically important.

Reference: Ball et al. 1942.

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