A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Paropomala pallida (Bruner)
New Mexico Distributions Map
Common name: Desert Toothpick Grasshopper.
Size: 22-32 mm.
General distribution: S. Washington, S. and E. to SW Texas and California into Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Chaves, Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Lea, Luna, Otero, Socorro.
Habitat: Desert and sand hills.
Adults Present: June-October.
Notes: Extreme slant-faced grasshopper with distinct lateral dark and white bands; hind tibiae tan; tegmina just reaching tip of abdomen. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1981.