A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Paropomala virgata (Scudder) [= Eremiacris v. (Scudder)]


Adult

New Mexico Distributions Map

Size: 15-30 mm.

General distribution: Colorado, New Mexico, W. Texas, and northern Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Chaves, Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Luna, Otero, San Juan, Socorro, Valencia.

Habitat: Grassland, mostly sand hills.

Host: Unknown.

Adults Present: July-September.

Notes: Similar to P. pallida, but with tegmina longer than abdomen. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1981.

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