A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Phrynotettix robustus (Bruner)


New Mexico Distributions Map

Common name: Robust Toad Grasshopper.

Size: 27-56 mm.

General distribution: New Mexico and W. Texas, S. into Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Chaves, De Baca, Dona Ana, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lincoln, Otero, Sierra, Socorro.

Habitat: Desert, mostly cobble areas.

Host: Unknown.

Adults Present: March-November.

Notes: Large, flightless, rock-like lubber grasshopper. Not economically important.

Reference: Rehn and Grant 1961.

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