A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Psoloessa delicatula (Scudder)
Adult male (from Dr. Pfadt's Field Guide)
New Mexico Distributions Map
Common name: Brownspotted Range Grasshopper.
Size: 16-22 mm.
General distribution: S. central and W. Canada, S. to SW Texas and N. Baja California, Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Statewide.
Adults Present: May-July.
Notes: Slightly slant-faced; pronotal median ridge cut before middle (unlike Horesidotes with ridge cut past middle); with slash-like lateral white marking on pronotum; hind tibiae usually orange-red on distal two-thirds, rest white; tegmina longer than abdomen; not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1981, Pfadt 1991.