A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Trachyrhachys coronata Scudder [= Mestobregma c. (Scudder)]
Common name: Crowned Grasshopper.
Size: 22-32 mm.
General distribution: Wyoming and Nebraska, S. to Durango, Mexico.
Distribution in New Mexico: Grant.
Habitat: Mountain grassland, gravelly hills.
Adults Present: June-August.
Notes: Similar to T. aspera, but tegmina spotted, hind wing band central and without black distal marking on hind tibiae. Female often green. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.