A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Trimerotropis fontana (Thomas)
Size: 22-38 mm.
General distribution: British Columbia, S. to N. Baja California, Mexico, Arizona, and Utah.
Distribution in New Mexico: Probably not found in New Mexico. Any records are likely to be T. cincta.
Habitat: Roadsides, slopes, forest and woodland clearings, like cincta.
Adults Present: July-October.
Notes: Dark crossbands on tegmina characteristic, with distinct edges; basal area of hind wing clear to yellow-green; band on hind wing obscure; inner hind femora marked with black and white; hind tibiae blue with white basal ring. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.