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.

Host: Unknown.

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.

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