A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico

Trimerotropis maritima (Harris)


New Mexico Distributions Map

Common name: Citrus-Winged Grasshopper, Seaside Grasshopper.

Size: 19-35 mm.

General distribution: E. United States, W. to Minnesota, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, S. into NE Mexico.

Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Chaves, Dona Ana, Otero, Socorro.

Habitat: Sandy riparian and roadside areas.

Host: Unknown, probably forbs.

Adults Present: June-October.

Notes: Similar to T. pallidipennis, but lacks strong bands on tegmina and has orange, not yellow, hind tibiae. Differs from T. agrestis in shape of lateral lobes. Not economically important.

Reference: Otte 1984.

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