A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico
Trimerotropis Salina (Thomas) [= T. pallidipennis (Burmeister) in ]
New Mexico Distributions Map
Size: 23-45 mm.
General distribution: Nebraska and Texas, NW to California and Oregon.
Distribution in New Mexico: Bernalillo, Chaves, Cibola, Eddy, Otero, Roosevelt, Sandoval, Torrance.
Habitat: Salt flats and alkali river bottoms, seeps, etc. Prefers white-crusted habitats.
Host: Nearly always associated with salt grasses.
Adults Present: July-September.
Notes: Very similar to T. pallidipennis, but paler, without distinct crossbands on tegmina; band on hind wings variable. Not economically important.
Reference: Otte 1984.Back to Alphabetical List