Key To The Spur-Throated Grasshoppers (Melanoplinae)
Face markedly slanted. Antennae sword-shaped. Body gray. Wings very short. Usually on creosotebush ...
Lateral view, showing markedly slanted face and sword-shaped antennae.
Face nearly vertical or slanting only slightly. Antennae not sword-shaped. Body, wings, and host plants variable... Go to Level 2
Grasshopper head showing unslanted face.