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Acrididae? - Trimerotropis saxatilis - male

Acrididae? - Trimerotropis saxatilis - Male
Meteor Crater, Odessa, Ector County, Texas, USA
May 7, 2015

appears to be a male Trimerotropis saxatilis
which is found on rock exposures. T. pallidipennis is very very similar.

This one appears to be tending toward a greenish coloring, which I haven't seen in Texas before. Also, if I'm not mistaken about the identity, I think this is the furthest souwthwest that the species has ever been found (though it is abundant on the Edwards Plateau further east in Texas).

Moved from Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids.

Moved for expert attention; Trimerotropis?
Moved from ID Request.

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