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Photo#1298889
pygmy grasshopper - Tetrix subulata

pygmy grasshopper - Tetrix subulata
edge of Alpine Lake, Marin County, California, USA
March 18, 2016
Size: 10.5 mm

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Moved
Moved from Tetriginae.

I.D.
Pretty sure that this is Tetrix subulata, but I'm not sure how one would rule out T. sierrana

 
thanks Alice
I compared this with some specimens at Essig yesterday, and also looked at the key in "The Grasshoppers of CA" by Strohecker, Middlekauff, and Rentz. Tetrix subulata looks just right!