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Photo#558926
Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - female

Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - Female
Picture Rocks, NW of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
August 6, 2011
Size: 23 mm

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Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - female Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - female

Moved

Moved

 
Why moved?
?

It would appear
that I let this one fake me out too. Some clues that I missed: thicker hind femora; white lines on top of pronotum more strongly converging in the middle (the margins don't seem to do this though when the white lines are missing); thicker antennae; fastigium of top of head narrower with "lateral faveolae" to either side more clearly visible from the upper side.

Also, this male:

Moved

a female Spot-winged Grasshopper
Orphulella pelidna. It's another species for which the common name often doesn't fit very well.

Moved from ID Request.

 
I would have named her
for her creamy forehead

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