Synopsis of the Acrididae of North America, Volume 5, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1873 - Grasshoppers - 262 pages
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Page 163 - tint next to the body, and are netted with brown lines. The hindmost thighs have two large spots on the upper side, and the extremity black; but are red below, and yellow on the inside. The appendages at the tip of the body in the male are of a long triangular form. Length from 0.75 to 1
Page 164 - sides parallel. Eyes large and rather prominent. Elytra and wings generally a little longer than the abdomen. The cerci of the male rather broad and flat; apex of last ventral segment is entire and truncate. The yellow stripes on the side extend from the base of the wing to the insertion of the
Page 148 - only crossing in the male; anterior margin and posterior lobe densely punctate, remainder smoother and sparsely punctate. Elytra very small, oblongovate, reaching the tip of the second segment, not meeting on the back; nerves reticulate, prominent. Wings minute. Posterior femora stout, short, not reaching the extremity of the abdomen. Sub-anal plate of the male
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Page 139 - lobe ; the • spaces on the anterior lobe between the median and lateral carinse depressed like shallow basins. Elytra and wings about as long as the abdomen. Posterior femora inflated near the base, attenuate near the
Page 184 - Ash-colored; thorax paler, with a narrow, angular, whitish line on each side, extending from the head beyond the middle, the angular portion including a long, blackish patch on each side. Wings in the male rather shorter than the thorax
Page 140 - Posterior femora yellow, with two or three oblique brownish spots near the upper edge, which cross and become distinct bands on the inside; knee brown ; tibiae dusky above and at the tips, rest yellow
Page 48 - found from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, and from the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains, and
Page 142 - the posterior margin of the pronotum, bowing inward near the middle, bordered on each side by an irregular, dark-brown line; a dark line borders each eye posteriorly. Median carina of the pronotum
Page 25 - by rubbing together the upper surface of the front edge of the wings and the under surface of the

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