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Characters to separate taxa in Tanaoceridae

more elongate, rougher body surface
12-14 mm, in male proximal article in dorsal view approximately as long as widelonger, in male 27 mm, in female 19.4 mm, somewhat more than twice as long as body and proximal article in dorsal view twice as long as distally wide
without lateral carinae (only median carina)with distinct lateral carinae
[see next block]male/female: body 10/23, head length 1.5/2.21, pronotum 2.1/3.6, hind femora 10.3/11.8, hind tibiae 10.5/12.6
Tanaocerus Mohavacris timberlakei
Source: Bruner, L. 1906. Orthoptera. The Acrididae. Biologia Centrali-Americana. 2:177-208; Rehn, J.A.G. 1948. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. 100:1-76; Rehn, J.A.G. 1955. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 81:125-129

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