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Large, heavy grasshopper (smaller and not as heavy as the females, though), around 4cm in length; head, thorax, and legs have some green with brown markings and two pale stripes behind the head; abdomen is pale with three dark stripes down the back. Very well camouflaged among the vegetation. Despite its weight, this grasshopper is a very strong jumper, able of leaps well over 1.5 meters (apparently, 9-feet jumps have been recorded).
Found in the semi arid region in El Cimatario nature park, outside Queretaro.