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Melanoplus  Stål, 1873
Taxonomic Serial No.: 102211

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2004   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrķpode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderOrthoptera  – grasshoppers, locusts, criquet-locustes, locustes, sauterelles, gafanhoto, grilo, crickets, katydids  
                                        SuperfamilyAcridoidea MacLeay, 1819  
                                           FamilyAcrididae MacLeay, 1819 – grasshoppers, short-horned grasshoppers  
                                                 GenusMelanoplus Stål, 1873  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ablutus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus acidocercus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus acrophilus Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus adelogyrus Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus alabamae Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus alexanderi Hilliard, 2001  
                                                    Species Melanoplus alpinus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus angularis Little, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus angustipennis (Dodge, 1877)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus apalachicolae Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus aridus (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus arizonae Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus artemesiae Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ascensor (Scudder, 1897)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ascensus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus aspasmus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus attenuatus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bakeri Hebard, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus beameri Hebard, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus benni Otte, 2002  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bernardinae Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus birchimi Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bispinosus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bivittatus (Say, 1825) – two-striped grasshopper, criquet birayé, twostriped grasshopper 
                                                    Species Melanoplus borealis (Fieber, 1853)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bowditchi Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus bruneri Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus buxtoni Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus calidus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cameronis Roberts, 1947  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cancri Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cantralli Dakin, 1966  
                                                    Species Melanoplus carnegiei Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus caroli Gurney and Helfer, 1960  
                                                    Species Melanoplus celatus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cherokee Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus chimariki Gurney and Buxton, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus chiricahuae Hebard, 1922  
                                                    Species Melanoplus chumash Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cinereus Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus clypeatus (Scudder, 1877)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus complanatipes Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus confusus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus cuneatus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus daemon Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus dakini Hilliard, 2001  
                                                    Species Melanoplus dawsoni (Scudder, 1875)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus dealbatus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus debilis Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus deceptus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus decoratus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus decorus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus deletor (Scudder, 1875)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus desultorius Rehn, 1907  
                                                    Species Melanoplus devastator Scudder, 1878 – devastating grasshopper 
                                                    Species Melanoplus devius Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus diablo Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus differentialis (Thomas, 1865) – differential grasshopper 
                                                    Species Melanoplus digitifer Hebard, 1936  
                                                    Species Melanoplus dimidipennis Bruner, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus diminutus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus discolor (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus divergens Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus dodgei (Thomas, 1871)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus edeva Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus elaphrus Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus elater Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus eremitus Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus eumera Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus eurycercus Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus fasciatus (F. Walker, 1870)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus femurnigrum Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus femurrubrum (De Geer, 1773) – redlegged grasshopper, criquet ā pattes rouges 
                                                    Species Melanoplus flabellatus (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus flavidus Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus foedus Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus forcipatus Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus foxi Hebard, 1923  
                                                    Species Melanoplus franciscanus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus fricki Strohecker, 1960  
                                                    Species Melanoplus frigidus (Boheman, 1846)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus fultoni Hebard, 1922  
                                                    Species Melanoplus furcatus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gaspesiensis Vickery, 1970  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gladstoni Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus glaucipes (Scudder, 1875)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus goedeni Gurney and Buxton, 1968  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gordonae Vickery, 1969  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gracilipes Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gracilis (Bruner, 1876)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus gurneyi Strohecker, 1960  
                                                    Species Melanoplus haigi Gurney and Buxton, 1968  
                                                    Species Melanoplus harperi Gurney and Buxton, 1965  
                                                    Species Melanoplus harrisi Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus herbaceus Bruner, 1893  
                                                    Species Melanoplus hesperus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus hubbelli Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus hupah Strohecker and Helfer, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus huporeus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus huroni Blatchley, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus idaho Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus immunis Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus impudicus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus inconspicuus Caudell, 1902  
                                                    Species Melanoplus indicifer Hubbell, 1933  
                                                    Species Melanoplus indigens Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus infantilis Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus islandicus Blatchley, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus jucundus (Scudder, 1876)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus juvencus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus kasadi Gurney and Buxton, 1968  
                                                    Species Melanoplus keeleri Thomas, 1874  
                                                    Species Melanoplus keiferi Gurney and Buxton, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus kennicotti Scudder, 1878  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lakinus (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lanthanus Hewitt and Skoog, 1970  
                                                    Species Melanoplus latifercula Caudell, 1903  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lemhiensis Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lepidus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ligneolus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lilianae Otte, 2002  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lithophilus Gurney and Buxton, 1965  
                                                    Species Melanoplus littoralis Roberts, 1942  
                                                    Species Melanoplus longicornis (Saussure, 1861)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus longipsolus Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus lovetti Fulton, 1930  
                                                    Species Melanoplus macclungi Rehn, 1946  
                                                    Species Melanoplus madeleineae Vickery and Kevan, 1977  
                                                    Species Melanoplus magdalenae Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus mancus (Smith, 1868)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus marginatus (Scudder, 1876)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus marshallii (Thomas, 1875)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus mastigiphallus Strohecker, 1941  
                                                    Species Melanoplus meridae Roberts, 1942  
                                                    Species Melanoplus meridionalis Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus mexicanus (Saussure, 1861)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus microtatus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus middlekauffi Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus militaris Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus mirus Rehn and Hebard, 1916  
                                                    Species Melanoplus missoulae Hebard, 1936  
                                                    Species Melanoplus montanus (Thomas, 1873)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus morsei Blatchley, 1903  
                                                    Species Melanoplus muricolor Strohecker, 1960  
                                                    Species Melanoplus murieta Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus nanciae Deyrup, 1997  
                                                    Species Melanoplus nanus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus neomexicanus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus nigrescens (Scudder, 1877)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus nitidus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus novato Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus nubilus Rehn and Hebard, 1916  
                                                    Species Melanoplus obespsolus Rentz and Weissman, 1981  
                                                    Species Melanoplus occidentalis (Thomas, 1872)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus oklahomae Hebard, 1937  
                                                    Species Melanoplus olamentke Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ordwayae Deyrup, 1997  
                                                    Species Melanoplus oregonensis (Thomas, 1876)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus oreophilus Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ostentus Gurney and Buxton, 1968  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pachycercus Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus packardii Scudder, 1878 – Packard grasshopper, criquet de Packard 
                                                    Species Melanoplus papyraedus Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus payettei Hebard, 1936  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pegasus Hebard, 1919  
                                                    Species Melanoplus peninsularis Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus picropidzae Hebard, 1937  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pictus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pinaleno Hebard, 1937  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pinctus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pinicola Fulton, 1930  
                                                    Species Melanoplus platycercus Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus plebejus (Stål, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus ponderosus (Scudder, 1875)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus primaestivus Dakin, 1966  
                                                    Species Melanoplus propinquus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus puer (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus punctulatus (Scudder, 1863)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus pygmaeus Davis, 1915  
                                                    Species Melanoplus quercicola (Hebard, 1918)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus querneus Rehn and Hebard, 1916  
                                                    Species Melanoplus reflexus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus regalis (Dodge, 1876)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus rehni Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus rentzi Otte, 1995  
                                                    Species Melanoplus repetinus Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus reyesensis Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus rileyanus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus rotundipennis (Scudder, 1877)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus rugglesi Gurney, 1949 – Nevada sage grasshoper 
                                                    Species Melanoplus rusticus (Stål, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus salmonis Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus saltator Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fabricius, 1798) – migratory grasshopper, criquet voyageur 
                                                    Species Melanoplus scapularis Rehn and Hebard, 1916  
                                                    Species Melanoplus scitulus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus scudderi (Uhler, 1864)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus seminole Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus serrulatus Hebard, 1937  
                                                    Species Melanoplus similis Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus siskiyou Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus snowii Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus solitudinis Hebard, 1935  
                                                    Species Melanoplus sonomaensis Caudell, 1905  
                                                    Species Melanoplus splendidus Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus spretus (Walsh, 1866) – Rocky Mountain grasshopper, criquet des montagnes rocheuses 
                                                    Species Melanoplus stegocercus Rehn and Hebard, 1916  
                                                    Species Melanoplus stonei Rehn, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus strumosus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus sumichrasti (Saussure, 1861)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus sylvaticus McNeill, 1899  
                                                    Species Melanoplus sylvestris Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus symmetricus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tepidus Morse, 1906  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tequestae Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus terminalis Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus texanus (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus thomasi Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tribuloides Morse, 1906  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tribulus Morse, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus trigeminus Strohecker, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tristis Bruner, 1904  
                                                    Species Melanoplus truncatus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tuberculatus Morse, 1906  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tumidicercus Hubbell, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus tunicae Hebard, 1920  
                                                    Species Melanoplus validus Scudder, 1898  
                                                    Species Melanoplus variegatus (Scudder, 1878)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus virgatus Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus viridipes Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus vulnus Eades, 1959  
                                                    Species Melanoplus walshii Scudder, 1897  
                                                    Species Melanoplus wappo Rentz, 1978  
                                                    Species Melanoplus warneri Little, 1932  
                                                    Species Melanoplus washingtonius (Bruner, 1885)  
                                                    Species Melanoplus wilsoni Gurney, 1960  
                                                    Species Melanoplus wintunus Strohecker and Helfer, 1963  
                                                    Species Melanoplus withlacoocheensis Squitier and Deyrup, 1998  
                                                    Species Melanoplus yarrowii (Thomas, 1875)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melanoplus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Otte, Daniel  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Grasshoppers [Acridomorpha] C   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Orthoptera Species File 4   
  Page(s): 518   
  Publisher: The Orthopterists' Society and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia   
  Publication Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9640101-5-1   
  Reference for: Melanoplus   

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