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Taxonomic Details for Orchelimum erythrocephalum

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumHexapoda
ClassInsecta
SubclassPterygota
InfraclassNeoptera
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderOrthoptera
SuborderEnsifera
InfraorderTettigoniidea
SuperfamilyTettigonioidea
FamilyTettigoniidae
SubfamilyConocephalinae
GenusOrchelimum
SpeciesOrchelimum erythrocephalum
Common Name: red-head meadow grasshopper
Authority: Davis, 1905
ITIS TSN: 102235   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

INS-GCEM-2008 (Fall 2020 grasshopper monitoring -- mid-marsh grasshopper abundance and species diversity at eight GCE LTER sampling sites)

INS-GCEM-1908 (Fall 2019 grasshopper monitoring -- mid-marsh grasshopper abundance and species diversity at eight GCE LTER sampling sites)

INS-GCED-1612 (Grasshopper counts and feeding damage at the GCE-LTER Seawater Addition Long-Term Experiment (SALTEx) in 2016)

INS-GCEM-1808 (Fall 2018 grasshopper monitoring -- mid-marsh grasshopper abundance and species diversity at eight GCE LTER sampling sites)

INS-GCEM-1708 (Fall 2017 grasshopper monitoring -- mid-marsh grasshopper abundance and species diversity at eight GCE LTER sampling sites)

(view all 7 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Orchelimum erythrocephalum
Orchelimum erythrocephalum male. The red head and blue eyes are characteristic of this species. Photo by Steven Pennings.

Orchelimum erythrocephalum
Orchelimum erythrocephalum female. This species will bite if handled. Photo by Steven Pennings.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.