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Taxonomic Details for Schistocerca spp

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumHexapoda
ClassInsecta
SubclassPterygota
InfraclassNeoptera
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderOrthoptera
SuborderCaelifera
InfraorderAcrididea
SuperfamilyAcridoidea
FamilyAcrididae
SubfamilyCyrtacanthacridinae
GenusSchistocerca
Authority: Stal, 1873
ITIS TSN: 102224   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Schistocerca spp
Schistocerca spp nymph (formerly identified as Hesperotettix floridensis)

Schistocerca spp
Schistocerca spp nymph on windowscreen (feeds on Iva frutescens). Photo by Jim Sheehan.

Schistocerca spp
Schistocerca spp nymph. 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.