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Taxonomic Details for Schistocerca obscura

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumHexapoda
ClassInsecta
SubclassPterygota
InfraclassNeoptera
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderOrthoptera
SuborderCaelifera
InfraorderAcrididea
SuperfamilyAcridoidea
FamilyAcrididae
SubfamilyCyrtacanthacridinae
GenusSchistocerca
SpeciesSchistocerca obscura
Authority: (Fabricius, 1798)
ITIS TSN: 658725   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Habitat Type: Marsh, Habitat Type: Upland forest, Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Fresh water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

PLT-GCEM-2111c (GCE-LTER Altamaha River Plant Community Monitoring Survey in October 2021)

INS-GCEM-2108 (Fall 2021 grasshopper monitoring -- mid-marsh grasshopper abundance and species diversity at eight GCE LTER sampling sites)

PLT-GCES-1609c (Long-term Plant Biomass Monitoring Data from Altamaha River Plant Transition Sites near the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Project on Sapelo Island, Georgia)

PLT-GCEM-1911c (GCE-LTER Altamaha River Plant Community Monitoring Survey in October 2019)

PLT-GCEM-2011c (GCE-LTER Altamaha River Plant Community Monitoring Survey in October 2020)

(view all 33 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Schistocerca obscura
Schistocerca obscura

Schistocerca obscura
Schistocerca obscura is a powerful flier. 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.