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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-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)

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)

(view all 31 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.