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Genus Dissosteira

Face-off - Dissosteira carolina - male - female grasshoppers - Dissosteira carolina - female California Rose-Winged Grasshopper? - Dissosteira pictipennis - male California Rose-Winged Grasshopper - Dissosteira pictipennis - male Common Field Grasshopper? - Dissosteira carolina - female Dissosteira spurcata - female grasshopper - Dissosteira carolina Carolina Grasshopper? - Dissosteira carolina - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Orthoptera (Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids)
Suborder Caelifera (Grasshoppers)
Family Acrididae (Short-horned Grasshoppers)
Subfamily Oedipodinae (Band-winged Grasshoppers)
Tribe Trimerotropini
Genus Dissosteira
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dissosteira Scudder, S.H., 1876. Type species: Gryllus carolinus Linnaeus (=Dissosteira carolina)
Numbers
four included species
Identification
Relatively slender Grasshoppers. Pronotum with median carina high, crest-like, deeply obliquely cut once, and sometimes shallowly notched in front of cut. Hind femora slender. Hind tibiae yellow to brownish or blackish, or to blue in D. pictipennis, never orange to red. Wings black with pale margin, pale yellowish with dark margin, or rose to red with a curving dark median band.
Range
North America