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Species Melanoplus puer - Least Short-wing Grasshopper

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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 Melanoplinae (Spur-throated Grasshoppers)
Tribe Melanoplini
Genus Melanoplus
Species puer (Least Short-wing Grasshopper)
Other Common Names
Florida Least Spurthroat Grasshopper
Least Short-winged Locust
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanoplus puer (Scudder, 1878)
Range
Florida
Habitat
Wiregrass patches in open woods, particularly in scrub and high pine habitats
Remarks
Smallest member of the genus.
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