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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Species Schistocerca alutacea - Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper

Obscure Birdwing Grasshopper - Schistocerca alutacea - female Dismal Swamp S. alutacea - Schistocerca alutacea - male Grasshopper? - Schistocerca alutacea - male Schistocerca obscura (Fabricius) Obscure Bird Grasshopper? - Schistocerca alutacea - female Grasshopper - Schistocerca alutacea - male Grasshopper near creek - Schistocerca alutacea - female Schistocerca? - Schistocerca alutacea - female grasshopper - Schistocerca alutacea - male
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 Cyrtacanthacridinae (Bird Grasshoppers)
Genus Schistocerca (Bird Grasshoppers)
Species alutacea (Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acridium alutaceum Harris, 1841. Type locality: Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Schistocerca alutacea (Harris) Scudder, [Feb. 24] 1902