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Species Cibolacris parviceps - Cream 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 Gomphocerinae (Slant-faced Grasshoppers)
No Taxon (Cibolacris Group)
Genus Cibolacris
Species parviceps (Cream Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oedipoda parviceps Walker 1870. Type locality: west coast of North America
Thrincus aridus Bruner 1889. Type locality: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Heliastus aridus (Bruner) S.H. Scudder & Cockerell 1902
Heliastus parviceps W.F. Kirby 1910
Cibolacris parviceps aridus (Bruner) Barnum 1964
Cibolacris parviceps (Bruner) Strohecker, Middlekauff & Rentz 1968
Range
CA-TX (1)
Habitat
Deserts, often on stony ground and in places dominated by creosote (1)
Season
Adults from March to November in Arizona (1)
Food
One of its major foodplants is creosote (Larrea), but will also feed on other annual herbs (1)