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Genus Acrolophitus - Point-head Grasshoppers

Baby Green Fool - Acrolophitus hirtipes Green grasshopper with a ridge - Acrolophitus hirtipes - female What grasshopper? - Acrolophitus maculipennis Green Fool Grasshopper - Acrolophitus hirtipes Acrolophitus hirtipes - female Acrolophitus hirtipes - female Acrolophitus nevadensis - female nymph in Portal AZ - Acrolophitus maculipennis
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 (Acrolophitus Group)
Genus Acrolophitus (Point-head Grasshoppers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrolophitus Thomas, 1871. Type species: Gryllus hirtipes Say
Pedioscirtetes Thomas, 1873. Type species: Pedioscirtetes nevadensis Thomas
Acrocara Scudder, 1890. Type species: Acrocara maculipenne Scudder
Four species