Species Melanoplus femurrubrum - Red-legged Grasshopper
Evolution, Diversification, and Biogeography of Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae)By Hojun Song, Ricardo Mariño-Pérez, Derek A Woller, Maria Marta Cigliano
Insect Systematics and Diversity, 2(4):3, 1-25, 2018
Contributed by Iustin Cret
on 20 October, 2020 - 7:21am
How to Know the Grasshoppers, Cockroaches, and Their AlliesBy Jacques R. Helfer
Wm. C. Brown Company, 1962
Part of the original Pictured Key Nature Series. I have only seen the 1962 original paperback. There was a 1987 Dover reprint, apparently of the 1972 (2nd) edition.
Covers grasshoppers, termites, cockroaches, and mantids. Has 540 good black-and-white illustrations. Though somewhat dated, has more thorough coverage of some groups (e.g., Pygmy Grasshoppers, Tetrigidae) than more recent popular guides. Worth finding if you are interested in orthoptera.
The 1987 Dover reprint of the 2nd edition includes a new preface, new footnotes, new illustrations, treatment of crickets, and a
Contributed by Cotinis
on 15 March, 2004 - 10:57pm
Synopsis of Orthoptera (sensu lato) of AlabamaBy Matt E. Dakin, Jr., and Kirby L. Hays
Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin, No. 404, 1970
Keys to at least most of the latent sense Orthoptera in Alabama (includes Blattodea, Mantodea, Phasmida, etc).
Key to the Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) of FloridaBy Trevor Randall Smith, Jason G. Froeba, and John L. Capinera
Florida Entomologist, Vol. 87, No. 4, 2004
"A dichotomous key is presented to aid in the identification of the adult stage of the 71 grasshopper species known to occur in Florida. Reflecting recent research one subspecies, Schistocerca alutacea rubiginosa (Scudder), has been elevated to species status Schistocerca rubiginosa (Harris) in this key."
Florida Entomologist link
Florida Entomologist PDF