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Genus Eritettix

Velvet-striped Grasshopper - Eritettix simplex - female Grasshopper - Eritettix simplex - female Acrididae, lateral - Eritettix simplex - male Eritettix simplex - female Eritettix simplex - female Eritettix simplex Eritettix simplex Eritettix simplex - male
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 (Amblytropidia Group)
Genus Eritettix
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eritettix Bruner, 1889, type species: Eritettix variabilis (= E. simplex)
Pedeticum McNeill, 1897, type species: Pedeticum obscurum
Macneillia Scudder, 1898, type species: Chrysochraon obscurus
Mesochloa Scudder, 1898, type species: Mesochloa abortivus
Eupedetes Scudder, 1902, type species: Eupedetes carinatus (= E. simplex)
Numbers
Three species, all in North America.
Remarks
See comments under species Eritettix simplex