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Genus Horesidotes

Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - male Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - female Grasshopper Nymph - Horesidotes cinereus Slant-faced Grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - male Gray-Brown grasshopper - Horesidotes cinereus - female Eritettix simplex ? female - Horesidotes cinereus - female Eritettix simplex ? female - Horesidotes cinereus - female Female Ash-gray Range Grasshopper? - Horesidotes cinereus - female
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 (Aulocara Group)
Genus Horesidotes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Horesidotes Scudder, 1899.
Type species: Horesidotes cinereus S.H. Scudder, 1899
Explanation of Names
Scudder (1899, BHL link) gives the origin as Greek, ωρεσιδωτης, but does not give a meaning. Noel, Dictionnaire de la fable, 2: ou mythologia gregue, latine, egyptienes (1810, Google Books link) has an entry:
Oresidotes, qui règle les saisons - épithète d' Apollon ((he) who regulates the seasons, an epithet of Apollo)
Numbers
one North American species (1)