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Species Nomotettix cristatus - Crested Pygmy 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 Tetrigidae (Pygmy Grasshoppers)
Subfamily Tetriginae
Genus Nomotettix
Species cristatus (Crested Pygmy Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nomotettix cristatus (Scudder, S.H., 1862)
Size
6-11 mm body length (1) (2)
Range
Eastern United States and adjacent portions of southern Canada (1)
Habitat
dry locations, such as pastures, sandy areas with rocks, lichens, etc. (2) (1)
Print References
Bland, p. 126 (3)
Brimley, p. 27 (4)
Hancock, pp. 60-62 (2)
Helfer, pp. 87-88, fig. 149 (1)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Grasshoppers, Cockroaches, and Their Allies
Jacques R. Helfer. 1962. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.The Tettigidae of North America
Hancock, Joseph Lane, 1864-1922. 1902. Chicago, Pub. by special grant of Mrs. Frank G. Logan.
3.Orthoptera of Michigan
Roger Bland. 2003. Michigan State University Extension.
4.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.