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Species Stethophyma lineata - Striped Sedge Grasshopper

Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma? 7.26.09 01d - Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma lineata male in Fundy National Park - Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma lineata - male Stethophyma lineata - female Striped Sedge Grasshopper - Stethophyma lineata - 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 Oedipodinae (Band-winged Grasshoppers)
Tribe Parapleurini
Genus Stethophyma
Species lineata (Striped Sedge Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arcyptera lineata S.H. Scudder 1862. Type locality: Sanborn, Massachusetts
Stethophyma lineata (Scudder) C.H. Fernald 1888
Mecostethus lineatus (Scudder) Morse 1896
Identification
Spines on hind tibiae completely black; side of forewings with white streak; lateral carinae cut by three sulci (1)
Range
Alaska to Newfoundland, south to about NJ (1). Seems to have disappeared from much of its southern range
Habitat
low boggy meadows, swamps, marshes, and edges of lakes (1)
Season
Adults from July to September (1)
Food
Probably mostly sedges