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Orphulella Group

Grasshopper - Orphulella speciosa - male Spotted-winged Grasshopper - Orphulella pelidna - female Li'l Blockhead - Dichromorpha viridis - male frassy picture of green Orthoptera member with curved-upward abdomen - Dichromorpha viridis - female Dichromorpha viridis - female Meadow Grasshoppers - Dichromorpha viridis - male - female  possible Slant-faced Pasture grasshopper - Orphulella - female Grasshopper - Dichromorpha viridis
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 Orphulella Group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
equivalent to tribe Orphulellini

group Orphulellae Rehn, 1906. Based on genus Orphulella Giglio-Tos, 1894
tribe Amblytropidini; group Orphulellae G.E. Wixom, 1977
tribe Orphulellini Otte, 1979
Identification
Very like Amblytropidia Group, but males with front and middle femora distinctly thickened; fastigium concave at least toward front, with no median ridge; wings more often short (depending upon species).