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Species Melanoplus mancus - Smith's Short-wing Grasshopper

Unidentified Grasshopper - Melanoplus mancus Melanoplus ZH3Z2901 - Melanoplus mancus - male - female Melanoplus ZH3Z2901 - Melanoplus mancus - male - female Smith's Short-wing Grasshopper - Melanoplus mancus - female Melanoplus mancus - male Melanoplus mancus - male Melanoplus mancus - male Melanoplus mancus - 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 Melanoplinae (Spur-throated Grasshoppers)
Tribe Melanoplini
Genus Melanoplus
Species mancus (Smith's Short-wing Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pezotettix manca Smith, 1868. Type locality: Stoneham, Maine
Melanoplus mancus (Smith) S.H. Scudder 1897
Range
New England, north from New Jersey & Pennsylvania. Probably also found in adjacent Canada.
Remarks
A member of the Mancus Group, which also includes celatus, islandicus, divergens, & serrulatus. Differs in distribution and details of male furculae and cercae.
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