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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Genus Schistocerca - Bird Grasshoppers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids
Suborder Caelifera - Grasshoppers
Family Acrididae - Short-horned Grasshoppers
Subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae - Bird Grasshoppers
Genus Schistocerca - Bird Grasshoppers

Species americana - American Bird Grasshopper
Species nitens - Gray Bird Grasshopper
Species camerata - Schistocerca camerata
Species damnifica - Mischievous Bird Grasshopper
Species rubiginosa - Rusty Bird Grasshopper
Species alutacea - Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper
Species lineata - Spotted Bird Grasshopper
Species shoshone - Green Bird Grasshopper
Species albolineata - White-lined Bird Grasshopper
Species obscura - Obscure Bird Grasshopper
Species ceratiola - Rosemary Grasshopper
Species pallens - Schistocerca pallens
Species serialis - Schistocerca serialis