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Tribe Melanoplini

hanging on - Melanoplus femurrubrum Spurthroated Species  - Melanoplus unknown-species - female Unknown Melanoplus - Melanoplus bivittatus - female Acrididae - Melanoplus Melanoplus dawsoni - male Interesting Behavior - Melanoplus femurrubrum - female Melanoplus femurrubrum - male Red-legged Grasshopper - Melanoplus lakinus - 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
Remarks
Perhaps an unnatural assemblage of genera, but convenient to group relatively similar genera together. Which genera are included varies with the author treating them, and relationships are poorly understood. Probably the group will be split into more than one as more is learned about the relationships between the genera.

Most included genera have a similar "look" and most are exclusively or primarily North American.