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Species Philocleon nigrovittatus - Black-striped Grasshopper

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 Philocleon
Species nigrovittatus (Black-striped Grasshopper)
Robust, tegmina tiny and narrow. Color yellowish with broad contrasting black stripes. Hind tibiae bluish to red and bluish.
Reported from the Big Bend region in western Texas.
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