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Species Melanoplus stonei - Stone's Grasshopper

M. bruneri? - Melanoplus stonei - female Melanoplus keeleri ? - Melanoplus stonei - female Melanoplus sp. - Melanoplus stonei - male Melanoplus sp. - Melanoplus stonei - male Possibly M. stonei - Melanoplus stonei - female
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 stonei (Stone's Grasshopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanoplus stonei Rehn, 1904. Type locality: "between Harris & White Horse, Burlington County, New Jersey"
Melanoplus packardi stonei (Rehn) Hebard, 1928
Manitoba to New Brunswick, south into Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, and thru New England to New Jersey.
Mostly areas with fairly rank herbaceous growth in sandy places, such as beaches, stabilized dunes, and especially pine barrens.
Overwinters as eggs. Adults summer and autumn.