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Genus Stethophyma

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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 Oedipodinae (Band-winged Grasshoppers)
Tribe Parapleurini
Genus Stethophyma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stethophmyma Fischer 1853. Type species: Gryllus grossus Linnaeus

North American species have often been listed under the closely related genus Mecostethus, which is Eurasian in distribution.
Moved from subfamily Gomphocerinae at BugGuide on 31 January 2008. Moved from subfamily Acridinae on May 7, 2009. Placement in subfamily Oedipodinae follows the traditional Old World classification, and the classificationi used in the Orthoptera Species File here; see Taxonomy Proposals forum topic on "Orthoptera" here.
Five species are currently recognized, three in North America, and two (S. grossa & S. magister) in Eurasia. S. magister subspecies kevani from Japan has sometimes been treated as a sixth species.
Circumboreal in Eurasia and North America.