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Species Stethophyma gracilis - Graceful Sedge Grasshopper

acridid - Stethophyma gracilis - male grasshopper - Stethophyma gracilis - male Graceful Sedge Grasshopper at home - Stethophyma gracilis - male Graceful Sedge Grasshopper near Fundy National Park - Stethophyma gracilis - male white-striped grasshopper - Stethophyma gracilis - female white-striped grasshopper - Stethophyma gracilis - female A male in the wet meadow at our new home - Stethophyma gracilis - male Slant-faced grasshopper sp. (Acrididae-Gomphocerinae ?) - Stethophyma gracilis - 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 Oedipodinae (Band-winged Grasshoppers)
Tribe Parapleurini
Genus Stethophyma
Species gracilis (Graceful Sedge Grasshopper)
Other Common Names
Northern Sedge Grasshopper
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Arcyptera gracilis S.H. Scudder 1862. Type locality Red River, Winnepeg, Manitoba
Arcyptera platyptera 1862. Type locality: New England
Mecostethus gracilis Morse 1896
Mecostethus platypterus Morse 1896
Stethophyma gracile Hebard 1928
Stethophyma platyptera Hebard 1934
Range
Southern Canada, probably from coast to coast, and northern US as far south as Massachusetts, New York, Michigan, Iowa, Nebraska, and Colorado (only in cool upland areas in the west).
Habitat
rank vegetation, mostly sedges, in moist to wet areas