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Species Stethophyma gracilis - Graceful Sedge Grasshopper

Grasshopper - Stethophyma gracilis - male Very attractive Stethophyma female... - Stethophyma gracilis - female Graceful Sedge Grasshopper in Kouchibouguac National Park - Stethophyma gracilis - male Graceful Sedge Grasshopper near Fundy National Park - Stethophyma gracilis - male September female - Stethophyma gracilis - female Grasshopper at Hallowell Park - Stethophyma gracilis - female Slant-faced grasshopper sp. (Acrididae-Gomphocerinae ?) - Stethophyma gracilis - female Sedge Grasshopper - Stethophyma gracilis
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