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Species Melanoplus keeleri - Keeler's Spur-throat Grasshopper

Colorful Grasshopper - Melanoplus keeleri - male Grasshopper species - Melanoplus keeleri - female Melanoplus keeleri - female Acridid - Melanoplus keeleri - male Short-winged grasshopper - Melanoplus keeleri Unknown hopper - Melanoplus keeleri - male Melanoplus keeleri Melanoplus keeleri - male
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 keeleri (Keeler's Spur-throat Grasshopper)
Other Common Names
Keeler Grasshopper, Keeler's Spur-throat
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanoplus keeleri Thomas, 1874
Male cerci are distinctive, "bifurcate with the dorsal arm larger than the ventral"

More at the references below.
Throughout most of North America east of the Rocky Mountains (1)
pasture and open woods (1)
Works Cited
1.Grasshoppers of Florida (Invertebrates of Florida)
John L. Capinera, Clay W. Scherer, Jason M. Squiter, Jason M. Squitier. 2002. University Press of Florida.