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Genus Leptysma

Toothpick Grasshopper - Leptysma marginicollis Leptysma marginicollis hebardi - Leptysma marginicollis - male Katydid or Conehead?? - Leptysma marginicollis - female Bug that looks like a sword fish???? - Leptysma marginicollis Leptysma marginicollis - female Leptysma marginicollis - female Cattail Toothpick Grasshopper - Leptysma marginicollis Leptysma marginicollis? - Leptysma marginicollis
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 Leptysminae (Spur-throat Toothpick Grasshoppers)
Genus Leptysma
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Stål, 1873. From Greek leptos meaning slender (?), and Latin (?) suffix -ismo, an intensifier (Internet searches).
Numbers
Nomina Insecta Neartica lists only 1 North American species: marginicollis.
Print References
"Grasshoppers of Florida" (1), pp. 87-88
"American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico" (2), p. 175
Internet References
Try the "Grasshoppers of Florida" key/pdf file (3) for identification.
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.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.Grasshoppers of Florida