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Genus Paroxya

Spur-throated Grasshopper - Paroxya clavuliger Hopper - Paroxya atlantica Grasshopper - Paroxya atlantica - female unknown dark green - Paroxya atlantica - male Acridid - Paroxya - female 9051171 SHG - Paroxya clavuliger - female slant-faced grasshopper species? - Paroxya clavuliger - male Paroxya clavuliger - male
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 Melanoplinae (Spur-throated Grasshoppers)
Tribe Melanoplini
Genus Paroxya
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paroxya S.H. Scudder, 1877. Type species: Caloptenus floridianus Thomas, C. [= Paroxya clavuliger (Serville)]
Numbers
Four North American species: atlantica [e. U.S.], clavuliger [e. U.S. + adj. Canada], bermudana [Bermuda], dissimilis [Bahamas].
Identification
Longer pronotum and antennae than Melanoplus.
Range
Eastern North America
See Also
Print References
"Grasshoppers of Florida" (1), pp.117-119
Internet References
try the "Grasshoppers of Florida" key/pdf file (2) for identification of southeastern species.
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.Grasshoppers of Florida