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Subspecies Melanoplus bivittatus femoratus

Two-striped Grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - female Orthopteran Immature - Melanoplus bivittatus Short-horned Grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus Grasshopper with reddish tibia - Melanoplus bivittatus - female Grasshopper of some sort - Melanoplus bivittatus - female solon grasshopper yellow - Melanoplus bivittatus - female grasshopper - Melanoplus bivittatus - female Melanoplus bivittatus - male - female
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 bivittatus (Two-striped Grasshopper)
Subspecies femoratus (Melanoplus bivittatus femoratus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caloptenus femoratus Burmeister, 1838, described from Carolina
Melanoplus femoratus (Burmeister) Scudder, 1878
Melanoplus bivittatus ssp. femoratus (Burmeister) Morse, 1894
Acridium flavovittatum Harris, 1841, described from Massachusetts
Caloptenus flavovittatus (Harris) Walker, F., 1870
Melanoplus flavovittatus (Harris) Scudder, 1874
Acridium milberti Serville, 1839, from northern America
Melanoplus milberti (Serville) Scudder, 1897
Heteracris rejecta Walker, 1870, no type locality
Heteracris vittipes Walker, 1870, no type locality
See dicussion under species heading.
See dicussion under species heading.