Schistocerca

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Schistocerca
American Bird Grasshopper.jpg
Schistocerca americana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Caelifera
Family: Acrididae
Genus: Schistocerca
Stål, 1873
Species

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Schistocerca, commonly called bird grasshoppers, is a genus of grasshoppers, many of which swarm as locusts. The best known species is probably the desert locust (S. gregaria). There are around 50 other species.[1]

Species include:[2]

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