Melanoplus punctulatus

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Melanoplus punctulatus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Caelifera
Family: Acrididae
Subfamily: Melanoplinae
Genus: Melanoplus
M. punctulatus
Binomial name
Melanoplus punctulatus
(Scudder, 1863)

Melanoplus punctulatus, known generally as the pine tree spur-throat grasshopper or grizzly spur-throat grasshopper, is a species of spur-throated grasshopper in the family Acrididae.[1][2][3][4] It is found in North America.[1][5]

Pine tree spur-throat grasshopper, Melanoplus punctulatus
Pine tree spur-throat grasshopper, Melanoplus punctulatus


These three subspecies belong to the species Melanoplus punctulatus:

  • Melanoplus punctulatus arboreus Scudder, 1897 i c g
  • Melanoplus punctulatus griseus (Thomas, 1872) i c g
  • Melanoplus punctulatus punctulatus (Scudder, 1863) i c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Melanoplus punctulatus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  2. ^ a b "Melanoplus punctulatus species details". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  3. ^ a b "Melanoplus punctulatus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  4. ^ a b "Melanoplus punctulatus Species Information". Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  5. ^ Otte, Daniel; Cigliano, Maria Marta; Braun, Holger; Eades, David C. "Orthoptera Species File Online". Retrieved 2018-05-03.

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