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Melanoplus spretus (Rocky Mountain locust)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

Taxonomy
Caloptenus spretus was named by Walsh (1866).

It was recombined as Melanoplus spretus by Lockwood et al. (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Caloptenus spretus Walsh
1992Melanoplus spretus Lockwood et al. p. 229

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderOrthopteridaBoudreaux 1979
orderOrthoptera
suborderCaeliferaAnder 1936
infraorderAcridideaMacLeay 1821
Acridomorpha
superfamilyAcridoidea
familyAcrididae()
subfamilyMelanoplinaeScudder 1897
tribeMelanopliniScudder 1897
genusMelanoplusStal 1873
speciesspretus(Walsh 1866)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available