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Melanoplus Stal 1873 (short-horned grasshopper)

Insecta - Orthoptera - Acrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 194031

Parent taxon: Melanoplini according to D. C. Eades et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Miramella

Subtaxa: Melanoplus differentialis, Melanoplus frigidus, Melanoplus spretus

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Ecology: fast-moving ground dwelling grazer-herbivore