The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Melanoplus gracilipes Scudder, 1897:238-239

Small-footed locust



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Los Angeles, California, USA












Original scientific description:

Scudder, S. H. (1897). Revision of the Orthopteran group Melanopli (Acrididae) with special reference to North American forms. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 20(1124): 1-421.


Other references:

Bruner, L. 1908. Biologia Centrali-Americana 2:322

Otte, D. 2002. Jour. Orth. Res. 11(2):102

Otte, D. 2012. Trans. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 138(1-2):116

Rehn, J.A.G. & Hebard. 1912. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 64(1):82

Thompson, R.M. & G.M. Buxton. 1964. Occ. Pap. Bur. Ent. Calif. Dept. Agric. 5:43.


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