The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Melanoplus foxi Hebard, 1923

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1938 (1923?)

Rediscovered in May 2015

 

Distribution

Georgia, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hebard, M. (1923). An interesting new species of the genus Melanoplus from Central Georgia (Orthoptera, Acrididae). Entomological News, and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 34: 260-262.

 

Other references:

Hubbell, Theodor H. (1932). A revision of the Puer Group of the North American genus Melanoplus, with remarks on the taxonomic value of the concealed male genitalia in the Cyrtacanthacrinae (Orthoptera, Acrididae). University of Michigan, Museum of Zoology, Miscellaneous Publications 23.

Otte, D. (1994-1995). Orthoptera Species File, Volumes 1-5. The Orthopterists' Society and The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Woller, Derek A. and Hill, JoVonn G. (2015). Melanoplus foxi Hebard, 1923 (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Melanoplinae): Rediscovered After Almost 60 Years Using Historical Field Notes Connected to Curated Specimens. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 141(3): 545-574. [Abstract]

https://schistocerca.org/SongLab/uploads/CV/Woller_CV.pdf

https://entomologytoday.org/2016/02/24/musuem-collections-rediscovery-grasshopper/

https://www.myajc.com/news/lifestyles/environment/georgia-is-rich-in-grasshopper-species/nsbyM/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/19289/melanoplus-foxi

 

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