Definition of Melanoplus

1. Noun. New World migratory locusts and common American grasshoppers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Melanoplus
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Acrididae, Family Acrididae, Family Locustidae, Locustidae
Member holonyms: Migratory Grasshopper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melanoplus

Melampsora lini
Melampsoraceae
Melanchthon
Melanerpes
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Melanesia
Melanesian
Melanesians
Melanie
Melanie Klein
Melanitta
Melanitta nigra
Melanochroi
Melanogrammus
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Melanoplus (current term)
Melanotis
Melanotis caerulescens
Melanthiaceae
Melastoma malabathricum
Melastomaceae
Melastomataceae
Melb
Melba
Melba toast
Melbourne
Melbournite
Melbournites
Melburnian
Melburnians

Literary usage of Melanoplus

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1. Alfalfa, Grasshoppers, Bees: Their Relationship: A Report of the Field-work by Samuel John Hunter, A. H. Duff (1899)
"Melanoplus differentialis, female ovipositing, with section of ground exposing ... Various stages of last molt of Melanoplus differentialis 26 V. First crop ..."

2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"Professor AP Morse tells how he Fig. 223.—Melanoplus spretus : laying its eggs. (After Riley. ... Life History of a Grasshopper (Melanoplus ..."

3. Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and a Popular by Joseph Lane Hancock (1911)
"Morse's Locust Melanoplus Morsel (Blatchley). Dry forests and thickets ... Small Locust Melanoplus minor (Scudder). Fields, grassy pastures on sandy loam; ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)
"has become covered with a low open blueberry scrub, numerous additional species are of frequent occurrence, such as Melanoplus luridus, ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1905)
"Melanoplus atlantis Riley. One of the most widely distributed species found ... Melanoplus bivittatus Say. The Two-lined locust is common early in July in ..."

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