Definition of Genus Melanoplus
1. Noun. New World migratory locusts and common American grasshoppers.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Acrididae, Family Acrididae, Family Locustidae, Locustidae
Member holonyms: Migratory Grasshopper
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Melanoplus
Literary usage of Genus Melanoplus
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1. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"It thus appears that ten of the twenty-eight series found in the genus Melanoplus occur in Canada, though but twenty species, or less than one sixth of the ..."
2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"The genus Melanoplus is characteristically American and is widely disseminated. There are 131 species recogni/ed, grouped under 28 series. ..."
3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1896)
"It thus appears that ten of the twenty-eight series found in the genus Melanoplus occur in Canada, though but twenty species, or less than one-sixth of the ..."
4. Revision of the Orthopteran Group Melanolopli Acridiidae with Special by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1897)
"... all the species mark it as a peculiar type even if these markings and form of genitalia do occur in certain species of the diversified genus Melanoplus. ..."
5. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1898)
"The genus Melanoplus, however, is so rich in species at lower levels, over one hundred and thirty in all being known, that its weight is elsewhere; ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1897)
"... of Philadelphia, on January, 1897, set. 61 years. The Society was then adjourned by the presiding officer. THE SPECIES OF THE genus Melanoplus. ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"Finally the range of individual variation is greater than the range of variation of the modes of various species of the genus Melanoplus ; consequently in ..."