Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Orthoptera of Alaska: A photographic key, new records, and synonymy of Melanoplus gordonae

CJAI 44 -- April 23, 2021

Adam Haberski, Derek A. Woller, and Derek S. Sikes

| Abstract | Introduction | Checklist | Materials & Methods | Taxonomy | DNA Barcoding | Species Key | Acknowledgments | References | PDF | Cite |


We would like to thank the following contributors (organized by last name, see Table 2 for abbreviation guide) for providing specimens, specimen identifications/comparisons, and/or photographs: Stéphanie Boucher (LEMQ); Christopher C. Grinter, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, USA; JoVonn G. Hill, Mississippi Entomological Museum and also the current curator of the USNM melanopline collection; Sangmi Lee (ASUHIC); Brian Lotze; Daniel Otte (ANSP); K. Chris Reuter (USDA APHIS PPQ S&T); David Rentz; Scott Schell, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA; Floyd Shockley (USNM); Erika Tucker (UMMZ); Naoki Takebayashi, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Institute of Arctic Biology, Fairbanks, AK, USA; Jason D. Weintraub (ANSP); and Susan Wise-Eagle. Additionally, we thank Matt Bowser (KNWR) for writing the R mapping script, Rose Speranza for help finding the Washburn papers in the UAF Rasmuson Library Archives, and Jayce Williamson for providing feedback that greatly improved the key. We thank the Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) program at UAF for providing funding to the first author in support of this study and we thank two reviewers whose comments improved an earlier version of the manuscript.