Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification
 
 

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

CJAI 44 -- April 23, 2021
doi:10.3752/cjai.2021.44

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

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

Checklist

Table 1. Checklist of Alaskan Orthoptera with count of specimens in UAM and count of DNA barcoded UAM specimens.

Caelifera Number of specimens in UAM   Number of specimens with DNA barcodes
Acrididae
Gomphocerinae
Aeropedellus arcticus Hebard, 1935 773 2
Chloealtis abdominalis (Thomas, 1873) 9 3
Pseudochorthippus curtipennis (Harris, 1835) 45 3
Melanoplinae
Bohemanella frigida (Boheman, 1846) 166 0
Melanoplus borealis (Fieber, 1853) 75 2
= Melanoplus gordonae Vickery, 1969, syn. nov.
Melanoplus bruneri Scudder, 1897 18 0
Melanoplus fasciatus (Walker, 1870) 14 2
Melanoplus kennicottii Scudder, 1878 0 0
Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fabricius, 1798) 1213 2
Oedipodinae
Arphia conspersa Scudder, 1875 19 2
Camnula pellucida (Scudder, 1862) 56 6
Stethophyma grossum (Linnaeus, 1758) 2 1*
Xanthippus brooksi Vickery, 1967 0 0
Tetrigidae
Tetrix brunnerii (Bolivar, 1887) 4 4
Tetrix ornata (Say,1824) 6 0
Tetrix subulata (Linnaeus, 1758) 70 12
Ensifera
Rhaphidophoridae
Ceuthophilinae
Pristoceuthophilus cercalis Caudell, 1916 279 2
Tropidischiinae
Tropidischia xanthostoma (Scudder, 1861) 1 0**
 

* Attempted DNA barcoding on 2nd specimen, which failed

** DNA barcoding failed