New records of grasshoppers (Orthoptera) from the Northwest Territories

Authors

  • Paul M. Catling Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa, ON)
  • Brenda Kostiuk
  • Terry Armstrong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v134i3.2329

Keywords:

Orthoptera, grasshoppers, distribution, ecology, Northwest Territories, new records, range extensions, Two-striped Grasshopper, Melanoplus bivittatus, Huron Short-winged Locust, Melanoplus huroni

Abstract

We provide information on two additions to the fauna of Northwest Territories, Canada: Two-striped Grasshopper (Melanoplus bivittatus) and Huron Short-winged Locust (Melanoplus huroni). We suspect that both are long established but were overlooked in the past as a consequence of general rarity.

Author Biography

Paul M. Catling, Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa, ON)

Expertise: plants, alien species, biodiversity and conservation.

Published

2020-11-28

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