Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.


Name Relationship
Schistocerca Stål 1873 Preferred
Schistocerca flavofasciata Rehn, 1916 Valid
Schistocerca flavofasciata Rehn & Hebard, 1916
Schistocerca shoshone Hebard, 1935
Schistocerca pallens Dirsh, 1974
Schistocerca literosa Scudder, 1893
Schistocerca albolineata Song, 2004
Schistocerca lineata Brooks, A. R., 1958
Schistocerca damnifica Dirsh, 1974
Schistocerca shoshone Hebard, 1932
Schistocerca literosa Dirsh, 1974
Schistocerca literosa Dirsh, 1969
Schistocerca damnifica Kirby, 1910
Schistocerca melanocera Dirsh, 1974
Schistocerca melanocera Snodgrass, 1902
Schistocerca melanocera Dirsh, 1969
Schistocerca flavofasciata Dirsh, 1974
Schistocerca albolineata Hebard, 1932


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