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- Vandyke, K.A.; Kazmer, D.J.; Lockwood, J.A.
- Annals of the Entomological Society of America 2004 v.97 no.2 pp. 276-285
- Melanoplus, etc ; restriction fragment length polymorphism; grasshoppers; haplotypes; mitochondrial DNA; geographical variation; zoogeography; phylogeny; insect genetics; cytochrome-c oxidase; gene frequency; nucleotide sequences; spatial variation; genetic variation; population structure; Wyoming; Montana; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Understanding the population dynamics of a montane/alpine grasshopper species with a disjunct distribution may help to clarify the evolutionary mechanisms of the genus Melanoplus during the Pleistocene era. A total of 215 individuals of one such species, Melanoplus alpinus Scudder, was collected from 43 meadows (5 individuals per meadow) in 10 drainages of four mountain ranges in Wyoming and Monta ...