Rise of the Grasshoppers: New Analysis Redraws Evolutionary Tree for Acrididae Family

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A new study of genetic relationships in the grasshopper family Acrididae points to an origin in South America, not Africa, as previously thought. The findings about grasshopper evolution are reported in Insect Systematics and Diversity.

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