Orthoptera


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Related to Orthoptera: Odonata, Hemiptera, Diptera, Thysanoptera
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Noun1.Orthoptera - grasshoppers and locustsOrthoptera - grasshoppers and locusts; crickets  
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
orthopteran, orthopteron, orthopterous insect - any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts
Acrididae, family Acrididae, family Locustidae, Locustidae - short-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
family Tettigoniidae, Tettigoniidae - long-horned grasshoppers; katydids
family Stenopelmatidae, Stenopelmatidae - long-horned grasshoppers
References in classic literature ?
The orders Orthoptera and Hemiptera are particularly numerous; as likewise is the stinging division of the Hymenoptera the bees, perhaps, being excepted.
Metapopulation network of three protected Orthoptera species in fragmented grasslands of the Aggtelek karst].
Contract award: Establishment of a European Red List of Orthoptera.
Locusts, taxonomically, are members of the order to which grasshoppers belong, the Orthoptera.
5 (ants, including eggs and pupae) ORTHOPTERA -- -- Gryllotalpidae -- 8.
In the order Orthoptera (Crickets) Brachytrupes membranaceus [Gurwe] the adult stage is consumed.
We are also screening many Orthoptera species, in order to determine the distribution of the gene order variation observed in previous studies.
Other" includes the following orders: Blattodea, Dermaptera, Neuroptera, Orthoptera, Trichoptera and Strepsiptera Order Hg Na Hg_F Na_F T Diptera 25 [+ or 16.
Diet Number of Individuals Total categories diet with diet item diet items [%]* [%] Arachnida 4 7 2 Blattaria 1 1 > 1 Chironomidae larvae 5 7 2 Coleoptera adults 14 18 6 larvae 7 10 3 Diptera adults 27 21 11 Gastropoda 1 1 > 1 Hemiptera 1 1 > 1 Hymenoptera adult ants 59 54 25 adult 12 16 5 wasps Lepidoptera larvae 2 3 > 1 Oligochaeta 1 1 > 1 Orthoptera 6 10 1 Unidentified insects adults 88 65 37 larvae 6 10 3 Plant material seeds 2 3 > 1 rootlets -- 18 -- * percentages may not sum to 100 due to rounding
Often abundant in most terrestrial habitats, members of the Orthoptera are considered one of the most important groups of phytophagous insects.
Abreviaciones para items como sigue: Ortho = Orthoptera, Hemi = Hemiptera, Dipt = Diptera, Formi = Formicidae, Arane = Araneae, Deca= Decapoda, larvae = Larva de lepidoptero, y Semi = Semillas.
Several insects, including Hemiptera (Sternorrhyncha, Cicadomoprpha, Fulgoromorpha and Heteroptera), Coleoptera (Coccinellidae and Cucurlionidae), Lepidoptera and Orthoptera, are reported feeding on leaves of this important crop (Banjo et al.