order Orthoptera

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Noun1.order Orthoptera - grasshoppers and locustsorder Orthoptera - 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
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Insect sound production varies greatly between species and includes sounds produced via crepitation during flight, tremulation, and most commonly in the order Orthoptera, stridulation (Ragge & Reynolds 1998, Morris 1999, Capinera et al.
2010) reported 30 species over 25 genera belonging to four families of order Orthoptera from this state.
In the order Orthoptera (Crickets) Brachytrupes membranaceus [Gurwe] the adult stage is consumed.
While generally not medically important like some other arthropod groups, members of the order Orthoptera are not entirely innocuous.
Schizodactylidae, or splay-footed crickets, are an unusual group of large, fearsome-looking predatory insects related to the true crickets, katydids and grasshoppers, in the order Orthoptera (Sciencedaily, 2011).
is a tropical insect that belongs to Order Orthoptera and Family Pyrgomorphidae.