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.
2007) stated that Tettigoniidae is a heterogeneous group with more than 1120 recognized genera and 6800 species and are the largest family within the Orthoptera.
Desde el trabajo de Brunner von Wattenwyl (1895), los rasgos morfologicos informativos para la sistematica en el estudio de los Orthoptera han sufrido importantes modificaciones, lo que hace necesario examinar rasgos omitidos inicialmente, mas aun cuando se desconoce la morfologia del macho.
After studying 382 extracts, 23 were selected on the basis of the activity and we found that 13 extracts from orders Polydesmida, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera and Hymenoptera exerted an important inhibition of Toxoplasma multiplication.
Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets and katydids) are among the largest group of terrestrial insects, comprising more than 27,000 described species (Cigliano et al.
Chandra & Gupta (2012) have compiled the list of Orthoptera from Maharashtra, which is based on earlier records and fresh survey.
Brazil (Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Rondonia, Sao Paulo); Paraguay (Central, Caaguazu, Cordillera, Paraguari); Bolivia (Santa Cruz); Argentina (Misiones) (See distribution map in the Orthoptera Species File online http://orthoptera.
The specimen collected by Juan Cristobal is a female (see photographed label, Orthoptera Species File); the syntype male is Bolivar's specimen.
Of these, Lepidoptera (49 species) was the most dominant insect order in the present study area, followed by Orthoptera (29 species), Coleoptera (15 species), Odonata (10), Hymenoptera (7), Hemiptera and Diptera (5 each), and Homoptera (1 species).
Population decline between Aug and Dec 2004 was also observed in number of individuals of the Orthoptera, whose main representatives were members of the Acrididae (Cornops frenatum frenatum (Marshall), and Eutropidacris cristata L.
The intention of the present study is to contribute a brick to the knowledge of the diversity of Orthoptera of desert.