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 ?
We are singularly rich in orthoptera: I don't know whether--Ah!
The orders Orthoptera and Hemiptera are particularly numerous; as likewise is the stinging division of the Hymenoptera the bees, perhaps, being excepted.
Orthoptera is an order of insects consisting of grasshoppers (suborder Caelifera), and crickets and katydids (suborder Ensifera).
Survey of pest mole cricket (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) activity on pasture in south-central Florida.
Since 2004, different species of certified organic heliconias cultivated in the municipality of Santo Antonio de Padua, in northeastern Rio de Janeiro, have suffered significantly from defoliation by a grasshopper (Orthoptera).
Among other animal matter, ants were 6.1%, cockroach 4.1%, wasps 3.6%, orthoptera 3.0% and bees were 2.5%.
MICROCENTRUM TECACTLI, A NEW SPECIES OF PHANEROPTERIDAE (ORTHOPTERA: TETTIGONIOIDEA) FROM NORTHEASTERN MEXICO
Nymphs oiStaiimrhectus longicomis Giglio-Tos (n=225), Laplatacris dispar Rhen, 1939 (n=346), Dichroplns elongatus Giglio-Tos, 1894 (n=358) anAMetaleptea brevicomis (L.) (n=251) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) were collected from the Pampean region.
On the basis of insect type, the market is segmented into beetles, caterpillar, hymenoptera, orthoptera, tree bugs, and others.
This species is not mentioned in the list of Orthoptera identified in the Rhone department (France) by Girod et al.
Tettigoniidae (Orthoptera) from Jordan with description of new species and re-description of less known species.