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Noun1.acridid - grasshopper with short antennaeacridid - grasshopper with short antennae  
grasshopper, hopper - terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
Acrididae, family Acrididae, family Locustidae, Locustidae - short-horned grasshoppers; true locusts
locust - migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
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Space requirement for the mass rearing of two common Indian acridid adults (Orthopetra: Acrididae) in laboratory condition.
Effects of anthropogenic disturbances on the diversity and composition of the acridid fauna of sites in the dry deciduos forest of west Begal, India.
2014); one mostly intact corpse of Mormotomyia embedded in spider silk along with other Mormotomyia body parts, including one head and 11 legs; and the head and partial thorax of an acridid (Orthoptera) nymph.
The collected material represented 947 acridid and 20 proscopids distributed in two superfamilies, 12 genera and 23 species.
The Desert locust Schistocerca gregaria Forskal is generally recognized as being phytophagous acridid that eats a wide variety of plants [8] and can cause substantial damage to pastures and crops.
Distribution of the Mite Genus Podapoiipoides (Arachnida: Acari: Podapolipidae) Parasites of Acridid Irasshoppen Worldwide.
Comparisons of deterrency and toxicity of selected secondary plant compounds to an oligophagous and a polyphagous acridid. Entomol.
Koch 1871, Argiope aemula (Walckenaer 1842) and Argiope reinwardti (Doleschall 1859), and (5) Olive (1980) for slowly escaping, large acridid orthopterans in the webs of A.
Ward and Whipple (1918) state that an acridid is also a developmental host, while mosquito larvae served as experimental paratenic hosts in studies by Poinar and Doelman (1974).