long-horned grasshopper


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long-horned grasshopper

 (lông′hôrnd′, lŏng′-)
n.
Any of various large, usually greenish insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having very long, slender antennae.
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long′-horned` grass′hopper


n.
any of numerous insects of the family Tettigoniidae, having long, threadlike antennae.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.long-horned grasshopper - grasshoppers with long threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male
grasshopper, hopper - terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
family Tettigoniidae, Tettigoniidae - long-horned grasshoppers; katydids
katydid - large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings
Jerusalem cricket, sand cricket, Stenopelmatus fuscus - large wingless nocturnal grasshopper that burrows in loose soil along the Pacific coast of the United States
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One species of cockroach (Blattodea), four species of mantis (Mantidae), and 110 species of grasshoppers (Acridoidea) and long-horned grasshoppers (Tettigonioidea) were recorded in the region, and they account for 60% of total orthopteran insect species recorded in Mongolia (Chosomzhav 1977).
Despite this possibly pest status, a survey of long-horned grasshoppers has not been undertaken in from all the provinces of Pakistan.
After the various finds from all the researchers are sorted, it is believed the expedition will have discovered one or two new species of catfish, one or two new frogs, five or six new species of katydids - also known as long-horned grasshoppers - and several new species of beetles, says Marshall, a 1989 graduate of Reed College in Portland who grew up in Boston.