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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Both are insects within the scientific order Orthoptera, a name from the Greek language that means straight-winged.
Acrididae is a family of grasshoppers including locusts in the superfamily Acridoidea which belongs to the order Orthoptera. Superfamily Acridoidea has shown maximum diversity and divided into eleven families of which Acrididae is widely distributed in India.
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).
The African grasshopper, Zonocerus variegatus (L.) is a tropical insect that belongs to Order Orthoptera and Family Pyrgomorphidae.
This taxon was included by him in the order Orthoptera. In a book about phylogeny of orthopteroid insects (Sharov 1968), this family was synonymized with the Triassomantidae (Triassomanteidae sensu Sharov) described by Tillyard (1922) for another wing from Upper Triassic of Australia.