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Order Orthoptera   Listen
Order Orthoptera

noun
1.
Grasshoppers and locusts; crickets.  Synonym: Orthoptera.






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"Order Orthoptera" Quotes from Famous Books



... shelter retreats as the mounds of spectabilis should fail to attract the attention of other animals. We have found a small gecko (Coleonyx variegatus), scorpions of two or three undetermined species, and certain insects (of the Order Orthoptera) to be very common inhabitants of the dens. With the exception of the parasitic insects the most common are wingless locustids (Ceuthophilus spp.) and the peculiar wingless females of a species of cockroach (Arenivaga erratica). These two are seldom absent when a burrow ...
— Life History of the Kangaroo Rat • Charles T. Vorhies and Walter P. Taylor



Words linked to "Order Orthoptera" :   Stenopelmatidae, orthopterous insect, family Tettigoniidae, Tettigoniidae, Locustidae, class Insecta, Insecta, animal order, Acrididae, family Acrididae, orthopteron, class Hexapoda, family Locustidae, Gryllidae, family Gryllidae, family Stenopelmatidae, Hexapoda, orthopteran



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