Dictyoptera

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Dictyoptera

an order of insects that includes cockroaches and mantises. They possess tough, narrow forewings and broad, membranous hind wings, though some do not fly; they have long antennae and biting mouthparts.
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The observed high specificity of the acridid lectins toward rabbit RBCs is also detected in other insects, e.g., the dictyopteran P.
Lectins from another group of insects have binding affinity to mannose, e.g., the dictyopteran B.
religiosa have been described for the defensive or disturbance sounds of another dictyopteran [e.g., -10 kHz in the cockroach G.