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orthopteran

(ôr-thŏp′tər-ən)
n.
Any of numerous insects of the order Orthoptera, having mouthparts that are adapted for chewing, usually two pairs of wings with thickened front wings and folded hind wings, and often enlarged hind legs. Orthopterans include the grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids.

or·thop′ter·an, or·thop′ter·ous adj.
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An inventory of three Orthopteran populations in the National Parc of Taza (Jijel, Algeria).
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scorpions (Scorpiones, Buthidae, Vaejovidae), whipscorpions (Uropygi, Thelyphonidae, Mastigoproctus giganteus), orthopteran insects (Acrididae) and millipedes (Diplopoda).
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Limited introgression through orthopteran hybrid zones.
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Collected numbers of life-form of orthopteran species from four districts of Sindh
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Hausser (1880) was the first to study the olfactory function of the antennae of insects, and he described the anatomical structures of orthopteran, neuropteran, hemipteran, dipteran, lepidopteran and hymenopteran antennae.
Diwakar S, Jain M, Balakrishnan R (2007b) Psychoacoustic sampling as a reliable, non- invasive method to monitor orthopteran species diversity in tropical forests.