noun or adjective see orthopteran

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  • Orthopteroid — The term orthopteroid is used to denote insects which historically would have been included in the order Orthoptera. When Carl Linnaeus started applying binomial names to animals in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae in 1758,[1] there were… …   Wikipedia

  • orthopteroid — I.  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷təˌrȯid adjective Etymology: New Latin Orthoptera + English oid 1. : resembling or related to the Orthoptera 2. [New Latin Orthopteroidea] : of or relating to the Orthopteroidea II …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthopteroid — or·thop·ter·oid …   English syllables

  • Coleoptera in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae — Main article: Insecta in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus classified the arthropods, including insects, arachnids and crustaceans, among his class Insecta . Insects with hardened wing… …   Wikipedia

  • orthopteran — /awr thop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. orthopterous. n. 2. an orthopterous insect. [1895 1900; < NL Orthopter(a) (see ORTHOPTERON) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   broadly, any member of one of four insect orders. Orthopteran has come to be regarded… …   Universalium

  • Mesochorista proavita — Temporal range: Carnian …   Wikipedia

  • orthopteran — noun Etymology: New Latin Orthoptera Date: circa 1842 any of an order (Orthoptera) of insects (as crickets and grasshoppers) characterized by biting mouthparts, two pairs of wings or none, enlarged hind femurs, and an incomplete metamorphosis •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Orthoptera — Temporal range: Carboniferous–Recent 359–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Cooloola (genus) — Cooloola Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • Edmond de Sélys Longchamps — Coat of arms of Sélys Longchamps President of the Senate In office 3 August 1880 – 23 July 1884 …   Wikipedia

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