red-legged locust
noun see red-legged grasshopper

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  • red-legged locust — noun see red legged grasshopper …   Useful english dictionary

  • red-legged grasshopper — noun Date: 1867 a widely distributed and sometimes highly destructive small North American grasshopper (Melanoplus femur rubrum) with red hind legs called also red legged locust …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • red-legged grasshopper — noun also red legged locust : a very widely distributed and sometimes highly destructive small No. American grasshopper (Melanoplus femurrubrum) with red hind legs …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of endangered animal species — This is a list of endangered animal species according to the World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List. The list includes endangered species of the kingdom Animalia. NOTOC A* Acheilognathus elongatus * Acipenser Endangered * Acrocephalus… …   Wikipedia

  • Melanoplus — Red legged grasshopper, Melanoplus femurrubrum Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • short-horned grasshopper — /shawrt hawrnd / locust (def. 1). [1885 90] * * *  any of more than 10,000 species of insects (order Orthoptera) that are characterized by short, heavy antennae, a four valved ovipositor for laying eggs, and three segmented tarsi (distal segments …   Universalium

  • Бесхвостые — Бесхвостые …   Википедия

  • Rodrigues Starling — Conservation status Extinct (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • C atlanis — Grasshopper Grass hop per, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families {Acridid[ae]} and {Locustid[ae]}, having large hind legs adapted for leaping, and chewing mouth parts. The species and genera are very numerous and some …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caloptenus femurrubrum — Grasshopper Grass hop per, n. 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families {Acridid[ae]} and {Locustid[ae]}, having large hind legs adapted for leaping, and chewing mouth parts. The species and genera are very numerous and some …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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