noun plural Etymology: New Latin, order name, from orth- + Greek pteron wing — more at feather Date: 1828 insects that are orthopterans

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

  • Orthoptera — Or*thop te*ra, prop. n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. orqo s straight + ? feather, wing.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of mandibulate insects including grasshoppers, locusts, cockroaches, mantids, crickets, katydids, etc. See Illust. under {Insect}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orthoptĕra — Orthoptĕra, so v.w. Geradflügler …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Orthoptera — Orthoptères R …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orthoptera —   Orthoptera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Orthoptera — Als Springschrecken (Orthoptera oder Saltatoria) werden Vertreter verschiedener Insektenordnungen innerhalb der Geradflügler (Orthopteroida) benannt, namentlich die der Langfühlerschrecken (Ensifera), z. B. Grillen, Grünes Heupferd der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • orthoptera — noun Any of very many four winged insects, of the order Orthoptera, such as grasshoppers, crickets and locusts …   Wiktionary

  • Orthoptera — noun grasshoppers and locusts; crickets • Syn: ↑order Orthoptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Orthoptera — A large order of hemimetabolous insects that includes the locusts, grasshoppers, mantids, walking sticks, and related forms. [ortho + G. pteron, a wing] * * * Or·thop·tera (or thopґtər ə) [ortho + Gr. pteron wing] an order of biting… …   Medical dictionary

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