Orthoptera

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From Ancient Greek ὀρθός (orthós, straight) + πτερά (pterá, wings), plural of πτερόν (pterón, wing)

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Orthoptera

  1. A taxonomic order within the subdivision Polyneoptera — various insects including crickets, grasshoppers, wetas, katydids, etc... It formerly included many other groups such as cockroaches, stick insects, mantids and earwigs, which are now classified in other orders

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