Orthoptera

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See also: 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 superorder 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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