Tetrigidae

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Tetrigidae

[te′trij·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The grouse locusts or pygmy grasshoppers in the order Orthoptera in which the front wings are reduced to small scalelike structures.
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The Caelifera; commonly referred to as grasshoppers, grouse locusts or pygmy grasshoppers, and pygmy mole crickets; are characterized by having antennae shorter than the body, short ovipositors, and tympana on the thorax.