Tettigoniidae

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Tettigoniidae

[‚ted·ə·gə′nī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of insects in the order Orthoptera which have long antennae, hindlegs fitted for jumping, and an elongate, vertically flattened ovipositor; consists of the longhorn or green grasshopper.
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Bushcricket spermatophorcs vary in accord with sperm competition and parental investment theory.
"For Archaboilus, as for living bushcricket species, singing constitutes a key component of mate attraction.
It was only when he went to investigate that he found a Bushcricket, the very first ever seen in Solihull.
The Roesel's Bushcricket, which is green and brown with a short fat body and long back legs, was spotted in Lavender Hall Park in Balsall Common and in Hillfields Park.
For example, male Australian bushcrickets (Kwanaphila mirla) have a reproductive timeout period that is approximately six times shorter than that of females.
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Reproductive investment in bushcrickets: the allocation of male and female nutrients to offspring Proc.
Male bushcrickets, or katydids, advertising for mates in botanical environments in which their acoustic signals can rapidly attenuate are known to either position themselves at a height in the vegetation so as to minimize impedence effects, and/or to cluster more closely together in response to abbreviated detectability ranges (Romer, 1993).
Grzywacz B, Maryanska-Nadachowska A, Chobanov DP, Karamysheva T, Warchalowska-Sliwa E (2011) Comparative analysis of the location of rDNA in the Palaearctic bushcricket genus Isophya (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae).
Function of male genital titillators in mating and spermatophore transfer in the tettigoniid bushcricket Metrioptera roeselii.
However, experimental studies of another bushcricket, the wartbiter Decticus verrucivorus (Wedell 1991), demonstrated a mating-effort function.
Effects of temperature on the song parameters of the Moroccan bushcricket Eugaster spinulosa (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae).