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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To a neutral or groundhopper this would be a perfect game to be at but for Shepshed what looked like an unassailable 4-1 lead at half time it was more like two points dropped rather than a point gained a result where they remain ninth in the league.
Groning J, Krause S, Hochkirch A (2007) Habitat preference of an endangered insect species, Cepero's groundhopper (Tetrix ceperoi).
GROUNDHOPPER Day was a huge success with bumper crowds at the four venues.
30pm as part of a groundhopper triple for National Non-League Day and both teams played their part in a great advert for the Blue Square Bet Premier.
Hirwaun Welfare progressed with a 3-0 win over Panteg and AFC Bargoed secured a narrow 1-0 win over their hosts Trelewis Welfare in a game witnessed by a crowd of 277 Groundhopper supporters.
He said: "The licensing system should be about improving the league - if a groundhopper from across the border came to Rhyl, I expect that they would think that it is a tidy ground and that the Welsh Premier is obviously quite a good league.
The photo shows one example, the defensive pose of a tetrigid groundhopper.
Swimming behavior has been frequently observed for all three groundhopper species in the UK (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) (Marshall & Haes 1988).
THE start of the Regal Travel South Wales Amateur League football season featured matches arranged for the Bank Holiday visit of Groundhopper supporters, who travelled long distances to watch games.
The homes of Brighton, Huddersfield and Rotherham will be new venues for the claret and blue groundhoppers to tick off, while they will also be returning to some old haunts for the first time in years.
Pictured are legendary amateur football followers The Groundhoppers at an end of season final at Bootle FC's home ground, the Delta Taxis Stadium, last season
Another visitor to the city, this time from Somerset, said: "Some people are groundhoppers with football, whereas I'm a beer festival hopper.