Gryllidae


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Gryllidae

[′gril·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The true crickets, a family of orthopteran insects in which individuals are dark-colored and chunky with long antennae and long, cylindrical ovipositors.
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Zefa E, Redu DR, Costa MKM, Fontanetti CS, Gottschalk MS, Padilha GB, Silva AF, Martins LP (2014) A new species of Endecous Saussure, 1878 (Orthoptera, Gryllidae) from northeast Brazil with the first X1X20 chromosomal sex system in Gryllidae.
Collins N, van den Berghe E, Carson L (2014) Two new species of Neoxabea, three new species of Oecanthus, and documentation of two other species in Nicaragua (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Oecanthinae).
Survivorship, spatial pattern and habitat structure of field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) in two old fields.
Alexander RD (1961) Aggressiveness, territoriality, and sexual behaviour in field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae).
The Crickets and Mole Crickets of Panama (Orthoptera: Gryllidae and Gryllotalpidae).
Systematic and behavioral studies on the crickets of the Nemobius fasciatus group (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Nemobiinae).
Alexander RD, Otte D (1967) The evolution of genitalia and mating behaviour in crickets (Gryllidae) and other Orthoptera.
They reported that 2 species of fire ants (Solenopsis invicta Buren and Solenopsis geminata [F.]; Hymenoptera: Formicidae) grew several times faster when fed domestic crickets (Acheta domesticus [L.]; Orthoptera: Gryllidae) rather than beef liver.
cinerea consumed mostly noctuid caterpillars, cantharid beetle larva, and, to a lesser extent, field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) and stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae).
Cordero PJ, Llorente V, Aparicio JM (2007) A new cricket (Orthoptera, Gryllidae) for Castilla-La Mancha and the Iberian Peninsula.