Locustidae


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Locustidae

[lō′kəs·tə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of insects in the order Orthoptera; antennae are usually less than half the body length, hindlegs are adapted for jumping, and the ovipositor is multipartite.
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Taxonomic relationships shown in the chromosomes of Tettigidae and Acrididae V-shaped chromosomes and their significance in Acrididae, Locustidae and Gryllydae: chromosomes and variation.
The spermatocyte divisions of the Locustidae. Kansas University Science Bulletin 1: 185-231.
Di alcune specie cirenaiche di Mantidae, Phasgonuridae e Locustidae. Archivio Zoologico Italiano 11: G5-104.
He pointed out that the reticulations on the eggs of many of the Locustidae (Acrididae) might be of systematic importance.