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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Tumbrinck J (2014) Taxonomic revision of the Cladonotinae (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) from the islands of South-East Asia and from Australia, with general remarks to the classification and morphology of the Tetrigidae and descriptions of new genera and species from New Guinea and New Caledonia.
Taxonomy of Tetrigidae (Tetrigoidea, Orthoptera) and Acridinae and Oedipodinae (Acrididae, Acridoidea, Orthoptera) of Hyderabad region.
The types and abundance of sensilla on mole cricket antennae differ greatly from those found in above-ground orthopterans, such as Tetrigidae and Acrididae (Bland 1989, 1991).
Suborden Superfamilia Familia Ensifera Grylloidea Gryllidae Tettigonioidea Tettigoniidae Caelifera Acridoidea Acrididae Eumastacoidea Eumastacidae Pamphagoidea Pyrgomorphidae Tetrigoidea Tetrigidae Tridactyloidea Tridactylidae Subfamilia Genero Morfoespecie Eneopterinae Eneoptera Eneoptera sp.
Others possess only hind wings, for example, some beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae; Cetoniinae), twisted-wing parasites (Strepsiptera), some walking sticks (Phasmidal, pygmy grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae), mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae), pygmy mole crickets (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae), and earwigs (Dermaptera).
Tan MK, Storozhenko SY, Hwang WS, Meier R (2017) Integrative taxonomy reveals two sympatric species of the genus Eucriotettix Hebard, 1930 (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae).
The family Tetrigidae belongs to Tetrigoidea of the order Orthoptera.
Representative families of the next most abundant orders included Lepidoptera (Amatidae, Gelechiidae, Noctuidae, Nymphalidae, Pieridae, Psychidae, and Pyralidae), Orthoptera (Acrididae, Eumastacidae and Tetrigidae), Blattodea (Blattellidae and Blattidea), Dermaptera (Forficulidae and Labiidae), Thysanoptera (Phlaeothripidae and Thripidae) and Psocoptera (Liposcelidae and Psocidae).
Tetrigidae are an ancient group of grasshoppers and, similar to many other insects, have associations and preferences for specific microhabitats and habitats.
Of these 24 belong to Acrididae, 4 to Pyrgomorphidae and one species to Tetrigidae. The genus Criotettix is recorded from low sea level from desert area for the first time.
(2006) showed that the characteristic posture during death-feigning can prevent predation gape-limited predators in the pygmy grasshopper, Criotettix japonicus (De Haan) (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae).
nov.--a new species serendipitously discovered in an amateur Facebook post (Tetrigidae: Discotettiginae).