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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En cuanto al IRIJ jerarquizado para los machos se considera a las Araneae (suelo) (100%) como unica presa fundamental, Scarabaeidae (65,68%), Araneae (otras) (60,69%), Acrididae (57,33%) como secundarias; Isopoda (40,8%), Tettigonidae (40,6) y Lepidoptera (38,96%) como accesorias y el resto como presa accidental (Tabla 4)
Grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Arididae and Tettigonidae), dominated by Melanoplus devastator, composed [greater than]85% (by biomass) of the grassland herbivores (invertebrate and vertebrate) at this site.
P, A H, F P, A H, F Reduviidae 1 N, A H -- -- Tettigonidae 1 -- -- -- -- Tripidae 1 N, A H -- -- Trips sp.
Los adultos fueron alimentados diariamente con presas vivas introducidas en la jaula, consistentes en Diptera (Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Tachinidae, Sarcophagidae), Orthoptera (Locustidae, Tettigonidae), Lepidoptera-Nymphaloidea (Adelpha, Anartia, Corades, Diaethria, Fountainea, Memphis, Marpesia, Oressinoma, Oxeoschistus, Pedaliodes, Pronophila, Pseudomaniola, Siproeta, Vanessa) y Pieridae (Leptophobia).