Tridactylidae

Tridactylidae

[‚trī·dak′til·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The pygmy mole crickets, a family of insects in the order Orthoptera, highly specialized for fossorial existence.
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The 20 records available to me are as follows (sex of asilid bracketed): Coleoptera: Buprestidae ([female]), Coccinellidae ([female]), Dermestidae ([male]), Melyridae ([female]), Scarabaeidae (3[male] 3[female]); Diptera: Muscidae ([male]); Hemiptera: Lygaeidae ([male]), Pentatomidae ([male]); Isoptera: Hodotermitidae (3[male] 2[female]); Orthoptera: Tridactylidae (2[male]).
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.
Tridactylidea contains a single extant superfamily Tridactyloidea, which consists of three families: Cylindrachetidae, Ripipterygidae and Tridactylidae.