Orthoptera

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὀρθός ‎(orthós, straight) + πτερά ‎(pterá, wings), plural of πτερόν ‎(pterón, wing)

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Orthoptera

  1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Polyneoptera—various insects including crickets, grasshoppers, wetas, katydids, etc... It formerly included many other groups such as cockroaches, stick insects, mantids and earwigs, which are now classified in other orders

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