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Definition of the noun acridid

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noun - plural: -

  1. grasshopper with short antennae

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

The acridid ear is one of the few insect ears known to have the capability of pitch discrimination. About 60–80 scolopidia form four separate groups that attach to different regions of the eardrum, which, in turn, resonate to different sound ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

an amoeba that infests Malpighian Tubules of acridid Orthoptera. AMOEBIFORMAdj. (Greek, amoibe =achange; alternation + Latin, forma = appearance.) 1. Amoeba-shaped; descriptive of structure without ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

grasshopper acrid- (acridid); forbi( forbivorous); gryll- (gryllotalpa); locust- (locustid) grebe podic- (Podicipedidae) grouse gallinac- (gallinaceous); tetrao(tetraonid) gull gavi- (Gaviae); lar- (larine) hake ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

During laying, acridid eggs ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

Sporozoan - Acridid Interactions: A Technological Assessment. Biotechnological Perspectives in Chemical Ecology of Insects. Ed. T. N. Ananthakrishnan. New Delhi: Oxford and IBH Publishing Company Private Limited, 1996. 168—78.

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

In North America the names locust and grasshopper are interchangable and used for any acridid; CICADAs are sometimes called locusts. In Europe, locust refers to large species and grasshopper to small ones. Locusts are found worldwide.

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1I1D2I1D2

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