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Definition of the noun acridid
What does acridid mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- grasshopper with short antennae
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of acridid: short-horned grasshopper
- more generic words: grasshopper / hopper = terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
- more specific word: locust = migratory grasshoppers of warm regions having short antennae
- member of: Acrididae / family Acrididae / family Locustidae / Locustidae = short-horned grasshoppers
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Encyclopedia 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 ...
A 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 ...
Word 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 ...
by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham
During laying, acridid eggs ...
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.
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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