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Definition of the noun orthopteran

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noun - plural: orthopterans

  1. any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts

Alternative definition of the noun orthopteran


  1. [zoology] Any of many insects of the order Orthoptera

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Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Hybridization was also observed among some orthopteran viruses: Melanoplus sanguinipes, Arphia conspersa, Phoetaliotes nebrascensis and Oedaleus senegalensis. However, the two grasshopper viruses from Aeropedellus clavatus and ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

an orthopteran species. (b) A Diptera species. After Engelmann, 1970. Parthenogenetic: The production of offspring from unfertilized eggs. Partial metamorphosis (alternative terms, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

orthopteran an organism belonging to the Or- thoptera, an order of the Hemimetabola containing cockroaches, locusts, grasshoppers, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

In the western United States, some lava tube caves contain another interesting orthopteran, Grylloblatta (Grylloblattodea). Hymenoptera are generally not important components of North American cave communities, with the exception of the ...

Google previewWebster's Common Sense Dictionary (1902)

Literary, Scientific, Encyclopedic, Pronouncing and Defining by Noah Webster

orthopter, orthopteran, or-thop'ter, or-thop'ter-an, n. One of an order of Insects which have four wings, ...

Google previewDictionary, Grades 6 - 12 (2012)

Classic Reference Library by American Education Publishing

A leaping orthopteran insect, the male of the species producing a high pitched chirping sound by rubbing the front wings together; a game played with a bat and ball by two teams of eleven play- ers each. cri•er n. One who calls out public ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Orthopteran stridulatory device on one wing (Plectrum) must interface with a component on other wing (Mirror). Insect cannot stridulate if wing overlap sequence is reversed. See Asymmetry; Symmetry. Cf. Absolute Asymmetry; Behavioural ...

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Video shows what orthopteran means. Any of many insects of the order Orthoptera. Orthopteran Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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