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ORTHOPTERA (grasshoppers and crickets)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

ACRIDOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans)
ACRIDIDAE (grasshoppers), eg: Myrmeleotettix maculatus var 'green' (Mottled Grasshopper - Green Variety) - Male - dorsal view
Variety 9 subtaxa 3 ident refs
CONOCEPHALIDAE (cone-heads)
Conocephalus dorsalis (Short-winged Cone-head), eg: Conocephalus dorsalis (Short-winged Cone-head) - Female - final nymphal instar - dorsal view Conocephalus fuscus (Long-winged Cone-head), eg: Conocephalus fuscus (Long-winged Cone-head) - Female - dorsal view
Species 2 subtaxa 3 ident refs
GRYLLOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 2 subtaxa  
GRYLLIDAE (crickets) Family 2 subtaxa  
Gryllus campestris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Field Cricket)
Entrance to burrow
Species    
Nemobius sylvestris (Bosc, 1792) (Wood Cricket)
Female - dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
GRYLLOTALPIDAE (mole-crickets) Family 1 subtaxon  
Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mole Cricket)
Dorsal view
Species   1 ident refs
MECONEMATIDAE (oak bush crickets)
Meconema thalassinum (Oak Bush-cricket), eg: Meconema thalassinum (Oak Bush-cricket) - Female - dorso-lateral view
Species 2 subtaxa 4 ident refs
MOGOPLISTIDAE (scaly crickets) Family 1 subtaxon  
Pseudomogoplistes vicentae Gorochov, 1996 (Scaly Cricket)
Female - dorsal view
Species    
PHANEROPTERIDAE (speckled bush crickets)
Leptophyes punctatissima (Speckled Bush-cricket), eg: Leptophyes punctatissima (Speckled Bush-cricket) - Female - dorso-lateral view
Species 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
RHAPHIDOPHOROIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
RHAPHIDOPHORIDAE (greenhouse camel crickets) Family 1 subtaxon  
Tachycines asynamorus Adelung, 1902 (Greenhouse Camel-cricket) Species   1 ident refs
TETRIGOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 3 subtaxa  
TETRIGIDAE (ground-hoppers) Family 3 subtaxa  
Tetrix ceperoi (Bolivar, 1887) (Cepero's Ground-hopper)
Dorsal view
Species    
Tetrix subulata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Slender Groundhopper) Species   1 ident refs
Tetrix undulata (Sowerby, 1806) (Common Groundhopper)
Female nymph - dorsal view
Species    
TETTIGONIOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans)
TETTIGONIIDAE (bush crickets), eg: Metrioptera roeselii (Roesel's Bush-cricket) - Male - dorsal view
Species 6 subtaxa 2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Chopard, L., 1922 Orthoptères et Dermaptères
Chopard, L., 1951 Orthoptèroïdes
Hincks, W.D., 1949 Dermaptera and Orthoptera
Lucas, W.J., 1920 A Monograph of the British Orthoptera
Marshall, J.A. & Haes, E.C.M., 1988 Grasshoppers and allied Insects of Great Britain and Ireland
Ragge, D.R., 1965 Grasshoppers, Crickets & Cockroaches of the British Isles
Ragge, D.R., 1973 The British Orthoptera: a supplement
Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut): http://users.skynet.be/jjw.myco.mons Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

Regional guides

Identifying grasshoppers, crickets and allies in Beds, Cambs and Northants.: http://www.wildlifebcnp.org/ecology-resources.htm Identifying grasshoppers, crickets and allies in Beds, Cambs and Northants.
Paul, J., 1989 Grasshoppers & Crickets of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

Song

Burton, J. & Ragge, D.R. A Sound Guide to the Grasshoppers and Allied Insects of Great Britain and Ireland
Ragge, D.R. & Reynolds, W.J. A Sound Guide to the Grasshoppers and Crickets of Western Europe
Ragge, D.R. & Reynolds, W.J. The Songs of the Grasshoppers and Crickets of Western Europe
Ragge, D.R., 1965 (Song diagrams) Grasshoppers, Crickets & Cockroaches of the British Isles

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 15 general literature references to ORTHOPTERA (grasshoppers and crickets)

ORTHOPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 28 feeding and other relationships of ORTHOPTERA (grasshoppers and crickets)

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