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Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, and relatives)

Wikipedia Abstract

Orthoptera is an order of insects with paurometabolous or incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, weta, and locusts. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as a "stridulation") by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. The tympanum or ear is located in the front tibia in crickets, mole crickets, and katydids, and on the first abdominal segment in the grasshoppers and locusts.
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Superfamily

Acridoidea (Grasshoppers) (7,678)   (32)
Eumastacoidea (Monkey grasshoppers) (1,263)
Grylloidea (True crickets) (5,268)   (19)
Hagloidea (Ambidextrous/hump-winged crickets) (8)
Pneumoroidea (bladder grasshoppers) (17)
Pyrgomorphoidea (477)
Rhaphidophoroidea (Camel crickets/cave crickets) (598)
Schizodactyloidea (dune crickets, splay-footed crickets) (15)
Stenopelmatoidea (Stone/leaf/sand crickets) (1,000)
Tanaoceroidea (3)
Tetrigoidea (grouse locusts, pygmy grasshoppers, and pygmy locusts) (1,693)   (6)
Tettigonioidea (katydids and long-horned grasshoppers) (6,936)   (20)
Tridactyloidea (Pygmy mole crickets) (221)
Trigonopterygoidea (Leaf bush-hoppers) (21)

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