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ORTHOPTERA (grasshoppers and crickets)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
ACRIDOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 4 subtaxa 6 21
CONOCEPHALIDAE (cone-heads) Family 2 subtaxa 5  
GRYLLOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 1 subtaxon    
GRYLLIDAE (crickets) Family 1 subtaxon 2  
GRYLLOTALPIDAE (mole-crickets) Family 1 subtaxon 2  
MECONEMATIDAE (oak bush crickets) Family 2 subtaxa 5  
PHANEROPTERIDAE (speckled bush crickets) Family   2  
RHAPHIDOPHOROIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 1 subtaxon    
RHAPHIDOPHORIDAE (greenhouse camel crickets) Family 1 subtaxon    
Tachycines asynamorus Adelung, 1902 (Greenhouse Camel-cricket) Species   1  
TETRIGOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 2 subtaxa    
TETRIGIDAE (ground-hoppers) Family 2 subtaxa 2 1
TETTIGONIOIDEA (a superfamily of orthopterans) Superfamily 2 subtaxa    
TETTIGONIIDAE (bush crickets) Family 2 subtaxa 4  

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

General Works

ORTHOPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

ORTHOPTERA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Orthoptera listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)

Associated with ORTHOPTERA:

is endoparasitised by larva Sarcophaga jacobsoni - a flesh fly (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
is endoparasitoid host of larva Blaesoxipha - a genus of flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) Restricted van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
is taken to the nest of female Tachysphex nitidus s.s. - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Tachysphex pompiliformis - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Tachysphex unicolor - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
adult (live) live adult may be infected by colony Entomophaga grylli - an entomophagous fungus (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) UK/Ireland Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982,
Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007

Orthoptera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
Moss, M., Spooner, B. & Mitchell, D.W., 2007 Two rare and interesting entomogenous fungi from south-east England
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae
Waterhouse, G.M. & Brady, B.L., 1982 Key to the Species of Entomophthora sensu lato
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