Orthopteroidea

plural noun
Or·​thop·​ter·​oi·​dea

Definition of Orthopteroidea 

in some classifications

: a superorder or other division of Insecta that includes Orthoptera together with various other groups (as Phasmatodea, Dermaptera, and Diploglossata)

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New Latin, from Orthoptera + -oidea

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