Orthopteroidea

plural noun Or·thop·ter·oi·dea

Definition of Orthopteroidea

in some classifications

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

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Origin and Etymology of orthopteroidea

New Latin, from Orthoptera + -oidea


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