ac·ri·dol·o·gy | \ ˌa-krə-ˈdä-lə-jē \
plural -es

Definition of acridology 

: the study of migratory locusts and other grasshoppers

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acridologist \ˌa-krə-ˈdä-lə-jist \ noun plural acridologists
Acridologists have debated the adaptiveness of phase polymorphism for decades. —James T. Costa, The Other Insect Societies, 2006

First Known Use of acridology

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acridology

Greek akrid-, akrís “grasshopper” + -o- + -logy

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occurring twice a year or every two years

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