By Robert K. Nabours
Many of the genera and species of the Orthopteran sub-family Tet tigidae might be famous lower than a number of names within the stories of a couple of entomologists. they vary from the shape Bulla of LINNE (1767), whose figures are unmistakable, to the new descriptions of SCUDDER (1900), HANCOCK (1902), and different orthoptologists. Such phrases as Tettix, Tettiginae and Tettigidae it appears have been derived from "tettix" of Greek foundation, that means grasshopper. the typical identify, "Grouse locust," has most likely been utilized as a result of a fanci ful resemblance of a few of those bugs to the grouse (Tetraoninae). B I zero LOG Y zero F THE GR zero USE L zero C U S T S The Distinguishing features. the subsequent dialogue con cerning the features which distinguish the Grouse Locusts is basically from the distinctive descriptions through HANCOCK (1902) and Ro BERTSON (1915). (See Fig. I). FIG. 1. Lateral, dorsal and frontal points of the physique of a regular grouse locust, Acrydium (From HANCOCK) they're one of the smallest of the Orthoptera. The super de veloped apical means of the pronotum extends backward over the 30 THE GENETICS OF THE TETTIGIDAE (GROUSE LOCUSTS) clarification of Plate I (All figures from HANCOCK, 1902) FIG. 1. Choriphyllum /oliatum HANCOCK. lady from Jamaica. FIG. 2. Nymph of Acrydium obscurus HANCOCK. FIG. three. Tettigidea parvipennis getting ready the burrow for the eggs. FIG. four. Acrydium granulatus SCUDDER. girl. FIG. five and six. Dorsal and profile perspectives of posterior stomach appen dages of a male Acrydium hancocki MORSE.
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