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Regnum Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Hexapoda, Classis Insecta


 

Anacridium aegyptium, fam. Acrididae,. Italia, Brescia, 1 Apr 2008. Provided by Paolo Beneventi

Trigonidium cicindeloides, fam.Gryllidae, Greece, Peloponnese, 2 Dec 2015, Pyrgos primary school 3.

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ORTHOPTERA


From ancient Greek

orthos = straight + pteron = wing


incomplete metamorphosis


28 familiae, 20.000 species

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MANTODEA


From ancient Greek

manto = prophet (soothsayer)


incomplete metamorphosis


8 familiae, 2.000 species

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ODONATA


From ancient Greek

odṓn = tooth


incomplete metamorphosis


30 familiae, 5.500 species