Definition of Anabrus simplex
1. Noun. Large dark wingless cricket-like katydid of arid parts of western United States.
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Literary usage of Anabrus simplex
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1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"Anabrus simplex. (After Riley.) grassy pasture lands or fields, lives in burrows under the ground, issues sometimes in the day, but more usually at night to ..."
2. Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology by United States Bureau of Entomology, Nathan Banks, Samuel Henshaw (1895)
"Characters of Anabrus simplex ; figures 9 j habits, ravages, and means against the species. 907. GLOVER, T. Entomological record. ..."
3. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1877)
"... writes me as follows regarding the cricket : " I send you two specimens of the large brown cricket from Idaho. I think it is Anabrus simplex of ..."
4. The Nineteenth Century (1885)
"Akin to these in their powers of mischief are the large brown crickets, Anabrus simplex, which are extremely destructive to the wheat crops and other ..."
5. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah by Howard Stansbury (1852)
"Anabrus simplex, Hald. PL. X. Fio. 4. Dark shining brown, posterior femora with an external and internal row of small spines beneath upon the posterior ..."