Definition of Family Locustidae

1. Noun. Short-horned grasshoppers; true locusts.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Locustidae

family Leporidae
family Leptodactylidae
family Leptotyphlopidae
family Liliaceae
family Limacidae
family Limulidae
family Linaceae
family Liopelmidae
family Liparidae
family Liparididae
family Lithodidae
family Littorinidae
family Loasaceae
family Lobeliaceae
family Lobotidae
family Locustidae (current term)
family Loganiaceae
family Lomariopsidaceae
family Lophiidae
family Lophosoriaceae
family Loranthaceae
family Lorisidae
family Loxomataceae
family Lucanidae
family Lutjanidae
family Luvaridae
family Lycaenidae
family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae

Literary usage of Family Locustidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fauna of Mayfield's Cave by Arthur Mangun Banta (1907)
"... from Nova Scotia to Texas east of the Rocky Mountains. I find no mention of its wintering over. Order ORTHOPTERA. Family LOCUSTIDAE. ..."

2. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"We, have already seen that the term "locusts" should properly be applied to the long-horned grasshoppers of the true family Locustidae, although it is also, ..."

3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1915)
"... etc., but judging from the figures by Caudell, 1912 ("Orthoptera," family "Locustidae ;" Genera Insectorum, fascicle 138), ..."

4. Handbook to the Natural History of Cambridgeshire by John Edward Marr, Arthur Everett Shipley (1904)
"Family LOCUSTIDAE. Locusta viridissima, L. Very common in the fens and in hedges, etc., in many places (Jenyns). This fine species appears to be less common ..."

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