Definition of Genus Acheta

1. Noun. Common house and field crickets.

Exact synonyms: Acheta
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Gryllidae, Gryllidae
Member holonyms: Acheta Domestica, European House Cricket, Acheta Assimilis, Field Cricket

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acheta

genus Abronia
genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta (current term)
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris
genus Acrobates

Literary usage of Genus Acheta

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

1. Introduction to entomology: Comprehending a General View of the by James Duncan (1840)
"The two former are referred to the genus ACHETA, which, besides them, comprehends two other British species. The history of the domestic cricket has been so ..."

2. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England by Peter Bellinger Brodie (1845)
"... and attached Elytra of Coleoptera; the other is a very fine and perfect specimen belonging to the genus Acheta, one of the Cricket tribe (pl. ii. fig. ..."

3. Matheran Hill: Its People, Plants and Animals by John Young Smith (1871)
"The genus Acheta is represented by several species, and among commoner kinds will probably be found the grotesque-looking Acheta monstrosa of the Deccan. ..."

4. Genera crustaceorum et insectorum secundum ordinem naturalem in familias by Pierre-André Latreille (1807)
"... vendi modo a praecedentibus diversa; flores enim, plantas frequentant ; an proprium genus ? Acheta italica, Fabricii; gryllus pellucens Panzeri, Faun. ..."

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