acridid


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Related to acridid: Acrididae
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Synonyms for acridid

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Insects associated with the examined salticid nest included a few Mormotomyia and a nymphal acridid grasshopper.
Ward and Whipple (1918) state that an acridid is also a developmental host, while mosquito larvae served as experimental paratenic hosts in studies by Poinar and Doelman (1974).
Spiders (Araneae), beetles (Coleoptera) and acridid grasshoppers occurred most frequently in the fecal samples, although the data do not allow me to make any conclusions concerning the relative importance of these prey items as food sources.
Although most of the recorded prey items possess wings, indicating that Daspletis can capture flying prey, at least two items are wingless (an acridid nymph and a spider) which suggests that they can also capture ground-inhabiting prey.
Acridid grasshoppers were in 32% of crops and made up 13.