162 relations: African Invertebrates, Aggression, Alagoas, Anabrus, Ant cricket, Antenna (biology), Anti-predator adaptation, Anurogryllus, Aphid, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Barbados, Beef cattle, Behavioral Ecology (journal), Biodiversity, Brachytrupes, Buddy Holly, Caelifera, Cambodia, Camouflage, Cannibalism, Canopy (biology), Caraguatatuba, Carboniferous, Carlo Collodi, Cercus, Charles Dickens, Chemoreceptor, China, Chitin, Cladogram, Connecticut, Conscience, Copholandrevus, Cricket (magazine), Cricket fighting, Cricket paralysis virus, Crickets as pets, Dog food, Dolbear's law, Dominance (genetics), Dominance hierarchy, Drosophila, Du Fu, Elytron, Eneopterinae, Ensifera, Entomopathogenic fungus, Environment (biophysical), Europe, Fecundity, ..., Feed conversion ratio, Fertilisation, Field cricket, Flesh fly, Fly, George Selden (author), Gourd, Grasshopper, Grylloidea, Gryllus assimilis, Gryllus bimaculatus, Gryllus campestris, Gryllus firmus, Guardian angel, Hapithinae, Hawaii, Hemimetabolism, Herbivore, Hope, Host (biology), House cricket, Hylidae, Iberian Peninsula, Inbreeding depression, Insect, Jean-Henri Fabre, Jiminy Cricket, Johann Nepomuk von Laicharting, John Keats, Kauai, Kuala Lumpur, Laos, Larva, Latitude, Lettuce, Lubbock Crickets, Mandible, Mediterranean house gecko, Metarhizium anisopliae, Mogoplistidae, Mole cricket, Moulting, Mulan (1998 film), Muteness, National Geographic Society, Nematomorpha, Nemobiinae, Nocturnality, Non-coding RNA, Nymph (biology), Oecanthus fultoni, Oecanthus pellucens, Omnivore, Ormia ochracea, Orthoptera, Ovary, Oviduct, Ovipositor, Paragordius varius, Parasitism, Parasitoid, Pathogen, Pentacentrinae, Phalangopsinae, Phylogenetic tree, Pinocchio (1940 film), Podoscirtinae, Polyandry, Polymorphism (biology), Predation, Prothorax, Rhaphidophoridae, Rhopalosoma, Rickettsia, Scale insect, Scelionidae, Schizodactylidae, Sclerotin, Sensu, Serration, Sexual intercourse, Simple eye in invertebrates, Species, Spermatophore, Stenopelmatidae, Stridulation, Tachinidae, Talking Cricket, Tang dynasty, Tegmen, Teleogryllus, Teleogryllus oceanicus, Tettigoniidae, Thailand, The Adventures of Pinocchio, The Cricket in Times Square, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Crickets, The Walt Disney Company, Times Square, To Autumn, Tree cricket, Triassic, Tridactyloidea, Trigonidiinae, Tropics, Tympanum (anatomy), United States, Vietnam, William H. Cade, William Wordsworth, Zygosity. Expand index (112 more) » « Shrink index
African Invertebrates is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal that covers the taxonomy, systematics, biogeography, ecology, conservation, and palaeontology of Afrotropical invertebrates, whether terrestrial, freshwater, or marine.
Aggression is overt, often harmful, social interaction with the intention of inflicting damage or other unpleasantness upon another individual.
Alagoas is one of the 27 states of Brazil and is situated in the eastern part of the Northeast Region.
Anabrus is a genus of insect in the family Tettigoniidae that includes the Mormon cricket.
The ant-loving crickets are rarely encountered relatives of crickets, and are obligate inquilines within ant nests.
Antennae (singular: antenna), sometimes referred to as "feelers," are paired appendages used for sensing in arthropods.
Anti-predator adaptations are mechanisms developed through evolution that assist prey organisms in their constant struggle against predators.
Anurogryllus (from the Greek an ("without") -uro ("tail") and the Latin gryllus ("cricket"), commonly known as short-tailed crickets, is a genus of crickets in family Gryllidae. The common and scientific names derive from the vestigial, poorly developed ovipositors of females.
Aphids are small sap-sucking insects and members of the superfamily Aphidoidea.
Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (Jerez de la Frontera, 1488/1490/1492"Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez (1492?-1559?)." American Eras. Vol. 1: Early American Civilizations and Exploration to 1600. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 50-51. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.Seville, 1557/1558/1559/1560"Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2014. Web. 08 Dec. 2014.) was a Spanish explorer of the New World, and one of four survivors of the 1527 Narváez expedition.
Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.
Beef cattle are cattle raised for meat production (as distinguished from dairy cattle, used for milk production).
Behavioral Ecology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology.
Biodiversity, a portmanteau of biological (life) and diversity, generally refers to the variety and variability of life on Earth.
Brachytrupes is a genus of cricket in the family Gryllidae.
Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959), known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer who was a central and pioneering figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
The Caelifera are a sub-order of Orthopteran insects.
Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Camouflage is the use of any combination of materials, coloration, or illumination for concealment, either by making animals or objects hard to see (crypsis), or by disguising them as something else (mimesis).
Cannibalism is the act of one individual of a species consuming all or part of another individual of the same species as food.
In biology, the canopy is the aboveground portion of a plant community or crop, formed by the collection of individual plant crowns.
Caraguatatuba, widely known by its abbreviation Caraguá, is a city in the eastern part of the southern state of São Paulo in Brazil.
The Carboniferous is a geologic period and system that spans 60 million years from the end of the Devonian Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Permian Period, Mya.
Carlo Lorenzini, better known by the pen name Carlo Collodi (24 November 1826 – 26 October 1890), was an Italian author and journalist, widely known for his world-renowned fairy tale novel The Adventures of Pinocchio.
Cerci (singular cercus) are paired appendages on the rear-most segments of many arthropods, including insects and symphylans.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
A chemoreceptor, also known as chemosensor, is a specialized sensory receptor cell which transduces (responds to) a chemical substance (endogenous or induced) and generates a biological signal.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chitin (C8H13O5N)n, a long-chain polymer of ''N''-acetylglucosamine, is a derivative of glucose.
A cladogram (from Greek clados "branch" and gramma "character") is a diagram used in cladistics to show relations among organisms.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment that assists in distinguishing right from wrong.
Copholandrevus is a genus of cricket in the family Gryllidae.
Cricket is an illustrated literary magazine for children published in the United States, founded in September 1973 by Marianne Carus whose intent was to create "The New Yorker for children.".
Cricket fighting is a blood sport involving the fighting of male crickets.
Cricket Paralysis Virus (CrPV) was initially discovered in Australian field crickets (Teleogryllus commodus and Teleogryllus oceanicus) by Carl Reinganum and his colleagues at the Victorian Plant Research Institute (Burnley, Melbourne, Australia).
Keeping crickets as pets emerged in China in early antiquity.
Dog food is food specifically formulated and intended for consumption by dogs and other related canines.
Dolbear's law states the relationship between the air temperature and the rate at which crickets chirp.
Dominance in genetics is a relationship between alleles of one gene, in which the effect on phenotype of one allele masks the contribution of a second allele at the same locus.
Dominance hierarchy is a type of social hierarchy that arises when members of a social group interact, often aggressively, to create a ranking system.
Drosophila is a genus of flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "small fruit flies" or (less frequently) pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies, a reference to the characteristic of many species to linger around overripe or rotting fruit.
Du Fu (Wade–Giles: Tu Fu;; 712 – 770) was a prominent Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.
An elytron (from Greek ἔλυτρον "sheath, cover"; plural: elytra) is a modified, hardened forewing of certain insect orders, notably beetles (Coleoptera) and a few of the true bugs (Hemiptera); in most true bugs, the forewings are instead called hemelytra (sometimes misspelled as "hemielytra"), as only the basal half is thickened while the apex is membranous.
Eneopterinae is a subfamily of insects in the cricket family (Gryllidae).
Ensifera is a suborder of insects that includes the various types of crickets and their allies including: true crickets, camel crickets, bush crickets or katydids, grigs, wetas and Cooloola monsters.
An entomopathogenic fungus is a fungus that can act as a parasite of insects and kills or seriously disables them.
A biophysical environment is a biotic and abiotic surrounding of an organism or population, and consequently includes the factors that have an influence in their survival, development, and evolution.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
In human demography and population biology, fecundity is the potential for reproduction of an organism or population, measured by the number of gametes (eggs), seed set, or asexual propagules.
In animal husbandry, feed conversion ratio (FCR) or feed conversion rate is a ratio or rate measuring of the efficiency with which the bodies of livestock convert animal feed into the desired output.
Fertilisation or fertilization (see spelling differences), also known as generative fertilisation, conception, fecundation, syngamy and impregnation, is the fusion of gametes to initiate the development of a new individual organism.
Field crickets are insects of order Orthoptera.
Flies in the family Sarcophagidae (from the Greek σάρκο sarco-.
True flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and πτερόν pteron "wings".
George Selden Thompson (May 14, 1929 – December 5, 1989) was an American author.
A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae, particularly Cucurbita and Lagenaria or the fruit of the two genera of Bignoniaceae "calabash tree", Crescentia and Amphitecna.
Grasshoppers are insects of the suborder Caelifera within the order Orthoptera, which includes crickets and their allies in the other suborder Ensifera.
Grylloidea is a superfamily of insects in the order Orthoptera.
Gryllus assimilis, commonly known as the Jamaican field cricket and sometimes referred to as the silent cricket (a misnomer) among other names, is one of many cricket species known as a field cricket.
Gryllus bimaculatus is one of many cricket species known as field crickets.
Gryllus campestris is one of many crickets known as field crickets.
Gryllus firmus, commonly known as the sand field cricket, is one of many cricket species known as field crickets.
A guardian angel is an angel that is assigned to protect and guide a particular person, group, kingdom, or country.
Hapithinae is a subfamily of insects in the cricket family (Gryllidae).
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
Hemimetabolism or hemimetaboly, also called incomplete metamorphosis and paurometabolism,McGavin, George C. Essential Entomology: An Order-by-Order Introduction.
A herbivore is an animal anatomically and physiologically adapted to eating plant material, for example foliage, for the main component of its diet.
Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large.
In biology and medicine, a host is an organism that harbours a parasitic, a mutualistic, or a commensalist guest (symbiont), the guest typically being provided with nourishment and shelter.
Acheta domesticus, commonly called the house cricket, is a cricket most likely native to Southwestern Asia, but between 1950 and 2000 it became the standard feeder insect for the pet and research industries and spread worldwide.
The Hylidae are a wide-ranging family of frogs commonly referred to as "tree frogs and their allies".
The Iberian Peninsula, also known as Iberia, is located in the southwest corner of Europe.
Inbreeding depression is the reduced biological fitness in a given population as a result of inbreeding, or breeding of related individuals.
Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.
Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre (22 December 1823 – 11 October 1915) was a French naturalist, entomologist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on the lives of insects.
Jiminy Cricket is the Walt Disney version of the Talking Cricket (Italian: Il Grillo Parlante), a fictional character created by Carlo Collodi for his children's book The Adventures of Pinocchio, which Disney adapted into the animated film Pinocchio in 1940.
Johann Nepomuk von Laicharting was an Austrian entomologist.
John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet.
Kauai, anglicized as Kauai, is geologically the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands.
Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.
Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.
A larva (plural: larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.
In geography, latitude is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north–south position of a point on the Earth's surface.
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant of the daisy family, Asteraceae.
The Lubbock Crickets were the first minor league baseball team to play in Lubbock, Texas after a 39 year hiatus.
The mandible, lower jaw or jawbone is the largest, strongest and lowest bone in the human face.
The Mediterranean house gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus) (not to be confused with the Asian species Hemidactylus frenatus known as common house gecko) is a small gecko common to the Mediterranean which has spread to many parts of the world.
Metarhizium anisopliae, formerly known as Entomophthora anisopliae (basionym), is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and causes disease in various insects by acting as a parasitoid.
Mogoplistidae is a family of scaly crickets within the superfamily Grylloidea.
Mole crickets are members of the insect family Gryllotalpidae, in the order Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, and crickets).
In biology, moulting (British English), or molting (American English), also known as sloughing, shedding, or in many invertebrates, ecdysis, is the manner in which an animal routinely casts off a part of its body (often, but not always, an outer layer or covering), either at specific times of the year, or at specific points in its life cycle.
Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation for Walt Disney Pictures.
Muteness or mutism is an inability to speak, often caused by a speech disorder or surgery.
The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
Nematomorpha (sometimes called Gordiacea, and commonly known as horsehair worms or Gordian worms) are a phylum of parasitoid animals superficially similar to nematode worms in morphology, hence the name.
Nemobiinae is a subfamily of Gryllidae, the true crickets.
Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day.
A non-coding RNA (ncRNA) is an RNA molecule that is not translated into a protein.
In biology, a nymph is the immature form of some invertebrates, particularly insects, which undergoes gradual metamorphosis (hemimetabolism) before reaching its adult stage.
Oecanthus fultoni, also known as the snowy tree cricket, or thermometer cricket, is a species of tree cricket from North America.
Oecanthus pellucens, common name Italian tree cricket, is a species of tree crickets belonging to the family Gryllidae, subfamily Oecanthinae.
Omnivore is a consumption classification for animals that have the capability to obtain chemical energy and nutrients from materials originating from plant and animal origin.
Ormia ochracea is a small yellow nocturnal fly, a parasitoid of crickets.
Orthoptera is an order of insects that comprises the grasshoppers, locusts and crickets, including closely related insects such as the katydids and wetas.
The ovary is an organ found in the female reproductive system that produces an ovum.
In vertebrates, other than mammals, the passageway from the ovaries to the outside of the body is known as the oviduct.
The ovipositor is an organ used by some animals for the laying of eggs.
Paragordius varius, also known as the nematomorphs or horsehair worm, are known to control their definitive host to jump into a pool of water, thus allowing the adult worm to escape and reproduce.
In evolutionary biology, parasitism is a relationship between species, where one organism, the parasite, lives on or in another organism, the host, causing it some harm, and is adapted structurally to this way of life.
A parasitoid is an organism that lives in close association with its host and at the host's expense, and which sooner or later kills it.
In biology, a pathogen (πάθος pathos "suffering, passion" and -γενής -genēs "producer of") or a '''germ''' in the oldest and broadest sense is anything that can produce disease; the term came into use in the 1880s.
Pentacentrinae is a subfamily of anomalous crickets in the family Gryllidae.
Phalangopsinae, occasionally known as spider crickets, are a subfamily of the cricket family Gryllidae.
A phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities—their phylogeny—based upon similarities and differences in their physical or genetic characteristics.
Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.
Podoscirtinae is a subfamily of crickets in the family Gryllidae.
Polyandry (from πολυ- poly-, "many" and ἀνήρ anēr, "man") is a form of polygamy in which a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.
Polymorphism in biology and zoology is the occurrence of two or more clearly different morphs or forms, also referred to as alternative phenotypes, in the population of a species.
Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).
The prothorax is the foremost of the three segments in the thorax of an insect, and bears the first pair of legs.
The orthopteran family Rhaphidophoridae includes the cave weta, cave crickets, camelback crickets, camel crickets, spider crickets (sometimes shortened to "criders", or "land shrimp" or "sprickets") and sand treaders, of the suborder Ensifera.
Rhopalosoma is a genus of wasps in family Rhopalosomatidae.
Rickettsia is a genus of nonmotile, Gram-negative, nonspore-forming, highly pleomorphic bacteria that can be present as cocci (0.1 μm in diameter), rods (1–4 μm long), or thread-like (10 μm long).
The scale insects are small insects of the order Hemiptera, suborder Sternorrhyncha.
The hymenopteran family Scelionidae is a very large cosmopolitan group (over 3000 described species in some 160 genera) of exclusively parasitoid wasps, mostly small (0.5–10 mm), often black, often highly sculptured, with (typically) elbowed antennae that have a 9- or 10-segmented flagellum.
Schizodactylidae is a family of orthopteran insects found in Asia and Africa, known as dune crickets or splay-footed crickets.
Sclerotin is a component of the cuticles of various Arthropoda, most familiarly insects.
Sensu is a Latin word meaning "in the sense of".
Serration generally refers to a saw-like appearance or a row of sharp or tooth-like projections.
Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.
A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit) refers to a type of eye form or optical arrangement that contains a single lens.
In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.
A spermatophore or sperm ampulla is a capsule or mass containing spermatozoa created by males of various animal species, especially salamanders and arthropods, and transferred in entirety to the female's ovipore during reproduction.
The family Stenopelmatidae is composed of large, flightless insects resembling crickets (the family Gryllidae).
Stridulation is the act of producing sound by rubbing together certain body parts.
The Tachinidae are a large and variable family of true flies within the insect order Diptera, with more than 8,200 known species and many more to be discovered.
The Talking Cricket (Il Grillo Parlante) is a fictional character that appears in Carlo Collodi's 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio (Le avventure di Pinocchio).
The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
A tegmen (plural: tegmina) designates the modified leathery front wing on an insect particularly in the orders Dermaptera (earwigs), Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets and similar families), Mantodea (praying mantis), Phasmatodea (stick and leaf insects) and Blattodea (cockroaches).
Teleogryllus is a genus of crickets in the family Gryllidae.
Teleogryllus oceanicus, commonly known as the Australian, Pacific or oceanic field cricket, is a cricket found across Oceania and in coastal Australia from Carnarvon in Western Australia and Rockhampton in north-east Queensland Otte, D. & Alexander, R.D. 1983.
Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called bush crickets (in the UK), katydids (in the USA), or long-horned grasshoppers (mostly obsolete).
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The Adventures of Pinocchio (Le avventure di Pinocchio) is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Pescia.
The Cricket in Times Square is a 1960 children's book by George Selden and illustrated by Garth Williams.
The Cricket on the Hearth: A Fairy Tale of Home is a novella by Charles Dickens, published by Bradbury and Evans, and released 20 December 1845 with illustrations by Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield and Edwin Henry Landseer.
The Crickets were an American rock and roll band from Lubbock, Texas, formed by singer-songwriter Buddy Holly in the 1950s.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.
"To Autumn" is a poem by English Romantic poet John Keats (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821).
Tree crickets are insects of order Orthoptera.
The Triassic is a geologic period and system which spans 50.6 million years from the end of the Permian Period 251.9 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Jurassic Period Mya.
Tridactyloidea is a superfamily in the order Orthoptera.
Trigonidiinae is a subfamily of insects in the order Orthoptera, in which they belong to the suborder Ensifera, like all true crickets (Gryllidae).
The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.
The tympanum is an external hearing structure in animals such as mammals, birds, some reptiles, some amphibians and some insects.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
Zygosity is the degree of similarity of the alleles for a trait in an organism.