Ommexechidae

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Ommexechidae
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Caelifera
Superfamily: Acridoidea
Family: Ommexechidae
Bolívar, 1884 [1]

The Ommexechidae are a family of grasshoppers, in the Orthoptera: suborder Caelifera. [2] Species in this family can be found in the Americas.

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Genera

The Orthoptera Species File [3] lists:

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References

  1. Bolívar, 1884 : Monografia de los Pirgomorfidos de la Seccion "Ommexechae. Anales de la Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, vol. 13, 1-73.
  2. Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2011). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  3. Orthoptera Species File (31 March 2010)