orthoptera

Summary

Summary: An order of insects comprising two suborders: Caelifera and Ensifera. They consist of GRASSHOPPERS, locusts, and crickets (GRYLLIDAE).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Activity levels of bats and katydids in relation to the lunar cycle
    Alexander B Lang
    Neurobiology and Animal Behavior Institute for Zoology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, 8010, Graz, Austria
    Oecologia 146:659-66. 2006
  2. ncbi A comparison of five hybrid zones of the weta Hemideina thoracica (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae): degree of cytogenetic differentiation fails to predict zone width
    Mary Morgan-Richards
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Evolution 57:849-61. 2003
  3. ncbi Detection of gamma-tubulin in spermatogonial cells of Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera) and Chortophaga viridifasciata (Orthoptera)
    Yumi Matsuda
    Laboratory of Developmental Biology, Rakuno Gakuen University, Ebetsu 069 8501, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 24:781-6. 2007
  4. ncbi Ultrastructural architecture and mechanical properties of attachment pads in Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera Tettigoniidae)
    S Gorb
    Biochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A 186:821-31. 2000
  5. ncbi The phylogeny of Orthoptera inferred from mtDNA and description of Elimaea cheni (Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) mitogenome
    Zhijun Zhou
    College of Life Science, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, China
    J Genet Genomics 37:315-24. 2010
  6. ncbi Scale effects and constraints for sound production in katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): correlated evolution between morphology and signal parameters
    F Montealegre
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:355-66. 2009
  7. ncbi Combined molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Orthoptera (Arthropoda, Insecta) and implications for their higher systematics
    P K Flook
    Zoology Institute, University of Basel, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Syst Biol 48:233-53. 1999
  8. ncbi Searching for the optimal data partitioning strategy in mitochondrial phylogenomics: a phylogeny of Acridoidea (Insecta: Orthoptera: Caelifera) as a case study
    James R Leavitt
    Department of Biology and M L Bean Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 67:494-508. 2013
  9. ncbi A century of paraphyly: a molecular phylogeny of katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) supports multiple origins of leaf-like wings
    Joseph D Mugleston
    Department of Biology and M L Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, 401 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602, USA Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1120-34. 2013
  10. ncbi Climatic change as an engine for speciation in flightless Orthoptera species inhabiting African mountains
    Kjetil Lysne Voje
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mol Ecol 18:93-108. 2009

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  1. ncbi Activity levels of bats and katydids in relation to the lunar cycle
    Alexander B Lang
    Neurobiology and Animal Behavior Institute for Zoology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, 8010, Graz, Austria
    Oecologia 146:659-66. 2006
    ..We conclude that foraging activity of L. silvicolum is probably influenced by prey availability to a large extent and argue that generally the causes of lunar phobia are species-specific...
  2. ncbi A comparison of five hybrid zones of the weta Hemideina thoracica (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae): degree of cytogenetic differentiation fails to predict zone width
    Mary Morgan-Richards
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Evolution 57:849-61. 2003
    ..It appears that, even within a single species, the extent of karyotypic differentiation between pairs of races is not a good predictor of the level of disadvantage suffered by hybrids...
  3. ncbi Detection of gamma-tubulin in spermatogonial cells of Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera) and Chortophaga viridifasciata (Orthoptera)
    Yumi Matsuda
    Laboratory of Developmental Biology, Rakuno Gakuen University, Ebetsu 069 8501, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 24:781-6. 2007
    ..Gamma-tubulin was also found in the spindle poles during metaphase of spermatogonial cells in the grasshopper...
  4. ncbi Ultrastructural architecture and mechanical properties of attachment pads in Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera Tettigoniidae)
    S Gorb
    Biochemistry Department, Max Planck Institute of Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A 186:821-31. 2000
    ..88+/-0.616 s and tau2 =41.2 +/- 9.95 s. Low stiffness of material studied here aids in surface replication and increase of area of real contact between the pad and the underlying substrate...
  5. ncbi The phylogeny of Orthoptera inferred from mtDNA and description of Elimaea cheni (Tettigoniidae: Phaneropterinae) mitogenome
    Zhijun Zhou
    College of Life Science, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, China
    J Genet Genomics 37:315-24. 2010
    ..The putative initiation codon for cox1 was TTA. The phylogeny of Orthoptera based on different mtDNA datasets were analyzed with maximum likelihood (ML) and Bayesian inference (BI)...
  6. ncbi Scale effects and constraints for sound production in katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae): correlated evolution between morphology and signal parameters
    F Montealegre
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Evol Biol 22:355-66. 2009
    Male katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) produce mating calls by rubbing the wings together, using specialized structures in their forewings (stridulatory file, scraper and mirror). A large proportion of species (ca...
  7. ncbi Combined molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Orthoptera (Arthropoda, Insecta) and implications for their higher systematics
    P K Flook
    Zoology Institute, University of Basel, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Syst Biol 48:233-53. 1999
    ..analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear rDNA sequences from species of all the superfamilies of the insect order Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets, and relatives) confirmed that although mitochondrial sequences provided good resolution ..
  8. ncbi Searching for the optimal data partitioning strategy in mitochondrial phylogenomics: a phylogeny of Acridoidea (Insecta: Orthoptera: Caelifera) as a case study
    James R Leavitt
    Department of Biology and M L Bean Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 67:494-508. 2013
    ..likelihood framework in the context of the mitochondrial phylogenomics of an orthopteran superfamily Acridoidea (Orthoptera: Caelifera)...
  9. ncbi A century of paraphyly: a molecular phylogeny of katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) supports multiple origins of leaf-like wings
    Joseph D Mugleston
    Department of Biology and M L Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, 401 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602, USA Electronic address
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:1120-34. 2013
    ..We also found the leaf-like wings of katydids have been derived independently in at least six lineages. ..
  10. ncbi Climatic change as an engine for speciation in flightless Orthoptera species inhabiting African mountains
    Kjetil Lysne Voje
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mol Ecol 18:93-108. 2009
    ..Perceiving forests as centres of speciation reinforces the importance of conserving the remaining forest patches in the region...
  11. ncbi Heavy metal accumulation, heat shock protein expression and cytogenetic changes in Tetrix tenuicornis (L.) (Tetrigidae, Orthoptera) from polluted areas
    E Warchałowska-Śliwa
    Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Environ Pollut 133:373-81. 2005
    ..In turn, 14.6% of males showed a heterozygous deficiency of chromatin in L2 and M3 bivalents in addition to the presence of B chromosomes...
  12. ncbi The mechanics of sound production in Panacanthus pallicornis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Conocephalinae): the stridulatory motor patterns
    Fernando Montealegre-Z
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, L5L 1C6
    J Exp Biol 208:1219-37. 2005
    ..Instead, katydids that produce pure-tone songs sweep their wings over a range of velocities, within which some portion matches file tooth spacing to give optimal phasing of energy input to excite a resonance in the right tegmen...
  13. ncbi Phylogeographical pattern correlates with pliocene mountain building in the alpine scree weta (Orthoptera, anostostomatidae)
    S A Trewick
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Mol Ecol 9:657-66. 2000
    ..connectens to Pliocene mountain building, and maintenance of this structure through the combined effects of mountain-top isolation during Pleistocene interglacials and ice barriers to dispersal during glacials...
  14. ncbi The mitochondrial genome of Ruspolia dubia (Orthoptera: Conocephalidae) contains a short A+T-rich region of 70 bp in length
    Zhijun Zhou
    College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an, Shaanxi, 710062, China
    Genome 50:855-66. 2007
    ..In addition, a short, highly conserved polythymidine stretch that was previously described in Orthoptera and Diptera was also present in the A+T-rich region.
  15. ncbi Mitochondrial genomics in Orthoptera using MOSAS
    Nathan C Sheffield
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
    Mitochondrial DNA 21:87-104. 2010
    ..and gene order among these and 18 other orthopteran mitogenomes from GenBank and reconstruct a phylogeny of Orthoptera. We propose a tetranucleotide start codon for cox1, and hypothesize that the tRNA(Asp)-tRNA(Lys) rearrangement ..
  16. ncbi A preliminary mitochondrial genome phylogeny of Orthoptera (Insecta) and approaches to maximizing phylogenetic signal found within mitochondrial genome data
    J Daniel Fenn
    Department of Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:59-68. 2008
    ..utility of mitochondrial genomes (mtgenomes) is examined using the framework of a preliminary phylogeny of Orthoptera. This study presents five newly sequenced genomes from four orthopteran families...
  17. ncbi Molecular phylogeography of Dolichopoda cave crickets (Orthoptera, Rhaphidophoridae): a scenario suggested by mitochondrial DNA
    Giuliana Allegrucci
    Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:153-64. 2005
    ..Based on mtDNA divergence, the present-day distribution of genetic diversity seems to have been impacted by climatic events due to glacial and interglacial cycles that have characterized the Pleistocene era...
  18. ncbi Impact of descending brain neurons on the control of stridulation, walking, and flight in orthoptera
    Ralf Heinrich
    Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, University of Gottingen, 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    Microsc Res Tech 56:292-301. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi Taxonomy of the genus Isophya (Orthoptera, Phaneropteridae, Barbitistinae): comparison of karyological and morphological data
    Elzbieta Warchałowska-Śliwa
    Department of Experimental Zoology, Institute of Systematics and Evolution ofAnimals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 56:227-41. 2008
    ..Cytogenetic analysis revealed some changes reflecting the level of genomic organization, and the results suggest some association of related taxa from biogeographic regions...
  20. ncbi Chromosome evolution in the genus Poecilimon (Orthoptera, Tettigonioidea, Phaneropteridae)
    E Warchałowska-Śliwa
    Department of Experimental Zoology, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 48:127-36. 2000
    ..The explanation of the differences between C-banding patterns and taxonomic proximity is probably that the C-banding pattern changes quickly as the result of the high degree of variation of constitutive heterochromatin...
  21. ncbi Polymorphism of the genus Isophya (Orthoptera, Phaneropteridae, Barbitistinae) revealed by RAPD
    Beata Grzywacz
    Department of Experimental Zoology, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 56:153-7. 2008
    ..The data were in most cases not congruent with morphological subdivision to the species group and cytotaxonomic studies. The genetic lineages of Isophya seem to be in discordance with relationships proposed by systematists...
  22. ncbi The complete mitochondrial genome of Deracantha onos (Orthoptera: Bradyporidae)
    Zhijun Zhou
    College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an, Shaanxi, 710062, China
    Mol Biol Rep 36:7-12. 2009
    ..onos mitogenome, respectively. One open reading frame (ORF) 87 amino acids in size was found on the H-strand, but Protein Blast searches analysis indicated that it was a nonfunctional ORF...
  23. ncbi Rapid cold hardening in young hoppers of the migratory locust Locusta migratoria L. (Orthoptera: Acridiidae)
    Xian Hui Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Integrated Management of Pest Insects and Rodents, Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Cryo Letters 24:331-40. 2003
    ..The rapid cold hardening response is possibly advantageous to first instar hoppers that are often exposed to large temperature fluctuations in spring or early summer...
  24. ncbi Reverse stridulatory wing motion produces highly resonant calls in a neotropical katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Pseudophyllinae)
    Fernando Montealegre-Z
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    J Insect Physiol 58:116-24. 2012
    ..Therefore, the song of this species is produced by resonance. The implications of such adaptations (reverse motion, file morphology, and wing resonance) are discussed...
  25. ncbi Establishment and characterization of an embryonic cell line from Gampsocleis gratiosa (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    Xin Zhang
    Research Institute of Resource Insects, Chinese Academy of Forestry, Kunming 650224, Yunnan, China
    In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 47:327-32. 2011
    The first continuous cell line from the embryo of Gampsocleis gratiosa (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae), designated as RIRI-GG1, was established. This cell line was serially subcultured in modified Grace medium...
  26. pmc Mitochondrial genomes of two Sinochlora species (Orthoptera): novel genome rearrangements and recognition sequence of replication origin
    Chunxiang Liu
    Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100101, Beijing, China
    BMC Genomics 14:114. 2013
    b>Orthoptera, the largest polyneopteran insect order, contains 2 suborders and 235 subfamilies...
  27. ncbi Cytogenetic variability of European tettigoniinae (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae); karyotypes, C- and Ag-NOR-banding
    Elzbieta Warchałowska-Śliwa
    Department of Experimental Zoology, Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31 016 Krakow, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 53:161-71. 2005
    ..New data confirmed that Robertsonian fusions and tandem fusions played the most important role in the evolution of the chromosome set in Tettigoniinae. Cytogenetic similarities and differences between particular species are discussed...
  28. ncbi Prevalence of B chromosomes in Orthoptera is associated with shape and number of A chromosomes
    Brian G Palestis
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, USA
    Genetica 138:1181-9. 2010
    ..thus provide support for centromeric drive as an important and prevalent force in the karyotypic evolution of Orthoptera, just as it appears to be in mammals...
  29. ncbi Molecular and classical chromosomal techniques reveal diversity in bushcricket genera of Barbitistini (Orthoptera)
    E Warchałowska-Śliwa
    a Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
    Genome 56:667-76. 2013
    ..However, the occurrence and distribution of different repetitive DNA sites tends to vary among the taxa. ..
  30. ncbi The femur-tibia control system in a proscopiid (Caelifera, Orthoptera): a test for assumptions on the functional basis and evolution of twig mimesis in stick insects
    H Wolf
    Neurobiology Department, University of Ulm, D 89069 Ulm, Germany
    J Exp Biol 204:3815-28. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi Age- and density-dependent prophylaxis in the migratory, cannibalistic Mormon cricket Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    Robert B Srygley
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory, 1500 N Central Avenue, Sidney, MT 59270, USA
    Environ Entomol 41:166-71. 2012
    ..Rearing density did not have a significant effect on either the darkness of the cuticle or antibacterial activity. This is the first report of age-related responses of adult insect immunity to crowding...
  32. ncbi Chromosomal polymorphism, morphological traits and male mating success in Leptysma argentina (Orthoptera)
    P C Colombo
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1428 Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Heredity (Edinb) 87:480-4. 2001
    Leptysma argentina (Acrididae: Orthoptera) is polymorphic for a centric fusion between pairs 3 and 6 of its basic chromosomal complement...
  33. ncbi Selenium accumulation protects plants from herbivory by Orthoptera via toxicity and deterrence
    John L Freeman
    Biology Department, Program in Molecular Plant Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    New Phytol 175:490-500. 2007
    ..Protection offered by organic selenium accumulation against these herbivores may have promoted the evolution of selenium hyperaccumulation in plants...
  34. ncbi Complete mitochondrial genome of Oxya chinensis (Orthoptera, Acridoidea)
    Chenyan Zhang
    School of Biological Sciences, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an 710062, China
    Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai) 40:7-18. 2008
    ..The A+T-rich region is 562 bp, shorter than that of other known Orthoptera insects...
  35. pmc Evolution of novel signal traits in the absence of female preferences in Neoconocephalus katydids (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae)
    Sarah L Bush
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e12457. 2010
    ..Natural selection can also influence signal traits if calls attract predators or parasitoids, or if calling is energetically costly. Neutral evolution is often neglected in the context of acoustic communication...
  36. ncbi Characterization of an iridescent virus isolated from Gryllus bimaculatus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)
    F T Just
    Institut fur Zoologie, Fischereibiologie und Fischkrankheiten, Tierärztliche Fakultät der Ludwig Maximilian Universität München, Kaulbachstrasse 37, Munchen, D 80539, Germany
    J Invertebr Pathol 77:51-61. 2001
    ..These data indicate that this new isolate, which we propose to be termed Gryllus bimaculatus iridescent virus, belongs to the genus Iridovirus of the family Iridoviridae...
  37. ncbi Molecular phylogeny of Banza (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae), the endemic katydids of the Hawaiian Archipelago
    L H Shapiro
    Division of Insect Biology, ESPM, 201 Wellman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3112, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 41:53-63. 2006
    The extant endemic katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) of the Hawaiian Archipelago include one to three species per high island and a single species on Nihoa, all currently placed in the genus Banza...
  38. ncbi A complex mechanism of call recognition in the katydid Neoconocephalus affinis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    Sarah L Bush
    Tucker Hall, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Exp Biol 212:648-55. 2009
    ..The results are discussed with regard to evolutionary changes in call recognition mechanisms within the genus...
  39. pmc Molecular phylogenetics of the genus Neoconocephalus (orthoptera, tettigoniidae) and the evolution of temperate life histories
    Robert L Snyder
    Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7203. 2009
    ....
  40. ncbi What determines the tuning of hearing organs and the frequency of calls? A comparative study in the katydid genus Neoconocephalus (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae)
    Johannes Schul
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 207 Tucker Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:141-52. 2003
    ..It is discussed that the frequency of male calls is strongly influenced by bat predation and by the transmission properties of the habitat but is not strongly influenced by the tuning of the female hearing system...
  41. ncbi Somatotopic mapping of chordotonal organ neurons in a primitive ensiferan, the New Zealand tree weta Hemideina femorata: II. complex tibial organ
    Hiroshi Nishino
    Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand
    J Comp Neurol 464:327-42. 2003
    ..g., frequency or threshold)...
  42. ncbi Increase in song frequency decreases spermatophore size: correlative evidence of a macroevolutionary trade-off in katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    R C Del Castillo
    Zoology Department, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
    J Evol Biol 20:1028-36. 2007
    ..We found that only female body size was positively related to SSD, suggesting that natural and/or sexual selection on female body size may be stronger than sexual selection on male and spermatophore size...
  43. ncbi Understanding the genetic effects of recent habitat fragmentation in the context of evolutionary history: phylogeography and landscape genetics of a southern California endemic Jerusalem cricket (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae: Stenopelmatus)
    Amy G Vandergast
    US Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, San Diego Field Station, 4165 Spruance Road Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    Mol Ecol 16:977-92. 2007
    ..genetic structure of a flightless insect endemic to cismontane southern California, Stenopelmatus'mahogani' (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae)...
  44. ncbi Neuroethology of female preference in the synchronously singing bushcricket Mecopoda elongata (Tettigoniidae; Orthoptera): why do followers call at all?
    Ismene Fertschai
    Institute of Zoology, Karl Franzens University, A 8010 Graz, Universitatsplatz 2, Austria
    J Exp Biol 210:465-76. 2007
    ..We discuss the evolutionary consequences for male calling strategies in synchronously calling Orthoptera.
  45. ncbi Are solitary and gregarious Mormon crickets (Anabrus simplex, Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) genetically distinct?
    N W Bailey
    Department of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of St Andrews, Sir Harold Mitchell Building, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9TH, Scotland
    Heredity (Edinb) 95:166-73. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi Chromosomal polymorphism, morphometric traits and mating success in Leptysma argentina Bruner (Orthoptera)
    P C Colombo
    Depto Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 1428 Ciudad Universitaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Genetica 121:25-31. 2004
    ..The male sexual selection study agrees with previous results, showing the importance of the third pair of legs in male mating success among grasshoppers...
  47. ncbi Phylogeny of the cricket subfamily Eneopterinae (Orthoptera, Grylloidea, Eneopteridae) based on four molecular loci and morphology
    Tony Robillard
    Museum national d histoire naturelle, Departement Systematique et Evolution, UMR5202 CNRS, Case Postale 50, Entomologie, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 40:643-61. 2006
    ..Finally, previous hypotheses on the evolution of acoustic devices and signals in the Eneopterinae clade are briefly tested, and supported, by our new data set...
  48. ncbi Phylogeny of Ensifera (Hexapoda: Orthoptera) using three ribosomal loci, with implications for the evolution of acoustic communication
    M C Jost
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:510-30. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the Mormon cricket (Anabrus simplex: Tettigoniidae: Orthoptera) and an analysis of control region variability
    J D Fenn
    Department of Integrative Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 16:239-52. 2007
    ..simplex individuals from 12 different populations. Variance studies between these individuals show that the A + T-rich region contains significant phylogenetic signal to be used in population studies...
  50. ncbi Mechanisms and evolution of synchronous chorusing: emergent properties and adaptive functions in Neoconocephalus katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    Michael D Greenfield
    Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l Insecte, Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours, France
    J Comp Psychol 122:289-97. 2008
    ..Here, we examine several well-studied cases of acoustic synchrony in Neoconocephalus katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae), a New World genus wherein males broadcast loud advertisement songs...
  51. ncbi Ultrasonic startle behavior in bushcrickets (Orthoptera; Tettigoniidae)
    F Libersat
    Section of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
    J Comp Physiol A 169:507-14. 1991
    ..6). Moreover, we found that the neuron produces many more spikes to ultrasound (30 kHz) of increasing intensities than to a conspecific communication sound, whose dominant frequency is 14 kHz (Fig. 7)...
  52. ncbi Ultrasound avoidance behaviour in the bushcricket Tettigonia viridissima (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    W Schulze
    , , Staudtstrasse 5, Germany
    J Exp Biol 204:733-40. 2001
    ..This supports the conclusion that bat-evasive behaviours are not conserved within the Tettigoniidae, but instead are shaped by the ecological constraints of the insects...
  53. ncbi The complete mitogenome of the Chinese bush cricket, Gampsocleis gratiosa (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea)
    Zhijun Zhou
    College of Life Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi an, China
    J Genet Genomics 35:341-8. 2008
    ..Two isolated sequence repeat regions (202 bp) were found in the A+T-rich region with mapping and secondary structure information...
  54. ncbi Mechanical filtering for narrow-band hearing in the weta
    Kathryn Lomas
    University of Auckland, School of Biological Sciences, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Exp Biol 214:778-85. 2011
    ..We present a new model showing how the thickened region might confer a mechanical gain onto the activation of the crista acustica sensory neurons during the sound-induced oscillations...
  55. ncbi Phylogenetic reconstruction of the family Acrypteridae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) based on mitochondrial cytochrome B gene
    Guangming Huo
    Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Northwest A and F University, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A and F University, Yangling 712100, China
    J Genet Genomics 34:294-306. 2007
    ..The current genus Chorthippus is not a monophyletic group, and should be a polyphyletic group. The present results are significantly different from the classification scheme of Arcypteridae, which is based on morphology...
  56. ncbi Design and evaluation of traps for Idiarthron subquadratum (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) with farmer participation in coffee plantations in Chiapas, Mexico
    Julia A Zavala
    ElColegio de la Frontera Sur, Departamento de Entomologia Tropical, Tapachula, Chiapas, 30700, Mexico
    J Econ Entomol 98:821-35. 2005
    ..farmers had accumulated knowledge of I. subquadratum based on unpublished data and experience and that they were capable of applying this knowledge to develop an economical and more suitable technology for their conditions...
  57. ncbi Role of male accessory glands in spermatodesm reorganization in Orthoptera Tettigonioidea
    R Viscuso
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Tissue Cell 33:33-9. 2001
    A preliminary examination of the spermatodesms of Orthoptera Tettigonioidea revealed a structure that is similar in individuals of the same sex but very different in specimens of opposite sex...
  58. pmc Diversification of New Zealand weta (Orthoptera: Ensifera: Anostostomatidae) and their relationships in Australasia
    Renae C Pratt
    Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11 222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:3427-37. 2008
    ....
  59. ncbi [Molecular phylogeny of some species of the acridoidea based on 16S rDNA]
    Hong Yin
    College of Life Science, Hebei University, Baoding 071002, China
    Yi Chuan Xue Bao 30:766-72. 2003
    ..the 16S rDNA of 8 species (belonging to 8 families of Acridoidea) from China and keyed to 8 relative species of Orthoptera from GenBank, the homologus sequences were compared...
  60. ncbi Phylogenetic dispersion of host use in a tropical insect herbivore community
    George D Weiblen
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55108, USA
    Ecology 87:S62-75. 2006
    ..We interpret this as evidence that a substantial fraction of tropical forest insect herbivores are clade specialists...
  61. ncbi Phenotypic plasticity in insects: the effects of substrate color on the coloration of two ground-hopper species
    Axel Hochkirch
    Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Ecology, University of Osnabruck, Barbarastr 13, D 49076 Osnabrück, Germany
    Evol Dev 10:350-9. 2008
    ..This facultative morphology is opposing to the prevailing view of color morph adaptation, which assumes a purely genetic determination and co-evolution of discrete color morphs with life history traits...
  62. ncbi [Selectivity and environmental variations in herbivory by Orthoptera]
    Emmanuel Corcket
    Laboratoire écosystèmes et changements environnementaux, Centre de Biologie Alpine, Universite Joseph Fourier, BP 53, 38041 Grenoble, France
    C R Biol 325:155-64. 2002
    The aim of this study is 1 degree) to quantify environmental changes in herbivory due to Orthoptera on two perennial grasses and 2 degrees) to assess the processes involved in the control of herbivory...
  63. ncbi A new species of the genus Galloisiana (Grylloblattodea, Grylloblattidae) from Korea
    Byung Woo Kim
    Department of Life Science, College of Natural Sciences, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
    Zoolog Sci 24:733-45. 2007
    ..7 times as long as the 2nd. The distribution of the genus Galloisiana is discussed and a key for Galloisiana species is presented...
  64. ncbi The neuroethology of song cessation in response to gleaning bat calls in two species of katydids, Neoconocephalus ensiger and Amblycorypha oblongifolia
    Hannah M Ter Hofstede
    Biology Department, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    J Exp Biol 211:2431-41. 2008
    ..We suggest that the T-cell has divergent functions within the Tettigoniidae, including predator and mate detection, and the function could be context dependent in some species...
  65. ncbi Auditory stream segregation in an insect
    J Schul
    Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Neuroscience 138:1-4. 2006
    ..an intriguing resemblance to auditory stream segregation observed in vertebrates: in Neoconocephalus retusus (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) an auditory interneuron segregates information about bat echolocation calls from background male ..
  66. ncbi Fission or fusion? Mitochondrial DNA phylogenetics of the chromosome races of Hemideina crassidens (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae)
    M Morgan-Richards
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Cytogenet Genome Res 96:217-22. 2002
    ....
  67. ncbi Mantophasmatodea: a new insect order?
    Erich Tilgner
    Fernback Science Center, 156 Heaton Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    Science 297:731; discussion 731. 2002
  68. ncbi Isolation, geographical diversity and insecticidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis from soils in Spain
    E Quesada-Moraga
    Departamento de Ciencias y Recursos Agricolas y Forestales, Cátedra de Entomología Agrícola, ETSIAM, Universidad de Cordoba, Apartado 3048, Cordoba 14080, Spain
    Microbiol Res 159:59-71. 2004
    ..representative of these profiles to evaluate their insecticidal activity against insects from the Orders Orthoptera, Dictyoptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera and Diptera...
  69. ncbi Generation of extreme ultrasonics in rainforest katydids
    Fernando Montealegre-Z
    Integrative Behaviour and Neuroscience Group, Department of Life Sciences, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, M1C 1A4
    J Exp Biol 209:4923-37. 2006
    ..This signal form may be the signature of scraper-stored elastic energy...
  70. ncbi Signaling and function of insulin-like peptides in insects
    Qi Wu
    Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens
    Annu Rev Entomol 51:1-24. 2006
    ....
  71. ncbi Pulse-rate recognition in an insect: evidence of a role for oscillatory neurons
    Sarah L Bush
    Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 192:113-21. 2006
    ..The results are discussed with regard to both neural and evolutionary implications of resonance as a mechanism for signal recognition...
  72. ncbi Molecular cytogenetic characterization and chromosomal distribution of the satellite DNA in the genome of Oxya hyla intricata (Orthoptera: Catantopidae)
    A Yoshimura
    Department of Biofunctional Science, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Japan
    Cytogenet Genome Res 112:160-5. 2006
    ..hyla intricata, O. japonica japonica, O. chinensis formosana, and O. yezoensis, suggest that the two stDNA families found in the present study are species-specific for O. hyla intricata...
  73. ncbi Serially homologous ears perform frequency range fractionation in the praying mantis, Creobroter (Mantodea, Hymenopodidae)
    D D Yager
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    J Comp Physiol A 178:463-75. 1996
    ..Ultrasound triggers a set of behaviors in flying hymenopodid mantises much like those in other mantises, but the behavioral significance of low frequency hearing in these animals is still unknown...
  74. ncbi Telomeric and interstitial telomeric-like DNA sequences in Orthoptera genomes
    C Lopez-Fernandez
    Department of Biology, Unit of Genetics, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
    Genome 47:757-63. 2004
    ....
  75. ncbi Catecholamines and related o-diphenols in cockroach hemolymph and cuticle during sclerotization and melanization: comparative studies on the order Dictyoptera
    T H Czapla
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University Manhattan 66506
    J Comp Physiol B 160:175-81. 1990
    ..The Blattidae differed most from the other families in having considerably higher concentrations of catecholamines in hemolymph and cuticle, as well as the large amounts of catechol conjugates in the hemolymph...
  76. ncbi Sympatry with the devil: reproductive interference could hamper species coexistence
    Axel Hochkirch
    University of Osnabruck, Department of Biology Chemistry, Division of Ecology, Barbarastr 13, D 49076 Osnabrück, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 76:633-42. 2007
    ..As reproductive interference should be selected against, it may also drive the evolution of signals (reproductive character displacement) or promote habitat, spatial or temporal segregation...
  77. ncbi A conserved domain of alkaline phosphatase expression in the Malpighian tubules of dipteran insects
    Pablo Cabrero
    Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G11 6NU, UK
    J Exp Biol 207:3299-305. 2004
    ..aegypti, Anopheles stephensii and Glossina morsitans) and a non-dipteran out-group, Schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera)...
  78. ncbi Slanted joint axes of the stick insect antenna: an adaptation to tactile acuity
    Samir Mujagic
    Abteilung Biologische Kybernetik und Theoretische Biologie, Fakultat fur Biologie, Universitat Bielefeld, Postfach 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Naturwissenschaften 94:313-8. 2007
    ....
  79. ncbi Different mitochondrial gene orders among insects: exchanged tRNA gene positions in the COII/COIII region between an orthopteran and a dipteran species
    H R Haucke
    Institut für Zoologie III, Universitat Dusseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany
    Curr Genet 14:471-6. 1988
    ..This leads to a different mitochondrial gene order in the two insects...
  80. pmc The role of Wolbachia bacteria in reproductive incompatibilities and hybrid zones of Diabrotica beetles and Gryllus crickets
    R Giordano
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:11439-44. 1997
    ..Given that Wolbachia infections are relatively common in insects, it is likely that other insect hybrid zones may be influenced by infections with Wolbachia...
  81. ncbi Female reply strategies in a duetting Australian bushcricket, Caedicia sp. (Phaneropterinae: Tettigoniidae: Orthoptera)
    Winston J Bailey
    School of Animal Biology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    J Exp Biol 207:803-11. 2004
    Duetting is common between the sexes of phaneropterine bushcrickets (Phaneropterinae: Tettigoniidae: Orthoptera)...
  82. ncbi Spatial orientation in the bushcricket Leptophyes punctatissima (Phaneropterinae; Orthoptera): III. Peripheral directionality and central nervous processing of spatial cues
    Konstantinos Kostarakos
    Department of Zoology, Karl Franzens University, 8010, Graz, Austria
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:1115-23. 2007
    ..We also calculated the reliability with which a receiver could correctly determine the location of the sound source. We discuss these quantitative measures in relation to the spatial phonotactic behaviour of male L. punctatissima...
  83. ncbi Structure of the insect head as revealed by the EN protein pattern in developing embryos
    B T Rogers
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Development 122:3419-32. 1996
    ..by the distribution of engrailed related protein (Engrailed) in the insect orders Diptera, Siphonaptera, Orthoptera and Hemiptera...
  84. ncbi Effects of Manduca allatotropin and localization of Manduca allatotropin-immunoreactive cells in earwigs
    Susan M Rankin
    Department of Biology, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 142:113-22. 2005
    ..sexta allatotropin in female earwigs and that such peptides may modulate juvenile hormone biosynthesis and visceral muscle contractions. Sensitivity to the peptides may change with physiological stage...
  85. ncbi Predator-dependent species-area relationships
    Wade A Ryberg
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Am Nat 170:636-42. 2007
    ..Our results emphasize that anthropogenic activities yield simultaneous changes in processes altering diversity and that it is critical that we understand how these components of anthropogenic change interact to impact diversity...
  86. ncbi Neural mechanisms in insect navigation: polarization compass and odometer
    Thomas Labhart
    Zoologisches Institut der Universitat, Winterthurerstr 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 12:707-14. 2002
    ..The odometer for measuring travelling distances in honeybees relies on optic flow experienced during flight, whereas desert ants most probably use proprioreceptive cues...
  87. ncbi Pondering the procephalon: the segmental origin of the labrum
    M S Haas
    USDA, ARS, Grain Marketing and Production Research Center, Manhattan, KS 66502, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 211:89-95. 2001
    ..This model appears to explain a wider variety of insect head segmentation phenomena. Embryological, histological, neurological and molecular evidence supporting the new model is reviewed...
  88. ncbi Effects of landscape structure on movement patterns of the flightless bush cricket Pholidoptera griseoaptera
    Tim Diekötter
    Institute of Integrative Biology ETH, CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
    Environ Entomol 36:90-8. 2007
    ....
  89. ncbi Embryonic development of Galloisiana yuasai Asahina, with special reference to external morphology (insecta: Grylloblattodea)
    Toshiki Uchifune
    Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8572, Japan
    J Morphol 266:182-207. 2005
    ..A median ventral invagination arises in the thoracic segments as a spina, and the homolog of the spina develops into the eversible sac in the first abdominal segment...
  90. pmc Karyotype, C- and G-band patterns and DNA content of Callimenus (=Bradyporus) macrogaster macrogaster
    Sifa Turkoglu
    Cumhuriyet University, Faculty of Science and Art, Department of Biology, 58140, Sivas, Turkey
    J Insect Sci 2:24. 2002
    ..b>Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea, Bradyporini) of Turkey belonging to the subfamily Bradyporinae are described...
  91. ncbi Cytogenetics studies in thirteen brazilian species of Phaneropterinae (Orthoptera: Tettigonioidea: Tettigoniidae): main evolutive trends based on their karyological traits
    Amilton Ferreira
    Depto Biologia, Instituto de Biociencias, UNESP, Rio Claro, SP
    Neotrop Entomol 36:503-9. 2007
    ..Among the species, the karyotypes varies in fundamental number between 31 to 21. The meaning of these significant changes in the karyotypes in relation to the phylogeny within some large taxonomic group of species is discussed...
  92. ncbi Listening for males and bats: spectral processing in the hearing organ of Neoconocephalus bivocatus (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae)
    Gerlinde Höbel
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, P O Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:917-25. 2007
    ..We compare our results with spectral processing in crickets, and discuss that both groups evolved different adaptations for the perceptual tasks of mate and predator detection...
  93. ncbi Mechanisms of stick insect locomotion in a gap-crossing paradigm
    B Bläsing
    Faculty of Biology, University of Bielefeld, Postbox 100131, 33501, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 190:173-83. 2004
    ..Integration of these results into the model of the walking controller can improve our understanding of insect locomotion in highly irregular environments...
  94. ncbi Three new species of larval Charletonia Oudemans, 1910 (Acari: Prostigmata: Erythraeidae) and the first record of Charletonia krendowskyi (Feider, 1954) from Rhodes, Greece
    Ryszard Haitlinger
    Department of Zoology and Ecology, Agricultural University, Cybulskiego 20 50 205 Wrocław, Poland
    Syst Parasitol 56:49-55. 2003
    ..dalegori from an undetermined orthopteran, C. glifadaensis from Oedipoda sp. (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oedipodinae) and C. kaliksti from Aiolopus sp. (Orthoptera: Acrididae: Oedipodinae). C...
  95. ncbi Kinematic and aerodynamic aspects of ultrasound-induced negative phonotaxis inflying Australian field crickets (Teleogryllus oceanicus)
    M L May
    Section of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853
    J Comp Physiol A 164:243-9. 1988
    ..With the speaker placed above or below the flying cricket, the change is downward or upward, respectively.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  96. ncbi Vapor phase toxicity of marjoram oil compounds and their related monoterpenoids to Blattella germanica (Orthoptera: Blattellidae)
    Young Su Jang
    School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Republic of Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 53:7892-8. 2005
    ..germanica. Marjoram oil and the monoterpenoids described merit further study as potential fumigants or leads for the control of B. germanica...
  97. ncbi The Strepsiptera problem: phylogeny of the holometabolous insect orders inferred from 18S and 28S ribosomal DNA sequences and morphology
    M F Whiting
    Department of Zoology and M L Bean Life Science Museum, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
    Syst Biol 46:1-68. 1997
    ..Archaeognatha (1), Ephemerida (1), Odonata (2), Plecoptera (2), Blattodea (1), Mantodea (1), Dermaptera (1), Orthoptera (1), Phasmatodea (1), Embioptera (1), Psocoptera (1), Phthiraptera (1), Hemiptera (4), and Thysanoptera (1)...
  98. ncbi Nectar-seeking and host-seeking by Larra bicolor (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae), a parasitoid of Scapteriscus mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae)
    S L Portman
    Department of Biology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:939-43. 2010
    Larra bicolor F. (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) is a specialist parasitoid of Scapteriscus (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) mole crickets, attacking adults and medium to large nymphs of the hosts. Adult wasps derive energy from plant nectars...
  99. ncbi Evaluating ascorbate oxidase as a plant defense against leaf-chewing insects using transgenic poplar
    Raymond V Barbehenn
    Department of Molecular, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1048, USA
    J Chem Ecol 34:1331-40. 2008
    ..Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) caterpillars and Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fabricius) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) grasshoppers...
  100. ncbi The movement of proteins across the insect and tick digestive system
    Laura A Jeffers
    Department of Entomology, Dearstyne Entomology Building, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7647, USA
    J Insect Physiol 54:319-32. 2008
    ..and non-blood-feeding insects in the orders Blattaria, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, Neuroptera and Siphonaptera, as well as in two tick families Ixodidae and Argasidae...
  101. pmc Orthoptera, a new order of pollinator
    Claire Micheneau
    Peuplements Végétaux et Bioagresseurs en Milieu Tropical, CIRAD Université de La Réunion, 15 Avenue René Cassin BP 7151, 97715 Saint Denis, La Reunion
    Ann Bot 105:355-64. 2010
    ..Angraecum (Vandeae, Epidendroideae), a large genus of tropical Old World orchids renowned for their floral morphology specialized for hawkmoth pollination, has been a model system since the time of Darwin...

Research Grants1

  1. Phase Maintenance: Neuron Properties to Muscle Response
    SCOTT HOOPER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research will be performed in a well known model system, the pyloric neuromuscular system, with a proven track record of discovering neurobiological principles of wide applicability, including to humans. [unreadable] [unreadable]..