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They are insects characterized by having highly developed hind legs adapted for jumping.

Some 15,000 species are grouped within this Order, which are distributed in temperate and tropical zones, and which are divided into grasshoppers and locusts, with short antennas, and cicadas and crickets, with long antennas.

Grasshopper

The oral apparatus is chewing.

They have two pairs of wings, one of membranous wings, with which they sometimes fly and another pair of leathery wings that cover the previous ones, called elytra ".

Some species, such as the gregarious lobster, are great fliers and sometimes constitute great pests, composed of millions of individuals that form clouds of many kilometers, exterminating all the vegetables they find in their path.

Grasshopper 2

Metamorphosis

The metamorphosis of the Orthoptera is simple.

Typical species:

Cicada are usually green in color and abound in wet meadows.

Grasshoppers and cicadas produce squeaks by brushing their legs against their wings, and crickets by the friction of one wing over another.

Crickets have roughness in the elytra that produce a characteristic squeak when brushed against each other.

Orthoptera lobster
Lobster.

Mole crickets are excellent diggers.

A small presentation of the diversity of the insects could be the following:

WITHOUT WINGS or Apteros
Proturos They are the most primitive insects.
Without wings or antennae.
Colembolos Sin alas.
A ventral organ allows them to take great leaps.
Tisanuros Tres apendices terminales
Lepisma or silverfish
Dipluros Two terminal appendices.
WITH WINGS
Ephemeroptera Rudimentary mouthpieces.
Two pairs of wings.
Aquatic larvae with gills.
Ephemeral
Plecoptera Incomplete metamorphosis
Aploembia
Odonates Chewing mouth.
Two pairs of large membranous wings.
Aquatic larvae.
Libelulas
Mantoids or mantids Incomplete metamorphosis
Mantis religiosa
Blactereos Mouthpiece masticator
Cockroach
Fasmideos Mouthpiece masticator
Insect stick
Dermapteros Mouth chewing.
Tongue at the end of the abdomen.
Earwigs.
Orthotics Mouth chewing.
Two pairs of wings, of which the first protects the second.
Cricket, Lobster
Isopters Mouth chewing.
Social organization similar to that of ants.
Termes or Termites
Hemiptera Superorder that includes heteropteros and homopteros.
Heteropteros Mouthpieces choppers-suctors.
Two pairs of wings, the first one in its anterior part.
Bedbug.
Homopteros Mouthpiece picador-suctor.
Two pairs of equal wings, which sometimes are missing.
Cicadas, aphids.
Hymenoptera Mouthpieces chewing or sucking.
Four membranous wings.
Bee, Wasp, Ant
MalophagosChewing mouthpieces.
Without wings.
Places of birds and mammals.
Lice of chickens.
AnoplurosMouth filler-suctora.
Without wings.
Mammals' parts.
Head louse.
NeuropterosChewing mouth.
Four membranous wings with numerous nerviations.
Lion ant.
ColeopteraChewing mouth pieces.
Two pairs of wings, the first very coro form a protective case.
Beetles, Fireflies.
Lepidoptera Mouthpieces transformed into suctor apparatus that is spirally wound.
Two pairs of membranous wings covered with scales.
Butterflies and moths.
Diptera Biting and sucking mouthpieces.
Just a pair of wings.
Fly, Mosquito, Tipula, Tabano

The SEA is realizing a complete Catalog of the Aragonese Entomofauna that has already been partially published, where 190 families have been inventoried with 3012 species.



Other information about fauna in Aragón:

A small list of species in Aragon would be the following:

Vertebrates Invertebrates

Mammals

Birds

Reptiles

Amphibians

Fishes

Metazoans

Protozoa

   images about the fauna in Aragon.
   photographs on invertebrates.
   beneficial animals for agriculture.


Also Aragon enjoys a diverse and varied Nature where passing by plants, animals, Geology, or landscapes we can arrive at a fantastic bestiario that lives in its monuments.

The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa, the Moncayo, Monegros or by opposition the Ebro.

Also you can dedicarte to the intangible ones: from the legend compilation that also does to universal Aragon.



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