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  • The ground and the young larvae make their way into grasshoppers, in whose bodies they pass most of their larval life.
  • In the nearly-related crickets and longhorned grasshoppers (Locustidae) the ears are situated in the shins of the fore-legs (see fig.
  • Includes stick and leaf insects, cockroaches, mantids, grasshoppers, locusts and crickets (see Ortiioptera).
  • Spiders, caterpillars and grasshoppers are, he said, stung in their chief nerve-centres, in consequence of which the victims are not killed outright, but rendered motionless and continue to live in this paralysed condition for several weeks, being thus available as food for the larvae when these are hatched.
  • The early Athenians wore their hair in the fashion termed Kpc. f3uXos, with fastenings called " grasshoppers " (TET'r Es), in allusion to their claim of having originally sprung from the soil (Thuc. i.

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