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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the superfamily Acridoidea— the locustsand related grasshoppers.
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Upland invertebrate species include gastropod molluscs and many species of insects belonging to the Carabidae, Gryllidae, Acrididae and the Forciculidae (beetle, grasshopper, cricket and earwig) families, of which more than 20 are endemic to the massif.
_Protenor_ (Hemiptera) _Brachystola_ and many other Acrididae, _Anasa,
(Orthoptera: Acrididae) which had the trademark short antennae and powerful, enlarged hind legs for jumping.