Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of the family Gryllidæ.
  • Of or belonging to the orthopterous family Gryllidæ.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology Any member of the Gryllidae.

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Examples

  • Invertebrate stocks that colonized Ascension underwent a variety of evolutionary changes including phyletic evolution leading to endemic status, adaptation to subterranean life (Araneae, Pseudoscorpiones, Collembola, and Psocoptera), character release (phorid Diptera), and probably splitting of lineages (speciation) within the island (Isopoda, Collembola, and gryllid Orthoptera).

    Ascension scrub and grasslands

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