Chorotypidae

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Chorotypidae
LeafGrasshopper.jpg
Phyllochoreia (India)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Superfamily: Eumastacoidea
Family: Chorotypidae
Stål, 1873
Families
  • Chorotypinae (Burr, 1903)
  • Prionacanthinae Descamps 1973
  • Erianthinae (Burr, 1903)
  • Eruciinae Burr, 1903
  • Chininae Burr, 1903
  • Mnesicleinae Descamps, 1973

Chorotypidae is a family of tropical Asian grasshoppers. These grasshoppers have a head that rises above the level of the thorax and short antennae. Some species have reduced wings, others have wings that widen towards the tips and still others have a flattened leaf-like shape. They lack abdominal tympani (hearing organs).[1]

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  1. ^ S. Matt, P. K. Flook, C. H. F. Rowell (2008). "A Partial Molecular Phylogeny of the Eumastacoidea s. lat. (Orthoptera, Caelifera)". Journal of Orthoptera Research 17 (1): 43–55. doi:10.1665/1082-6467(2008)17[43:apmpot]2.0.co;2. 

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