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Acrida Conica.jpg
Acrida conica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Family: Acrididae
Subfamily: Acridinae
Tribe: Acridini
Genus: Acrida

Acrida is a genus of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae. The genus contains around 40 species, which are found in Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, Hawaii, and Australia. Insects of this genus are omnivorous, and are a well known pest of many agricultural crops.[1]




  1. ^ Liu, Nan; Huang, Yuan (2010). Parkinson, John, ed. "Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of Acrida cinerea (Acrididae: Orthoptera) and Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial Genomes in Orthoptera". Comparative and Functional Genomics. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 2010: 16 pages. doi:10.1155/2010/319486. Article ID 319486. Retrieved 30 August 2012.

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