Anurogryllus

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Anurogryllus
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Anurogryllus muticus
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Anurogryllus

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Anurogryllus (from the Greek an ("without") -uro ("tail") and the Latin gryllus ("cricket"), commonly known as short-tailed crickets, is a genus of crickets in family Gryllidae. The common and scientific names derive from the vestigial, poorly developed ovipositors of females.[2][3]

Species[edit]

The Orthoptera Species File database lists the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus Anurogryllus". Orthoptera Species File. Retrieved 2015-07-07.
  2. ^ Walker, Thomas J. "Genus Anurogryllus". Singing Insects of North America (SINA). Retrieved 2015-07-06.
  3. ^ Walker, T. J. (1973). "Systematics and acoustic behavior of U.S. and Caribbean short-tailed crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Anurogryllus)" (PDF). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 66: 1269–1277. doi:10.1093/aesa/66.6.1269.