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Anaxipha exigua [1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Ensifera
Family: Gryllidae
Subfamily: Trigonidiinae
Saussure, 1870
25 living genera. See text.

Trigonidiinae is a subfamily of insects in the order Orthoptera, in which they belong to the suborder Ensifera, like all true crickets (Gryllidae). They are often referred to as sword-tail crickets,[2] winged bush crickets or trigs.[3]


Some prehistoric genera only known from fossils have also been described:


  1. ^ Cirrus Digital Say's Trig Cricket - Anaxipha exigua
  2. ^ Kim, Tae-Woo (2013), "A Taxonomic Review of the Sword-tailed Cricket Subfamily Trigonidiinae (Orthoptera: Ensifera: Gryllidae)", Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, 29 (1): 74–83, doi:10.5635/ASED.2013.29.1.74 
  3. ^ "Subfamily Trigonidiinae - Winged Bush Crickets, Trigs", BugGuide, retrieved 2016-10-25