|• English:||long-horned grasshoppers
|• Español:||saltamontes longicornios|
Tettigoniidae - (long-horned grasshoppers)
The family contains more than 6,000 species of grasshopper-like insects which are characterized, among others, by the long antennae (typically longer than the body), the 4-segmented tarsi, the presence of stridulation organs on the hind wings of males and often a sword-like ovipositor in females. Some species are flightless.
The following genera are currently entered under Tettigoniidae: