6. Subclass Pterygota, Division Exopterygota, Orthopteroid Orders

  1. H. F. van Emden

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch6

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

How to Cite

van Emden, H. F. (2013) Subclass Pterygota, Division Exopterygota, Orthopteroid Orders, in Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, John Wiley & Sons., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch6

Author Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659137

Online ISBN: 9781118469347



  • Pterygota, Division Exopterygota;
  • Exopterygote Orders;
  • Orthopteroid, biting mouthparts;
  • Hemipteroid;
  • Plecoptera (stoneflies);
  • Grylloblattodea;
  • Mantophasmatodea (gladiators/heelwalkers);
  • Zoraptera (angel insects);
  • Orthoptera (grasshoppers/crickets);
  • Dermaptera (earwigs)/Dictyoptera/Isoptera


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Order Plecoptera (stoneflies)

  • Order Grylloblattodea

  • Order Mantophasmatodea (gladiators or heelwalkers)

  • Order Zoraptera (angel insects)

  • Order Orthoptera (grasshoppers and crickets)

  • Order Phasmida (stick and leaf insects)

  • Order Dermaptera (earwigs)

  • Order Embioptera (web spinners)

  • Order Dictyoptera (cockroaches and mantids)

  • Order Isoptera (termites)