Dichotomous Key/Orthoptera

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Dichotomous Key
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Orthoptera


  • Antennae, tarsi, ovipositor
    • Antennae much shorter than body. Tarsi 2-3 segmented. Ovipositor short and composed of 2 pairs of short, horny, diverging plates - 2: Caelifera
    • Antennae as long as or longer than the body. Tarsi 3-4 segmented. Ovipositor elongate and either swordshaped or cylindrical - 3: Ensifera

2: Caelifera

3: Ensifera