Crickets, grasshoppers, and katydids are included in the Order Orthoptera. The name Orthoptera means straight wings. Although some species in this Order have very small or non-
The insects of this Order are quite musical. The males of most crickets, katydis, and some grasshoppers generate a sound to attract females by rubbing a set of tiny pegs on one forewing over a file set in the other forewing.