Literature on Orthoptera

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Adam, T. (2014) Tolle Hüpfer - Springschrecken im Terrarium. Draco 59 (15): 20-29.
Barrett, P. (1991) Keeping Wetas in Captivity. A Series of Nine Articles for Schools and Nature Lovers. Ramsay, G. W. (Ed.) Wellington Zoological Gardens, New Zealand. 60 S. 

- Content: detailed reports on 7 weta species

            - mentioned species: Hemideina crassidens, H. crassicruris, H. thoracica, H.
            maori, Deinacrida sp., Hemiandrus similis, Gymnoplectron longipes
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Bruins, E. (1999) Terrarien Enzyklopädie. - Karl Müller Verlag, 320 S.

Orthoptera pp. 105-110

- Content (German): a short overview and general instructions how to keep and breed Caelifera and Ensifera

            - mentioned species: Aularches miliaris, Phaeophilacris bredoides ,  

            Proscopia (Proscopidae) species, Romalea microptera, Zonocerus elegans

 

Fiedler, G. (2011) Ordnung Heuschrecken (Saltatoria). S. 822–840 in: Engelmann, W. E. & Lange, J. (Hrsg.), Zootierhaltung-Tiere in menschlicher Obhut. Wirbellose. Verlag Harri Deutsch, Frankfurt am Main. ISBN 978-3-8171-1684-3

- Content (German): a short overview and general instructions how to keep and breed Caelifera and Ensifera

            - mentioned species: several families, european and tropical species as well as

            some "feeders"

 

Fritzsche, I. (2008) Collosopus sp. - eine neue Heuschrecke aus Madagaskar. Arthropoda 16(1): 80.

             - Content (German): brief information on the import, morphological description

             and the taxonomic position of Colossopus. Figures of adult male and female.

 

Griffin, M.J., Morgan-Richards, M. & Trewick, S.A. (2011) Is the tree weta Hemideina crassidens an obligate herbivore? New Zealand Natural Sciences, 36: 11-15.

Weblink: http://tur-www1.massey.ac.nz/~strewick/PDFs/griffin%20et%20al.%202011%20obligate%20herbivores.pdf

 

Helfert, B. & Sänger, K. (1995) Ameisenmimikry bei Larven von Macroxiphus siamensis (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae). Z. Arb. Gem. öst. Ent. 47: 41-48.  

Weblink: http://www.landesmuseum.at/pdf_frei_remote/ZAOE_47_0041-0048.pdf

 

Henkel F. W. & Schmidt W. (2010) Taschenatlas Wirbellose für das Terrarium.180 Gliederfüßer und Schnecken im Porträt. 192 S. Ulmer Verlag.

            Orthoptera S. 38-48

            - Content (German): Description of distribution and habitat, morphology, care

            and breeding, food, poisoness and type of cage of tropical Orthoptera

            - mentioned species: Ancylecha fenestrata, Eumegalodon sp., Prosarthria

            teretrirostris, Romalea microptera, Schistocerca paranensis, Stilpnochlora

            couloniana, Tetrataenia surinama, Tropidacris collaris, Zonocerus elegans,

            Phaeophilacris bredoides, Gryllotalpidae sp.

 

Ingrisch, S. (2001) Langfühlerschrecken, Probleme und Lösungen bei der Haltung und Zucht (einheimische und tropische Arten). Arthropoda: 9(4) 2-9.

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Kallas et al. (1996) Kleintiere im Terrarium. Haltung und Zucht wirbelloser Tiere. 176 S. Landbuch-Verlag.

            Orthoptera pp. 122-135

            - Content (German): Descriptions of feeder Orthoptera as well as other

            species.

           - mentioned Caelifera:  Aularches miliaris,    

            Calliptamus italicus, Romalea microptera, Schistocerca gregaria, Tetrataenia

            surinama, Tetrataenia sp. "Madagaskarheuschrecke (wrong identification, it is    

            Phymateus saxosus), Proscopia oculata

            - mentioned Ensifera: Microcentrum marginellum,

            Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa, Phaeophilacris bredoides

 

Kaufmann, T. (2000) Life History and Behavior of the African Bush Grasshopper, Phymateus viridipes (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae) in Captivity. Entomological News 111:294-298.

Weblink: http://biostor.org/cache/pdf/45/72/79/457279bccfb92686379351b90548053a.pd 

 

Lakin, C. (2008) Taming the wild Horseheads. Exotic Pets Magazine 4: 33-35.

            - Content: Keeping and breeding of the 4 most abundant species of

            Proscopidae in captivity.

            - mentioned species: Apioscelis bulbosa, Prosarthria teretrirostris,

            Pseudoproscopia latirostris, Pseudoproscopia scabra

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Löser, S. (1991) Exotische Insekten. 175 S. Ulmer Verlag.

            Orthoptera pp. 62-79

            - Content (German): mostly detailed descriptions on the biology and on

            keeping and breeding

            - mentioned Ensifera: Phaeophilacris bredoides, Gryllus bimaculatus

            - mentioned (Caelifera): Locusta migratoria, Schistocerca gregaria, Aularches

            miliaris, Romalea microptera, Prinolopha serrata, Proscopia oculata

 

Trewick, S.A. & Morgan-Richards M. (2000)  Artificial weta roosts. New Zealand Journal of Ecology (2000) 24(2): 201-208.

            - Content: Scientific article on artifical roosts for wetas.

            - mentioned species:  Hemideina spp., Talitropsis sedilloti

Weblink: http://www.newzealandecology.org.nz/nzje/free_issues/NZJEcol24_2_201.pdf

 

Watts, C. & Thornburrow, D. (2011) Habitat use, Behavior and Movement patterns of a Threatened New Zealand Giant Weta, Deinacrida heteracantha (Anostostomantidae: Orthoptera). Journal of Orthoptera Research, 20(1): 127-135.

            - Content: Scientific article on New Zealands largest insect.

            - mentioned species:  Deinacrida heteracantha

 

Winks C.J., Fowler S.V. & Ramsay G.W. (2002) Captive-rearing of the Middle Island tusked weta. Science for Conservation 197. 34 S.

            - Content: Scientific article on the biology of the endangered "Middle Island

            tusked weta"

            - mentioned species: Motuweta isolata