As a family the Orthoptera have long been regarded as among the most injurious insects of the state. Every addition, therefore, to a list of species adds one more to the number of possible depredators of a given locality. On the other hand, every fact in regard to distribution, life-history or food habits of a species, added to the general knowledge, aids in formulating successful methods of treatment for the particular species.
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Ball, E. D.
"Notes on the Orthopterous Fauna of Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 4(1), 234-241.
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