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Orthoptera, A new order of pollinator


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Annals of Botany, AOBPreview published online Jan 11, 2010

Read about the first clearly supported case of cricket pollination in flowering plants. The article has been made freely available for all to enjoy.

Press coverage of the article:


New cricket species filmed pollinating orchids
BBC News

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film
by Kew Scientist

First Science

Bizarre cricket caught on camera for first time
Rocketnews

Cricket dusts orchids
or translation here
Scienceticker.info (Germany)

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film
by Kew Scientist

Physorg.com

Nie niszczy, lecz zapyla
kopalniawiedzy.pl (Poland)

Pollination of an orchid by a cricket
Zinfos974.com (France)

Pollination of an orchid by a cricket
Dailymotion (France)

First cricket pollinator is new insect
iScience.ru (Russia)

Una nueva especie de grillo poliniza las flores en vez de comérselas
Europa Press (Spain)

Graban por primera vez a un extraño grillo que poliniza flores
RTV.es (Spain)

A new species of crickets pollinates orchids
Greenreport.ro (Romania)

Cricket surprise pollinator of orchids
UPI.com (USA)

Bizarre cricket captured on camera
Business Exchange (Bloomberg)

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film
by Kew scientist

Daylife.com

Pollination of an orchid by a cricket
Livescience

Pollination of an orchid by a cricket
e!Science News

New species displays entirely new behaviour
WildlifeExtra.com

Cricket Surprise Orchid Pollinator
TheMoneyTimes.com

Newly Discovered Cricket Sips Nectar and Pollinates Orchids
Treehugger.com (Discovery)

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film
ScienceBlog.com

First known instance of a cricket as an orchid pollinator captured on film
Sciencedaily

Cricket pollinating orchids captured on film
Red Orbit

The 'raspy' cricket is also entirely new to science
Lifesciencesworld.com

Researchers catch new cricket species going where no cricket has gone before
Mongabay

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