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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe), East Africa (Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe), North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sahara, Sudan, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland), West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Taxonomy for Auchenorrhyncha (Cicadas and Leafhoppers) in Africa
Class
Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 827 families, 23673 genera, 180376 species
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Subclass
Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 814 families, 23548 genera, 180015 species
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Infraclass
Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 778 families, 23237 genera, 178315 species
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Superorder
Africa
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 181 families, 2878 genera, 11753 species
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Order
Africa
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 127 families, 2559 genera, 10218 species
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Suborder
Africa
Auchenorrhyncha (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cicadas and Leafhoppers)
 34 families, 1320 genera, 5380 species
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Families61    worldwide
Genera7.492    worldwide
Species61.809    worldwide
Common namesCicadas and Leafhoppers
German namesZikaden
Dutch namesCicaden
Finnish namesKaskaat
Swedish namesStritar
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia, Australasian ecozone)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Carboniferous)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea)

Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesAuchenorrhyncha in bie.ala.org.au
Auchenorrhyncha in itis.gov
Auchenorrhyncha in dyntaxa.se
Auchenorrhyncha in Wikipedia (English)
Infraorder
Africa
    Cicadomorpha (Evans, 1946)
     14 families, 730 genera, 3381 species
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Infraorder
Africa
    Fulgoromorpha (Evans, 1946) (Planthoppers)
     20 families, 590 genera, 1999 species
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Family overview for Auchenorrhyncha (Cicadas and Leafhoppers) in Africa
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 90 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Achilixiidae (Muir, 1923) - 1 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 97 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 30 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 283 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2225 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 139 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 462 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 9 Species
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 263 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 312 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 121 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dunstaniidae (Tillyard, 1916) - 3 Species
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 37 Species
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 217 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 116 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gengidae (Fennah, 1949) - 2 Species
Ipsviciidae (Tillyard, 1919) - 1 Species
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 83 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 3 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 Species
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 18 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 40 Species
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 493 SpeciesMembracids
Mesogereonidae (Tillyard, 1921) - 1 Species
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 25 Species
Palaeontinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesGiant cicadas
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 43 Species
Tettigarctidae (Distant, 1905) - 2 SpeciesHairy cicadas
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 38 Species
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 52 Species
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 114 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 57 Species
34 Families with 5386 Species in Africa
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderAuchenorrhyncha
Cicadas and Leafhoppers
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Auchenorhyncha
Auchenorrhnycha
Cicadina (Latreille, 1802)
Cicadinea

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