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Distribution path and Subregions of Southern Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa
Subregions: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa (Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Transvaal), Swaziland
Taxonomy for Auchenorrhyncha (Cicadas and Leafhoppers) in Southern Africa
Class
Southern Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 657 families, 10005 genera, 43659 species
Tree
Subclass
Southern Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 652 families, 9953 genera, 43495 species
Tree
Infraclass
Southern Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 622 families, 9771 genera, 42834 species
Tree
Superorder
Southern Africa
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 136 families, 1083 genera, 2740 species
Tree
Order
Southern Africa
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 104 families, 969 genera, 2532 species
Tree
Suborder
Southern Africa
Auchenorrhyncha (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cicadas and Leafhoppers)
 32 families, 434 genera, 1147 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
Southern Africa
    Cicadomorpha (Evans, 1946)
     14 families, 264 genera, 821 species
Site
Infraorder
Southern Africa
    Fulgoromorpha (Evans, 1946) (Planthoppers)
     18 families, 171 genera, 328 species
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Family overview for Auchenorrhyncha (Cicadas and Leafhoppers) in Southern Africa
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 9 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 27 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 486 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 83 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 58 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 7 Species
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 18 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 44 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dunstaniidae (Tillyard, 1916) - 3 Species
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 5 Species
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 26 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 23 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gengidae (Fennah, 1949) - 2 Species
Ipsviciidae (Tillyard, 1919) - 1 Species
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 30 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 3 Species
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 10 Species
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 116 SpeciesMembracids
Mesogereonidae (Tillyard, 1921) - 1 Species
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 13 Species
Palaeontinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesGiant cicadas
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 8 Species
Tettigarctidae (Distant, 1905) - 1 SpeciesHairy cicadas
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 8 Species
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 47 Species
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 19 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 24 Species
32 Families with 1149 Species in Southern 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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