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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria (North Nigeria, South Nigeria), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Taxonomy for Cyrtacanthacridinae (Bird grasshoppers) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7167 genera, 27214 species
Tree
Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7152 genera, 27179 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7034 genera, 26753 species
Tree
Superorder
West Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 54 families, 603 genera, 1604 species
Tree
Order
West Africa
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 16 families, 359 genera, 914 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
West Africa
Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
 9 families, 216 genera, 551 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
West Africa
Acrididea (Song & Al., 2015)
 8 families, 213 genera, 544 species
Tree
Group
West Africa
Acridomorpha (Song & Al., 2015)
 7 families, 197 genera, 513 species
Tree
Superfamily
West Africa
Acridoidea (Macleay, 1819)
 3 families, 174 genera, 445 species
Tree
Family
West Africa
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) (Short-horned grasshoppers) - Systematics
 168 genera, 433 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
West Africa
Cyrtacanthacridinae (Kirby, 1902) (Bird grasshoppers)
 16 genera, 37 species
Tree
Show Info
Genera39    worldwide
Species527    worldwide
Common namesBird grasshoppers
German namesGroßschrecken
French namesCriquets voyageurs
AuthorKirby, 1902
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Nearctic
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesCyrtacanthacridinae in faunaeur.org
Cyrtacanthacridinae in itis.gov

Species overview - Checklist for Cyrtacanthacridinae in West Africa
Acanthacris ruficornis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis citrina (Serville, 1838)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis lineata -> Acanthacris ruficornis ruficornisInfo
Acanthacris ruficornis ruficornis (Fabricius, 1787)Garden LocustInfo
Acridoderes coerulans (Karny, 1907)Info
Acridoderes scrobicutatus (Karsch, F., 1893)Info
Acridoderes strenua (Walker, 1870)Info
Anacridium eximium (Sjöstedt, 1918)Info
Anacridium melanorhodon (Walker, 1870)Info
Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon (Walker, 1870)Info
Anacridium wernerellum (Karny, 1907)Info
Bryophyma decipiens (Karsch, 1896)Info
Chondracris baumanni -> Ritchiella baumanniInfo
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa (Stoll, 1813)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa flavescens (Walker, 1870)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa goldingi (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa unicolor -> Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa flavescensInfo
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Kraussaria angulifera (Krauss, 1877)Info
Mabacris guillaumeti (Donskoff, 1985)Info
Nomadacris septemfasciata (Serville, 1839)Red LocustInfo
Ornithacris cavroisi (Finot, 1924)Info
Ornithacris cyanea (Stoll, 1813)Info
Ornithacris pictula (Walker, 1870)Info
Ornithacris pictula magnifica (Bolivar, 1882)Info
Ornithacris turbida (Walker, 1870)Info
Ornithacris turbida cavroisi -> Ornithacris cavroisiInfo
Ornithacris turbida turbida (Walker, 1870)Info
Orthacanthacris humilicrus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Parakinkalidia rothi (Donskoff, 1986)Info
Rhytidacris tectifera (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ritchiella baumanni (Karsch, 1896)Info
Schistocerca alutacea (Harris, 1841)Leather-colored bird grasshopperInfo
Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert locustInfo
Schistocerca gregaria gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert LocustInfo
Schistocerca lineata -> Schistocerca alutaceaSpotted bird grasshopperInfo
Taiacris couturieri (Donskoff, 1986)Info
37 Species in Cyrtacanthacridinae for West Africa listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
OrderOrthoptera
Locusts, Grasshoppers, Katydids, Crickets, Wetas, Crickets and Katydids, Grasshppers and Crickets, Grasshoppers and crickets
SuborderCaelifera
Short-horned grasshoppers
InfraorderAcrididea
GroupAcridomorpha
SuperfamilyAcridoidea
FamilyAcrididae
Short-horned grasshoppers, Grasshoppers, Grasshoppers and locusts, Shorthorned Grasshoppers
SubfamilyCyrtacanthacridinae
Bird grasshoppers
AuthorKirby, 1902
 
Synonyms
Cyrtacanthacres (Kirby, 1910)
Cyrtacanthacrinae (Kirby, 1910)

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