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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Bermuda Islands, Canada, Greenland, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, USA), South America (Amazon basin, Andes, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37523 genera, 346029 species
Tree
Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 194 families, 2591 genera, 12973 species
Tree
Order
America
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 46 families, 1506 genera, 7216 species
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Families104    worldwide
Genera6.263    worldwide
Species52.964    worldwide
Common namesLocusts, Grasshoppers, Katydids, Crickets, Wetas, Crickets and Katydids, Grasshppers and Crickets, Grasshoppers and crickets
German namesHeuschrecken, Springschrecken, Geradflügler, Kaukerfe
Dutch namesKrekels en sprinkhanen, Sprinkhanen en krekels
Danish namesGræshopper
Finnish namesSuorasiipiset
Norwegian namesRettvinger
Swedish namesHopprätvingar
French namesOrthoptères
AuthorLatreille, 1793
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 (Subantarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Carboniferous, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic)

Indian Ocean (Western Indian Ocean)


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, 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, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, 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, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, 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 Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, 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 ReferencesOrthoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Orthoptera in orthoptera.speciesfile.org
Orthoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Orthoptera in faunaeur.org
Orthoptera in grasshoppersofeurope.com
Orthoptera in itis.gov
Orthoptera in papua-insects.nl
Orthoptera in dyntaxa.se
Orthoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
America
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     20 families, 750 genera, 3445 species
Site
Suborder
America
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     24 families, 747 genera, 3754 species
Site
Suborder
America
    Titanoptera (Sharov, 1968)
     1 family, 7 genera, 11 species
Superfamily
America
    Blattacea (Sellards, 1904)
     1 family, 2 genera, 6 species

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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in America
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 2218 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anelcanidae (Carpenter, 1986) - 2 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 38 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Baissogryllidae (Gorochov, 1985) - 19 Species
Bouretidae (Martins-neto, 2001) - 1 Species
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 1 Species
Cylindrachetidae (Giglio-tos, 1914) - 1 SpeciesSandgropers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 27 Species
Eruciidae (Burr, 1899) -> Eruciinae - 1 Species
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 185 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Geraridae (Scudder, 1885) - 11 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 54 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 959 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 40 SpeciesMole crickets
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 8 Species
Locustopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 24 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 75 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 10 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 34 Species
Paleoblattidae (Scudder, 1879) - 6 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 5 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) - 64 Species
Permelcanidae (Sharov, 1962) - 2 Species
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 2 Species
Phasmomimidae (Sharov, 1968) - 4 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 264 Species
Prezottophlebiidae (Martins-neto, 2007) - 1 Species
Promastacidae (Kevan & Wighton, 1981) - 2 Species
Prophalangopsidae (Saussure, 1878) - 13 SpeciesHump-winged grigs
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 103 SpeciesJumping sticks
Pruvostitidae (Zalessky, 1929) - 4 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 23 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Raphoglidae (Béthoux & Al., 2002) - 1 Species
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 197 SpeciesCamel crickets
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 64 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 483 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 28 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tanaoceridae (Rehn, 1948) - 4 SpeciesTanaocerids
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 207 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1962 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thueringoedischiidae (Zessin, 1997) - 1 Species
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 39 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 22 Species
46 Families with 7216 Species in America
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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
AuthorLatreille, 1793
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Saltatoria (Webster, 1913)

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