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Distribution path and Subregions of Benin (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Benin
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Benin
Class
Benin
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 147 families, 875 genera, 1907 species
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Subclass
Benin
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 147 families, 875 genera, 1907 species
Tree
Infraclass
Benin
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 142 families, 856 genera, 1861 species
Tree
Superorder
Benin
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 15 families, 138 genera, 223 species
Tree
Order
Benin
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 7 families, 118 genera, 198 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
Benin
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     5 families, 116 genera, 196 species
Site
Suborder
Benin
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species
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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Benin
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 177 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 1 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 14 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 2 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 2 Species
7 Families with 198 Species in Benin


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Benin
Species with ANext  
Abisares viridipennis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Abisares viridipennis viridipennis (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis citrina (Serville, 1838)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis ruficornis (Fabricius, 1787)Garden LocustInfo
Acanthoxia gladiator (Westwood, 1841)Info
Acorypha clara (Walker, 1870)Info
Acorypha clara clara (Walker, 1870)Info
Acorypha dipelecia (Jago, 1966)Info
Acorypha glaucopsis (Walker, 1870)Info
Acorypha karschi (Martínez Y Fernández-castillo, 1902)Info
Acorypha modesta (Uvarov, 1950)Info
Acorypha onerosa (Uvarov, 1950)Info
Acorypha picta (Krauss, 1877)Info
Acorypha unicarinata (Krauss, 1877)Info
Acrida bicolor (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Acrida confusa (Dirsh, 1954)Info
Acrida turrita (Linnaeus, 1758)Long-headed grasshopperInfo
Acridoderes strenua (Walker, 1870)Info
Acrotylus blondeli (Saussure, 1884)Info
Acrotylus daveyi (Mason, 1959)Info
Acrotylus patruelis (Herrich-schaffer, 1838)Slender Digging GrasshopperInfo
Adelothericles nigeriae (Descamps, 1977)Info
Afroxyrrhepes obscuripes (Uvarov, 1943)Info
Afroxyrrhepes procera (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix (Walker, 1870)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix simulatrix (Walker, 1870)Info
Aiolopus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781)Grüne StrandschreckeInfo
Aiolopus thalassinus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Amesotropis valga (Karsch, 1893)Info
Anablepia granulata (Ramme, 1929)Info
Anacridium wernerellum (Karny, 1907)Info
Anthermus granosus (Stål, 1878)Info
Atractomorpha acutipennis (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Atractomorpha acutipennis gerstaeckeri (Bolivar, 1884)Info
Aulacobothrus invenustus (Karsch, 1893)Info
Azarea lloydi (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Baidoceracris zolotarevskyi (Chopard, 1947)Info
Berengueria bifoveolata (Karsch, 1893)Info
Berengueria cryptica (Jago, 1996)Info
Bocagella acutipennis (Miller, 1932)Info
Bocagella acutipennis acutipennis (Miller, N.c.e., 1932)Info
Brachycrotaphus karschi (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Brachycrotaphus lloydi (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Brachycrotaphus steindachneri (Krauss, 1877)Info
Brachycrotaphus tryxalicerus (Fischer, 1853)Savanna GrasshopperInfo
Bryophyma decipiens (Karsch, 1896)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calotermes resinatus (K. Von Rosen, 1913)Info
Cannula gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Grass-mimicking GrasshopperInfo
Cannula karschi (Kirby, 1910)Info
Cardeniopsis nigropunctata (Bolivar, 1882)Info
Carydana agomena (Karsch, 1896)Info
Cataloipus fuscocoeruleipes (Sjöstedt, 1923)Info
Catantops stramineus (Walker, 1870)Info
Catantops sylvestris (Jago, 1984)Info
Catantopsilus plagiatus (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Catantopsilus taeniolatus (Karsch, 1893)Info
Catantopsis asthmatica (Karsch, 1893)Info
Catantopsis basalis (Walker, 1870)Info
Chirista compta (Walker, 1870)Info
Chirista compta compta (Walker, 1870)Info
Chloroxyrrhepes virescens (Stål, 1873)Info
Chromotruxalis liberta (Burr, 1902)Info
Chrotogonus senegalensis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Chrotogonus senegalensis senegalensis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Conipoda pallida (Walker, 1870)Info
Coryphosima brevicornis -> Coryphosima stenopteraInfo
Coryphosima stenoptera (Schaum, 1853)Info
Coryphosima stenoptera stenoptera (Schaum, 1853)Info
Crucinotacris werneriana (Karny, 1907)Info
Cryptocatantops haemorrhoidalis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa (Stoll, 1813)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa flavescens (Walker, 1870)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diabolocatantops axillaris (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Diabolocatantops axillaris axillaris (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Dnopherula descampsi (Hollis, 1966)Info
Dnopherula phippsi (Llorente Del Moral, 1963)Info
Dnopherula punctata (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Duronia chloronota (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epistaurus diopi (Mestre, 2001)Info
Eucoptacra anguliflava (Karsch, 1893)Info
Eupropacris coeruleus (Drury, 1770)Info
Eurysternacris brevipes (Chopard, 1947)Info
Euschmidtia congana (Rehn, 1914)Info
Exopropacris modica (Karsch, 1893)Info
Eyprepocnemis plorans (Charpentier, 1825)Lamenting GrasshopperInfo
Eyprepocnemis plorans ibandana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Eyprepocnemis plorans ornatipes (Walker, 1870)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gastrimargus determinatus (Walker, 1871)Info
Gastrimargus determinatus procerus (Gerstaecker, 1889)Info
Gelastorhinus africanus (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Glyphoclonus miripennis (Karsch, 1896)Info
Gonista occidentalis (Descamps, 1965)Info
Gymnobothrus lineaalba (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Gymnobothrus longicornis (Ramme, 1931)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadrolecocatantops togoensis (Ramme, 1929)Info
Harpezocatantops stylifer (Krauss, 1877)Info
Hemiacris uvarovi (Ramme, 1929)Info
Heteracris annulosa (Walker, 1870)Info
Heteracris coerulescens (Stål, 1876)Info
Heteracris guineensis (Krauss, 1890)Info
Heteracris leani (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Heteropternis couloniana (Saussure, 1884)Info
Heteropternis thoracica (Walker, 1870)Info
Hieroglyphodes occidentalis (Roy, 1961)Info
Hieroglyphus africanus (Uvarov, 1922)Info
Hieroglyphus daganensis (Krauss, 1877)African rice grasshopperInfo
Hilethera nigerica (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Holopercna gerstaeckerii (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Homoxyrrhepes punctipennis (Walker, 1870)Info
Humbe tenuicornis (Schaum, 1853)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kraussaria angulifera (Krauss, 1877)Info
Kraussella amabile (Krauss, 1877)Info
Kraussella coerulipes (Karny, 1917)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leionotacris gilloni (Hollis, 1966)Info
Leptacris kraussii (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Leptacris monteiroi (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Leptacris monteiroi monteiroi (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Leva soudanica (Descamps, 1965)Info
Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Migratory LocustInfo
Locusta migratoria migratorioides (Reiche, L.j. & Fairmaire, 1849)African Migratory LocustInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Machaeridia bilineata (Stål, 1873)Info
Madimbania cephalicus (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Maura lurida (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Mesopsis abbreviata (Beauvois, 1806)Info
Mesopsis laticornis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Metaxymecus gracilipes (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Morphacris fasciata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrilidia tibialis (Fieber, 1853)African Match GrasshopperInfo
Ocnocerus diabolicus (Karsch, 1893)Info
Odontomelus scalatus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Odontomelus scalatus scalatus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Oedaleus nigeriensis (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Oedaleus senegalensis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Ornithacris cavroisi (Finot, 1924)Info
Ornithacris turbida (Walker, 1870)Info
Orthochtha ampla (Sjöstedt, 1931)Info
Orthochtha aurea (Popov & Fishpool, 1988)Info
Orthochtha brachycnemis (Karsch, 1893)Info
Orthochtha brachycnemis brachycnemis (Karsch, 1893)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis bisulcata (Krauss, 1877)Info
Orthochtha sudanica (Popov & Fishpool, 1988)Info
Orthochtha venosa (Ramme, 1929)Info
Oxya cyanoptera (Stål, 1873)Info
Oxya hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxya hyla hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxycatantops exsul (Karny, 1907)Info
Oxycatantops exsul pallidus (Jago, 1989)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracinema luculenta (Karsch, 1896)Info
Paracinema tricolor (Thunberg, 1815)Tricolor GrasshopperInfo
Paracinema tricolor tricolor (Thunberg, 1815)Vlei GrasshopperInfo
Parapropacris notatus (Karsch, 1891)Info
Paratettix scapularis (Beauvois, 1805)Info
Paratettix striata (Beauvois, 1805)Info
Parga cyanoptera (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Petamella prosternalis (Karny, 1907)Info
Phyllocercus bicoloripes (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Phymateus cinctus (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Plangiopsis schoutedeni (Griffini, 1908)Info
Platypternodes savannae (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Pododula ancisa (Karsch, 1896)Info
Pseudogmothela jagoi (Roy, 2002)Info
Pycnodictya citripennis (Saussure, 1888)Info
Pycnodictya diluta (Ramme, 1929)Info
Pyrgomorpha vignaudii (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhabdoplea munda (Karsch, 1893)Info
Rhaphotittha levis (Karsch, 1896)Info
Rhytidacris tectifera (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ritchiella baumanni (Karsch, 1896)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert locustInfo
Schistocerca gregaria gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert LocustInfo
Sherifuria haningtoni (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Spathosternum brevipenne (Chopard, 1958)Info
Spathosternum nigrotaeniatum (Stål, 1876)Info
Spathosternum pygmaeum (Karsch, 1893)Info
Staurocleis magnifica (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Stenocrobylus festivus (Karsch, 1891)Info
Stenohippus aequus (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Stenohippus xanthus (Karny, 1907)Info
Stobbea riggenbachi (Ramme, 1929)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanita parva (Kevan, 1962)Info
Tanita parva violacea (Kevan, D.k.m., 1962)Info
Taphronota ferruginea -> Taphronota mercetiInfo
Taphronota ferruginea ferruginea (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Taphronota merceti (Bolivar, 1904)Info
Thamithericles quagga (Karsch, 1893)Info
Trichocatantops villosus (Karsch, 1893)Info
Trilophidia conturbata (Walker, 1870)Info
Trilophidia repleta (Walker, 1870)Info
Truxaloides braziliensis (Drury, 1770)Info
Truxaloides braziliensis eos (Dirsh, 1951)Info
Tylotropidius didymus (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zacompsa festa (Karsch, 1893)Info
Zonocerus variegatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Zonocerus variegatus variegatus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
198 Species in Orthoptera for Benin listed
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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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