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Distribution path and Subregions of Botswana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Botswana
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Botswana
Class
Botswana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 212 families, 1379 genera, 3005 species
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Subclass
Botswana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 211 families, 1378 genera, 3001 species
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Infraclass
Botswana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 198 families, 1324 genera, 2859 species
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Superorder
Botswana
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 21 families, 97 genera, 140 species
Tree
Order
Botswana
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 8 families, 46 genera, 61 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
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
Botswana
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     5 families, 30 genera, 37 species
Site
Suborder
Botswana
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     3 families, 16 genera, 24 species
Site

Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Botswana
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 27 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 16 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 1 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 2 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 6 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 3 Species
8 Families with 61 Species in Botswana


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Botswana
Species with ANext  
Acanthoplus longipes (Charpentier, 1845)Long-legged armoured katydidInfo
Acrida sulphuripennis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Anablepia botswaniana (Johnsen, 1991)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachytrupes calaharicus (Karny, 1910)Info
Brachytrupes testaceus (Karny, 1910)Info
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Chokwea forchhammeri (Johnsen, 1990)Info
Chrotogonus hemipterus (Schaum, 1853)Info
Clearidas nigriceps (Stål, 1876)Info
Clonia kalahariensis (Kaltenbach, 1971)Info
Clonia lalandei (Saussure, 1888)Info
Conocephalus bechuanensis (Péringuey, 1916)Info
Cryptocatantops crassifemoralis (Johnsen, 1991)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa aeruginosa (Stoll, 1813)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
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Damaracheta schultzei (Karny, 1910)Info
Depressotrella testata (Gorochov, 2005)Info
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Eucoptacra exigua (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Eulioptera atkinsonae (Ragge, 1980)Info
Euryphymus kalahariensis (Barker, 1985)Info
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Gryllus bimaculatus -> Pternoscirta bimaculataAfrican field cricketInfo
Gryllus maunus (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
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Hemiacris fervens (Walker, 1870)Info
Heteropternis thoracica (Walker, 1870)Info
Humbe tenuicornis (Schaum, 1853)Info
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Lamarckiana sparrmani (Stål, 1876)Info
Lophothericles euchore (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Lophothericles fuscus (Karny, 1910)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Modicogryllus ngamius (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
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Neogryllopsis ghanzicus (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Neogryllopsis kuhlgatzi (Karny, 1910)Info
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Oecanthus pseudosimilis (Otte, D., 1988)Info
Oedaleus nigeriensis (Uvarov, 1926)Info
Orthochtha tunstalli (Popov & Fishpool, 1992)Info
Orthochtha tunstalli tunstalli (Popov, G.b. & Fishpool, 1992)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paragymnobothrus rectus (Karny, 1910)Info
Phaeocatantops decoratus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phaeocatantops decoratus decoratus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phymateus viridipes (Stål, 1873)Info
Phymateus viridipes viridipes (Stål, 1873)Green Milkweed LocustInfo
Prosphaga calaharica (Karny, 1910)Info
Pseudoarcyptera bechuana (Uvarov, 1929)Info
Pseudotristria isabelleae (Johnsen, 1986)Info
Pternoscirta bimaculata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhaphotittha vitripennis (Miller, 1932)Info
Rhodesiana cuneicerca (Johnsen, 1982)Info
Rupilius nigrosignatus (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teleogryllus mosetse (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Tettiella latipes (Stål, 1877)Info
Thericles flavoangulatus (Descamps, 1977)Info
Thyridota grandis (Johnsen, 1991)Info
Truxalis burtti (Dirsh, 1950)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Velarifictorus botswanus (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Velarifictorus chobei (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Velarifictorus ghanzicus (Otte, 1987)Info
Velarifictorus natus (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Velarifictorus okavangus (Otte, Toms & Cade, 1988)Info
Vitticatantops botswana (Jago, 1994)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zonocerus elegans (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Zonocerus elegans elegans (Thunberg, 1815)Elegant GrasshopperInfo
61 Species in Orthoptera for Botswana 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
AuthorLatreille, 1793
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Saltatoria (Webster, 1913)

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