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Distribution path and Subregions of Central Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa
Subregions: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Central Africa
Class
Central Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 528 families, 8830 genera, 46588 species
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Subclass
Central Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 521 families, 8798 genera, 46537 species
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Infraclass
Central Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 505 families, 8694 genera, 46078 species
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Superorder
Central Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 68 families, 831 genera, 2685 species
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Order
Central Africa
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 21 families, 496 genera, 1392 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
Central Africa
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     11 families, 317 genera, 979 species
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Suborder
Central Africa
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     10 families, 179 genera, 413 species
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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Central Africa
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 740 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 6 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Bouretidae (Martins-neto, 2001) - 1 Species
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 13 Species
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 7 Species
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 8 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 20 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 100 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 2 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 3 SpeciesScaly crickets
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 6 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) -> Gryllidae - 1 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 16 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 103 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Schizodactylidae (Karny, 1927) - 1 SpeciesDune crickets
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 53 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 262 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 37 Species
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 9 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
21 Families with 1392 Species in Central Africa
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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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