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Distribution path and Subregions of East Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa
Subregions: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Indian Ocean islands (Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles), Kenya (Nairobi), Malawi, Mozambique (Maputo Province), Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania (Tanganyika, Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe (North Zimbabwe)
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in East Africa
Class
East Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 651 families, 14411 genera, 82568 species
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Subclass
East Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 640 families, 14373 genera, 82499 species
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Infraclass
East Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 615 families, 14211 genera, 81779 species
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Superorder
East Africa
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 81 families, 1311 genera, 4978 species
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Order
East Africa
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 25 families, 800 genera, 2758 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
East Africa
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     13 families, 499 genera, 1729 species
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Suborder
East Africa
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     12 families, 301 genera, 1029 species
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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in East Africa
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 952 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 29 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 19 Species
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 2 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 245 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 80 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 292 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 7 SpeciesMole crickets
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 45 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Malgasiidae (Gorochov, 1984) - 14 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 31 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 5 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 23 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 1 Species
Pneumoridae (Stål, 1873) - 2 SpeciesBladder grasshoppers
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 78 Species
Pyrgacrididae (Kevan, 1974) - 2 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 211 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 106 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 489 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 113 Species
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 8 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
25 Families with 2758 Species in East 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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