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Distribution path and Subregions of Libya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Libya
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Libya
Class
Libya
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 170 families, 782 genera, 1549 species
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Subclass
Libya
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 168 families, 778 genera, 1543 species
Tree
Infraclass
Libya
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 166 families, 771 genera, 1530 species
Tree
Superorder
Libya
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 25 families, 110 genera, 242 species
Tree
Order
Libya
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 12 families, 81 genera, 192 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
Libya
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     6 families, 48 genera, 133 species
Site
Suborder
Libya
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     6 families, 33 genera, 59 species
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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Libya
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 109 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 2 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 28 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 12 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 8 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 24 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
12 Families with 192 Species in Libya


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Libya
Species with ANext  
Acheta chudeaui (Chopard, 1927)Info
Acheta confalonierii (Capra, 1929)Info
Acheta domesticus (Fabricius, 1787)House cricketInfo
Acheta hispanicus (Rambur, 1838)Info
Acrida turrita (Linnaeus, 1758)Long-headed grasshopperInfo
Acrotylus fischeri (Azam, 1901)Info
Acrotylus incarnatus (Krauss, 1907)Info
Acrotylus insubricus -> Acrotylus fischeriCommon Digging GrasshopperSite
Acrotylus insubricus inficitus (Walker, 1870)Info
Acrotylus longipes -> Acrotylus meruensisYellow-winged Digging GrasshopperInfo
Acrotylus meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1932)Info
Acrotylus patruelis (Herrich-schaffer, 1838)Slender Digging GrasshopperInfo
Afromeconema felicis (Massa, 1997)Info
Afrosteropleurus filenorum (Massa, 1998)Info
Afrosteropleurus ientilei (Fontana & Massa, 2008)Info
Aiolopus obariensis (Usmani, 2008)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix (Walker, 1870)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix simulatrix (Walker, 1870)Info
Aiolopus strepens (Latreille, 1804)Broad Green-winged GrasshopperInfo
Aiolopus strepens strepens (Latreille, 1804)Info
Aiolopus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781)Grüne StrandschreckeInfo
Aiolopus thalassinus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Anacridium aegyptium (Linnaeus, 1764)Egyptian GrasshopperSite
Anacridium melanorhodon (Walker, 1870)Info
Anacridium melanorhodon arabafrum (Dirsh & Uvarov, 1953)Info
Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon (Walker, 1870)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachytrupes megacephalus (Lefèbvre, 1827)Giant-cricketInfo
Brachytrupes membranaceus membranaceus (Drury, 1773)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calephorus compressicornis (Latreille, 1804)Info
Calliptamus barbarus (Costa, 1836)Eurasian Pincer GrasshopperInfo
Calliptamus barbarus barbarus (Costa, O.g., 1836)Info
Calliptamus cyrenaicus (Jago, 1963)Info
Calliptamus wattenwylianus (Pantel, 1896)Info
Conocephalus conocephalus (Linnaeus, 1767)Pygmy Cone-headInfo
Conocephalus maculatus (Le Guillou, 1841)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Decorana tripolitana (Fontana & Massa, 2009)Info
Decticus albifrons (Fabricius, 1775)Mediterranean Wart-biterInfo
Dericorys carthagonovae (Bolivar, 1897)Info
Dericorys millierei -> Dericorys carthagonovaeInfo
Diogena fausta (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Dociostaurus maroccanus (Thunberg, 1815)Moroccan locustInfo
Duroniella lucasii (Bolivar, 1881)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Egnatioides coerulans (Krauss, 1893)Info
Egnatioides striatus (Vosseler, 1902)Info
Eremogryllodes fiorii (La Greca, 1969)Info
Eremogryllus hammadae (Krauss, 1902)Info
Euchorthippus albolineatus (Lucas, 1849)Info
Euchorthippus albolineatus albolineatus (Lucas, 1849)Info
Eumodicogryllus bordigalensis -> Modicogryllus bordigalensisVerge CricketInfo
Eumodicogryllus bordigalensis bordigalensis (Latreille, 1804)Bordeaux CricketInfo
Eyprepocnemis plorans (Charpentier, 1825)Lamenting GrasshopperInfo
Eyprepocnemis plorans plorans (Charpentier, 1825)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Finotia maxima (Jannone, 1938)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gryllodinus kerkennensis (Finot, 1893)Silver-bell cricketInfo
Gryllomorpha gestroana (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Gryllomorpha minima (Werner, 1914)Info
Gryllomorpha rufescens (Uvarov, 1924)Info
Gryllomorpha uclensis (Pantel, 1890)Info
Gryllomorpha uclensis pygmaea (Mennozi, 1940)Info
Gryllotalpa africana (Beauvois, 1805)African Mole CricketInfo
Gryllotalpa africana africana (Beauvois, 1805)African mole cricketInfo
Gryllotalpa cossyrensis (Baccetti & Capra, 1978)Info
Gryllus bimaculatus -> Pternoscirta bimaculataAfrican field cricketInfo
Gryllus campestris -> Brachytrupes membranaceus membranaceusField cricketInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Helioscirtus capsitanus (Bonnet, 1884)Info
Helioscirtus capsitanus capsitanus (Bonnet, F.r., 1884)Info
Helioscirtus grandii (La Greca, 1957)Info
Helioscirtus gravesi (Uvarov, 1924)Info
Heteracris adspersa (Redtenbacher, 1889)Splendid GrasshopperInfo
Heteracris annulosa (Walker, 1870)Info
Heteracris harterti (Bolivar, 1913)Info
Heteracris littoralis (Rambur, 1838)Mediterranean Splendid GrasshopperInfo
Heteracris minuta (Uvarov, 1921)Info
Hyalorrhipis calcarata (Vosseler, 1902)Info
Hyalorrhipis rhamses (Saussure, 1889)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptea albotaeniata (Werner, 1908)Info
Leptopternis gracilis (Eversmann, 1848)Info
Leptopternis maculata (Vosseler, 1902)Info
Lezina peyerimhoffi (Chopard, 1929)Info
Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Migratory LocustInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Modicogryllus bordigalensis (Latreille, 1804)Info
Modicogryllus bordigalensis bordigalensis (Latreille, 1804)Info
Modicogryllus confirmatus (Walker, 1859)Info
Modicogryllus tripunctatus (Werner, 1908)Info
Mogoplistes brunneus (Serville, 1838)Brown Scale-cricketInfo
Myrmecophilus cottami (Chopard, 1922)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Notopleura saharica (Krauss, 1902)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrilidia alshatiensis (Usmani & Ajaili, 1991)Info
Ochrilidia filicornis (Krauss, 1902)Info
Ochrilidia filicornis filicornis (Krauss, 1902)Info
Ochrilidia geniculata (I. Bolivar, 1913)Info
Ochrilidia gracilis (Krauss, 1902)Info
Ochrilidia gracilis gracilis (Krauss, 1902)Info
Ochrilidia harterti (Bolivar, 1913)Info
Ochrilidia harterti harterti (Bolivar, 1913)Info
Ocneridia nigropunctata (Lucas, 1849)Dotted Stone GrasshopperInfo
Odontura trilineata (Haan, 1842)Info
Oecanthus pellucens (Scopoli, 1763)Italian Tree CricketInfo
Oecanthus pellucens pellucens (Scopoli, 1763)Italian CricketInfo
Oedaleus decorus (Germar, 1825)Handsome Cross GrasshopperSite
Oedaleus senegalensis (Krauss, 1877)Info
Oedipoda caerulescens (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue-winged GrasshopperSite
Oedipoda coerulea (Saussure, 1884)Info
Oedipoda fuscocincta (Lucas, 1849)Yellow Band-winged GrasshopperInfo
Oedipoda fuscocincta coelestina (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Oedipoda miniata -> Oedipoda coeruleaScarlet Band-winged GrasshopperInfo
Oedipoda miniata miniata (Pallas, 1771)Info
Omocestus africanus (Harz, 1970)Info
Omocestus fontanai (Massa, 2004)Info
Ornithacris turbida (Walker, 1870)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pamphagus tunetanus (Vosseler, 1902)Info
Paracinipe adelaidae (Massa, 1996)Info
Paracinipe baccettii (Massa, 1996)Info
Paracinipe marmarica (Salfi, 1925)Info
Paracinipe orientalis (Werner, 1908)Info
Paraeuryparyphes quadridentatus (Brisout De Barneville, 1852)Info
Paratettix meridionalis (Rambur, 1838)Mediterranean GroundhopperInfo
Phaneroptera nana (Fieber, 1853)Mediterranean katydidInfo
Phaneroptera sparsa (Stål, 1857)Arabian Sickle Bush-cricketInfo
Platycleis falx (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Platycleis falx laticauda (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1882)Info
Platycleis intermedia (Serville, 1838)Info
Platycleis sabulosa (Azam, 1901)Info
Platypterna lybica -> Ochrilidia geniculataInfo
Poekilocerus bufonius (Klug, 1832)Info
Pternoscirta bimaculata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Pterolepis dernensis (Salfi, 1926)Info
Pterolepis lagrecai (Fontana & Massa, 2004)Info
Pteronemobius heydenii (Fischer, 1853)Marsh-cricketInfo
Pyrgomorpha agarena (Bolivar, 1894)Info
Pyrgomorpha agarena cyrenaicae (Kevan, D.k.m. & Hsiung, 1988)Info
Pyrgomorpha cognata (Krauss, 1877)Info
Pyrgomorpha conica (Olivier, 1791)Common Stick GrasshopperInfo
Pyrgomorpha conica conica (Olivier, 1791)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Ramburiella hispanica (Rambur, 1838)Iberian Blackspotted GrasshopperInfo
Ruspolia nitidula (Scopoli, 1786)Large Cone-headInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert locustInfo
Schistocerca gregaria gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert LocustInfo
Scintharista notabilis (Walker, 1870)Info
Scintharista notabilis notabilis (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingoderus carinatus (Saussure, 1888)Info
Sphingonotus azurescens (Rambur, 1838)Info
Sphingonotus brackensis (Usmani, 2008)Info
Sphingonotus caerulans (Linnaeus, 1767)Blue-winged Sand GrasshopperInfo
Sphingonotus caerulans caerulans (Linnaeus, 1767)Slender Blue-winged GrasshopperInfo
Sphingonotus caerulans gharianensis (Werner, 1908)Info
Sphingonotus eurasius (Mishchenko, 1937)Info
Sphingonotus eurasius eurasius (Mishchenko, 1936)Info
Sphingonotus luteus (Krauss, 1893)Info
Sphingonotus obscuratus (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingonotus obscuratus lameerei (Finot, 1902)Info
Sphingonotus obscuratus obscuratus (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingonotus obscuratus samnuensis (Usmani & Ajaili, 2000)Info
Sphingonotus octofasciatus (Serville, 1838)Info
Sphingonotus rubescens (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingonotus rubescens rubescens (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingonotus savignyi (Saussure, 1884)Info
Sphingonotus savignyi savignyi (Saussure, 1884)Info
Sphingonotus tricinctus (Walker, 1870)Info
Sphingonotus vitreus (Saussure, 1888)Info
Sphingonotus vitreus brevipes (La Greca, 1957)Info
Sphodromerus coerulans (Werner, 1908)Info
Sphodromerus coerulans coerulans (Werner, 1908)Info
Sphodromerus coerulans intermedia (Werner, 1908)Info
Sphodromerus marmaricus (Capra, 1929)Info
Sphodromerus tuareg (Uvarov, 1943)Info
Sphodromerus tuareg tuareg (Uvarov, 1943)Info
Stenonemobius gracilis (Jakovlev, 1871)Dwarf CricketInfo
Svercus palmetorum (Krauss, 1902)Cicada CricketInfo
Svercus palmetorum palmetorum (Krauss, 1902)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tartarogryllus cyrenaicus (Werner, 1908)Info
Tenuitarsus angustus (Blanchard, 1836)Info
Tessellana tessellata (Charpentier, 1825)Tessellated shieldbackInfo
Tessellana tessellata tessellata (Charpentier, 1825)Brown-spotted Bush-cricketInfo
Tettigonia krugeri (Massa, 1998)Info
Thalpomena dernensis (Werner, 1908)Info
Thalpomena deserta (Dirsh, 1949)Info
Thalpomena libyana -> Thalpomena dernensisInfo
Tmethis cisti (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Tmethis harterti (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Tmethis pulchripennis (Serville, 1838)Info
Trigonidium cicindeloides (Rambur, 1838)Common TrigInfo
Tropidopola cylindrica -> Tropidopola longicornisCommon Cylindric GrasshopperInfo
Tropidopola cylindrica cylindrica (Marschall, 1836)Info
Tropidopola longicornis (Fieber, 1853)Info
Truxalis nasuta -> Truxalis viridifasciataInfo
Truxalis viridifasciata (Krauss, 1902)Info
Tuarega insignis (Lucas, 1851)Info
Tylopsis peneri (Ragge, 1974)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uromenus innocentii (Bonnet & Finot, 1885)Info
Uromenus innocentii innocentii (Bonnet & Finot, 1885)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xya variegata (Latreille, 1809)Colourful MolehopperInfo
192 Species in Orthoptera for Libya 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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