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Distribution path and Subregions of New Zealand (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - New Zealand
Subregions: Auckland Islands (Auckland Island), North Island (Northland Peninsula), Snares Islands, South Island
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in New Zealand
Class
New Zealand
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 441 families, 3694 genera, 13286 species
Tree
Subclass
New Zealand
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 436 families, 3689 genera, 13279 species
Tree
Infraclass
New Zealand
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 419 families, 3643 genera, 13198 species
Tree
Superorder
New Zealand
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 29 families, 98 genera, 293 species
Tree
Order
New Zealand
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 9 families, 36 genera, 92 species
Site
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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
New Zealand
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     1 family, 7 genera, 19 species
Site
Suborder
New Zealand
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     8 families, 29 genera, 73 species
Site

Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in New Zealand
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 19 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anelcanidae (Carpenter, 1986) - 0 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 30 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 3 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 0 Species
Permelcanidae (Sharov, 1962) - 0 Species
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 0 Species
Prophalangopsidae (Saussure, 1878) - 1 SpeciesHump-winged grigs
Pruvostitidae (Zalessky, 1929) - 0 Species
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 26 SpeciesCamel crickets
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 9 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
14 Families with 92 Species in New Zealand


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in New Zealand
Species with ANext  
Alpinacris crassicauda (Bigelow, 1967)Info
Alpinacris tumidicauda (Bigelow, 1967)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachaspis collinus (Hutton, 1898)Info
Brachaspis nivalis (Hutton, 1898)Info
Brachaspis robustus (Bigelow, 1967)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caedicia simplex (Walker, 1869)Common garden katydidInfo
Conocephalus bilineatus -> Neoconocephalus triopsSmall meadow katydidInfo
Conocephalus maoricus -> Conocephalus semivittatus semivittatusInfo
Conocephalus semivittatus (Walker, 1869)Blackish Meadow KatydidInfo
Conocephalus semivittatus semivittatus (Walker, 1869)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deinacrida carinata (Salmon, 1950)Herekopare wetaInfo
Deinacrida connectens (Ander, 1939)Scree wetaInfo
Deinacrida elegans (Gibbs, 1999)Bluff wetaInfo
Deinacrida fallai (Salmon, 1950)Poor Knights giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida heteracantha (White, 1842)Little Barrier Island giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida mahoenui (Gibbs, 1999)Mahoenui giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida maori -> Hemideina maoriInfo
Deinacrida parva (Buller, 1894)Kaikoura giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida pluvialis (Gibbs, 1999)Mt Cook giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida rugosa (Buller, 1871)Cook Strait giant wetaInfo
Deinacrida talpa (Gibbs, 1999)Giant mole wetaInfo
Deinacrida tibiospina (Salmon, 1950)Mt Arthur giant wetaInfo
Dendroplectron cryptacanthus (Richards, 1964)Auckland Island wetaInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gigantogryllacris excelsa (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1888)Info
Gryllacris nigrilabris (Gerstaecker, 1860)Info
Gryllopsis maorica (Saussure, 1877)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemiandrus electra (Taylor-smith, 2013)Info
Hemiandrus focalis (Hutton, 1896)Info
Hemiandrus lanceolatus (Walker, 1869)Info
Hemiandrus maculifrons (Walker, 1869)Info
Hemiandrus maia (Taylor-smith, 2013)Otago Ground WetaInfo
Hemiandrus nitaweta (Jewell, 2007)Info
Hemiandrus pallitarsis (Walker, 1871)Info
Hemiandrus superba (Jewell, 2007)Info
Hemideina broughi (Buller, 1896)West Coast bush wetaInfo
Hemideina crassidens (Blanchard, 1851)Wellington tree wetaInfo
Hemideina femorata (Hutton, 1896)Canterbury tree wetaInfo
Hemideina gigantea -> Deinacrida heteracanthaInfo
Hemideina maori (Pictet & Saussure, 1891)Mountain stone wetaInfo
Hemideina megacephala (Alfken, 1903)Info
Hemideina ricta (Hutton, 1896)Banks Peninsula tree wetaInfo
Hemideina thoracica (White, 1846)Auckland tree wetaInfo
Hemideina trewicki (Morgan-richards, 1995)Hawke´s Bay tree wetaInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Insulanoplectron spinosum (Richards, 1970)Snares Island wetaInfo
Ischyroplectron isolatum (Hutton, 1895)Bounty Island wetaInfo
Isoplectron calcaratum (Hutton, 1897)Info
Isoplectron cochleatum (Karny, 1935)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Migratory LocustInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maotoweta virescens (Johns & Cook, 2014)Info
Metioche maorica (Walker, 1869)Info
Motuweta isolata (Johns, 1997)Middle Island tusked wetaInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neoconocephalus triops (Linnaeus, 1758)Broad-tipped coneheadInfo
Notohagla mauii (Johns In Grant-mackie, Buckeridge & Johns, 1996)Info
Notoplectron campbellense (Richards, 1964)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oedipoda miniata salina -> Oedipoda miniata miniataInfo
Ornebius aperta (Otte & Alexander, 1983)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachyrhamma edwardsii (Scudder, 1869)Info
Pachyrhamma fusca (Richards, 1959)Info
Pachyrhamma longicauda (Richards, 1959)Info
Pachyrhamma novaeseelandiae -> Pachyrhamma edwardsiiInfo
Paprides nitidus (Hutton, 1898)Info
Paraneonetus multispinus (Salmon, 1948)Three Kings cave wetaInfo
Petrotettix cupolaensis (Richards, 1972)Info
Petrotettix nigripes (Richards, 1972)Info
Petrotettix serratus (Richards, 1972)Info
Petrotettix spinosus (Richards, 1972)Info
Pharmacus brewsterensis (Richards, 1972)Info
Pharmacus chapmanae (Richards, 1972)Info
Pharmacus dumbletoni (Richards, 1972)Info
Pharmacus montanus (Pictet & Saussure, 1891)Info
Phaulacridium marginale (Walker, 1870)Info
Phaulacridium otagense (Ritchie & Westerman, 1984)Info
Phaulacridium otagoense (Westerman, 1983)Info
Pleioplectron simplex (Hutton, 1897)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Setascutum ohauensis (Richards, 1972)Info
Setascutum pallidum (Richards, 1972)Info
Sigaus australis (Hutton, 1898)Info
Sigaus campestris (Hutton, 1898)Info
Sigaus childi (Jamieson, 1999)Info
Sigaus homerensis (Morris, 2003)Info
Sigaus obelisci (Bigelow, 1967)Info
Sigaus piliferus (Hutton, 1898)Info
Sigaus takahe (Morris, 2003)Info
Sigaus villosus (Salmon, 1950)Info
Stenopelmatopterus sartorianus (Saussure, 1859)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Talitropsis chopardi (Karny, 1937)Info
Talitropsis crassicruris (Hutton, 1896)Info
Talitropsis megatibia (Trewick, 1999)Info
Teleogryllus commodus (Walker, 1869)Black field cricketInfo
Tettigonia crientata ()Info
Tettigonia muta -> Kikihia mutaInfo
Tettigonia sima (Lichtenstein, 1796)Info
92 Species in Orthoptera for New Zealand 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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