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Distribution path and Subregions of North America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America
Subregions: Bermuda Islands (Bermuda), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Greenland, Gulf of Mexico, Mexico (Central Mexico, East Mexico, North Mexico, South Mexico), USA (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Lake Erie Islands, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West USA, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in North America
Class
North America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1071 families, 23058 genera, 179587 species
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Subclass
North America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1056 families, 22875 genera, 179297 species
Tree
Infraclass
North America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 970 families, 22494 genera, 177144 species
Tree
Superorder
North America
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 155 families, 1047 genera, 4616 species
Tree
Order
North America
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 35 families, 524 genera, 2478 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
North America
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     14 families, 242 genera, 1311 species
Site
Suborder
North America
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     19 families, 273 genera, 1150 species
Site
Suborder
North America
    Titanoptera (Sharov, 1968)
     1 family, 7 genera, 11 species
Superfamily
North America
    Blattacea (Sellards, 1904)
     1 family, 2 genera, 6 species

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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in North America
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1140 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anelcanidae (Carpenter, 1986) - 2 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 8 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 1 Species
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 2 Species
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 20 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Geraridae (Scudder, 1885) - 11 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 8 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 203 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 21 SpeciesMole crickets
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 Species
Locustopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 32 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 9 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Paleoblattidae (Scudder, 1879) - 6 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Permelcanidae (Sharov, 1962) - 2 Species
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 2 Species
Phasmomimidae (Sharov, 1968) - 3 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 21 Species
Promastacidae (Kevan & Wighton, 1981) - 2 Species
Prophalangopsidae (Saussure, 1878) - 8 SpeciesHump-winged grigs
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 1 SpeciesJumping sticks
Pruvostitidae (Zalessky, 1929) - 4 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 14 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 186 SpeciesCamel crickets
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 2 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 40 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 25 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tanaoceridae (Rehn, 1948) - 4 SpeciesTanaocerids
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 68 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 607 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thueringoedischiidae (Zessin, 1997) - 1 Species
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 14 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
35 Families with 2479 Species in North America
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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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