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Distribution path and Subregions of Somalia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Somalia
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Somalia
Class
Somalia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 190 families, 1405 genera, 3191 species
Tree
Subclass
Somalia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 189 families, 1402 genera, 3188 species
Tree
Infraclass
Somalia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 181 families, 1373 genera, 3122 species
Tree
Superorder
Somalia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 31 families, 176 genera, 380 species
Tree
Order
Somalia
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 13 families, 102 genera, 201 species
Site
Tree
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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
Somalia
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     8 families, 76 genera, 163 species
Site
Suborder
Somalia
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     5 families, 26 genera, 38 species
Site

Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Somalia
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 135 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 2 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 9 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 1 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 1 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 14 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 26 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 7 Species
13 Families with 201 Species in Somalia


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Somalia
Species with ANext  
Acorypha concisa (Walker, 1870)Info
Acorypha glaucopsis (Walker, 1870)Info
Acorypha nodula (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Acorypha ornatipes (Uvarov, 1950)Info
Acorypha pulla (Uvarov, 1950)Info
Acorypha pulla pulla (Uvarov, 1950)Info
Acoryphella agilis (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Acoryphella robusta (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Acoryphella zonata (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Acrida sulphuripennis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Acrostegastes affinis (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Acrostegastes florisi (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Acrostegastes glaber (Karsch, 1896)Info
Acrotylus knipperi (Kevan, 1961)Info
Acrotylus longipes longipes (Charpentier, 1845)Info
Acrotylus meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1932)Info
Acrotylus ndoloi (Kevan, 1956)Info
Acrotylus somaliensis (Johnsen & Schmidt, 1982)Info
Acrotylus trifasciatus (Kevan, 1961)Info
Acrotylus trifasciatus trifasciatus (Kevan, D.k.m., 1961)Info
Aiolopus longicornis (Sjöstedt, 1910)Info
Anepisceptus revoili (Lucas, 1884)Info
Apteroschmidtia popovi (Descamps, 1973)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachycatantops emalicus (Kevan, 1950)Info
Brachycatantops emalicus fasciatus (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Brachycatantops emalicus gracilis (Dirsh, 1956)Info
Brachytrupes membranaceus membranaceus (Drury, 1773)Info
Bradyopisthius paradoxurus (Karsch, 1887)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chloebora dimorpha (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Chrotogonus arenicola (Kevan, 1952)Info
Chrotogonus homalodemus (Blanchard, 1836)Info
Chrotogonus homalodemus somalicus (Kevan, D.k.m., 1959)Info
Conocephalus somali (Burr, 1900)Info
Cophotylus thalpomenoides (Dirsh, 1949)Info
Coptotettix rufipes (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Cryptocatantops allessandricus (Sjöstedt, 1931)Info
Cryptocatantops uvarovi (Dirsh, 1956)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Debrona angustipennis (Burr, 1900)Info
Derectaotus nigrovittatus (Chopard, 1961)Info
Dericorys guichardi (Dirsh, 1950)Info
Diabolocatantops axillaris (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Diabolocatantops axillaris saucius (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Diogena denticulata (Chopard, 1954)Info
Ducetia crypteria (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ducetia levatiala (Ragge, 1980)Info
Ducetia parva (Ragge, 1961)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elmisia camelina (Dirsh, 1949)Info
Ephippiger tropicalis (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Ermia somalica (Popov, 1957)Info
Eugasteroides karschi (Weidner, 1941)Info
Eugasteroides loricatus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Eugasteroides loricatus karschi -> Eugasteroides karschiInfo
Eugasteroides loricatus loricatus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Eurynotacris somalica (Ramme, 1931)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gastrimargus verticalis (Saussure, 1884)Info
Gastrimargus verticalis verticalis (Saussure, 1884)Info
Gonatoxia maculata (Karsch, 1889)Info
Gryllus campestris -> Brachytrupes membranaceus membranaceusField cricketInfo
Gryllus chappuisi (Chopard, 1938)Info
Gryllus meruensis (Sjöstedt, 1910)Info
Guaranacris rubripennis (Perty, 1832)Info
Guichardippus somalicus (Dirsh, 1959)Info
Gymnobothrus cruciatus (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis flexuosus (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harposcepa lobulipennis (Karsch, 1896)Info
Heteracris africanus (Johnsen & Schmidt, 1982)Info
Heteracris coerulescens (Stål, 1876)Info
Heteracris cyanescens (Uvarov, 1939)Info
Heteracris juliea (Grunshaw, 1991)Info
Heteracris puntica (Popov, 1981)Info
Heteracris somalica (Popov, 1981)Info
Heteropternis couloniana (Saussure, 1884)Info
Heteropternis pugnax (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Heteropternis thoracica (Walker, 1870)Info
Horatosphaga somali (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnansis gracilis (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Ischnansis serenae (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jasomenia sansibara (Karsch, 1896)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leopardia bivittata (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Leva guichardi (Jago, 1996)Info
Leva nicholai (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Leva paraindica (Jago, 1996)Info
Lezina obscura (Burr, 1900)Info
Lophothericles greatheadi (Descamps, 1977)Info
Lophothericles merehana (Kevan, 1954)Info
Lophothericles somali (Descamps, 1977)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Madasumma bicolor (Chopard & Baccetti, 1968)Info
Mecostibus minimus (Ritchie, 1988)Info
Melinocatantops somalicus (Sjöstedt, 1931)Info
Melinohippus boranae (Jago, 1996)Info
Melinohippus boranae boranae (Jago, 1996)Info
Melinohippus ritchiei (Jago, 1996)Info
Melinohippus taylori (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Merehana somalica (Ritchie, 1982)Info
Meruana usambarica (Karsch, 1896)Info
Metaxymecus gracilipes (Brancsik, 1895)Info
Microschmidtia chelazii (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Milititsa somaliensis (Burr, 1900)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrilidia cretacea (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Ochrilidia intermedia (Bolivar, 1908)Info
Ochrilidia marmorata (Uvarov, 1952)Info
Odontomelus afar (Jago, 1995)Info
Odontomelus agrostoides (Jago, 1995)Info
Odontomelus somalicus (Johnsen & Schmidt, 1982)Info
Oecanthus burmeisteri (Saussure, 1877)Info
Oedaleus flavus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Oedaleus flavus somaliensis (Sjöstedt, 1931)Info
Oedaleus inornatus (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Oedaleus instillatus (Burr, 1900)Info
Oedaleus miniatus (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Oedaleus nadiae (Ritchie, 1981)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis dasycnemis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis somalica (Popov, G.b. & Fishpool, 1992)Info
Orthochtha dimorpha (Miller, 1929)Info
Oxyaeida baccettii (Otte, 1995)Info
Oxyaeida poultoni (Ramme, 1929)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycatantops longipennis (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Paracinema tricolor tricolor (Thunberg, 1815)Vlei GrasshopperInfo
Paraphymateus roffeyi (Dirsh, 1962)Info
Parodontomelus microptilus (Baccetti, 1997)Info
Parorthacris somalica (Dirsh, 1958)Info
Peropyrrhicia guichardi (Ragge, 1980)Info
Phaeophilacris townsendi (Kaltenbach, 1983)Info
Phaeophilacris townsendi spelea (Baccetti, 1986)Info
Phaeophilacris townsendi townsendi (Kaltenbach, 1983)Info
Phaneroptera sparsa (Stål, 1857)Arabian Sickle Bush-cricketInfo
Phymateus aegrotus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phymateus viridipes (Stål, 1873)Info
Phymateus viridipes viridipes (Stål, 1873)Green Milkweed LocustInfo
Plagiotriptus somalicus (Baccetti, 1990)Info
Platycatantops depressus (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Platyverticula ritchiei (Jago, 1983)Info
Poecilimon brunneri (Frivaldsky, 1867)Brunnerīs Bright Bush-cricketInfo
Poecilimon jonicus jonicus (Fieber, 1853)Ionian Bright Bush-cricketInfo
Poecilimon macedonicus (Ramme, 1926)Macedonian Bright Bush-cricketInfo
Pycnodictya galinieri (Reiche & Fairmaire, 1849)Info
Pycnodictya galinieri citrina (Kevan, D.k.m., 1961)Info
Pycnodictya kelleri (Schulthess Schindler, 1894)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Robecchia gibba (Baccetti, 1991)Info
Robecchia granulosa (Uvarov, 1931)Info
Robecchia obesa (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Ruspolia pygmaea (Schulthess Schindler, 1898)Info
Ruspolia subampla (Bailey, 1975)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sauracris crypta (Popov, 1959)Info
Sauracris lacerta (Burr, 1900)Info
Sauracris ornata (Popov, 1959)Info
Sauracris parvula (Ramme, 1929)Info
Sauracris parvula parvula (Ramme, 1929)Info
Sauracris popovi (Ritchie, 1988)Info
Sauracris simonettae (Ritchie, 1988)Info
Sauracris zinae (Popov, 1959)Info
Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert locustInfo
Schistocerca gregaria gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert LocustInfo
Scintharista notabilis (Walker, 1870)Info
Scintharista notabilis lateritia (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Smilethericles uaboni (Baccetti, 1997)Info
Somaliacris rugosa (Dirsh, 1959)Info
Somalopyrgus messanai (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Somalopyrgus rotundipennis (Kevan & Akbar, 1964)Info
Spathosternum nigrotaeniatum (Stål, 1876)Info
Speonemobius litoreus (Vannini & Chelazzi, 1978)Info
Sphingonotus africanus (Johnsen, 1985)Info
Sphingonotus atropurpureus (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Sphingonotus collenettei (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Sphingonotus somalicus (Johnsen, 1985)Info
Sphingonotus somalicus meridionalis (Baccetti, 1985)Info
Sphingonotus somalicus somalicus (Johnsen, 1985)Info
Sphingonotus turkanae (Uvarov, 1938)Info
Sphodromerus calliptamoides (Uvarov, 1943)Info
Sphodromerus inconspicuus (Schulthess Schindler, 1894)Info
Sphodromerus somali (Uvarov, 1943)Info
Stenocrobylus somalus (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Stenohippus maculifemur (Jago, 1996)Info
Stenohippus xanthus (Karny, 1907)Info
Stenoscepa gallae (Rehn, 1901)Info
Surudia aptera (Kevan, 1956)Info
Surudia loboptera (Uvarov, 1930)Info
Surudia somalica (Dirsh, 1961)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Taramassus cervus (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Taramassus dirshi (Baccetti, 1962)Info
Taramassus zavattarii (Salfi, 1939)Info
Tenuitarsus angustus (Blanchard, 1836)Info
Thalpomena schulthessi (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Truxalis burtti (Dirsh, 1950)Info
Truxalis conspurcata (Klug, 1840)Info
Truxalis conspurcata somalia (Burr, 1902)Info
Truxalis rubripennis -> Guaranacris rubripennisInfo
Tylopsis irregularis (Karsch, 1893)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urrutia migiurtinia (Baccetti, 1990)Info
Urrutia somalica (Ramme, 1925)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vittisphena somalica (Kevan, 1956)Info
Vosseleriana somali (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Weidnerius benderi (Schmidt, 1998)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xenippella benadiria (Baccetti, 1984)Info
Xiphipyrgus tunstalli (Kevan, 1982)Info
Xiphoceriana atrox (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Xiphoceriana cristata (Saussure, 1887)Info
201 Species in Orthoptera for Somalia 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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