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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Amazon basin (Upper Amazon), Andes, Argentina (Buenos Aires, Jujuy, North Argentina, San Juan Province, Santa Cruz, South Argentina), Bolivia, Brazil (North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, West Central Brazil), Chile (Valparaiso Region), Colombia, Ecuador (Galápagos), French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in South America
Class
South America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 879 families, 20255 genera, 142109 species
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Subclass
South America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 863 families, 20184 genera, 141986 species
Tree
Infraclass
South America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 793 families, 19845 genera, 140520 species
Tree
Superorder
South America
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 113 families, 1699 genera, 6799 species
Tree
Order
South America
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 33 families, 995 genera, 3596 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, Grasshoppers 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
South America
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     15 families, 523 genera, 1893 species
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Suborder
South America
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     18 families, 472 genera, 1703 species
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Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in South America
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1019 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 18 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Baissogryllidae (Gorochov, 1985) - 19 Species
Bouretidae (Martins-neto, 2001) - 1 Species
Cylindrachetidae (Giglio-tos, 1914) - 1 SpeciesSandgropers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 141 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 339 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 25 SpeciesMole crickets
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Locustopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 22 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 13 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 34 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 3 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) - 43 Species
Phasmomimidae (Sharov, 1968) - 1 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 105 Species
Prezottophlebiidae (Martins-neto, 2007) - 1 Species
Prophalangopsidae (Saussure, 1878) - 7 SpeciesHump-winged grigs
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 100 SpeciesJumping sticks
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Raphoglidae (Béthoux & Al., 2002) - 1 Species
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 11 SpeciesCamel crickets
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 41 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 373 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 105 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1075 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 25 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 22 Species
33 Families with 3596 Species in South 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, Grasshoppers and crickets
AuthorLatreille, 1793
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Saltatoria (Webster, 1913)

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