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Distribution path and Subregions of Sri Lanka (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Sri Lanka
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Sri Lanka
Class
Sri Lanka
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 448 families, 4171 genera, 9941 species
Tree
Subclass
Sri Lanka
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 445 families, 4167 genera, 9936 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sri Lanka
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 427 families, 4088 genera, 9784 species
Tree
Superorder
Sri Lanka
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 48 families, 278 genera, 479 species
Tree
Order
Sri Lanka
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 14 families, 145 genera, 235 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
Sri Lanka
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     6 families, 64 genera, 97 species
Site
Suborder
Sri Lanka
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     8 families, 81 genera, 138 species
Site

Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Sri Lanka
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 41 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 1 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 75 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 1 SpeciesMole crickets
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 7 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 17 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 39 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 29 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 10 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trigonopterygidae (Walker, 1870) - 1 Species
14 Families with 235 Species in Sri Lanka


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Sri Lanka
Species with ANext  
Acrida exaltata (Walker, 1859)Info
Acrodonta subaptera (Redtenbacher, 1891)Info
Acrotylus humbertianus (Saussure, 1884)Info
Aiolopus thalassinus (Fabricius, 1781)Grüne StrandschreckeInfo
Amusurgus oedemeroides (Walker, 1871)Info
Amusurgus speculifer (Chopard, 1936)Info
Anaxipha henryi (Chopard, 1936)Info
Anaxipha longipennis (Serville, 1838)Info
Anaxipha pubescens -> Cyrtoxiphoides pubescensInfo
Andriana hancocki (Bruner, 1910)Info
Aprion robustus -> Paramorsimus robustusInfo
Apterotettix obtusus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Arachnomimus annulicornis (Chopard, 1936)Info
Arachnomimus bicolor (Chopard, 1928)Info
Arachnomimus brevipalpis (Chopard, 1969)Info
Arachnomimus nietneri (Saussure, 1878)Info
Atractomorpha crenulata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Aulacobothrus luteipes (Walker, 1871)Info
Aularches miliaris (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bambusacris greeni (Henry, 1933)Info
Brachyntheisogryllacris punicea (Gerstaecker, 1860)Info
Brachytrypes orientalis -> Tarbinskiellus orientalisInfo
Brunneriana ceylonica (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1895)Info
Brunneriana opaca (Walker, 1869)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cardiodactylus praecipuus (Walker, 1869)Info
Catantopides ophthalmicus (Karny, 1907)Info
Catantops pinguis -> Diabolocatantops pinguisInfo
Cercina obtusa (Stål, 1878)Info
Cercina phillipsi (Henry, 1933)Info
Ceyloria latissima (Gorochov, 1996)Info
Chrotogonus oxypterus (Blanchard, 1836)Info
Cingalia dubia (Walker, 1870)Info
Cingalotettix pterugodes (Blackith, 1988)Info
Coiblemmus compactus (Chopard, 1928)Info
Conocephalus longipennis -> Ruspolia differensInfo
Conocephalus maculatus (Le Guillou, 1841)Info
Conocephalus signatus (Redtenbacher, 1891)Info
Cophogryllus martini -> Apterocryncus martiniInfo
Coptotettix conspersus (Hancock, 1915)Info
Coptotettix fossulatus (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Coptotettix rugosus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Coptotettix testaceus (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Cratioma myops (Serville, 1838)Info
Criotettix curticornis (Hancock, 1915)Info
Criotettix miliarius (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Criotettix subulatus (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Criotettix tricarinatus -> Eucriotettix tricarinatusInfo
Cycloptiloides orientalis (Chopard, 1925)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deflorita deflorita (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Deltonotus subcucullatus (Walker, 1871)Info
Deltonotus tectiformis -> Deltonotus subcucullatusInfo
Derectaotus ceylonicus (Chopard, 1928)Info
Derectaotus henryi (Chopard, 1928)Info
Derectaotus palpatus (Chopard, 1936)Info
Diabolocatantops innotabilis (Walker, 1870)Info
Diaphanogryllacris aequalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Dittopternis turbata (Walker, 1870)Info
Dubitacris robustus (Henry, 1937)Info
Ducetia ceylanica (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Ducetia japonica (Thunberg, 1815)Pacific DucetiaInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectotoderus ceylonicus ()Info
Elimaea carinata -> Elimaea nigrosignataInfo
Elimaea melanocantha (Walker, 1869)Info
Elimaea nigrosignata (Bolivar, 1900)Info
Ergatettix dorsifera (Walker, 1871)Info
Euconocephalus incertus (Walker, 1869)Info
Eucoptacra ceylonica (Kirby, 1914)Info
Eucriotettix spinilobus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Eucriotettix tricarinatus (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Euparatettix parvus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Euparatettix variabilis (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Euscelimena gavialis (Saussure, 1861)Info
Euscelimena logani (Hancock, 1904)Info
Euscyrtus concinnus (Haan, 1842)Info
Euscyrtus hemelytrus (Haan, 1842)Common grass cricketInfo
Euscyrtus laminifer (Chopard, 1936)Info
Euscyrtus necydaloides (Walker, 1869)Info
Euscyrtus perforatus -> Euscyrtus nigrifronsInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gastrimargus africanus (Saussure, 1889)Info
Gastrimargus africanus africanus (Saussure, 1888)Info
Gavialidium crocodilum (Saussure, 1862)Info
Gesonula punctifrons (Stål, 1861)Info
Gryllodes sigillatus -> Gryllodes supplicansTropical house cricketInfo
Gryllodes supplicans (Walker, 1859)Tropical House CricketInfo
Gryllopsis falconneti (Saussure, 1877)Info
Gryllotalpa africana (Beauvois, 1805)African Mole CricketInfo
Gryllulus blennus -> Mitius blennusInfo
Gryllulus brevicauda -> Gryllus brevicaudusInfo
Gryllulus bucharicus ()Info
Gryllulus configuratus ()Info
Gryllulus confirmatus ()Info
Gryllulus flavus -> Modicogryllus flavusInfo
Gryllulus mitratus -> Teleogryllus mitratusInfo
Gryllulus pallipes ()Info
Gryllulus testaceus -> Teleogryllus mitratusInfo
Gryllus bimaculatus -> Pternoscirta bimaculataAfrican field cricketInfo
Gryllus monticollis -> Teratodes monticollisInfo
Gymnogryllus erythrocephalus -> Phonarellus erythrocephalus erythrocephalusInfo
Gymnogryllus humeralis -> Phonarellus humeralisInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hedotettix attenuatus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Hedotettix festivus -> Hedotettix gracilisInfo
Hedotettix gracilis (Haan, 1842)Info
Hemilandreva lamellipennis (Chopard, 1936)Info
Heteracris leani (Uvarov, 1941)Info
Heterotrypus elegans (Chopard, 1936)Info
Heterotrypus vicinus -> Ceyloria vicinaInfo
Himertula marmorata (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1891)Info
Holochlora brevifissa (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Homoeoxipha lycoides (Walker, 1869)Info
Homologryllus depressus ()Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Itaropsis tenellus ()Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jareta insignis (Walker, 1869)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamellitettix insularis -> Criotettix subulatusInfo
Landreva angustifrons (Chopard, 1936)Info
Landreva clara (Walker, 1869)Info
Landreva subaptera (Chopard, 1925)Info
Landrevus pictus -> Jareta insignisInfo
Leionotacris bolivari (Uvarov, 1921)Info
Letana inflata (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Leva indica (Bolivar, 1902)Info
Loxilobus acutus (Hancock, 1904)Info
Loxilobus acutus acutus (Hancock, J.l., 1904)Info
Loxilobus novaebrittanniae ()Info
Loxoblemmus equestris (Saussure, 1877)Info
Loxoblemmus longipalpis (Chopard, 1928)Info
Luzaropsis confusa -> Luzaropsis ferrugineaInfo
Luzaropsis ferruginea (Walker, 1869)Info
Luzaropsis henryi (Chopard, 1928)Info
Luzaropsis omissa -> Terrozacla omissaInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Madasumma albonotata (Chopard, 1936)Info
Madasumma greeni -> Poliotrella greeniInfo
Madasumma marginipennis -> Prozvenella saussureanaInfo
Madasumma valida (Chopard, 1936)Info
Madasumma varipennis -> Varitrella varipennisInfo
Mecopoda elongata (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Metioche unicolor -> Amusurgus unicolorInfo
Metiochodes greeni (Chopard, 1925)Info
Metiochodes trilineatus (Chopard, 1936)Info
Microprion ceylonicus -> Brunneriana ceylonicaInfo
Mnesibulus pallipes (Chopard, 1936)Info
Molpa bilineolata (Walker, 1870)Info
Morphacris fasciata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Myrmecophila escherichi -> Myrmecophilus escherichiInfo
Myrmecophilellus pilipes ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neanias squamatus (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1888)Info
Nemobiodes laeviceps (Chopard, 1925)Info
Nemobiodes nigrocephalus (Chopard, 1925)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oecanthus henryi (Chopard, 1936)Info
Oecanthus indicus (Saussure, 1878)Info
Oecanthus rufescens (Serville, 1838)Striped tree cricketInfo
Oedaleus abruptus (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Onomarchus cretaceus -> Onomarchus uninotatusInfo
Orchetypus ceylonicus (Karsch, 1889)Info
Ornebius guerini (Bolivar, 1900)Info
Ornebius varipennis (Chopard, 1936)Info
Orthacris ceylonica (Kirby, 1914)Info
Orthacris filiformis (Bolivar, 1884)Info
Oryctopus lagenipes (Karny, 1935)Info
Oryctopus lagenipesa ()Info
Oxya hyla hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxya japonica (Thunberg, 1815)Rice GrasshopperInfo
Oxya multidentata -> Oxya hyla hylaInfo
Oxya nitidula -> Oxyina bidentataInfo
Oxya tridentata (Willemse, 1925)Info
Oxyina bidentata (Willemse, 1925)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paragryllodes ceylonicus (Chopard, 1936)Info
Paragryllodes gravelyi (Chopard, 1928)Info
Paramorsimus robustus (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1895)Info
Paranaxipha ornatipes -> Amusurgus ornatipesInfo
Paranemobius pictus (Saussure, 1877)Info
Paraphlaeoba ceylonica (Ramme, 1941)Info
Paraphlaeoba simoni -> Rhaphotittha simoniInfo
Paratettix cingalensis (Walker, 1871)Info
Paratettix variegatus -> Paratettix cingalensisInfo
Pardogryllacris pardalina (Gerstaecker, 1860)Info
Pardogryllacris spuria (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1888)Info
Patiscus quadripunctatus (Bolivar, 1900)Info
Pentacentrus pulchellus (Saussure, 1877)Info
Phaneroptera gracilis (Burmeister, 1838)Slender bush katydidInfo
Phonarellus humeralis (Walker, 1871)Info
Polionemobius taprobanensis (Walker, 1869)Info
Pseudophaneroptera turbida (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Pseudophlaeoba henryi (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Pternoscirta cinctifemur (Walker, 1859)Info
Ptreonemobius bicolor ()Info
Ptreonemobius birmanus ()Info
Ptreonemobius concolor ()Info
Ptreonemobius csikii ()Info
Ptreonemobius fascipes ()Info
Ptreonemobius taprobanensis ()Info
Ptreonemobius vagus ()Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhaphotittha simoni (Bolívar, I., 1902)Info
Ruspolia differens (Serville, 1838)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sathrophyllia rugosa (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Scapsipedoides apterus (Chopard, 1936)Info
Scapsipedoides macrocephalus (Chopard, 1936)Info
Scapsipedus aspersus -> Velarifictorus aspersus aspersusInfo
Scapsipedus ceylonicus -> Velarifictorus ceylonicusInfo
Scelimena logani -> Euscelimena loganiInfo
Scottia ceylonica -> Scottiola ceylonicaInfo
Seychellsia ceylonica ()Info
Spadotettix fletcheri (Hancock, 1910)Info
Spathosternum prasiniferum (Walker, 1871)Info
Staphoblemmus humbertiellus ()Info
Stenocatantops splendens (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Systolederus greeni (Bolivar, 1892)Info
Systoloderus greeni ()Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teleogryllus mitratus (Burmeister, 1838)Info
Teratodes monticollis (Gray, 1832)Hooded grasshopperInfo
Tetrix abortus ()Info
Tetrix discalis ()Info
Tettilobus pelops (Walker, 1871)Info
Tettix atypicalis -> Paratettix cingalensisInfo
Tridactylus ceylonicus -> Xya opacaInfo
Tridactylus curlus ()Info
Tridactylus nigroaenus ()Info
Tridactylus quadrimaculata ()Info
Tridactylus thoracicus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Tridactylus variegatus -> Xya variegataInfo
Trigonidium cicindeloides (Rambur, 1838)Common TrigInfo
Trigonidium humbertianum (Saussure, 1878)Info
Trigonidomorpha fuscifrons -> Trigonidium fuscifronsInfo
Trigonopteryx punctata (Charpentier, 1841)Info
Trilophidia annulata (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vetralla difformis (Karsch, F., 1886)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenocatantops humilis (Serville, 1838)Info
Xistrells stylsts ()Info
Xya frontomaculatus (Günther, 1974)Info
Xya nigripennis (Chopard, 1936)Info
Xya opaca (Walker, 1871)Info
Xya riparia (Saussure, 1877)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zabalius aridus (Walker, 1869)Info
Zygophlaeoba varicornis (Henry, 1933)Info
235 Species in Orthoptera for Sri Lanka 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, Grasshoppers and crickets
AuthorLatreille, 1793
 
Synonyms
Dictyoptera (Latreille, 1829)
Saltatoria (Webster, 1913)

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