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Distribution path and Subregions of Zambia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Zambia
Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Zambia
Class
Zambia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 250 families, 2506 genera, 6905 species
Tree
Subclass
Zambia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 248 families, 2504 genera, 6903 species
Tree
Infraclass
Zambia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 237 families, 2430 genera, 6662 species
Tree
Superorder
Zambia
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 29 families, 195 genera, 333 species
Tree
Order
Zambia
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 10 families, 102 genera, 161 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, 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
Zambia
    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     7 families, 80 genera, 135 species
Site
Suborder
Zambia
    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     3 families, 22 genera, 26 species
Site

Family overview for Orthoptera (Locusts) in Zambia
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 95 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 1 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 10 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 3 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 11 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 7 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 15 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 16 Species
10 Families with 161 Species in Zambia


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Species overview - Checklist for Orthoptera in Zambia
Species with ANext  
Acanthacris aithioptera (Mungai, 1987)Info
Acanthacris ruficornis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Acanthoplus speiseri (Brancsik, 1896)Info
Acorypha nigrovariegata (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Acorypha nigrovariegata tibialis (Kirby, W.f., 1902)Info
Acrida sulphuripennis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Acrida turrita (Linnaeus, 1758)Long-headed grasshopperInfo
Acrophymus cuspidatus (Karsch, 1900)Info
Acrophymus squamipennis (Brancsik, 1897)Info
Aiolopus longicornis (Sjöstedt, 1910)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix (Walker, 1870)Info
Aiolopus simulatrix femoralis (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Anacridium burri (Dirsh & Uvarov, 1953)Info
Anacridium wernerellum (Karny, 1907)Info
Anepitacta scrofina (Beier, 1965)Info
Aulacobothrus dorsatus (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Brachyphymus siloana (Willemse, 1994)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cataloipus oberthuri (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Cataloipus oberthuri oberthuri (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Catantops melanostictus (Schaum, 1853)Info
Chokwea bredoi (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Chromousambilla mweruensis (Jago, 1981)Info
Chrotogonus hemipterus (Schaum, 1853)Info
Cladoramus crenulatus (Hancock, 1907)Info
Clerithes diabolicus (Descamps, 1977)Info
Cloniella zambesica (Kaltenbach, 1971)Info
Coptotettix rufipes (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Crobylostenus indecisus (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Cryncus saussurei (Otte, 1985)Info
Cultrinotus luanensis (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Cymatomerella spilophora (Walker, 1870)Info
Cyrtacanthacris aeruginosa aeruginosa (Stoll, 1813)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasyleurotettix infaustus (Walker, 1871)Info
Dioncomena nitens (Ragge, 1980)Info
Dnopherula dubia (Hollis, 1966)Info
Dnopherula obliquifrons (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Dnopherula richardsi (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Ducetia ramulosa (Ragge, 1961)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Endecous onthophagus (Berg, 1891)Info
Enyaliopsis carolinus (Sjöstedt, 1913)Info
Enyaliopsis durandi (Lucas, 1884)Info
Enyaliopsis petersi (Schaum, 1853)Info
Eucoptacra bidens (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Eucoptacra exigua (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Eucoptacra gowdeyi (Uvarov, 1923)Info
Eucoptacra poecila (Uvarov, 1939)Info
Eucoptacra sheffieldi (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Eucoptacra torquata (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Eulioptera reticulata (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1878)Info
Eulioptera reticulata leptomorpha (Ragge, 1956)Info
Eyprepocnemis plorans ibandana (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geogryllus oryctes (Otte & Perez-gelabert, 2009)Info
Gonista meridionalis (Johnsen, 1983)Info
Gryllopsis longicauda (Chopard, 1948)Info
Gryllus jallae (Giglio-tos, 1907)Info
Gryllus kapushi (Otte, 1987)Info
Gymnobothrus anchietae (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Gymnobothrus cruciatus (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Gymnobothrus flaviventris (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Gymnobothrus lineaalba (Bolivar, 1889)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Gymnobothrus temporalis temporalis (Stål, 1876)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harpethericles leechi (Descamps, 1977)Info
Harpethericles validus (Descamps, 1977)Info
Hemiacris fervens (Walker, 1870)Info
Hemiacris rammei (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Heteropternis pugnax (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Heteropternis thoracica (Walker, 1870)Info
Homoxyrrhepes incerta (Salfi, 1954)Info
Horatosphaga media (Ragge, 1960)Info
Humbe tenuicornis (Schaum, 1853)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icmalides chingolensis (Johnsen, 1982)Info
Ivensia scaura (Ragge, 1980)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jasomenia sansibara (Karsch, 1896)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamecosoma tenuis (Ragge, 1960)Info
Leptacris monteiroi monteiroi (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Leva striolifrons (Jago, 1996)Info
Litothericles marginatus (Descamps, 1977)Info
Litothericles vitticeps (Descamps, 1977)Info
Lobosceliana femoralis (Walker, 1870)Info
Locusta migratoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Migratory LocustInfo
Lophothericles burri (Descamps, 1977)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maura bolivari (Kirby, 1902)Info
Maura bolivari fitzgeraldi (Dirsh, 1954)Info
Maura bolivari modesta (Bolivar, 1904)Info
Mecostibus mafukae (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Mecostibus mopanei (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naskreckiella kalamboi (Ünal, 2005)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontomelus cytidonotus (Jago, 1995)Info
Odontomelus scalatus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Odontomelus scalatus scalatus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Odontomelus zambiensis (Jago, 1995)Info
Oncothericles luteifrons (Descamps, 1977)Info
Oraistes luridus (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ornithacris pictula (Walker, 1870)Info
Ornithacris pictula cruenta (Rehn, J.a.g., 1943)Info
Orthochtha angusticornis (Popov & Fishpool, 1992)Info
Orthochtha angusticornis zambiae (Popov, G.b. & Fishpool, 1992)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Orthochtha dasycnemis dasycnemis (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Orthochtha dimorphipes (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Orthochtha nigricornis (Karsch, 1893)Info
Orthochtha nigricornis prasina (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Oxya hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxya hyla hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxycatantops adustus (Walker, 1870)Info
Oxycatantops spissus (Walker, 1870)Info
Oxycatantops zambiensis (Jago, 1989)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracardenius lineatus (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Paraschmidtia burri (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Paratettix pictus (Hancock, 1910)Info
Parepistaurus mupundui (Green, 1998)Info
Parepistaurus stigmaticus (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Parga viridescens (Sjöstedt, 1931)Info
Pelusca bucculenta (Hancock, 1910)Info
Phaeocatantops decoratus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phaeocatantops decoratus decoratus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phaeophilacris bredoides (Kaltenbach, 1986)Info
Phymateus aegrotus (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Phymeurus granulatus (Uvarov, 1922)Info
Phymeurus rhodesianus (Mason, 1966)Info
Platyverticula eucteana (Jago, 1983)Info
Poecilocerastis striata (Ramme, 1929)Info
Poecilocerastis tricolor (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Pseudogmothela pedestris (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Pseudoleva media (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Pseudoschulthessiella cerciata (Descamps, 1977)Info
Pyrgomorpha granulata (Stål, 1875)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhaphotittha rhodesiana (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scapsipedus obscuripes (Chopard, 1962)Info
Schistocerca alutacea (Harris, 1841)Leather-colored bird grasshopperInfo
Schistocerca lineata -> Schistocerca alutaceaSpotted bird grasshopperInfo
Spathosternum nigrotaeniatum (Stål, 1876)Info
Stenocrobylus junior (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Stenoscepa rhodesiensis (Kevan, 1956)Info
Stenothericles jagoi (Descamps, 1977)Info
Stenothericles rossi (Descamps, 1977)Info
Stenothericles zambiae (Descamps, 1977)Info
Stictogryllacris lyrata (Kirby, 1899)Info
Strombocardeniopsis porphyrus (Jago, 1984)Info
Sumba roseipennis (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanita brachyptera (Bolivar, 1912)Info
Tanita loosi (Bolivar, 1904)Info
Tenuihippus parvus (Willemse, 1994)Info
Thamithericles croceosignatus (Bolivar, 1914)Info
Thamithericles notabilis (Descamps, 1977)Info
Thamithericles obsoletus (Descamps, 1977)Info
Truxalis burtti (Dirsh, 1950)Info
Turanogryllus sombo (Otte, 1987)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uvaroviobia luanensis (Uvarov, 1953)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Velarifictorus changus (Otte, 1987)Info
Vitticatantops zambianus (Johnsen, 1981)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenocatantops parazernyi (Jago, 1982)Info
Xenocatantops zernyi (Ramme, 1929)Info
Xerophyllum platycorys (Westwood, 1839)Info
Xerophyllum platycorys simile (Bolivar, 1887)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zambiacris townsendi (Johnsen, 1983)Info
Zonocerus elegans (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Zonocerus elegans elegans (Thunberg, 1815)Elegant GrasshopperInfo
161 Species in Orthoptera for Zambia 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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