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Taxonomy for Orthoptera (Locusts)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 373 families, 9843 genera, 86177 species
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Order
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 104 families, 6263 genera, 52964 species
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Families104
Genera6.263
Species52.964
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)
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Suborder    Aboilodea (Martynov, 1925) -> Aboilinae
     0 species
Suborder    Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     41 families, 3164 genera, 25810 species
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Suborder    Ensifera (Lesson, 1843) (Locusts)
     55 families, 2993 genera, 26951 species
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Suborder    Titanoptera (Sharov, 1968)
     6 families, 31 genera, 77 species
Superfamily    Blattacea (Sellards, 1904)
     1 family, 2 genera, 15 species
Family    Tettrigidae
     0 species
Genus    Acicera (Burmeister, 1838) -> Akicera - 1 species
Genus    Adlapp - 1 species
Genus    Aerophymus - 2 species
Genus    Anaedopoda - 2 species
Genus    Anaua (Stål, 1878) -> Chariacris - 1 species
Genus    Aulacobothrys - 7 species
Genus    Australica - 8 species
Genus    Betisca (Sjöstedt, 1921) -> Psednura - 1 species
Genus    Brainea - 1 species
Genus    Caderia (Sjöstedt, 1920) -> Pardillana - 2 species
Genus    Carcharacris (Bolivar, 1914) -> Gonista - 1 species
Genus    Carinogoniae - 2 species
Genus    Conocephlaus - 2 species
Genus    Copodisma - 1 species
Genus    Cylindrotilius - 1 species
Genus    Cymochta - 2 species
Genus    Eirensphilus - 1 species
Genus    Eogeacris (Rehn, 1928) -> Euthystira - 1 species
Genus    Epachromius - 1 species
Genus    Eremobiites (Saussure, 1884) - 0 species
Genus    Erythromopala - 4 species
Genus    Eumopalon - 1 species
Genus    Euprocnemis (Kirby, 1910) -> Eyprepocnemis - 2 species
Genus    Euschinzia - 1 species
Genus    Fruhstorferi - 1 species
Genus    Gementa - 1 species
Genus    Goniaeae - 1 species
Genus    Heliosoitus - 1 species
Genus    Helithera - 1 species
Genus    Hipparana - 1 species
Genus    Keniaeola - 1 species
Genus    Lichenochrs - 1 species
Genus    Lichenochrust - 1 species
Genus    Licheonchrus - 1 species
Genus    Macrocymochta - 1 species
Genus    Morismus - 4 species
Genus    Ommexycha (Kirby, 1910) -> Ommexecha - 5 species
Genus    Orthochta - 5 species
Genus    Paranoptera - 1 species
Genus    Pareumigus - 1 species
Genus    Pareuprepocnemis (Sjöstedt, 1910) -> Heteracris - 2 species
Genus    Perepistaurus - 2 species
Genus    Pernug - 1 species
Genus    Pheoparia - 6 species
Genus    Platypernodes - 1 species
Genus    Platypterella - 1 species
Genus    Plegmatopterus - 1 species
Genus    Prionilopha - 1 species
Genus    Prosternophyma - 1 species
Genus    Pseudnura - 1 species
Genus    Pseudocoptacera - 1 species
Genus    Psorodontus - 4 species
Genus    Pterotilius - 3 species
Genus    Rhamphacrida (Karsch, 1893) -> Leptacris - 1 species
Genus    Rhaphotitta - 2 species
Genus    Rhytidiacris - 1 species
Genus    Senegaela - 1 species
Genus    Stehophyma - 0 species
Genus    Stenagris - 2 species
Genus    Stenobothrys - 1 species
Genus    Tapaya - 1 species
Genus    Tesselana - 3 species
Genus    Tettigoniioidea - 0 species
Genus    Tillyardiella (Martynov, 1930) - 1 species
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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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