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Taxonomy for Acridoidea
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 373 families, 9843 genera, 86177 species
Tree
Order
Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts) - Systematics
 104 families, 6263 genera, 52964 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Caelifera (Geoffroy, 1764) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
 41 families, 3164 genera, 25810 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Acrididea (Song & Al., 2015)
 36 families, 3134 genera, 25401 species
Tree
Group
Acridomorpha (Song & Al., 2015)
 34 families, 2798 genera, 22120 species
Tree
Superfamily
Acridoidea (Macleay, 1819)
 15 families, 2221 genera, 18675 species
Tree
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Families15
Genera2.221
Species18.675
AuthorMacleay, 1819
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


Ecozones:

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Indo-Australian region (Malesia)

Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean, 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, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, 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, 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, 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, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, 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, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, 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 ReferencesAcridoidea in bie.ala.org.au
Acridoidea in faunaeur.org
Acridoidea in itis.gov
Acridoidea in Wikipedia (English)
Family    Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) (Short-horned grasshoppers)
     1835 genera, 15584 species
Site
Family    Charilaidae (Dirsh, 1953) -> Pamphagodidae
     0 species
Family    Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902)
     26 genera, 296 species
Site
Family    Lathiceridae (Dirsh, 1954)
     4 genera, 7 species
Site
Family    Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) (Lentulid Grasshoppers)
     42 genera, 181 species
Site
Family    Lithidiidae (Dirsh, 1961)
     5 genera, 34 species
Site
Family    Locustidae (Kirby, 1825) -> Tettigoniidae
     2 genera, 3 species
Family    Mimnermidae (Saussure, 1859) -> Anostostomatidae
     0 species
Family    Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884)
     18 genera, 84 species
Site
Family    Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) (Toad grasshoppers)
     119 genera, 1549 species
Site
Family    Pamphagodidae (Bolivar, 1884)
     4 genera, 9 species
Family    Pauliniidae (Hebard, 1923) -> Pauliniinae
     0 species
Family    Pyrgacrididae (Kevan, 1974)
     1 genus, 3 species
Site
Family    Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) (Lubber grasshoppers)
     141 genera, 858 species
Site
Family    Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906)
     24 genera, 67 species
Site
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
SuborderCaelifera
Short-horned grasshoppers
InfraorderAcrididea
GroupAcridomorpha
SuperfamilyAcridoidea
AuthorMacleay, 1819
 
Synonyms
Acridina (Macleay, 1821)
Acridiodea (Macleay, 1821)
Akridiodea
Pamphagoidea (Burmeister, 1840)

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