Database Details : Orthoptera Species File

Full name: Orthoptera Species File
Short name: OrthopteraSF
Version: 5.0, Dec 2016
Release date: 2016-11-29
Authors/editors: Eades D.C., Otte D., Cigliano M.M., Braun H.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Orthoptera
English name of the group: Grasshoppers, locusts, katydids, crickets
Number of living species 26,781
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,648
Number of extinct species: 737
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 22,751
Number of common names: 1,937
Total number of names: 54,854
Abstract: The Orthoptera Species File is a taxonomic database of the world's Orthoptera (grasshoppers, locusts, katydids and crickets), both living and fossil. It has full synonymic and taxonomic information for more than 25,412 valid species, 42,535 scientific names, 166,050 citations to 12,513 references, 70,627 images, 189 sound recordings, 78,917 specimen records, and keys to 2,860 taxa.
Organization: The Orthopterists' Society; Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign IL, USA
Website: http://Orthoptera.SpeciesFile.org
Bibliographic citation: Eades D.C., Otte D., Cigliano M.M., Braun H. (2017). OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File (version 5.0, Dec 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.