Database Details : Orthoptera Species File

Full name: Orthoptera Species File UPDATED!
Short name: OrthopteraSF
Version: 5.0, Jun 2017
Release date: 2017-06-06
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 27,001
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,607
Number of extinct species: 740
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 23,117
Number of common names: 2,627
Total number of names: 56,092
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
Bibliographic citation: Eades D.C., Otte D., Cigliano M.M., Braun H. (2017). OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File (version 5.0, Jun 2017). 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, 28th November 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.