Database Details : Orthoptera Species File

Full name: Orthoptera Species File UPDATED!
Short name: SF Orthoptera
Version: 5.0, Dec 2017
Release date: 2017-12-01
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 27,240
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,632
Number of extinct species: 759
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 23,639
Number of common names: 2,655
Total number of names: 56,925
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. (2018). SF Orthoptera: Orthoptera Species File (version 5.0, Dec 2017). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2018 Annual Checklist (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.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.