Gomphocerinae

Gomphocerinae, sometimes called "slant-faced grasshoppers", are a subfamily of grasshoppers found on every continent but Antarctica and Australia.[2][3][1]

Gomphocerinae
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Euthystira brachyptera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Orthoptera
Suborder: Caelifera
Superfamily: Acridoidea
Family: Acrididae
Subfamily: Gomphocerinae
Fieber, 1853
Type genus
Gomphocerus
Thunberg, 1815
Tribes

18, see text.

Synonyms[1]
  • Gomphoceri Fieber, 1853
  • Gomphoceridae Fieber, 1853
  • Mesopes Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893

Tribes and generaEdit

Tribes and genera include:[1]

ArcypteriniEdit

Auth.: Bolívar, 1914 - Africa, Palearctic, mainland Asia

  1. Adolfius Harz, 1988
  2. Amplicubitoacris Zheng, 2010
  3. Arcyptera Serville, 1838
  4. Asulconotoides Liu, 1984
  5. Asulconotus Ying, 1974
  6. Aulacobothrus Bolívar, 1902
  7. Berengueria Bolívar, 1909
  8. Brachypteracris Cao & Zheng, 1996
  9. Crucinotacris Jago, 1996
  10. Kangacris Yin, 1983
  11. Kangacrisoides Wang, Zheng & Niu, 2006
  12. Leionotacris Jago, 1996
  13. Leuconemacris Zheng, 1988
  14. Ningxiacris Zheng & He, 1997
  15. Pseudoarcyptera Bolívar, 1909
  16. Ptygonotus Tarbinsky, 1927
  17. Rhaphotittha Karsch, 1896
  18. Suacris Yin, Zhang & Li, 2002
  19. Transtympanacris Lian & Zheng, 1985
  20. Xinjiangacris Zheng, 1993

Other tribes AEdit

Tribes CEdit

DociostauriniEdit

Auth. Mistshenko, 1974; distribution: Africa, mainland Europe and Asia

  1. Albistriacris Zheng & Lu, 2002
  2. Dociostaurus Fieber, 1853
  3. Eremippus Uvarov, 1926
  4. Eremitusacris Liu, 1981
  5. Leva Bolívar, 1909
  6. Mizonocara Uvarov, 1912
  7. Notostaurus Bey-Bienko, 1933
  8. Xerohippus Uvarov, 1942

EritettiginiEdit

 
Opeia obscura

Auth. Otte, 1981: Nearctic

  1. Amphitornus McNeill, 1897
  2. Compsacrella Rehn & Hebard, 1938
  3. Eritettix Bruner, 1889
  4. Opeia McNeill, 1897

GomphoceriniEdit

 
Female Gomphocerus sibiricus (Gomphocerini)

Auth. Fieber, 1853; widespread - selected genera

HypernephiiniEdit

Auth. Mistshenko, 1973; distribution central Asia

  1. Anaptygus Mistshenko, 1951
  2. Asonus Yin, 1982
  3. Caucasippus Uvarov, 1927
  4. Dysanema Uvarov, 1925
  5. Eclipophleps Tarbinsky, 1927
  6. Grigorija Mistshenko, 1976
  7. Hebetacris Liu, 1981
  8. Hypernephia Uvarov, 1922
  9. Oknosacris Liu, 1981
  10. Oreoptygonotus Tarbinsky, 1927
  11. Ptygippus Mistshenko, 1951
  12. Saxetophilus Umnov, 1930
  13. Stristernum Liu, 1981

Tribes MEdit

OchrilidiiniEdit

Auth. Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893; distribution: Africa, southern Europe, Asia through to West Malesia and Japan.

  1. Gonista Bolívar, 1898
  2. Kirmania Uvarov, 1933
  3. Ochrilidia Stål, 1873
  4. Oxypterna Ramme, 1952

Tribes OEdit

 
Orphulella pelidna (Orphulellini)

Tribe and genus group PEdit

Tribes R-SEdit

Tribe not determinedEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c David C. Eades; Daniel Otte. subfamily Gomphocerinae in Orthoptera Species File Online. Version 5.0/5.0.
  2. ^ "Subfamily Gomphocerinae - Slant-faced Grasshoppers - BugGuide.Net". bugguide.net. BugGuide. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  3. ^ Pfadt, Robert E. (1994), Field Guide to Common Western Grasshoppers, Part 4, vol. 912, Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station