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Taxon: Order Orthoptera Olivier, 1789 - locusts, katydids, crickets, grasshoppers (insect)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda - (Class) Insecta

Current position

Orthopterida (Superorder) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: table 4.1.

Alternative positions

Exopterygota (Division)
Exopterygota ([unranked]) Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 16. [out of scope (coherent)]
Hemimetabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 588.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 101.
Neoptera (Division) Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 16.
Neoptera (Subclass) Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Orthopterodea (Superorder) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Orthopteroida (Superorder) Ref: D.K.McE. Kevan, 1977
Orthopteroidea (Superorder)

Original entries

Raptophasma (Genus) O. Zompro, 2001

Historical positions

Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Z.-Q. Zhang, 2011: 101.
Orthopterida (Superorder) Ref: D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel, 2005: table 4.1, fig. 7.3.
Exopterygota (Division) Ref: M. Chinery, 1997
Neoptera (Division) Ref: R.W. Poole et al., 1997: 16.
Orthopterodea (Superorder) Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Neoptera (Subclass) Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Orthopterodea (Superorder) Ref: D.K.McE. Kevan, 1982: 352-353.
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 226.
Hemimetabola (Division) Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 588.
Orthopteroida (Superorder) Ref: D.K.McE. Kevan, 1977
Exopterygota ([unranked]) Ref: P. Smart, 1989 (1975): 16. [out of scope (coherent)]
Insecta (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: A.N. Caudell, 1912

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 48f;2699g;6751s;1229ss; †34f;287g;9s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [30f;~21,000s]
2011 Z.-Q. Zhang: 101 24,276*[23,855]s; †421s
2005 D. Grimaldi & M.S. Engel [30f;~21,000s]
2000 72s; †2s
1990 R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca ~20,000s
1982 D.K.McE. Kevan [2so64f]>18,000[-20,000]s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. 50f;23,000s
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Last updated: 20 Dec 2019