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Orthoptera-related and other useful links

(last updated March 1st, 2011)

General Orthoptera

Individual taxa of orthopteroid insects

Tettigonioidea (katydids, long-horned grasshoppers, bush-crickets)

  • OSF: Tettigonioidea (katydids or bush crickets) - a complete database of the Tettigonioidea of the world; includes full taxonomic and synonymic data as well as type depository and locality data for all species of katydids; includes over 25,000 images (mostly type specimens) and some sounds.

Acridomorpha (grasshoppers and locusts)

Tetrigomorpha (pygmy grasshoppers or tetrigids)

Dermaptera (earwigs)

  • Earwig Research Centre - A site dedicated to research on earwigs (Dermatera) maintained by Fabian Haas; this informative site includes a database of earwigs of the world, thousands of photographs of type specimens and live insects, and literature on earwigs (some titles can be downloaded as PDF files.)

Internet pages of people who work on Orthoptera

General entomology

  • BugGuide- A good resource for identification of North American insects


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