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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Orthoptera
Subordo: Caelifera
Infraordo: Acrididea
Superfamilia: Acridoidea

Familia: Acrididae
Subfamilia: Coptacrinae
Genus: Epistaurus

Species: E. aberrans – E. bolivari – E. crucigerus – E. diopi – E. meridionalis – E. sinetyi – E. succineus – E. tinsensis
Name

Epistaurus Bolívar, I., 1889

Type species: Epistaurus crucigerus Bolívar, 1889

References
Primary references

Bolívar, I. 1889. Ortópteros de Africa del Museo de Lisboa (3). Jornal de sciências mathemáticas, physicas e naturaes (Ser. 2) 1(3): 150–173. BHL Reference page. : 164

Links

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Epistaurus.
Epistaurus in the Orthoptera Species File database.


Epistaurus[1] is a genus of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae, subfamily Coptacrinae.[2][3]

Species can be found in West and Central Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Indo-China and southern China.[2]
Species

The Orthoptera Species File lists:[2]

Epistaurus aberrans Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893
Epistaurus bolivari Karny, 1907
Epistaurus crucigerus Bolívar, 1889
Epistaurus diopi Mestre, 2001
Epistaurus meridionalis Bi, 1984
Epistaurus sinetyi Bolívar, 1902
Epistaurus succineus Krauss, 1877

References

Bolívar I (1889) J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa (Ser. 2) 1: 164.
Orthoptera Species File (Version 5.0/5.0: retrieved 28 November 2018)
Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2011). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 24 September 2012.

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