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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: Acridinae
Tribus: Acridini
Genus: Acrida
Species: A. acuminata – A. anatolica – A. antennata – A. bara – A. bicolor – A. cinerea – A. confusa – A. conica – A. coronata – A. crassicollis – A. crida – A. curticnema – A. exaltata – A. excentrica – A. exota – A. formosana – A. fumata – A. gigantea – A. granulata – A. gyarosi – A. herbacea – A. hsiai – A. incallida – A. kozlovi – A. liangi – A. lineata – A. madecassa – A. maxima – A. montana – A. oxycephala – A. palaestina – A. propingua – A. rufipes – A. shanghaica – A. subtilis – A. sulphuripennis – A. testacea – A. tijamuica – A. turrita – A. ungarica – A. willemsei

Acrida Linnaeus, 1758

Type species: Gryllus turritus Linnaeus, 1758
fixation: subsequent designation under the plenary power by ICZN 1954: 211 BHL


Tryxalis Brullé, 1835

Acrida sp.

Primary references

Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiæ: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii. i–ii, 1–824 pp DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.542: 427.

Additional references

ICZN 1954. OPINION 299. Validation under the Plenary Powers, of the Generic Names Tettigonia and Acrida in the Order Orthoptera (Class Insecta) as from Linnaeus, 1758 (Ruling supplementary to the Ruling given in "Opinion" 124). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 8: 209–236. BHL Reference page.


Acrida Taxon details on Fauna Europaea
Acrida in the Orthoptera Species File database, accessed on 16/10/2013.
ZooBank: 4DF75424-0E49-46ED-8FCD-2AE9CB01B87A

Vernacular names
日本語: ショウリョウバッタ属

Acrida is a genus of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae. The genus contains around 40 species which are found in Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, Hawaii, and Australia. Insects of this genus are omnivorous and a well-known pest of many agricultural crops.[1]

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As of 2018, the Orthoptera Species File accepted the following species:[2]

Acrida acuminata Stål, 1873
Acrida anatolica Dirsh, 1949
Acrida bara Steinmann, 1963
Acrida bhoramdevi Gupta & Chandra, 2018
Acrida bicolor (Thunberg, 1815)
Acrida cinerea (Thunberg, 1815)
Acrida confusa Dirsh, 1954
Acrida conica (Fabricius, 1781)
Acrida coronata Steinmann, 1963
Acrida crassicollis Chopard, 1921
Acrida crida Steinmann, 1963
Acrida curticnema Liu, 1981
Acrida exaltata (Walker, 1859)
Acrida excentrica Woznessenskij, 1998
Acrida exota Steinmann, 1963
Acrida formosana Steinmann, 1963
Acrida fumata Steinmann, 1963
Acrida gigantea (Herbst, 1786)
Acrida granulata Mistshenko, 1951
Acrida gyarosi Steinmann, 1963
Acrida herbacea Bolívar, 1922
Acrida hsiai Steinmann, 1963
Acrida incallida Mistshenko, 1951
Acrida indica Dirsh, 1954
Acrida kozlovi Mistshenko, 1951
Acrida liangi Woznessenskij, 1998
Acrida lineata (Thunberg, 1815)
Acrida madecassa (Brancsik, 1892)
Acrida maxima Karny, 1907
Acrida montana Steinmann, 1963
Acrida oxycephala (Pallas, 1771)
Acrida propinqua Burr, 1902
Acrida raipurensis Gupta & Chandra, 2018
Acrida rufipes Steinmann, 1963
Acrida shanghaica Steinmann, 1963
Acrida subtilis Burr, 1902
Acrida sulphuripennis (Gerstaecker, 1869)
Acrida testacea (Thunberg, 1815)
Acrida tjiamuica Steinmann, 1963
Acrida turrita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Acrida ungarica (Herbst, 1786)
Acrida willemsei Dirsh, 1954


Liu, Nan; Huang, Yuan (2010). Parkinson, John (ed.). "Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of Acrida cinerea (Acrididae: Orthoptera) and Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial Genomes in Orthoptera". Comparative and Functional Genomics. Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 2010: 16 pages. doi:10.1155/2010/319486. PMC 3004375. PMID 21197069. Article ID 319486.
Cigliano, M.M.; H. Braun; D.C. Eades; D. Otte. "Acrida Linnaeus". Orthoptera Species File. Retrieved 15 December 2018.

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