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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: Euryphyminae
Genera (23): Acoryphella – Acrophymus – Amblyphymus – Anabibia – Aneuryphymus – Brachyphymus – Calliptamicus – Calliptamuloides – Calliptamulus – Catantopoides – Euryphymus – Kevanacris – Pachyphymus – Phymeurus – Platacanthoides – Plegmapteroides – Plegmapteropsis – Plegmapterus – Rhachitopis – Rhachitopoides – Rhodesiana – Somaliacris – Surudia

Euryphyminae Dirsh, 1956

Euryphymi Dirsh, 1956

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The Euryphyminae are a subfamily of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae, based on the type genus Euryphymus and may be called "agile grasshoppers"; it was erected by Vitaly Michailovitsh Dirsh in 1956.[1] Species have been recorded from parts of sub-Saharan Africa including Madagascar (but the distribution may be incomplete).[2]

A key to genera is given by Hemp & Rowell.[3] The Orthoptera Species File includes:[2]

Acoryphella Giglio-Tos, 1907
Acrophymus Uvarov, 1922
Amblyphymus Uvarov, 1922
Anabibia Dirsh, 1956
Aneuryphymus Uvarov, 1922
Brachyphymus Uvarov, 1922
Calliptamicus Uvarov, 1922
Calliptamuloides Dirsh, 1956
Calliptamulus Uvarov, 1922
Catantopoides Johnsen, 1990
Euryphymus Stål, 1873
Kevanacris Dirsh, 1961
Pachyphymus Uvarov, 1922
Phymeurus Giglio-Tos, 1907
Platacanthoides Kirby, 1910
Plegmapteroides Dirsh, 1959
Plegmapteropsis Dirsh, 1956
Plegmapterus Martínez y Fernández-Castillo, 1898
Rhachitopis Uvarov, 1922
Rhachitopoides Naskrecki, 1995
Rhodesiana (grasshopper) Dirsh, 1959
Somaliacris Dirsh, 1959
Surudia Uvarov, 1930


Dirsh VM (1956) Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. London 108(7): 255.
Orthoptera Species File: subfamily Euryphyminae Dirsh, 1956 (Version 5.0/5.0; retrieved 2 September 2022)
Hemp C, Rowell H (2020) Jago's Grasshoppers of East and North East Africa. Volume 4. Acrididae: Euryphyminae, Cyrtacanthacridinae, Oedipodinae.

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