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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Teratodinae
Genera: Acrostegastes - Esfandiaria - Eurynotacris - Kabulia - Lyrotyloides - Lyrotylus - Robecchia - Teratodes

Teratodinae is a subfamily of grasshoppers in the family Acrididae. There are about 8 genera and more than 20 described species, found in East Africa and South-West Asia.[1][2]

These eight genera belong to the subfamily Teratodinae:

Acrostegastes Karsch, 1896
Esfandiaria - monotypic E. obesa Popov, 1951
Eurynotacris Ramme, 1931
Kabulia Ramme, 1928
Lyrotyloides - monotypic L. viridis Bey-Bienko, 1956
Lyrotylus Uvarov, 1923
Robecchia Schulthess, 1898
Teratodes Brullé, 1835


"Teratodinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-10-15.

Otte, Daniel; Cigliano, Maria Marta; Braun, Holger; Eades, David C. (2019). "subfamily Teratodinae Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1893". Orthoptera species file online, Version 5.0. Retrieved 2019-07-02.

Further reading

Bland, Roger (2003). The Orthoptera of Michigan: Biology, Keys, and Descriptions of Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets. Michigan State University Extension. ISBN 978-1565250178.
Capinera, J. L; Scott, R. D.; Walker, T. J. (2004). Field Guide to Grasshoppers, Katydids, and Crickets of the United States. Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-8948-8.
Otte, Daniel (1997). Poole, Robert W.; Gentili, Patricia (eds.). Orthoptera. Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America. Vol. 4: Non–Holometabolous Orders. Entomological Information Services. pp. 581–634. ISBN 978-1-889002-04-0.

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