Orthoptera Species File (TEST)

Latest version published by Species File Group on Mar 26, 2018 Species File Group

This file contains taxon names and related nomenclatural information for the order Orthoptera originating from the Orthoptera Species File maintained by the Species File Group (http://software.speciesfile.org) at the University of Illinois, Illinois Natural History Survey.

Data Records

The data in this checklist resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 45,184 records. 7 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Taxon (core)
  • Reference 
  • Distribution 
  • Description 
  • SpeciesProfile 
  • TypesAndSpecimen 
  • VernacularName 
  • Multimedia 

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 45,184 records in English (12 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Eades, D.C.; D. Otte; M.M. Cigliano & H. Braun. Orthoptera Species File. Version 5.0/5.0. [retrieval date]. <http://Orthoptera.SpeciesFile.org>


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Species File Group. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: af66d4cf-0fd2-434b-9334-9806a5efa6f7.  Species File Group publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Grasshoppers; locusts; crickets; katydids; Checklist


Who created the resource:

María Marta Cigliano
Orthoptera Species File Curator
División Entomología, Museo de La Plata, Argentina

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Species File Group

Who filled in the metadata:

Geographic Coverage

World coverage

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order  Orthoptera

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period all
Living Time Period all

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers af66d4cf-0fd2-434b-9334-9806a5efa6f7