Locusta migratoria, copyright Alpsdake.

Belongs within: Acridoidea.

The Oedipodinae are a group of grasshoppers characterised by male genitalia in which the ventral aedeagal valves are very closely associated with the dorsal valves, and the narrow ventral lobe appears to participate in directing the neck of the spermatophore into the spermathecal duct (Eades 2000).

<==Oedipodinae P05
|–Dissosteira carolina E00
|–Camnula pellucida E00
|–Arphia BM76
|–Celes variabilis BM76, B01
|–Encoptolophus BM76
|–Pardalophora BM76
|–Sciretetica BM76
|–Spharagemon BM76
|–Trilophida annulata BM76
|–Xyleus BM76
|–Duroniella P05
|    |–D. fracta (Kraus 1890) P05
|    `–D. laticornis (Karus 1909) P05
|–Acrotylus P05
|    |–A. insubricus (Scopoli 1786) P05
|    |–A. patruelis Y70
|    `–A. strepens D95
|–Aiolopus P05
|    |–A. strepens (Latreille 1804) P05
|    |–A. tamulus BM76
|    `–A. thalassinus (Fabricius 1781) P05
|–Trimerotropis BM76
|    |–T. citrina D37
|    |–T. cyaneipennis SM87
|    |–T. suffusa SM87
|    `–T. pallidipennis Z94
|–Sphingonotus P05
|    |–S. erythropterus R96
|    |–S. lucasii Saussure 1888 D95
|    |–S. rubescens (Walker 1870) D95
|    `–S. tricinctus D95
|–Oedaleus P05
|    |–O. australis R96
|    |–O. decorus (Germar 1817) P05
|    |–O. infernalis B01
|    |–O. marmoratus B01
|    `–O. mlokosiewiczi B01
|–Oedipoda BM76
|    |–O. albolineata Lucas 1847 E12
|    |–O. algeriana Lucas 1847 E12
|    |–O. arenaria Lucas 1847 E12
|    |–O. coerulescens D95
|    |    |–O. c. coerulescens D95
|    |    `–O. c. sulfurescens Saussure 1884 D95
|    |–O. fuscocincta Lucas 1847 E12
|    |–O. mauritanica Lucas 1847 E12
|    |–O. miniata (Pallas 1771) D95
|    `–O. virescens Lucas 1847 E12
|–Papipappus clarazianus R15
`–Locusta E00
|–L. acuminata L02
|–L. citrifolia L02
|–L. coronata (Linnaeus 1758) L02, L58 [=Gryllus coronatus L02]
|–L. migratoria E00
|    |–L. m. migratoria E00
|    |–L. m. manilensis K-P83
|    `–L. m. migratorioides E00
|–L. savignyi Lucas 1847 E12
|–L. verrucivora (Linnaeus 1758) L02, L58 [=Gryllus verrucivorus L02]
|–L. viridis L02
`–L. viridissima B01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BM76] Bohart, R. M., & A. S. Menke. 1976. Sphecid Wasps of the World. University of California Press: Berkeley.

[B01] Bolivar, I. 1901. Orthopterák [Orthoptères]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 223–243. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[D95] Damerdji, A. 1995. Bio-écologie du peuplement des orthoptères de la région de Ghazaouet (Tlemcen, Algérie). Mésogée 54: 73–80.

[D37] Dobzhansky, T. 1937. Genetics and the Origin of Species. Columbia University Press: New York.

[E00] Eades, D. C. 2000. Evolutionary relationships of phallic structures of Acridomorpha (Orthoptera). Journal of Orthoptera Research 9: 181–210.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[K-P83] Kukalová-Peck, J. 1983. Origin of the insect wing and wing articulation from the arthropodan leg. Canadian Journal of Zoology 61: 1618–1669.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 3. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[P05] Papapavlou, K. P. 2005. New distributional data on the Orthoptera (Saltatoria) of the northern Dodecanese (“southern Sporadhes”) archipelago, Greece. Graellsia 61 (1): 3–11.

[R15] Rehn, J. A. G. 1915. A further contribution to the knowledge of the Orthoptera of Argentina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 67 (2): 270–292.

[R96] Rentz, D. 1996. Grasshopper Country: The abundant orthopteroid insects of Australia. University of New South Wales Press: Sydney.

[SM87] Sites, J. W., Jr & C. Moritz. 1987. Chromosomal evolution and speciation revisited. Systematic Zoology 36 (2): 153–174.

[Y70] Yinon, U. 1970. Electrophysiological evidence of relationships in acridid insects. Systematic Zoology 19 (4): 397–398.

[Z94] Zhang, Z.-Q. 1994. Neothrombiidae (Acari: Trombidioidea) of the world: systematic review with a phylogenetic analysis and descriptions of two new genera. Oriental Insects 28: 205–237.

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