NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Caelifera Ander 1936

NOMEN: Caelifera Ander 1936 [K. Ander. Orthoptera Saltatorias filogeni pa grundval av jämförande anatomiska studier. - Opuscule Entomologica, 1936, 1: 93-94]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Ander 1936): Tridactyloidea Tridactylus (incl. Cylindrachetidae Cylindracheta) +  Acridoidea Acrida

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Diphtheroptera Crampton 1915

= Metorthoptera Crampton 1927

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM:

= Brachycera Bey-Bienko 1964 (non Brachocera Macquart 1834, nec Brachycera Schiner 1862)

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Acrida/fg (incl. Tridactylus) [f:1821; g:1758]

TYPIFIED NAME IN USE: Acridina

MODERN STATUS: the valid (while not the oldest) name of a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.

COMMENT. In spite of the fact, that Caelifera is not the oldest name, it can be used as valid, because among the names fitting in original circumscription, Caelifera is the most widely used one.