Orthoptera (crickets and grasshoppers)

The Orthoptera Species File is a taxonomic database of the world's Orthoptera, both living and fossil.

Wikipedia article on Tettigoniidae (bush-crickets)

Wikipedia article on Gryllidae (crickets)

Wikipedia article on Caelifera (grasshoppers)

Dictyoptera (cockroaches and praying mantids)

The Blattodea Species File is a taxonomic database of the scientific names of the world's cockroaches (order Blattodea or Blattaria), excluding fossil species and the termites.

The Blattodea Culture Group is a non-profit-making society with worldwide membership with the aim of encouraging the study of cockroaches (order Blattodea).

The Mantis Study Group site is intended as a resource for anybody working on praying mantids.

Wikipedia article on Dictyoptera

Dermaptera (earwigs)

Wikipedia article on Dermaptera

Phasmida (stick-insects)

The Phasmida Species File is a taxonomic database of the world's Phasmida.

The Phasmid Study Group is a worldwide organisation dedicated to the study and captive rearing of stick and leaf-insects (aka phasmids).

Wikipedia article on Phasmida


To record species other than Orthoptera & allied insects, contact one of the other National recording schemes & societies.

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