Orthoptera Species Online
Entry ID: uconn_orthoptera

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Abstract: The Orthoptera Species File (OSF) is a taxonomic database of the
world's orthopteroid insects. It contains full synonymic and taxonomic
information for over 25,000 species and genera (all taxa described
prior to 1998) of the Tettigonioidea (katydids and haglids),
Grylloidea (crickets), Acridomorpha (locusts and grasshoppers:
Acridoidea + ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: D. Otte and P. Naskrecki
Dataset Title: Orthoptera Species Online
Dataset Release Date: May 31, 2002
Dataset Release Place: Storrs-Mansfield, Connecticut
Dataset Publisher: University of Connecticut
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://osf2.orthoptera.org/HomePage.aspx
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The Orthoptera Species File (OSF) is a taxonomic database for the
world's Orthoptera and Saltatoria species. It began in 1988 and, after
more than 10,000 man hours, is nearing completion with the soon to be
published volume 8 to the Gryllacridoidea. It includes full taxonomic
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are welcome to use data included in the database for
non-commercial, scientific or educational purposes. All images are the
property of their respective copyright holders and may not be
reproduced without a written permission from the holder.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Department of Organic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.oeb.harvard.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 573 876-1866
Fax: 573 876-1896
Email: duane_chapman at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey, Columbia Environmental Research Center
1715 New Haven Road
City: Columbia
Province or State: Missouri
Postal Code: 65201
Country: USA
Email: otte at acnatsci.org
Contact Address:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
City: Philadelphia
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19103
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-10-28
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