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Has a worldwide distribution, except north
temperate and polar regions, with three genera and nine species
native to southern Africa.
Genera native to southern Africa
African genus of 13 species, with two species,
Ametroides namaqua and
Ametroides peringueyi, native to southern Africa.
Eighteen species, occurring in African south of the Sahara, as well as the
West Indian Ocean islands. Six species are native to southern Africa.
Nine species, occurring in African south of the Sahara, as well as the West
Indian Ocean islands. One species, Stictogryllacris nana, is native
to southern Africa.
Field, L.H. (ed.) 2001. The Biology of
Wetas, King Crickets and their Allies. CABI Publishing, Wallingford.