Family: Stenopelmatidae (Jerusalem crickets)
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Distribution includes North America, Central
America, Europe, Africa, Indian subcontinent and South-East Asia.
Sia is the only genus of this family in southern Africa - four
species, all endemic to the sub-region except for Sia pinguis,
which has also been recorded from the Central African Republic.
Genera native to southern Africa
species, all endemic to southern Africa except for Sia pinguis, which
has also been recorded from the Central African Republic. canus kuhlgatzi
Field, L.H. (ed.) 2001. The Biology of
Wetas, King Crickets and their Allies. CABI Publishing, Wallingford.