The Orthoptera of Europe (OoE) aims at professional and amateur researchers of European Orthoptera, nature photographers. It answers the following questions:
- Which species of Orthoptera occur in Europe?
- The scientific names of all 1000+ Europan species are presented in a taxonomic tree, derived from Fauna Europaea. Some important synoyms are included. The taxonomy will be regularly updated.
- What do the species look like?
- For this cause photo's of as many species as possible are included. Everyone is invited to contribute.
- What do the species sound like?
- The sounds as well sound diagrams are presented.
- What is the distribution of the species?
- For the moment a rough idea of the distribution is presented with a link to the map of Fauna Europaea (country distribution). For some species local maps are presented.