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Distribution path and Subregions of Afghanistan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Afghanistan
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Afghanistan
Class
Afghanistan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 294 families, 1984 genera, 4768 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.390    worldwide
Common namesInsects, True insects
German namesInsekten, Kerbtiere, Kerfe, Freikiefler
Dutch namesInsecten, Eigenlijke insecten, Insekten
Danish namesInsekter
Finnish namesHyönteiset
Norwegian namesInsekter
Swedish namesEgentliga insekter
Spanish namesInsectos
Italian namesInsetti, Entomi
French namesInsecte
Portuguese namesInsetos
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean, West American subregion)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Adelie Land, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic, South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia, Australasian ecozone)

Holarctic, Indo-Pacific


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, West Pacific, Bering Sea, Bering Strait, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal)

Antarctic Ocean, Arctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Transnistria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesInsecta in faunaeur.org
Insecta in itis.gov
Insecta in papua-insects.nl
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Afghanistan
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 3 genera, 4 species
Subclass
Afghanistan
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     291 families, 1977 genera, 4759 species
Subclass
Afghanistan
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Afghanistan
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 3 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 120 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 6 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 19 SpeciesMining bees
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 14 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 6 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 2 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 15 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 9 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 93 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 5 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesStingless bees
Archotermopsidae (Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna, 2009) - 1 SpeciesRottenwood Termites
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 90 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 1 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSap flies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesFlower moths
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 6 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 15 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 81 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 5 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 18 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesPill beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 6 SpeciesBlow flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 6 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 503 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 3 Species
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFilth flies
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesGall gnats
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 2 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 28 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 16 SpeciesBiting midges
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 5 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 4 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 10 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 1 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 38 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 117 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 11 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 24 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 13 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 18 SpeciesLady cows
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 92 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 15 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coptopsyllidae (Wagner, 1928) - 4 Species
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 1 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 20 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 68 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 88 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 2 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 6 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 13 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 16 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 75 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 26 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 9 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesWater tigers
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 10 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 6 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 33 SpeciesEncyrtids
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 2 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 31 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 1 Species
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 8 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 4 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 4 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 3 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 4 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 1 SpeciesLittle house flies
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 116 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 36 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 176 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 11 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 22 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 63 SpeciesSweat bees
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 20 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 5 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 16 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 3 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 2 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 4 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 1 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 7 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 2 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 11 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 1 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 11 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 3 SpeciesLeucospids
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 7 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 3 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 41 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 1 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 6 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 21 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 4 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 12 SpeciesMantids
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 2 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 42 SpeciesCarder bees
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 2 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 69 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 56 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 8 SpeciesBird lice
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 7 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 1 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 3 SpeciesMydas flies
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 4 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 148 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 20 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 16 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 14 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 61 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 1 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) -> Ectyphinae - 1 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 2 SpeciesArmyrids
Paedembiidae (Ross, 2006) - 1 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 37 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesPerilampids
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 1 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 2 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 27 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 18 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoglarididae (Badonnel, 1951) - 1 SpeciesLarge-winged Psocids
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 29 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 40 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 11 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 6 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 32 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesCommon fleas
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 1 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 4 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 9 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 17 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 10 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 12 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 124 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 4 SpeciesScelionids
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 6 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 4 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 4 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 5 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWood wasp
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 30 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 54 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 4 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 26 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 5 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 56 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 6 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 9 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 27 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 2 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 2 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 38 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 5 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 104 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 1 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 16 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 15 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
294 Families with 4774 Species in Afghanistan
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Apterentoma (Chen, 1958)
Archimetabola (Crampton, 1928)
Dicondylata (Boudreaux, 1979)
Dicondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
Ectognatha (Stummer-traunfels, 1891)
Ectotropha (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophi (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophica (Tillyard, 1926)
Euthysanura (Schepotieff, 1909)
Phanerognatha (Krausse & Wolff, 1919)
Thysanuradelphia (Crampton, 1916)
Thysanurata (Bey-bienko, 1962)
Thysanurida (Pearce, 1936)
Triplura (Ewing, 1942)

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