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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe), East Africa (Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Southeast Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe), North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sahara, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland), West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, West coast of Africa)
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Africa
Class
Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 827 families, 23673 genera, 180376 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.494    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
Africa
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     2 families, 11 genera, 36 species
Subclass
Africa
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     814 families, 23548 genera, 180015 species
Subclass
Africa
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 57 genera, 251 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Africa
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopteroctetidae (Davis, 1978) - 2 SpeciesArchaic Sun Moths
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 5 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 90 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Achilixiidae (Muir, 1923) - 1 Species
Aclerdidae (Ferris, 1937) - 12 SpeciesAclerdid scales
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1996 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 98 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 35 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 106 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 3 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 314 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 27 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 75 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 211 SpeciesFig wasps
Agathiphagidae (N. P. Kristensen, 1967) - 1 SpeciesKauri Moths
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 3 SpeciesPalm Moths
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 412 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 4 Species
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 282 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 60 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 23 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 47 Species
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 27 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 76 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 Species
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 66 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 122 SpeciesMining bees
Anisacanthidae (Günther, 1953) - 30 Species
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 43 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 15 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 2 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 46 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 68 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 1 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 334 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 22 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 130 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 27 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthophoridae (C. L. Koch, 1846) - 5 Species
Anthracoptilidae (Handlirsch, 1922) - 2 Species
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 485 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apachyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 1 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 45 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 242 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphelocheiridae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 Species
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 375 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1482 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 97 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1085 SpeciesStingless bees
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 5 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 11 SpeciesFlat bugs
Archembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 1 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 7 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 21 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2862 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 127 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 2 Species
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 75 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2328 SpeciesRobber flies
Asiopsocidae (Mockford & Garcia Aldrete, 1976) - 2 Species
Aspidytidae (Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002) - 1 SpeciesCliff water beetles
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 22 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 10 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Ateluridae (Remington, 1954) -> Atelurinae - 0 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 28 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 5 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 631 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacidae (Shuckard, 1842) - 13 SpeciesAulacids
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 4 SpeciesSap flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 73 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bacillidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 47 SpeciesBacillid Stick Insects
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 296 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Barbarochthonidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 1 Species
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 31 SpeciesFlower moths
Belohinidae (Paulian, 1959) - 1 SpeciesBelohina inexpectata
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesFleas
Beraeidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesSmall eastern caddisflies
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 18 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 13 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 253 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 96 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 18 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 67 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 332 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blastobasidae (Meyrick, 1894) - 3 SpeciesScavenger Moths
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 450 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 174 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 33 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Blissidae (Stål, 1862) - 15 SpeciesChinch Bugs
Boganiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 8 Species
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1877 SpeciesBee Flies
Boopiidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 2 Species
Boreidae (Latreille, 1816) - 2 SpeciesSnow fleas
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 279 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 94 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Bouretidae (Martins-neto, 2001) - 1 Species
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 42 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 923 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 9 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 12 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 1741 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 69 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 30 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBee lice
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 347 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 301 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 11 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 138 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 15 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 16 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 30 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 9 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 450 SpeciesBlow flies
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 3 SpeciesCedar beetles
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 9 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 24 SpeciesDemoiselles
Calvertiellidae (Martynov, 1931) - 1 Species
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 23 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 37 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 46 SpeciesLeatherwings
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 62 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11352 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 19 Species
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesFilth flies
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 42 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 9 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 313 SpeciesGall gnats
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 14 SpeciesGall Moths
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 12 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7897 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceraphronidae (Haliday, 1833) - 6 SpeciesCeraphronids
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 2 Species
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 29 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1159 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 283 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 25 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 172 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 290 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 14 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chaulioditidae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 1 Species
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 3 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 34 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 944 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 53 SpeciesJewels
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 23 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 486 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 55 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 13 Species
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 419 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1579 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 176 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 35 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2225 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 139 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 96 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 3 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 462 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cladiopsocidae - 2 Species
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 19 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 9 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 10 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 318 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 82 SpeciesLady cows
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 5 SpeciesKelp Flies
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 249 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 393 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 291 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 15 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 15 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 226 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 10 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Coptoclavidae (Ponomarenko, 1961) - 3 SpeciesExtinct family
Coptopsyllidae (Wagner, 1928) - 1 Species
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 5 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 74 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 371 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 14 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 8 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 66 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 15 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 278 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 627 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1398 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2615 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 15 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 12 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 90 Species
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesWasp moths
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 121 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 925 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 11 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7367 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 24 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 18 Species
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesGallflies
Dactylopiidae (Signoret, 1875) - 6 SpeciesCochineals
Damasippoididae (Zompro, 2004) - 3 Species
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 263 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 312 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 22 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 400 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 128 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diapriidae (Latreille, 1796) - 4 SpeciesDiapriids
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 742 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 13 SpeciesBog flies
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 121 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 22 Species
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 148 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Diplatyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 13 Species
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 2 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 51 Species
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 235 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 21 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 978 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 103 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 474 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 362 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 38 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 51 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dunstaniidae (Tillyard, 1916) - 3 Species
Dysmorphoptilidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1358 SpeciesWater tigers
Echinophthiriidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 4 Species
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 86 Species
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 15 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 41 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 291 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 1850 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Electrentomidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 Species
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 9 Species
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 27 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 143 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 24 Species
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 13 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 327 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 25 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 660 SpeciesEncyrtids
Enderleinellidae (Ewing, 1929) - 9 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 271 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 7 SpeciesGnat bug
Eolocustopsidae (Riek, 1976) - 1 Species
Eoscartarellidae - 1 Species
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 57 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemerellidae (Klapálek, 1909) - 15 SpeciesSpiny Crawler Mayflies
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 23 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 439 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 13 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Epipyropidae (Dyar, 1903) - 7 SpeciesPlanthopper Parasite Moths
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 19 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 3256 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 55 Species
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 22 SpeciesEriococcids
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 50 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 55 SpeciesEucharitids
Euchauliodidae (Riek, 1974) - 1 Species
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 5 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 5 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 5 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 484 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 2 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 183 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 326 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 37 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 143 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 257 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 148 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 12 Species
Euxenoperlidae (Riek, 1976) - 5 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 76 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 17 SpeciesLittle house flies
Fauriellidae (Priesner, 1949) - 2 Species
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 248 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 217 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 40 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4348 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 116 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 9 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gasteruptiidae (Ashmead, 1900) - 7 SpeciesGasteruptiids
Geinitziidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 2 SpeciesToad bugs
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1243 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Gengidae (Fennah, 1949) - 2 Species
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 24 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 5498 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 159 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesWater spiders
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 30 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 24 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 14 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 46 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 123 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 12 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 386 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 3 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 121 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 691 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 18 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 222 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Gyropidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 3 Species
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 16 SpeciesUngulate lice
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 1069 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 20 Species
Halimococcidae (Brown & Mckenzie, 1962) - 4 SpeciesHalimococcids
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 8 SpeciesHaliplids
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 1 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) -> Heteromyzidae - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 17 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 8 Species
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hemimeridae (Sharp, 1895) - 7 Species
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 10 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 103 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 30 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1213 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 65 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heterogastridae (Stål, 1872) - 5 Species
Heterogynidae (Rambur, 1866) - 1 SpeciesMediterranean Burnet Moths
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 87 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heteronemiidae (Rehn, J. A. G., 1904) - 4 Species
Heteropterygidae (Kirby, 1896) - 1 Species
Hexagenitidae (Lameere, 1917) - 1 Species
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 54 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 69 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1248 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 6 SpeciesHarvester termites
Holcopogonidae (Gozmany, 1967) - 1 Species
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 15 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 33 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 15 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 135 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybothiridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 238 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 323 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 43 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 82 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 213 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 206 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hydrosalpingidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 1 Species
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 120 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 46 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ibaliidae (Thomson, 1862) - 1 SpeciesIbaliids
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2175 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ignotalidae (Riek, 1973) - 2 Species
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 14 SpeciesImma Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Ipsviciidae (Tillyard, 1919) - 1 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 59 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 36 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 83 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 4 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Joppeicidae (Reuter, 1910) - 1 Species
Jurapriidae (Rasnitsyn, 1983) - 1 Species
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 38 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 6 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 185 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 29 SpeciesLac Insects
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 3 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Kuwaniidae (Macgillvray, 1921) - 1 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 11 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 9 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 36 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 2 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Laemobothriidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 5 Species
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 219 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1061 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lathiceridae (Dirsh, 1954) - 4 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 55 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 129 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 14 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 206 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 14 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 10 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 98 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 64 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 89 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 207 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 388 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 4 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 68 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 34 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 35 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 41 SpeciesLeucospids
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 28 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 375 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 575 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 39 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 68 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 1340 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 57 Species
Liomopteridae (Sellards, 1909) - 3 Species
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 61 SpeciesLiopterids
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 81 SpeciesBooklice
Lithidiidae (Dirsh, 1961) - 11 Species
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 19 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 107 Species
Locustavidae (Sharov, 1968) - 1 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 65 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 8 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 253 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3908 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 68 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 156 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lygistorrhinidae (Hendel, 1936) - 2 Species
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 9 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 94 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 18 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 9 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Macromiidae -> Macromiinae - 1 SpeciesSkimmers
Maimetshidae (Rasnitsyn, 1975) - 4 Species
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 2 Species
Malgasiidae (Gorochov, 1984) - 14 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 534 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 52 SpeciesMantis-flies
Mantophasmatidae (Zompro, Klass, Kristensen & Adis, 2002) - 28 SpeciesGladiators
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 27 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Marginidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 3 Species
Mastotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 Species
Matsucoccidae (Morrison, 1927) - 3 Species
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 40 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 1079 SpeciesCarder bees
Megakhosaridae (Sharov, 1961) - 2 Species
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 93 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megalyridae (Schletterer, 1889) - 9 SpeciesMegalyrid wasps
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 30 SpeciesFlatwings
Megaspilidae (Ashmead, 1893) - 2 SpeciesMegaspilids
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 27 SpeciesRock bristletails
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 94 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 868 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3747 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 41 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 493 SpeciesMembracids
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 5 Species
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 61 SpeciesBird lice
Meropeidae (Espen-petersen, 1921) - 1 SpeciesForcepflies
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 3 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Mesoblattinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 Species
Mesogereonidae (Tillyard, 1921) - 1 Species
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 51 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Mesopsychidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 5 Species
Mesorthopteridae (Tillyard, 1922) - 1 Species
Mesosetidae (Riek, 1976) - 2 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 6 SpeciesWater treaders
Micrococcidae (Silvestri, 1939) - 8 SpeciesMediterranean scales
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 65 SpeciesStilt Flies
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesMicrophysids
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 25 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Microthoraciidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 1 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 68 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 119 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 53 SpeciesScaly crickets
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) - 2 SpeciesMompha Moths
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 74 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 24 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 534 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mormotomyiidae (Austen, 1936) - 2 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1097 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 644 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 470 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 30 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 236 SpeciesMydas flies
Mylacridae (Scudder, 1886) - 2 Species
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 101 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 38 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 42 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 13 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 284 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 87 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 9 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nannochoristidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 Species
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 2 Species
Natalimyzidae (Barraclough & Mcalpine, 2006) - 1 Species
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 64 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 7 SpeciesNobody Flies
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 5 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 54 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 33 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Neolinognathidae (Fahrenholz, 1936) - 2 Species
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 220 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 20 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 20 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 44 SpeciesNicoletiids
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 2 Species
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 154 SpeciesSap beetles
Nocticolidae (Bolivar, 1892) - 12 SpeciesAustralian cockroaches
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5873 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 25 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 883 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 8 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 26 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1284 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Notonemouridae (Ricker, 1950) -> Notonemourinae - 0 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 57 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4237 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 34 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 2 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 9 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 3 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 365 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 56 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 15 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Oligotomidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 3 Species
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 16 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 14 SpeciesArmyrids
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 27 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 21 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Osmylidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesOsmylids
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 4 Species
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 5 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 2 Species
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 36 SpeciesThick Barklice
Palaemerobiidae (Martynov, 1928) - 1 Species
Palaeonemouridae (N.d. Sinichenkova, 1987) - 1 Species
Palaeontinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesGiant cicadas
Palingeniidae (Albarda In Selys-lonchamps, 1888) - 5 SpeciesRiverbed Burrower Mayflies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 217 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Pamphagodidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 5 Species
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 36 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Panorpodidae (Byers, 1965) - 1 Species
Paoliidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 419 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) -> Gryllidae - 1 Species
Paraphrynovelidae - 2 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Passandridae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesParasitic flat bark beetles
Pedicinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 10 Species
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 6 Species
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 7 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Pereboriidae (Zalessky, 1930) - 1 Species
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 44 SpeciesPerilampids
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 1 SpeciesShortwings
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 36 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 11 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 41 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 32 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Permochoristidae (Tillyard, 1918) - 3 Species
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 2 Species
Permonkidae (Rasnitsyn, 1977) -> Permosialidae - 1 Species
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 1 Species
Permosialidae (Martynov, 1928) - 1 Species
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 3 Species
Petrothrincidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 14 Species
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 37 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 4 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 106 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 52 Species
Philorheithridae (Mosely, 1936) - 3 Species
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 14 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 66 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 487 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) -> Trichoptera - 1 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Phthanoxenidae (Engel & Huang, 2016) - 1 Species
Phylliidae (Redtenbacher, 1906) - 1 SpeciesWalking leaves
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 706 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 206 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Pisuliidae (Ross, 1967) - 9 Species
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 10 Species
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 29 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 75 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 43 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 349 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 3 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 2 Species
Plumariidae (Bischoff, 1914) - 2 SpeciesPlumariid wasps
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 50 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pneumoridae (Stål, 1873) - 18 SpeciesBladder grasshoppers
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 111 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 25 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 1 SpeciesBat bugs
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 6 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 73 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 1134 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 4 Species
Prionoglarididae (Badonnel, 1951) - 2 SpeciesLarge-winged Psocids
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 17 Species
Proctotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesProctotrupids
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 1 SpeciesYucca Moths
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 14 Species
Proparagryllacrididae (Riek, 1956) - 3 Species
Prosbolidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 Species
Prosopistomatidae (Lameere, 1917) - 8 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Protocoleidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 1 Species
Protogryllidae (Zeuner, 1937) - 1 Species
Protomeropidae (Tillyard, 1926) - 1 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 44 SpeciesThreadtails
Protopsyllidiidae (Becker-migdisova, 1960) - 1 Species
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 16 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Pruvostitidae (Zalessky, 1929) - 1 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 14 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 31 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 328 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudonannochoristidae (Novokshonov, 1994) - 1 Species
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesForest giants
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 111 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 147 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 10 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 400 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 412 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 9 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psychopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 7 SpeciesSilky lacewings
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 146 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 9 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 5 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 278 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 3 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 663 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pthiridae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 5 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 74 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 205 SpeciesSpider beetles
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 13 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 121 SpeciesCommon fleas
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 4 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 33 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2064 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgacrididae (Kevan, 1974) - 2 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 331 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 143 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 3 SpeciesCotton stainers
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 6 Species
Raphidiidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesRaphidiid snakeflies
Ratemiidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 2 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 31 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 3 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhiniidae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 Species
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 42 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 21 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 24 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 7 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhizophagidae (Shuey, 1996) -> Monotomidae - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Rhombocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 1 Species
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 17 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhopalopsyllidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 1 SpeciesRodent fleas
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 13 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 303 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 40 SpeciesSeed bugs
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 43 Species
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 52 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 918 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 12 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 55 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sapygidae (Latreille, 1810) - 12 SpeciesClub-horned wasps
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 498 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1019 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6107 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 9 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 55 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 357 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 78 SpeciesWindow Flies
Schizodactylidae (Karny, 1927) - 8 SpeciesDune crickets
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 86 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 29 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 15 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scolebythidae (Evans, 1963) - 2 SpeciesScolebythid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 189 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 132 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesScydmaenines
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 77 SpeciesFlower Moths
Scytinopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Scytohymenidae (Martynov, 1937) - 2 Species
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 2 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 148 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 14 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 415 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sialidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesAlderflies
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 3 Species
Signiphoridae (Howard, 1894) - 6 SpeciesSigniphorid wasps
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 18 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 90 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 222 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesWood wasp
Sisyridae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 4 SpeciesSpongeflies
Skaliciidae (Kukalová, 1964) - 2 Species
Somabrachyidae (Hampson, 1920) - 6 SpeciesMediterranean Flannel Moths
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 339 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphaeropsocidae (Kolbe, 1883) - 1 Species
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 171 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 7 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 798 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spiloblattinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 40 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 442 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stenopsychidae (Martynov, 1924) - 1 Species
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 67 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stictococcidae - 19 SpeciesStictococcids
Stivaliidae (Mardon, 1978) - 18 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 425 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 37 SpeciesBat flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 7 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 17 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 719 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1058 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1386 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 13 SpeciesWillowflies
Taldycupedidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 2 Species
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 21 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 209 Species
Teloganodidae (Allen, 1965) -> Teloganodinae - 0 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 446 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 167 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1176 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 698 SpeciesHigher termites
Termopsidae (Grassé, 1949) - 3 SpeciesDampwood termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 4 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 40 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetracampidae (Förster, 1856) - 6 SpeciesTetracampid wasps
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 188 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigarctidae (Distant, 1905) - 2 SpeciesHairy cicadas
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 38 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1152 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 3 SpeciesSolitary midges
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thaumatomeropidae (Willmann, 1978) - 1 Species
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 180 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 182 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 40 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 127 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 60 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thynnidae (Shuckard, 1841) - 19 SpeciesThynnid Wasps
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 300 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 52 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1006 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 751 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 85 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 419 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 19 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 6 Species
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1679 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 119 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 14 Species
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 3 Species
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 11 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 69 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 7 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 40 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 36 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trigonalidae (Cresson, 1887) - 17 SpeciesTrigonalid wasps
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 142 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 177 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 25 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 114 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 46 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 43 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 57 Species
Uninervidae (Becker-migdisova, 1951) - 1 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 136 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 17 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 44 SpeciesWormlions
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 12 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 1423 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Whalleyanidae (Minet, 1991) - 2 Species
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 4 Species
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 20 Species
Xenopteridae (Riek, 1955) - 2 Species
Xiphiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 10 Species
Xiphocentronidae (Schmid, 1982) - 2 Species
Xyelidae (Newman, 1835) - 2 SpeciesXyelid sawflies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 10 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 1 SpeciesAwl-flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 346 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 136 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 19 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 323 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zorotypidae (Silvestri, 1913) - 5 Species
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 192 SpeciesBurnet Moths
822 Families with 180262 Species in Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Africa without family allocation
Species with ANext  
Adenophelbia bequaerti -> Compsoneuria bequaertiInfo
Adenophelbia eatoni -> Compsoneuria bequaertiInfo
Adenophelbia inflexa -> Compsoneuria bequaertiInfo
Adenophleboides masonella (Agnew, 1961)Info
Afrobaetoides intermedius -> Afrobaetodes intermediusInfo
Afrotricha relicta (Edwards, 1925)Info
Archaeotychia albiciliata (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Archaeotychia dentata (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia dicksoni (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia khoisanorum (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia krooni (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia metaspila (Meyrick, 1926)Info
Archaeotychia quiris (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Archaeotychia semicuprea (Kallies, 2016)Info
Armatophallus akagericus (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus crudescens (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Armatophallus exoenota (Meyrick, 1918)Info
Armatophallus hackeri (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus kuehnei (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus xylophaea (Meyrick, 1921)Info
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Barbutodes albizziae (Tams, 1941)Info
Barbutodes lantzi (Leraut, 2013)Info
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Canthporus hynesi (Nilsson, 1991)Info
Capronia adelica ()Info
Capronia pillaana ()Info
Cassouodes camptoceralis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Compsoneuriella bequaerti -> Compsoneuria bequaertiInfo
Compsoneuriella njalensis (Gillies, 1984)Info
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Debrosana puechredoni (Berio, 1993)Info
Diquishia ansorgei (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Diquishia morion (Kurshakov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
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Esbenophlebia westermanni -> Adenophlebia dislocansInfo
Euphlebia bicolor (Crass, 1947)Info
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Geractia poliotis (Hampson, 1905)Info
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Haplobaetis umbratus (Navas, 1922)Info
Hemicordula asiatica -> Hemicordulia asiaticaInfo
Hemistigmoides deceptor -> Palpopleura deceptorInfo
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Lantzina hodeberti (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzina prasinalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Lantzina rufalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes alcardi (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes bernardii (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes dargei (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes lamtoalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes nienokouealis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes obovalis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Lantzodes semicircularis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Lantzodes subpurpuralis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes vinacealis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lichtensteiniana aloides (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana brandbergensis (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana fuscoalaria (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana strigulatus (Gaede, 1929)Info
Lichtensteiniana tessellatus (Clench, 1959)Info
Liomopterites meridionalis (D. S. Aristov, 2013)Info
Liomopterites ulterior (D. S. Aristov, 2013)Info
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Mabokia boudinotalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Mabokia delicatalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Madagacerina forcipata (T Malm & Ka Johanson, 2013)Info
Metachrostia velox (Hübner, 1813)Info
Meyoarabiella meyi (Yakovlev, 2008)Info
Misthotus ambiguus -> Trithemis dorsalisInfo
Misthotus marshalli -> Trithemis dorsalisInfo
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Namibiocossus danieli (Clench, 1959)Info
Namibiocossus gaerdesi (Daniel, 1956)Info
Namibiocossus punctifera (Gaede, 1929)Info
Namibiocossus uhligorum (Mey, 2015)Info
Nosferatumyia no (Korneyev In Korneyev & Norrbom, 2006)Info
Nothobrachodes infanda (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Nothobrachodes nycteropis (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Nussodes abidjanalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Nussodes africalis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Nussodes nimbaensis (Leraut, 2013)Info
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Pachyluncaria pachyluncus (Razowski, 2014)Info
Phaeodontella brunnea (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Postscrancia discomma (Jordan, 1916)Info
Presba piscator -> Syncordulia gracilisInfo
Presba venator -> Syncordulia venatorInfo
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Retisfera setifera (Razowski, 2014)Info
Royia nimbaensis (Leraut, 2011)Info
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Soligena juna (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Soligena spissa (Tams, 1929)Info
Soligena volta (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Speideliana erichkaestneri (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Speideliana maget (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Stoechia distanti -> Trithemis dorsalisInfo
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Tarthorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Info
87 Species in Insecta for Africa listed without family allocation
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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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