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Distribution path and Subregions of Bangladesh (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Bangladesh
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Bangladesh
Class
Bangladesh
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 139 families, 959 genera, 1940 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.383    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
Bangladesh
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     138 families, 947 genera, 1924 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Bangladesh
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 1 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 1 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 3 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 4 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesStingless bees
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRobber flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 2 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) -> Pseudocaeciliidae - 1 Species
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 250 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 1 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesChalcids
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 6 SpeciesMidges
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 190 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 2 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater boatman
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 0 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 29 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 2 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 4 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFruit flies
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectopsocidae - 2 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 12 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 2 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 3 Species
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 68 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 10 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 94 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 6 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 1 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Indotermitidae (Roonwal, 1958) - 2 Species
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 8 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 5 SpeciesLappet Moths
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 2 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 12 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 1 Species
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 35 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 136 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 5 SpeciesCarder bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 31 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 15 SpeciesMembracids
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 2 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 33 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 4 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 168 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 1 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 5 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 39 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 21 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSnout Moths
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 6 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 3 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 5 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 8 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 57 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 2 SpeciesScelionids
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 3 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 6 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesHigher termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 12 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 1 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 27 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 3 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesCroc beetles
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesBurnet Moths
140 Families with 1932 Species in Bangladesh
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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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