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Distribution path and Subregions of Bhutan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Bhutan
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Bhutan
Class
Bhutan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 146 families, 818 genera, 1552 species
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.454    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
Bhutan
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     145 families, 811 genera, 1544 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Bhutan
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 4 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 2 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 2 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 81 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachycentridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesHumpless Casemaker Caddisflies
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 3 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 4 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 2 Species
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 1 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 18 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 191 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 11 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 111 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 19 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 1 SpeciesFlying adder
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 22 SpeciesGrass moth
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 6 SpeciesFruit flies
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 4 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Epiophlebiidae (Muttkowski, 1911) - 1 Species
Epipsocidae - 2 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 2 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 23 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 197 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 5 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 2 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 7 Species
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 31 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 4 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 8 Species
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 2 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 17 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Indotermitidae (Roonwal, 1958) -> Termitidae - 1 Species
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesDrywood termites
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 5 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 4 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 7 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 8 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 2 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 5 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 6 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnocentropodidae (Tsuda, 1942) - 1 Species
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 95 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 3 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 59 SpeciesChafers
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 1 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 16 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 12 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 41 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 2 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 3 SpeciesWalking sticks
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 17 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) -> Trichoptera - 1 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 9 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 1 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSnout Moths
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 34 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesScelionids
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 9 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 4 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 3 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 1 SpeciesWillowflies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 14 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 12 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 6 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesCroc beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 1 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 9 SpeciesIronclad beetles
146 Families with 1545 Species in Bhutan
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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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