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Distribution path and Subregions of Burkina Faso (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Burkina Faso
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Burkina Faso
Class
Burkina Faso
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 126 families, 584 genera, 1333 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
Burkina Faso
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     126 families, 584 genera, 1333 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Burkina Faso
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 1 SpeciesWhiteflies
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRobber flies
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 4 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 5 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 5 SpeciesBraconids
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 1 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 11 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 233 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesBiting midges
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChalcids
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 28 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesEye flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 8 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 128 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 6 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 5 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 Species
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 1 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 2 Species
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFigitids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 3 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 2 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 2 SpeciesClown beetles
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 2 Species
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 2 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 16 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 6 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 11 SpeciesLappet Moths
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 31 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesBooklice
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 98 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 24 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 12 SpeciesCarder bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChafers
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 12 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 81 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pedicinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 Species
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 29 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 17 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 3 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 23 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 1 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 2 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 8 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 3 SpeciesScelionids
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 10 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 6 Species
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHigher termites
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 2 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 55 SpeciesSocial Wasps
126 Families with 1334 Species in Burkina Faso
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Burkina Faso without family allocation
Soligena volta (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
1 Species in Insecta for Burkina Faso listed without family allocation
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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