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Distribution path and Subregions of Burundi (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Burundi
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Burundi
Class
Burundi
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 133 families, 770 genera, 1669 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.583    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
Burundi
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     133 families, 770 genera, 1669 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Burundi
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 3 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 1 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 3 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 3 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 5 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesBee Flies
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 11 SpeciesBraconids
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 272 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChalcids
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 2 SpeciesJewels
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 7 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 23 SpeciesPond damselflies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 4 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 9 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 3 SpeciesMosquitoes
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 8 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 3 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 41 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 3 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 8 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 2 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFigitids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 6 SpeciesClubtails
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 8 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 15 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 2 SpeciesBat fleas
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 3 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 23 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 57 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 7 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 1 SpeciesLiopterids
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 19 SpeciesCarder bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 8 SpeciesChafers
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFungus gnats
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 63 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 10 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 174 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 40 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 11 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 2 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 4 SpeciesRust flies
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 5 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 2 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 31 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 11 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 103 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 0 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 22 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 11 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 37 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHigher termites
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 25 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesCrane Flies
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesErmine Moths
134 Families with 1673 Species in Burundi
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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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