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Distribution path and Subregions of Cape Verde (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Macaronesia - Cape Verde
Subregions: Boa Vista, Brava, Fogo, Sal, Santa Luzia, Santiago, Santo Antao, Sao Nicolau
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Cape Verde
Class
Cape Verde
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 159 families, 648 genera, 1087 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
Cape Verde
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     158 families, 646 genera, 1082 species
Subclass
Cape Verde
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 2 genera, 5 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Cape Verde
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 3 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 37 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 25 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 8 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 4 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesStingless bees
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 2 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 4 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 92 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 20 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 1 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 6 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 9 Species
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 11 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 2 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 15 SpeciesSoft scales
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDustywings
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 15 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 2 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 3 Species
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 2 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 12 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 6 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Ectopsocidae - 1 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 10 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 22 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 30 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 Species
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 7 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 5 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 1 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 1 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesSkimmers
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 5 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 6 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 18 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 4 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 2 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 1 SpeciesBlister beetles
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 1 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 2 SpeciesGrass bugs
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 7 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 4 SpeciesFairy wasps
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 9 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 98 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 2 SpeciesEnsign scales
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 4 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 10 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 8 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 1 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 1 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 20 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 22 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 2 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSeed bugs
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesHawk Moths
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 11 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 2 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 23 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 6 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 4 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 32 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
159 Families with 1087 Species in Cape Verde
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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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