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Distribution path and Subregions of Central African Republic (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Central African Republic
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Central African Republic
Class
Central African Republic
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 181 families, 1451 genera, 4370 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
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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
Central African Republic
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     181 families, 1451 genera, 4370 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Central African Republic
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 67 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 2 Species
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesFleas
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 4 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 4 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 3 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 2 SpeciesBraconids
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 16 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 343 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 6 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 1 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 610 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 3 SpeciesJewels
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 2 Species
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 68 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 8 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 9 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 1 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 87 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 34 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 1 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 10 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 9 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 11 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 1 SpeciesEulophids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 24 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 7 Species
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 2 Species
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 9 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 215 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 8 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 8 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 2 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 14 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 168 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 1 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 3 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 7 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 3 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 6 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 2 SpeciesBat fleas
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 21 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 4 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 30 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 5 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 6 SpeciesLiopterids
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 2 Species
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 21 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 385 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 13 SpeciesMantids
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 2 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 15 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalyridae (Schletterer, 1889) - 1 SpeciesMegalyrid wasps
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 2 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 13 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 80 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 2 SpeciesBird lice
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 2 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 48 SpeciesFungus gnats
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 29 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 639 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 69 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 11 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 5 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 4 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 9 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 20 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 3 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 17 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 Species
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) -> Rutelinae - 1 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 82 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 180 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 31 SpeciesScelionids
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sibyllidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 123 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Stictococcidae - 6 SpeciesStictococcids
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 10 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 2 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 47 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 6 Species
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 4 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 48 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 15 SpeciesLace bugs
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 9 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 6 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
180 Families with 4367 Species in Central African Republic
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Central African Republic without family allocation
Lantzodes vinacealis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Mabokia boudinotalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Nussodes africalis (Leraut, 2007)Info
3 Species in Insecta for Central African Republic 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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