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Distribution path and Subregions of Chad (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Chad
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Chad
Class
Chad
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 157 families, 858 genera, 1854 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
Chad
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     156 families, 857 genera, 1853 species
Subclass
Chad
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Chad
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 177 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesDarners
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 57 SpeciesWhiteflies
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 5 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 49 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesRobber flies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 5 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 5 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 4 SpeciesBlow flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 456 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 99 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesChalcids
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 60 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 6 SpeciesEye flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 9 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 6 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesGrass moth
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 6 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 3 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 6 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 41 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 8 Species
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 1 SpeciesEulophids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 2 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 2 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 1 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 12 SpeciesSweat bees
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 3 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 4 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 6 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 2 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 24 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 3 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 12 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 34 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 8 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 3 SpeciesMembracids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 10 SpeciesCow ant
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 15 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesArmyrids
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 1 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 32 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 7 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 11 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 18 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 11 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 16 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 140 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 2 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCrown wasps
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 6 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 7 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 3 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 2 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 2 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 22 SpeciesLace bugs
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 12 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesSocial Wasps
157 Families with 1854 Species in Chad
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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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