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Distribution path and Subregions of East Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa
Subregions: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Indian Ocean islands (Chagos Archipelago, Comoro Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Madagascar, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles), Kenya (Kakamega Forest, Nairobi), Malawi, Mozambique (Maputo Province), Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Southeast Africa, Tanzania (Lindi Region, Tanganyika, Zanzibar), Uganda (Rwenzori Mountains), Zambia, Zimbabwe (North Zimbabwe, South Zimbabwe)
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in East Africa
Class
East Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 651 families, 14411 genera, 82570 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.497    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
East Africa
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     2 families, 2 genera, 3 species
Subclass
East Africa
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     640 families, 14373 genera, 82501 species
Subclass
East Africa
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 14 genera, 37 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in East Africa
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 41 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Achilixiidae (Muir, 1923) - 1 Species
Aclerdidae (Ferris, 1937) - 3 SpeciesAclerdid scales
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 952 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 21 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 27 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 80 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 48 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 121 SpeciesFig wasps
Agathiphagidae (N. P. Kristensen, 1967) - 1 SpeciesKauri Moths
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 1 SpeciesPalm Moths
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 192 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 117 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 13 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 14 Species
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 15 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 55 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 36 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 12 SpeciesMining bees
Anisacanthidae (Günther, 1953) - 30 Species
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 14 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 7 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 2 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 17 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 29 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 90 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 3 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 59 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 17 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthophoridae (C. L. Koch, 1846) - 3 Species
Anthracoptilidae (Handlirsch, 1922) - 2 Species
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 212 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apachyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 Species
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 10 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 83 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 214 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 664 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 63 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 416 SpeciesStingless bees
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 1 SpeciesFlat bugs
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 2 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 7 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1767 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 42 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 29 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 798 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 5 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Ateluridae (Remington, 1954) -> Atelurinae - 0 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 8 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 3 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 266 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacidae (Shuckard, 1842) - 2 SpeciesAulacids
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSap flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 17 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bacillidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 31 SpeciesBacillid Stick Insects
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 6 SpeciesFlower moths
Belohinidae (Paulian, 1959) - 1 SpeciesBelohina inexpectata
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesFleas
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 9 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 86 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 52 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 36 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 187 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 176 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 102 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 8 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Blissidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 SpeciesChinch Bugs
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 506 SpeciesBee Flies
Boopiidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 132 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 27 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 12 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 193 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 891 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 29 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 20 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 115 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 126 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 67 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 6 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 6 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 18 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 9 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 242 SpeciesBlow flies
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 1 SpeciesCedar beetles
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 1 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 7 SpeciesDemoiselles
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 5 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 18 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 7 SpeciesLeatherwings
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 4 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5794 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 9 Species
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 18 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 7 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 154 SpeciesGall gnats
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 1 SpeciesGall Moths
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 5 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4451 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceraphronidae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesCeraphronids
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 1 Species
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 10 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 276 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 206 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 10 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 79 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 1 Species
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 96 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 5 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 8 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 329 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 24 SpeciesJewels
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 6 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 293 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 36 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 173 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 495 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 87 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 532 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 15 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 57 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 214 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 6 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 1 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 7 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 180 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 42 SpeciesLady cows
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesKelp Flies
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 146 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 36 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 83 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 12 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 8 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 94 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 9 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 37 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 151 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 2 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 26 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 3 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 108 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 294 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 743 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1370 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 6 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 55 Species
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 61 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 569 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2586 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 10 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 3 Species
Dactylopiidae (Signoret, 1875) - 5 SpeciesCochineals
Damasippoididae (Zompro, 2004) - 3 Species
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 71 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 90 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 109 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 93 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 366 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 3 SpeciesBog flies
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 20 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 68 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Diplatyidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 Species
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 21 Species
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 12 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 3 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 355 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 45 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 181 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 213 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 24 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 182 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 16 Species
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 6 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 22 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 113 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 962 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Electrentomidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 Species
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 2 Species
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 8 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 26 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 8 Species
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 10 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 70 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 20 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 225 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 101 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 2 SpeciesGnat bug
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 29 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemerellidae (Klapálek, 1909) -> Teloganodidae - 1 SpeciesSpiny Crawler Mayflies
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 186 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 6 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Epipyropidae (Dyar, 1903) - 6 SpeciesPlanthopper Parasite Moths
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 19 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 1760 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 4 Species
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 7 SpeciesEriococcids
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 21 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 3 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 250 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 2 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 68 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 128 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 9 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 84 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 245 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 78 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 2 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 3 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 133 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 92 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 16 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2090 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 47 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 3 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 326 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 2882 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater spiders
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 5 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 10 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 3 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 16 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 74 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 3 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 158 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 80 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 292 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 7 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 102 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 5 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 288 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 8 Species
Halimococcidae (Brown & Mckenzie, 1962) - 4 SpeciesHalimococcids
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 2 SpeciesHaliplids
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) -> Heteromyzidae - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 16 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 2 Species
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hemimeridae (Sharp, 1895) - 5 Species
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 9 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 19 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 11 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 729 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 16 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 25 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heteronemiidae (Rehn, J. A. G., 1904) - 2 Species
Heteropterygidae (Kirby, 1896) - 1 Species
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 23 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 37 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 119 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 4 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 7 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 15 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 9 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 71 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybothiridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 57 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 4 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 14 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 112 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 65 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 56 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 21 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1363 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 9 SpeciesImma Moths
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 47 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 17 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 15 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 2 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 78 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 61 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 11 SpeciesLac Insects
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 3 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Kuwaniidae (Macgillvray, 1921) - 1 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 4 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 7 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 13 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Laemobothriidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 592 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 16 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 70 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 4 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 109 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 9 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 45 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 58 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 30 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 134 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 1 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 11 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 20 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 21 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 21 SpeciesLeucospids
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 5 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 216 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 305 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 5 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 15 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 707 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 4 Species
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 18 SpeciesLiopterids
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 21 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 26 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 41 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 3 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 139 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1939 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 16 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 38 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 17 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 14 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 1 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Malgasiidae (Gorochov, 1984) - 14 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 306 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesMantis-flies
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 6 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Marginidae (Mcalpine, 1991) - 3 Species
Mastotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 Species
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 17 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 417 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megalyridae (Schletterer, 1889) - 5 SpeciesMegalyrid wasps
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 27 SpeciesFlatwings
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 2 SpeciesRock bristletails
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 12 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 292 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 1471 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 149 SpeciesMembracids
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 22 SpeciesBird lice
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 15 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Micrococcidae (Silvestri, 1939) - 1 SpeciesMediterranean scales
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 34 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 31 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 6 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 31 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 42 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 14 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 135 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mormotomyiidae (Austen, 1936) - 2 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 736 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 276 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 182 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 23 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 38 SpeciesMydas flies
Mylacridae (Scudder, 1886) - 1 Species
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 32 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 20 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 2 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 5 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 114 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 8 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Neminidae (Mcalpine, 1983) - 4 SpeciesNobody Flies
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 5 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 5 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Neolinognathidae (Fahrenholz, 1936) - 1 Species
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 13 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurochaetidae (Mcalpine, 1978) - 20 SpeciesUpside-Down Flies
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 7 SpeciesNicoletiids
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesSap beetles
Nocticolidae (Bolivar, 1892) - 7 SpeciesAustralian cockroaches
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3162 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 7 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 467 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 7 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 16 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 489 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 28 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2453 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 16 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 1 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 2 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 3 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 201 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 14 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 5 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Oligotomidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 Species
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 2 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 3 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 9 SpeciesArmyrids
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 15 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Osmylidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesOsmylids
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 1 Species
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 11 SpeciesThick Barklice
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 23 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 20 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 257 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pedicinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 3 Species
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 1 Species
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 5 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesPerilampids
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 20 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 7 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 12 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Permoraphidiidae (Tillyard, 1932) - 1 Species
Petrothrincidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 11 Species
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 33 SpeciesWalking sticks
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 35 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 15 Species
Philorheithridae (Mosely, 1936) - 3 Species
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 10 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 22 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 132 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phylliidae (Redtenbacher, 1906) - 1 SpeciesWalking leaves
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 463 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 4 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 88 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Pisuliidae (Ross, 1967) - 7 Species
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 2 Species
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 17 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 17 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 27 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 141 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 1 Species
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 25 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pneumoridae (Stål, 1873) - 2 SpeciesBladder grasshoppers
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 78 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 7 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 16 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 521 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 2 Species
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 14 Species
Proctotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesProctotrupids
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Prosopistomatidae (Lameere, 1917) - 1 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 16 SpeciesThreadtails
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 1 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 5 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 19 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 171 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesForest giants
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 54 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 76 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 5 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 158 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 174 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 3 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psychopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 SpeciesSilky lacewings
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 13 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 4 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 117 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 297 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 2 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 48 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 73 SpeciesSpider beetles
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 7 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 85 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 15 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 741 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgacrididae (Kevan, 1974) - 2 Species
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 211 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 72 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 3 Species
Ratemiidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 1 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 7 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 20 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 3 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 5 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhizophagidae (Shuey, 1996) -> Monotomidae - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 10 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 97 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesSeed bugs
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 30 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 26 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 430 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sapygidae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesClub-horned wasps
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 228 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 594 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3538 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 20 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 205 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 22 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 29 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 11 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 14 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scolebythidae (Evans, 1963) - 1 SpeciesScolebythid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 138 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 59 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesScydmaenines
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 21 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 67 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 2 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 177 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sialidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesAlderflies
Signiphoridae (Howard, 1894) - 3 SpeciesSigniphorid wasps
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 52 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 86 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWood wasp
Sisyridae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 2 SpeciesSpongeflies
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 100 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 3 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 516 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 13 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 187 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stenopsychidae (Martynov, 1924) - 1 Species
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stictococcidae - 13 SpeciesStictococcids
Stivaliidae (Mardon, 1978) - 12 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 196 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 14 SpeciesBat flies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 359 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 477 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 746 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 6 SpeciesWillowflies
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 21 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 123 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 173 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 79 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 751 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 677 SpeciesHigher termites
Termopsidae (Grassé, 1949) - 3 SpeciesDampwood termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 13 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetracampidae (Förster, 1856) - 2 SpeciesTetracampid wasps
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 106 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 10 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 489 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 61 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 113 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 27 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 29 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 15 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thynnidae (Shuckard, 1841) - 16 SpeciesThynnid Wasps
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 162 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 2 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 463 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 417 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 212 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 8 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 1 Species
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 927 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 52 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 2 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 27 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 11 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 8 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trigonalidae (Cresson, 1887) - 8 SpeciesTrigonalid wasps
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 43 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 81 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 8 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 35 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 20 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 24 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 89 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 3 SpeciesWormlions
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 6 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 761 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Whalleyanidae (Minet, 1991) - 2 Species
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 3 Species
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 2 Species
Xiphiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 10 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 6 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 117 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 67 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 217 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 54 SpeciesBurnet Moths
645 Families with 82616 Species in East Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in East Africa without family allocation
Armatophallus akagericus (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus crudescens (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Armatophallus kuehnei (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus xylophaea (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Barbutodes albizziae (Tams, 1941)Info
Canthporus hynesi (Nilsson, 1991)Info
Debrosana puechredoni (Berio, 1993)Info
Madagacerina forcipata (T Malm & Ka Johanson, 2013)Info
Namibiocossus punctifera (Gaede, 1929)Info
Pachyluncaria pachyluncus (Razowski, 2014)Info
Postscrancia discomma (Jordan, 1916)Info
Soligena juna (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
12 Species in Insecta for East Africa 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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