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Distribution path and Subregions of Ecuador (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Ecuador
Subregions: Azuay, Bolivar, Cañar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galápagos (Galápagos Islands), Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Pichincha, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Sucumbios, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Ecuador
Class
Ecuador
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 447 families, 5352 genera, 18250 species
Tree
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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
Ecuador
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     444 families, 5341 genera, 18235 species
Subclass
Ecuador
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 5 genera, 9 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Ecuador
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 30 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 17 Species
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 6 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 163 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 22 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 22 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aididae (Schaus, 1906) - 3 Species
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 7 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 2 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Andesembiidae (Ross, 2003) - 3 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 6 SpeciesMining bees
Anisembiidae (Davis, 1940) - 4 Species
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 5 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 6 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 2 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 6 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 11 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 11 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 4 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 2 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 14 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 62 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 179 SpeciesStingless bees
Archembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 4 Species
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 618 SpeciesTiger Moths
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 5 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 62 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 2 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Ateluridae (Remington, 1954) -> Atelurinae - 0 Species
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 1 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 15 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 2 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 14 SpeciesMarch flies
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 28 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 48 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bohartillidae (Kinzelbach, 1969) - 1 Species
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 1 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 9 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 6 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 5 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 23 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 20 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 17 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 3 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 693 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 2 Species
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 2 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 17 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 894 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 2 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 41 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 109 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Cetoniidae (Leach, 1815) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesFlower scarabs
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 12 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 6 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 27 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 45 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 452 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 12 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 310 SpeciesHoppers
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixidae - 1 Species
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 18 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 4 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 16 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 17 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 19 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 56 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 9 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 11 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 89 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 10 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 22 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 200 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 3 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 170 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 308 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 Species
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 27 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 10 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 37 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 47 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBarelegs
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dioptidae (J. Bechyné, 1950) -> Dioptinae - 0 SpeciesAmerican False Tiger Moths
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 3 Species
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 2 Species
Dolabellopsocidae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 48 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 69 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesWater tigers
Echinophthiriidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 Species
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 10 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 4 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 8 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 121 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 34 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 19 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 79 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 2 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 101 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 1 SpeciesEriococcids
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 30 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 23 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 9 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 4 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 8 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 869 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 11 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 46 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 672 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesWater spiders
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 14 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 2 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 27 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 1 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 103 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 8 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Gyropidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 1 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 25 SpeciesSweat bees
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 5 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 6 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesSun Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 583 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 4 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 11 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 26 SpeciesClown beetles
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 3 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 46 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 20 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 6 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 31 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 39 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesIchneumonids
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 2 Species
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 7 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 5 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 9 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 9 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 6 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 6 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 34 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 1 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 5 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 2 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 88 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 1 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 35 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 457 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 3 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 2 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 5 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 46 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 272 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 12 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 25 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMantis-flies
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 1 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 2 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 12 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 22 SpeciesFlatwings
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 3 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 93 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 321 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 33 SpeciesBird lice
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 2 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 3 SpeciesWater treaders
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 22 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 8 SpeciesFilth flies
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 2 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 62 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 4 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 4 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 7 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 1 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 1 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 3 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 11 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 2 SpeciesNicoletiids
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 105 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 3 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 202 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 9 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1881 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 2 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 1 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 12 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 6 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 1 Species
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 1 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 10 SpeciesEnsign scales
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 4 SpeciesThick Barklice
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 8 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 194 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) - 12 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Pelecinidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesPelecinids
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesPerilampids
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 2 SpeciesShortwings
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 5 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 59 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 3 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 24 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 22 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 90 Species
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 27 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 142 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 387 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 4 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 3 Species
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 2 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 28 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 10 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 16 SpeciesBannerwings
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 52 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 4 Species
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 15 SpeciesJumping sticks
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 3 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 45 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 30 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 13 SpeciesForest giants
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 17 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 2 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 15 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 12 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 109 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 10 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) -> Pygidicraninae - 1 Species
Pygiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 1 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 3 SpeciesCotton stainers
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 1 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 17 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 51 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 6 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 2 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhopalopsyllidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 10 SpeciesRodent fleas
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 2 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesSeed bugs
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 6 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ricinidae (Neumann, 1890) - 1 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 340 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 19 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 63 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 3 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 237 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 67 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 88 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 453 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 15 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 10 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScydmaenines
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 8 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 9 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 64 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 166 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 98 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stephanocircidae (Wagner, 1928) - 11 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 86 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 92 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 132 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 104 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 67 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 70 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesHigher termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 1 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 37 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 221 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesTherevids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 10 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 30 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 2 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 22 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 47 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 147 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 732 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 1 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 9 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 6 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trimenoponidae (Harrison, 1916) - 3 Species
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 16 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 11 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 27 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 9 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 5 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesBurnet Moths
448 Families with 18251 Species in Ecuador
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Ecuador without family allocation
Ceraechrysa wollebaeki ()Info
1 Species in Insecta for Ecuador 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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