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Distribution path and Subregions of Egypt (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Egypt
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Egypt
Class
Egypt
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 306 families, 1966 genera, 4610 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.383    worldwide
Common namesInsects, True insects
German namesInsekten, Kerbtiere, Kerfe, Freikiefler
Dutch namesInsecten, Eigenlijke insecten, Insekten
Danish namesInsekter
Finnish namesHyönteiset
Norwegian namesInsekter
Swedish namesEgentliga insekter
Spanish namesInsectos
Italian namesInsetti, Entomi
French namesInsecte
Portuguese namesInsetos
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean, West American subregion)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Adelie Land, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic, South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia, Australasian ecozone)

Holarctic, Indo-Pacific


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, West Pacific, Bering Sea, Bering Strait, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal)

Antarctic Ocean, Arctic Ocean


Countries
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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
Egypt
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     304 families, 1961 genera, 4598 species
Subclass
Egypt
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 9 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Egypt
Aclerdidae (Ferris, 1937) - 2 SpeciesAclerdid scales
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 72 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 9 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 9 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 24 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 12 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 12 SpeciesMining bees
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 10 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 1 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 9 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 31 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 64 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 95 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesTiger Moths
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 130 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 3 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesFleas
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesMarch flies
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 6 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 282 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 10 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBee lice
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 1 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 11 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 6 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 429 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 33 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 5 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 36 SpeciesBiting midges
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 10 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 49 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 31 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 6 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 9 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 6 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 9 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 29 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 10 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 21 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 24 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 9 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 26 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 50 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 26 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 72 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 3 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 99 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 1 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diapriidae (Latreille, 1796) - 1 SpeciesDiapriids
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 111 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 1 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 35 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 12 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesSkipjacks
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 2 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 29 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 77 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 34 Species
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 4 SpeciesEriococcids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 6 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 1 SpeciesLittle house flies
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 104 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 21 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 80 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater spiders
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Gondvanogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 17 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 2 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 34 SpeciesSweat bees
Halimococcidae (Brown & Mckenzie, 1962) - 1 SpeciesHalimococcids
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 7 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 5 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 7 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 2 SpeciesHarvester termites
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 19 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 1 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 2 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 3 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 7 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 1 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 1 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 2 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 28 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 12 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 4 Species
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 3 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 8 Species
Locustopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 3 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 20 SpeciesMantids
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 1 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 49 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 31 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 19 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 8 SpeciesMembracids
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 2 SpeciesBird lice
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFilth flies
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 4 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 41 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 10 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 14 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 9 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 27 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 134 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 1 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 5 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 16 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBot flies
Oligotomidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 1 Species
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesThick Barklice
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 5 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 1 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 7 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 24 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 17 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 14 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 131 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 52 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 5 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 10 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 3 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 2 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 12 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 54 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 94 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 11 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 15 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 4 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 17 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 4 SpeciesBat flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 2 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 40 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 3 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 54 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 2 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 15 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 20 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) -> Tibiceninae - 1 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 9 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 36 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 19 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesTorymids
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 1 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 2 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 10 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 11 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 9 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 2 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesBurnet Moths
306 Families with 4610 Species in Egypt
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Egypt without family allocation
Cephalomantis gracilis (Gistel, 1856)Info
Cephalomantis vindipennis (Gistel, 1856)Info
2 Species in Insecta for Egypt 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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