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Distribution path and Subregions of El Salvador (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - El Salvador
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in El Salvador
Class
El Salvador
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 181 families, 902 genera, 1737 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.371    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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Links and ReferencesInsecta in faunaeur.org
Insecta in itis.gov
Insecta in papua-insects.nl
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
El Salvador
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Subclass
El Salvador
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     180 families, 901 genera, 1736 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in El Salvador
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Aclerdidae (Ferris, 1937) - 2 SpeciesAclerdid scales
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 5 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 2 SpeciesMining bees
Anisembiidae (Davis, 1940) - 1 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 6 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 1 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesFleas
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 4 SpeciesBraconids
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 3 SpeciesDemoiselles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 159 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 160 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 3 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 14 SpeciesBiting midges
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 10 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 1 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 20 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 2 SpeciesHellgrammites
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 58 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 4 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 19 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 1 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 47 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 8 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 7 SpeciesEulophids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 108 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesDor beetles
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 7 SpeciesSweat bees
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 1 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 55 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 2 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 3 SpeciesDrywood termites
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 3 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 1 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 19 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 11 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 12 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMantis-flies
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 4 SpeciesCarder bees
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 1 SpeciesRock bristletails
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 2 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 21 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 14 SpeciesMembracids
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 2 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 3 SpeciesGrass bugs
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesHouse flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 2 Species
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 97 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 1 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 1 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 2 SpeciesEnsign scales
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 1 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesPerilampids
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 1 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 2 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 2 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 21 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesSignal flies
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 3 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 1 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 19 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 2 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 1 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 3 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 1 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 9 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 24 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 3 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 129 SpeciesScarabs
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 2 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 5 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTherevids
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 23 SpeciesLace bugs
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 4 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
181 Families with 1738 Species in El Salvador
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Apterentoma (Chen, 1958)
Archimetabola (Crampton, 1928)
Dicondylata (Boudreaux, 1979)
Dicondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
Ectognatha (Stummer-traunfels, 1891)
Ectotropha (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophi (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophica (Tillyard, 1926)
Euthysanura (Schepotieff, 1909)
Phanerognatha (Krausse & Wolff, 1919)
Thysanuradelphia (Crampton, 1916)
Thysanurata (Bey-bienko, 1962)
Thysanurida (Pearce, 1936)
Triplura (Ewing, 1942)

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