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Distribution path and Subregions of Equatorial Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Equatorial Guinea
Subregions: Bioko
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Equatorial Guinea
Class
Equatorial Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 183 families, 1254 genera, 3005 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.527    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
Equatorial Guinea
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     182 families, 1253 genera, 3004 species
Subclass
Equatorial Guinea
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Equatorial Guinea
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 14 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 108 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesDarners
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 2 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 4 Species
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 52 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 164 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRobber flies
Ateluridae (Remington, 1954) -> Atelurinae - 0 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 44 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 19 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 10 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 34 SpeciesBraconids
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 9 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 3 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 95 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 1 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 374 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRodent fleas
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 4 SpeciesJewels
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 3 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 10 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 1 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 6 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 45 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae - 1 SpeciesWasp moths
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 13 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 2 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFruit flies
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 6 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 2 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesSkipjacks
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 1 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 1 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 84 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 10 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 2 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 56 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 168 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 12 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 8 SpeciesSweat bees
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 44 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 1 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 62 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 4 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 55 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 26 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 4 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 3 SpeciesLiopterids
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 25 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 145 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 7 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 SpeciesMantids
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 41 SpeciesMembracids
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 7 SpeciesStilt Flies
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 1 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 2 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 1 SpeciesNicoletiids
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 63 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 14 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 21 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 279 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 SpeciesThick Barklice
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pedicinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 Species
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 1 SpeciesStout Barklice
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) -> Plecoptera - 1 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 40 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 23 SpeciesSignal flies
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 3 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 2 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 3 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 2 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 6 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 17 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 4 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 Species
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 62 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesScarabs
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 3 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 17 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stictococcidae - 1 SpeciesStictococcids
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 7 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 10 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 27 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 14 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 17 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 12 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 23 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trigonalidae (Cresson, 1887) - 3 SpeciesTrigonalid wasps
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 4 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesBurnet Moths
185 Families with 3007 Species in Equatorial Guinea
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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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