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Distribution path and Subregions of Finland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Fennoscandia - Finland
Subregions: Gulf of Finland, North Karelia, South Karelia, Åland Islands
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Finland
Class
Finland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 491 families, 6073 genera, 27054 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.502    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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Finland
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Subclass
Finland
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     487 families, 6064 genera, 27044 species
Subclass
Finland
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 4 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Finland
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 8 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Acartophthalmidae (Czerny, 1928) - 3 SpeciesAcartophthalmid flies
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 3 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 71 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 16 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 14 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 10 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 8 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 19 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 501 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Agyrtidae (Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesPrimitive carrion beetles
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 14 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Ameletidae (Mccafferty, 1991) - 1 SpeciesCombmouthed Minnow Mayflies
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 1 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 2 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 59 SpeciesMining bees
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 8 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 26 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 35 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 340 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 17 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 20 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 10 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 24 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 37 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphelocheiridae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 Species
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 618 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 140 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 16 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 124 SpeciesStingless bees
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 23 SpeciesFlat bugs
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 217 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 29 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Arthropleidae (Balthasar, 1937) - 1 SpeciesFlatheaded Mayflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 6 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSap flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesFlower moths
Beraeidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 3 SpeciesSmall eastern caddisflies
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 8 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 20 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 19 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 2 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Blasticotomidae (Thomson, 1871) - 2 SpeciesBlasticotomid sawflies
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 8 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesBee Flies
Boreidae (Latreille, 1816) - 2 SpeciesSnow fleas
Boridae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesConifer bark beetles
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachycentridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesHumpless Casemaker Caddisflies
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 15 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 8 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 77 SpeciesBraconids
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 195 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 24 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 12 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 2 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Callaphididae (Borner, 1952) - 3 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 55 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 3 SpeciesCamillid flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 69 SpeciesLeatherwings
Canthyloscelidae (Enderlein, 1912) - 3 Species
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 21 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 667 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesFilth flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 398 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 267 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 4 Species
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 37 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 128 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 44 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 11 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1124 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 14 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 264 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 12 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 73 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 464 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 27 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 411 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 6 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 49 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 35 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 11 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 10 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 15 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 19 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 96 SpeciesLady cows
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 2 SpeciesKelp Flies
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 16 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 168 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 32 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 9 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 7 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesWater boatman
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 13 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 18 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 185 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 216 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptocercidae (Handlirsch In Schröder, 1925) - 1 SpeciesWood roaches
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 175 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 14 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 68 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 798 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 8 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 4 Species
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesGallflies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 113 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 75 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Diapriidae (Latreille, 1796) - 5 SpeciesDiapriids
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 22 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 11 SpeciesBog flies
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 1 Species
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 20 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 4 SpeciesDipsocorids
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 17 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 323 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 9 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 15 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 89 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 63 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 9 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 13 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 194 SpeciesWater tigers
Echinophthiriidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 Species
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Ectopsocidae - 3 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 163 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 141 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 2 Species
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 8 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 15 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 214 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 237 SpeciesEncyrtids
Enderleinellidae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 8 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemerellidae (Klapálek, 1909) - 3 SpeciesSpiny Crawler Mayflies
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 179 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 1 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 9 SpeciesEriococcids
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 12 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 42 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 2 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 21 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 18 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 11 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 6 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 70 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 27 SpeciesFigitids
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 86 SpeciesAnts
Gasteruptiidae (Ashmead, 1900) - 4 SpeciesGasteruptiids
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 266 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 4 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 467 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesWater spiders
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 6 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 9 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 142 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 36 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 4 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 3 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 75 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 31 SpeciesHaliplids
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 25 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 10 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 78 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 16 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 71 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 12 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 78 SpeciesClown beetles
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 2 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 155 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 39 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 9 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 120 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 16 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 40 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 1 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 447 SpeciesIchneumonids
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 11 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Inocelliidae (Navas, 1913) - 1 SpeciesInocelliid snakeflies
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 5 SpeciesBat fleas
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 61 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 3 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 23 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 96 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 69 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 133 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 46 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 9 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 5 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 8 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 22 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 92 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 248 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 3 Species
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 10 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 8 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 56 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 8 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 7 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 122 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 9 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 11 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 33 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Lypusidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1857) - 3 SpeciesEuropean bagworm moths
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 2 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesMantis-flies
Matsucoccidae (Morrison, 1927) - 5 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 72 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megamerinidae (Hendel, 1913) - 1 Species
Megaspilidae (Ashmead, 1893) - 1 SpeciesMegaspilids
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 6 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 14 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 15 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 3 SpeciesBird lice
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 2 SpeciesWater treaders
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 7 SpeciesStilt Flies
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 9 SpeciesMicrophysids
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 8 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 15 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 276 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 6 SpeciesScaly crickets
Molannidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesHood Casemakers
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 26 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 343 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 6 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1362 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 14 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 2 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 21 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 86 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 167 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 723 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 1 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 19 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 33 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 173 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 6 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 44 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 25 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBot flies
Opetiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFlat-footed flies
Opomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 17 SpeciesOpomyzid flies
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 5 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesArmyrids
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 4 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 5 Species
Pachyneuridae (Schiner, 1864) - 1 SpeciesPachyneurid gnats
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 23 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pamphiliidae (Cameron, 1890) - 44 SpeciesWeb-spinning sawflies
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 7 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 5 SpeciesHairy-eyed craneflies
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 Species
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 3 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 6 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 7 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 25 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) - 2 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 2 Species
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothriphidae (Uzel, 1895) -> Phlaeothripidae - 0 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 52 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phloeostichidae (Reitter, 1911) - 1 Species
Phloiophilidae (Kiesenwetter, 1863) - 2 Species
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 255 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Phylloxeridae (Herrich-schaeffer, 1854) - 3 SpeciesPhylloxerans
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 35 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 26 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 135 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 6 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 39 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 15 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 3 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 11 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 5 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 84 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Proctotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesProctotrupids
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 11 SpeciesYucca Moths
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 39 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 41 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 22 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 40 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 89 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 2 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 50 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 16 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 88 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pthiridae (Leach, 1817) - 1 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 87 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 95 SpeciesSpider beetles
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 7 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 174 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 3 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Raphidiidae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesRaphidiid snakeflies
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 9 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 6 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 3 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 4 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 15 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 29 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 51 SpeciesSeed bugs
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 7 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 22 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sapygidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesClub-horned wasps
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 103 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 179 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 33 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 88 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 28 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 23 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesScydmaenines
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 36 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 22 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sialidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesAlderflies
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 26 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 19 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 58 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siphlonuridae (Banks, 1900) - 9 SpeciesPrimitive Minnow Mayflies
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesWood wasp
Sisyridae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 4 SpeciesSpongeflies
Sphaeritidae (Schuckard, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFalse clown beetles
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 187 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphaeropsocidae (Kolbe, 1883) - 1 Species
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 2 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1593 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 4 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stenotrachelidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 2 SpeciesFalse longhorn beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesSoldier flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 3 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 601 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 427 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 9 SpeciesWillowflies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 100 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1080 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 89 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 12 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 75 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 92 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 12 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thynnidae (Shuckard, 1841) - 2 SpeciesThynnid Wasps
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBlack bugs
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) -> Tibiceninae - 1 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 77 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 44 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 156 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 14 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 666 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesTorymids
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 2 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 22 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 1 Species
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 50 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 6 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 2 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 19 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 3 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Urodidae (Kyrki, 1984) - 1 SpeciesFalse Burnet Moths
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vermipsyllidae (Wagner, 1889) - 2 SpeciesCarnivore fleas
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 63 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xiphydriidae (Leach, 1819) - 7 SpeciesWood wasps
Xyelidae (Newman, 1835) - 3 SpeciesXyelid sawflies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 12 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 91 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 20 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 14 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 10 SpeciesBurnet Moths
491 Families with 27232 Species in Finland
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Finland without family allocation
Agrolamprotes micella (Denis & Shiffermüller, 1775)Info
Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
Idaeta emarginata ()Small ScallopInfo
Liliocera lilii ()Info
Prosciara furtiva (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara plusiochaeta -> Phytosciara plusiochaetaInfo
Prosciara porrecta (Lengersdorf, 1929)Info
Prosciara producta (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara prosciaroides (Tuomikoski, 1960)Info
Prosciara ungulata (Winnertz, 1867)Info
Zelotherses paleana (Hübner, 1793)Info
Zelotherses unitana (Hübner, 1799)Info
12 Species in Insecta for Finland 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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