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Distribution path and Subregions of Guinea-Bissau (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Guinea-Bissau
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Guinea-Bissau
Class
Guinea-Bissau
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 92 families, 464 genera, 1008 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
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
Guinea-Bissau
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     91 families, 462 genera, 1001 species
Subclass
Guinea-Bissau
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Guinea-Bissau
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 1 SpeciesWood Gnats
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesTiger Moths
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 2 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 219 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesChalcids
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 7 SpeciesPond damselflies
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 7 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 2 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 53 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectopsocidae - 1 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) -> Elaterinae - 1 SpeciesSkipjacks
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEncyrtids
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 2 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSilverfish
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 1 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 15 SpeciesSkimmers
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesBooklice
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 65 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMembracids
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 1 SpeciesCow ant
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 6 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 119 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 17 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 2 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 7 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 126 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesScelionids
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 3 SpeciesRove beetles
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesHigher termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 1 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 2 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) -> Troginae - 1 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
92 Families with 1008 Species in Guinea-Bissau
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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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