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Distribution path and Subregions of Iran (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Iran
Subregions: North Iran
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Iran
Class
Iran
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 339 families, 3291 genera, 10807 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
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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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Iran
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species
Subclass
Iran
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     335 families, 3283 genera, 10797 species
Subclass
Iran
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Iran
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 218 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 5 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 4 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 5 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 58 SpeciesMining bees
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 7 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 1 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 31 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 17 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 59 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 3 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 154 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 109 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 5 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 191 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 7 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Beraeidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesSmall eastern caddisflies
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 7 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 263 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 16 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachycentridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesHumpless Casemaker Caddisflies
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 220 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 14 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 15 SpeciesBlow flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 18 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1088 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 1 Species
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 3 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 453 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 48 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 40 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 1 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 9 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 1 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 21 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 8 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 204 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 22 SpeciesCicadas
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 52 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 29 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 6 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 107 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 44 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coptopsyllidae (Wagner, 1928) - 11 Species
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 12 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 30 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 106 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 275 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 30 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 36 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGallflies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 6 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 17 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 84 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 5 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 126 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 24 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 17 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 8 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 19 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 33 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 15 SpeciesEncyrtids
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 4 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 22 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 100 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 7 Species
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 5 SpeciesEriococcids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 15 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesEupelmids
Euphaeidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1905) - 1 SpeciesGossamerwings
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 8 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 27 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 236 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 55 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 593 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 52 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 2 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 3 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 24 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 104 SpeciesSweat bees
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 2 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 51 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 5 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 3 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 8 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 2 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 3 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 6 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 20 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 7 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 26 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 6 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 34 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 3 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 3 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 4 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 4 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 35 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 6 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 2 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 8 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 14 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 19 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 7 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 14 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 19 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 70 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 22 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 17 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 222 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 3 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 21 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesMantis-flies
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 3 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 4 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 103 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalodontesidae (Konow, 1897) - 2 Species
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 3 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 24 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 88 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMembracids
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 2 SpeciesStilt Flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 1 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 2 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 31 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 2 SpeciesMydas flies
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 2 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 13 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 897 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 3 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 22 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 25 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 161 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 6 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 20 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Palingeniidae (Albarda In Selys-lonchamps, 1888) - 1 SpeciesRiverbed Burrower Mayflies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 86 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 2 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 6 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 16 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 2 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) -> Trichoptera - 1 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 63 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 3 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 77 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 29 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 11 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 54 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 1 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 21 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 1 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 4 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 97 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pthiridae (Leach, 1817) - 2 Species
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 1 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesCommon fleas
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 3 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 403 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 7 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Raphidiidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesRaphidiid snakeflies
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 1 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 2 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 5 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 14 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSeed bugs
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 3 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 28 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 5 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Satyridae (Boisduval, 1833) -> Satyrinae - 0 SpeciesSatyrines
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 190 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 14 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 5 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 6 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 7 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 2 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 43 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 14 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWood wasp
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 17 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 3 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 129 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 84 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 37 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 6 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 46 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 43 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 8 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 12 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 63 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 2 SpeciesSolitary midges
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 39 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 77 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 22 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 229 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 28 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 9 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 17 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermipsyllidae (Wagner, 1889) - 3 SpeciesCarnivore fleas
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 11 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 3 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 37 SpeciesBurnet Moths
340 Families with 10812 Species in Iran
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Iran without family allocation
Zelotherses ferugana (Hübner, 1793)Info
1 Species in Insecta for Iran 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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