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Distribution path and Subregions of Jordan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Jordan
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Jordan
Class
Jordan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 169 families, 768 genera, 1355 species
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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
Jordan
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     168 families, 767 genera, 1353 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Jordan
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 2 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alerollidae (Kaddumi, 2005) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 8 SpeciesMining bees
Anthocephalidae (Kaddumi, 2005) - 1 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 10 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 3 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 3 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesStingless bees
Archaeatropidae (Baz & Ortuño, 2000) - 2 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 2 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesRobber flies
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 1 Species
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) -> Kateretidae - 1 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 5 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 104 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 88 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesChalcids
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMidges
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 9 SpeciesCicadas
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 14 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesSoft scales
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 9 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDustywings
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 3 Species
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 4 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 25 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 13 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesGallflies
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 3 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 7 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 6 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 7 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 17 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 5 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 5 Species
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 3 SpeciesEulophids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 2 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 9 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 12 SpeciesSweat bees
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 1 SpeciesAncient greenling
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 14 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 1 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 2 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 2 Species
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 2 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kateretidae (Kirkby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesShort-winged flower beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 5 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 4 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 1 Species
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 SpeciesMantids
Matsucoccidae (Morrison, 1927) - 1 Species
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 23 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 4 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 9 SpeciesChafers
Mesoblattinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 96 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 31 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paraxymyiidae (Rohdendorf, 1946) - 1 SpeciesPaxylommatid wasps
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesPerilampids
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 24 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 54 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 4 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 10 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 6 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesSnout Moths
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 4 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 Species
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 2 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 3 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 9 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 5 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 9 Species
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTherevids
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 10 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 6 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) -> Troginae - 1 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 2 Species
Umenocoleidae (Chen & Tian, 1973) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zorotypidae (Silvestri, 1913) - 1 Species
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
170 Families with 1355 Species in Jordan
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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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