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Distribution path and Subregions of Kuwait (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Kuwait
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Kuwait
Class
Kuwait
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 30 families, 70 genera, 124 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.454    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
Kuwait
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     30 families, 70 genera, 124 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Kuwait
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 4 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesStingless bees
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesBee Flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSquash bugs
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesGrass moth
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) -> Elaterinae - 1 SpeciesSkipjacks
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesErebid Moths
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 36 SpeciesAnts
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 2 SpeciesHarvester termites
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 3 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 2 Species
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChafers
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesScarabs
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHigher termites
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 4 SpeciesJumping plant lice
30 Families with 124 Species in Kuwait
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Kuwait
Species with ANext  
Acontia biskrensis (Oberthur, 1887)Info
Amara ditomoides (Putzeys, 1866)Info
Amara rufescens -> Amara aulicaInfo
Amara rufescens rufescens (Dejean, 1829)Info
Ammobates dubius (Benoist, 1961)Info
Ammobates dubius (Benoist, 1961)Info
Ammophila rubripes (Spinola, 1839)Info
Amselia heringi (Amsel, 1935)Info
Anacanthotermes ochraceus (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Anacanthotermes vagans (Hagen, 1858)Info
Anastoechus exalbidus (Wiedemann In Meigen, 1820)Info
Anastoechus nivifrons (Walker, 1871)Info
Anastoechus trisignatus (Portchinsky, 1881)Info
Anthophora albata (Cresson, 1876)Info
Antonia suavissima (Loew, 1856)Info
Antonina graminis -> Antoninoides parrottiRhodesgrass ScaleInfo
Antoninoides parrotti (Cockerell In: Fernald, 1903)Felted grass coccidInfo
Anumeta asiatica (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Aphalara polygoni (Foerster, 1848)Info
Archaeocindis johnbeckeri (Bänninger, 1927)Info
Arenocoris intermedius (Jakovlev, 1883)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bombylella atra (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Bombylius pumilus (Meigen, 1820)Info
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Cacopsylla ambigua (Foerster, 1848)Info
Cacopsylla melanoneura (Foerster, 1848)Info
Cacopsylla peregrina (Foerster, 1848)Hawthorn PsyllidInfo
Cacopsylla saliceti (Foerster, 1848)Info
Cacopsylla zetterstedti (Thomson, 1877)Info
Calomera diania (Tschitschérine, 1903)Info
Calosoma imbricatum imbricatum (Klug, 1832)Info
Calosoma maderae dzungaricum (Gebler, 1833)Info
Camponotus aegyptiacus (Emery, 1915)Info
Camponotus fellah (Dalla Torre, 1893)Info
Camponotus sericeus (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Camponotus thoracicus (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Caradrina clavipalpis -> Paradrina clavipalpisPale Mottled WillowInfo
Cardiocondyla opistopsis (Seifert, 2003)Info
Cardiocondyla shuckardi (Forel, 1891)Info
Cardiophorus kuwaitianus (Platia & Schimmel, 1997)Info
Cataglyphis diehlii (Forel, 1902)Info
Cataglyphis holgerseni (Collingwood & Agosti, 1996)Info
Cataglyphis livida (André, 1881)Info
Cataglyphis nigra (André, 1881)Info
Centrocoris degener (Puton, 1874)Info
Chondrostega brunneicornis (Wiltshire, 1944)Info
Conosia irrorata (Wiedemann, 1828)Info
Conosia irrorata irrorata (Wiedemann, 1828)Info
Crambus heringi -> Amselia heringiInfo
Craspedolepta malachitica (Dahlbom, 1851)Info
Craspedolepta omissa (Wagner, 1944)Info
Craspedolepta sonchi (Foerster, 1848)Info
Cymbionotum semelederi (Chaudoir, 1861)Info
Cytherea alexandrina (Becker, 1902)Info
Cytherea delicata (Becker, 1906)Info
Cytherea fenestrata (Loew, 1873)Info
Cytherea nucleorum (Becker, 1902)Info
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Dasytrogus zembi (Keith, 2002)Info
Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama, 1908)Asian citrus psyllidInfo
Diaphorina lamproptera (Burckhardt, 1981)Info
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Eretes griseus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heteralonia lugubris (Macquart, 1840)Info
Heteralonia mucorea (Klug, 1832)Info
Heterotrioza chenopodii (Reuter, 1876)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lepisiota karawaiewi (Kuznetsov-ugamsky, 1929)Info
Leptometopa kaszabi (Papp, 1976)Info
Lethocerus patruelis (Stål, 1854)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maladera insanabilis (Brenske, 1894)Khomeini BeetleInfo
Megacephala euphratica (Dejean, 1822)Info
Megacephala euphratica euphratica (Dejean In Latreille & Dejean, 1822)Info
Messor aralocaspius (Ruzsky, 1902)Info
Messor arenarius (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Messor buettikeri (Collingwood, 1985)Info
Messor ebeninus (Santschi, 1927)Info
Messor medioruber (Santschi, 1910)Info
Messor meridionalis (André, 1883)Info
Messor minor (André, 1883)Info
Messor picturatus (Santschi, 1927)Info
Messor striaticeps (André, 1883)Info
Microcerotermes diversus (Silvestri, 1920)Info
Monomorium abeillei (André, 1881)Info
Monomorium areniphilum (Santschi, 1911)Info
Monomorium buettikeri (Collingwood & Agosti, 1996)Info
Monomorium buxtoni (Crawley, 1920)Info
Monomorium damarense (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium hemame (Collingwood & Agosti, 1996)Info
Monomorium herero (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium indicum (Forel, 1902)Info
Monomorium junodi (Forel, 1910)Info
Monomorium nitidiventre (Emery, 1893)Info
Monomorium salomonis -> Monomorium junodiInfo
Monomorium subcomae (Lush, 2008)Info
Monomorium venustum (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Myriochila melancholica melancholica (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Netelia arabs (Strand, 1911)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oryctes agamemnon arabicus (Fairmaire, 1896)Info
Oryctes elegans (Prell, 1914)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio demoleus demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Lime SwallowtailInfo
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)Pale mottled willowInfo
Parageron aurata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Pediasia numidella (Rebel, 1903)Info
Pediasia numidellus (Rebel, 1903)Info
Pentodon kuwaitense (Endrödi & Al-houty, 1985)Info
Pentodon kuwaitensis (Endrodi & Al-houty, 1985)Info
Pericyma squalens (Lederer, 1855)Info
Pheidole indica (Mayr, 1879)Info
Podalgus cuniculus arabicus (Fairmaire, 1895)Info
Prionyx crudelis (F. Smith, 1893)Info
Psammotermes hybostoma (Desneux, 1902)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salpingophora bellana (W. Horn, 1905)Info
Salpingophora hanseatica (W. Horn, 1927)Info
Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert locustInfo
Schistocerca gregaria gregaria (Forskål, 1775)Desert LocustInfo
Spanioza galii (Foerster, 1848)Info
Sparnopolius megacephalus (Portschinsky, 1887)Info
Symplecta pilipes (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanyproctoides arabicus (Petrovitz, 1971)Info
Tapinoma simrothi (Krausse, 1911)Info
Trichomyrmex destructor (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Trioza chenopodii -> Heterotrioza chenopodiiInfo
Trioza urticae (Linnt, 1758)Nettle PsyllidInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Usia taeniolata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Utubius syriacus (Bolivar, 1893)Info
Utubius syriacus zahrae (Uvarov, 1936)Info
Species with VBack  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
124 Species in Insecta for Kuwait listed
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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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