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Distribution path and Subregions of Libya (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Libya
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Libya
Class
Libya
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 170 families, 782 genera, 1549 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
Libya
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     168 families, 778 genera, 1543 species
Subclass
Libya
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Libya
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 109 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 3 SpeciesMining bees
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 4 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesRobber flies
Bacillidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 SpeciesBacillid Stick Insects
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 3 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 156 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBiting midges
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 3 SpeciesChalcids
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 4 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 4 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 4 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 52 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 7 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 16 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 32 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 4 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 6 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 2 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 28 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 1 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 14 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 7 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 5 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 9 Species
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 39 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 20 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 28 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 2 SpeciesHarvester termites
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesIchneumonids
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 4 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesDrywood termites
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 1 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 3 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 5 Species
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 17 SpeciesMantids
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 2 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 9 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 2 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 13 SpeciesChafers
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) -> Coleophoridae - 1 SpeciesMompha Moths
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 4 SpeciesCow ant
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 6 SpeciesMydas flies
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 56 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 12 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 3 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 43 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 5 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 3 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) -> Ischnopsyllidae - 1 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 8 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 2 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 9 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesScarabs
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 3 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 6 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 2 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 24 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTherevids
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 34 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
171 Families with 1553 Species in Libya
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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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