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Distribution path and Subregions of Liechtenstein (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Liechtenstein
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Liechtenstein
Class
Liechtenstein
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 126 families, 824 genera, 1572 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.371    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
Liechtenstein
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     125 families, 823 genera, 1571 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Liechtenstein
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 22 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 2 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 3 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 17 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 4 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 144 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 1 SpeciesCicadas
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 11 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 6 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 20 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 44 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 2 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 86 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 1 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 9 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesWater tigers
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 11 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 1 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFigitids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 23 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 133 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater spiders
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 4 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 1 SpeciesSweat bees
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 2 SpeciesHaliplids
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 2 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 12 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 13 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 3 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 59 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 1 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalodontesidae (Konow, 1897) - 1 Species
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 5 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 1 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 2 SpeciesGrass bugs
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 200 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 26 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 80 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Obrieniidae (Zherikhin & Gratshev, 1994) - 1 Species
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 7 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Pamphiliidae (Cameron, 1890) - 1 SpeciesWeb-spinning sawflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 1 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 17 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 6 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 1 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) -> Attelabidae - 1 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesScarabs
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) -> Staphylinidae - 1 SpeciesScydmaenines
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 20 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 35 SpeciesRove beetles
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 13 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 4 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 14 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) -> Tibiceninae - 1 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 98 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 14 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 13 SpeciesBurnet Moths
125 Families with 1578 Species in Liechtenstein
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Liechtenstein without family allocation
Zelotherses paleana (Hübner, 1793)Info
1 Species in Insecta for Liechtenstein 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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