Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
 Arachnids
 Bees
 Beetles
 Booklice - Barkflies
 Bugs
 Bumblebees
 Cicadas
 Crane flies
 Dragonflies
 Earwigs
 Flies
 Isopods
 Locusts
 Mayflies
 Mecoptera
 Mosquitoes
 Moths & Butterflies
 Myriapods
 Net-winged insects
 Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
 Praying Mantises
 Termites
 Wasps
Distribution path and Subregions of Line Islands (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia - Line Islands
Subregions: Northern Line Islands (Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Tabuaeran Island), Southern Line Islands (Caroline Island)
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Line Islands
Class
Line Islands
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 26 families, 32 genera, 36 species
Tree
Show Info
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
Line Islands
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     26 families, 32 genera, 36 species

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Line Islands
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 2 SpeciesCedar beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSkipjacks
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 5 SpeciesBrine fly
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesStag beetles
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
26 Families with 36 Species in Line Islands
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ


Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Line Islands
Agonoxena argaula (Meyrick, 1921)Coconut Flat MothInfo
Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)Pink-spotted Hawk-mothInfo
Agrypnus gracilis (Blackburn, 1890)Info
Anatrachyntis incertulella (Walker, 1864)Pandanus Flower MothInfo
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Callirhipis carolinensis (Blair, 1940)Info
Callirhipis onoi (Blair, 1940)Info
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843)Green Garden LooperInfo
Chrysosoma complicatum (Becker, 1922)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa insularis (Aldrich, 1931)Info
Dorcus dublonensis (Arrow, 1939)Info
Dorilas hiatus -> Eudorylas mutillatusInfo
Erechtias simulans (Butler, 1882)Info
Evorinea iota (Arrow, 1915)Info
Gonatas carolinensis (Gravely, 1918)Info
Horadion gressitti (Endrödy-younga, 1971)Info
Hostis guamensis (Cresson, 1945)Info
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina holdeni (Butler, 1884)Info
Icerya purchasi purchasi (Maskell, 1878)Cottony Cushion ScaleInfo
Melanoxanthus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Orasiopa mera (Cresson, 1939)Info
Parasaissetia nigra (Nietner, 1861)Nigra ScaleInfo
Piletocera signiferalis (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Placopsidella cynocephala (Kertesz, 1901)Info
Placopsidella marquesana (Malloch, 1933)Info
Propalticus insularis (John, 1960)Info
Psilopa girschneri (Röder, 1889)Info
Scholastes lonchifer (Hendel, 1914)Info
Scholastes palmyra (Curran, 1936)Info
Simodactylus pallidus (Fleutiaux, 1934)Info
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Stoeberbinus testaceus (Butler, 1881)Info
Styringomyia didyma (Grimshaw, 1901)Info
Szekessya flavipennis (Kulzer, 1957)Info
Tenomerga mucida (Chevrolat, 1829)Info
36 Species in Insecta for Line Islands listed
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)

Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Insecta
 Arthropoda (Database)
 Contact
 Copyrights
 Distribution Tree
 Glossary
 Imprint
 New pictures
 Taxonomy Tree
 Unknown insects
 Unknown spiders