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Distribution path and Subregions of Lithuania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Baltic region - Baltic States - Lithuania
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Lithuania
Class
Lithuania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 210 families, 1694 genera, 4646 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
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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
Lithuania
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     209 families, 1693 genera, 4644 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Lithuania
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 1 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 44 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 16 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 5 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 27 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 18 SpeciesMining bees
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 4 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 15 Species
Aphelocheiridae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 Species
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 5 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesStingless bees
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 2 SpeciesFlat bugs
Archipseudophasmatidae (Zompro, 2001) - 1 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 111 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 5 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 34 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 SpeciesBlow flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 411 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 29 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 172 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 7 SpeciesMidges
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 118 SpeciesHoppers
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 7 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 145 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 3 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 9 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 115 SpeciesGrass moth
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 2 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) - 5 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 1 SpeciesBog flies
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 3 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 13 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 9 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 93 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesSkipjacks
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 6 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 1 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 1 SpeciesEriococcids
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 3 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 67 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 154 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 314 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesWater spiders
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 86 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 3 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 1 SpeciesMole crickets
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 8 SpeciesSweat bees
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 26 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ibaliidae (Thomson, 1862) - 1 SpeciesIbaliids
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 4 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 3 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 22 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 5 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 255 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 7 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 3 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 19 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 2 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 5 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalyridae (Schletterer, 1889) - 2 SpeciesMegalyrid wasps
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 3 SpeciesMelittid bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesChafers
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 5 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 6 SpeciesGrass bugs
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesFungus gnats
Myrmosidae (Fox, 1894) - 1 SpeciesMyrmosid Wasps
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 2 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 74 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 393 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 18 SpeciesTuft moths
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 36 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 74 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 1 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 34 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Omethidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse fireflies
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 3 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Pamphiliidae (Cameron, 1890) - 5 SpeciesWeb-spinning sawflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 4 SpeciesHairy-eyed craneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) -> Plecoptera - 1 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 17 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 16 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 8 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 1 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 23 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 26 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 44 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 72 SpeciesSnout Moths
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 4 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 5 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 2 SpeciesScelionids
Schizopodidae (Leconte, 1859) -> Buprestidae - 1 SpeciesFalse Jewel Beetles
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 21 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 21 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesWood wasp
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 36 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 1 SpeciesWillowflies
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 73 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 5 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 18 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 6 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 43 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 3 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 116 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 374 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 1 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 14 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 3 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 9 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 63 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 20 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesBurnet Moths
209 Families with 4668 Species in Lithuania
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Lithuania without family allocation
Zelotherses paleana (Hübner, 1793)Info
Zelotherses unitana (Hübner, 1799)Info
2 Species in Insecta for Lithuania 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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