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Distribution path and Subregions of Malawi (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Malawi
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Malawi
Class
Malawi
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 271 families, 2614 genera, 6816 species
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.497    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
Malawi
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     270 families, 2612 genera, 6814 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Malawi
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 46 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 16 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 17 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 6 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 9 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 1 SpeciesMining bees
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 5 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthophoridae (C. L. Koch, 1846) -> Apidae - 1 Species
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 2 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 139 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 214 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 11 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 139 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 3 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 7 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 3 SpeciesMarch flies
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 8 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 13 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 8 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 10 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 1 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 33 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 20 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 308 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 369 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 1 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChalcids
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 2 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 12 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 14 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 3 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 7 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 16 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 41 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 3 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 4 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 7 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 166 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 4 Species
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 25 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 10 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 5 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 3 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 14 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 18 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 18 SpeciesFruit flies
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 4 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 13 SpeciesEncyrtids
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 2 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 192 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 25 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 27 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 3 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 4 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 8 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 42 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 32 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 273 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 18 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 15 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 41 SpeciesSweat bees
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 139 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 3 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 2 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 5 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 7 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 5 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 74 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 13 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 3 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 3 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 2 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 9 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 75 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 27 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 19 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 3 SpeciesLiopterids
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 14 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 307 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 2 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 32 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 140 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 1 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 22 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 9 SpeciesMembracids
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 2 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 6 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 5 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 2 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 274 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 28 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 52 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 478 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 5 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 1 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesPerilampids
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 9 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 97 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 10 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 32 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 75 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 9 SpeciesThreadtails
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 1 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 5 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 23 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 53 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 11 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 6 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 1 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 2 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 33 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 85 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 340 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 0 SpeciesDung flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 7 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 33 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 93 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 6 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSoldier flies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 93 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 89 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 9 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 9 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 112 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 16 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 8 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 18 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 39 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 186 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 35 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesTorymids
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 6 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 90 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 7 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesBurnet Moths
272 Families with 6823 Species in Malawi
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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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