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Distribution path and Subregions of Maldives (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Maldives
Subregions: Medhu Province (Meemu Atoll)
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Maldives
Class
Maldives
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 40 families, 97 genera, 124 species
Tree
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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
Maldives
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     40 families, 97 genera, 124 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Maldives
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 3 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHoppers
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 16 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 10 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesTrue weevils
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 1 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesErebid Moths
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTeak Moths
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 SpeciesMantids
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) -> Pierinae - 1 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 1 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 2 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesScarabs
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 6 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
40 Families with 124 Species in Maldives
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Maldives
Species with ANext  
Acostemma walkeri (Kirkaldy, 1900)Info
Adoxophyes euryomis -> Adoxophyes privatanaAppleleaf-curling mothInfo
Adoxophyes privatana (Walker, 1863)Appleleaf-curling mothInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Aletia consanguis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Allorhynchium metallicum (Saussure, 1853)Info
Anthophila submarginalis -> Choreutis submarginalisInfo
Appias paulina galathea (Felder, 1862)Info
Asmeringa ligabuei (Canzoneri, 1981)Info
Athetis obtusa (Hampson, 1891)Info
Atractomorpha crenulata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Atractomorpha crenulata crenulata (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balta longicercata (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Bradina admixtalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Braunsapis picitarsis (Cameron, 1902)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Catocala actaea actaea ()Info
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes picus -> Cephonodes hylasInfo
Chalciope mygdon (Cramer, 1777)Info
Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865)Info
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Choreutis submarginalis (Walker, 1865)Info
Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858)Info
Coelidia maldivensis (Distant, 1908)Info
Cratopus adspersus (Waterh., 1884)Info
Culex infantulus (Edwards, 1922)Info
Culex jenseni (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Culex malayi (Leicester, 1908)Info
Culex minutissimus (Theobald, 1907)Info
Culex quinquefasciatus (Say, 1823)House MosquitoInfo
Culex sitiens (Wiedemann, 1828)Saltmarsh culexInfo
Culex spathifurca (Edwards, 1915)Info
Culex tritaeniorhynchus (Giles, 1901)Info
Culex vishnui (Theobald, 1901)Info
Cyclophora anulifera -> Perixera anuliferaInfo
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Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Diaphania indica (Saunders, 1851)Cotton CaterpillarInfo
Diaphorina citri (Kuwayama, 1908)Asian citrus psyllidInfo
Diplacodes trivialis (Rambur, 1842)Chalky PercherSite
Dudua aprobola (Meyrick, 1886)Leaf-curling MothInfo
Dudua brachytoma (Diakonoff, 1973)Info
Dysdercus cingulatus (Fabricius, 1775)Cotton StainerInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Empoascanara prima (Distant, 1918)Info
Encarsia abundantia (Chou & Su, 1996)Info
Endotricha mesenterialis (Walker, 1859)Info
Epicrocis lateritialis (Walker, 1863)Info
Euproctis varians (Walker, 1855)Info
Eurrhyparodes tricoloralis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Exocentrus ficicola (Fisher, 1932)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyphodes bivitralis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Goniagnathus punctifer (Walker, 1858)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haritalodes derogata (Fabricius, 1775)Cotton Leaf RollerInfo
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hierodula unimaculata (Olivier, 1792)Info
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Hyblaea maldivesa (H. Fischer & De Freina, 2012)Info
Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)Teak defoliatorInfo
Hydrillodes lentalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832)Ornate HydririsInfo
Hypena indicatalis (Walker, 1859)Hoffmann´s CheckerspotInfo
Hypena jussalis -> Hypena strigataWhite Angled-SulphurInfo
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena strigata -> Hypena laceratalisInfo
Hyperythra lutea (Stoll, 1781)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnurges gratiosalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamprosema niphealis (Walker, 1859)Info
Latiblattella vitrea (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865)Info
Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenée, 1854)Brinjal Fruit and Shoot BorerInfo
Linnavuoriella arcuatus (Motschulsky, 1859)Info
Lobopterella dimidiatipes (Bolivar, 1890)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green, 1908)Pink MealybugInfo
Macroglossum gyrans (Walker, 1856)Info
Macroglossum sitiene (Walker, 1856)Info
Macroglossum svetlana (Eitschberger & H. Fischer, 2009)Info
Malaya genurostris (Leicester, 1908)Info
Maliattha signifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Melathrix praetextella (Christoph, 1877)Info
Milanion pilumnus pilumnus (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)Info
Mixocera parvulata (Walker, 1863)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Natada sericea -> Perola subpunctataInfo
Nola squalida (Staudinger, 1871)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omiodes diemenalis (Guenée, 1854)Bean LeafrollerInfo
Ophiusa coronata Fabricius, 1775Info
Oryctes rhinoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)Asiatic rhinoceros beetleInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panalipa immeritalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Pantydia metaspila (Walker, 1857)Info
Parapoynx stagnalis (Zeller, 1852)Rice CasewormInfo
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Parotis suralis (Lederer, 1863)Info
Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus, 1758)American CockroachInfo
Perixera anulifera (Hampson, 1893)Info
Perola subpunctata (Walker, 1855)Info
Phyllodromia vitrea -> Latiblattella vitreaInfo
Polistes olivaceus (De Geer, 1773)Macao paper waspInfo
Polistes stigma (Fabricius, 1793)Bernard´s tropical paper waspInfo
Polytela gloriosae (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Psara acrospila (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona -> Pseudaulacaspis simplexPeach white scaleInfo
Pseudochazara hippolyte hippolyte (Esper, 1784)Info
Pterolophia tuberculatrix (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Racotis boarmiaria -> Racotis hollowayiInfo
Racotis hollowayi (Sato, 2004)Info
Racotis inconclusa (Walker, 1860)Info
Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus (Hood, 1919)Info
Rhyothemis variegata (Linnaeus, 1763)Common Picture WingInfo
Ropica signata (Pic, 1932)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scopula actuaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula addictaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula aspilataria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula caesaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scythris atollicola (Nupponen , Saldaitis & Fischer, 2013)Info
Simplicia robustalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Sphenarches caffer (Zeller, 1852)Bottle Gourd Plume MothInfo
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Statherotis leucaspis (Meyrick, 1902)Info
Striglina scitaria (Walker, 1863)Daincha Leaf WebberInfo
Syllepte penthodes (Meyrick, 1902)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Temnolopha metallota -> Dudua brachytomaInfo
Trachyopella collinella (Richards, 1946)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xylocopa fenestrata (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Xylocopa ruficornis (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Xylophanes thyelia (Carolus Linnaeus, 1758)Info
124 Species in Insecta for Maldives listed
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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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