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Distribution path and Subregions of Neotropical (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Neotropical
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Neotropical
Class
Neotropical
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 191 families, 2915 genera, 29130 species
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.502    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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Neotropical
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     190 families, 2912 genera, 29124 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Neotropical
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 15 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 6 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Ameletopsidae (Edmunds, 1957) - 2 Species
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 26 Species
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 58 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 99 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 5 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 10 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 553 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesStingless bees
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 22 SpeciesFlat bugs
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1448 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 40 Species
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 241 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 30 SpeciesStilt bugs
Blissidae (Stål, 1862) - 12 SpeciesChinch Bugs
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Bolboceratinae - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 4 SpeciesBraconids
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBee lice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 11 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 74 Species
Canopidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 Species
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 57 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesGall gnats
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 9 Species
Cetoniidae (Leach, 1815) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesFlower scarabs
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 127 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 8 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 323 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 4 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 65 SpeciesGrass moth
Cratomastotermitidae (Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna, 2009) - 1 Species
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1353 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 4 Species
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 8 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 3 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 2 SpeciesDipsocorids
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 3 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 21 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 18 SpeciesEncyrtids
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 15 SpeciesGnat bug
Ephemerellidae (Klapálek, 1909) -> Teloganodidae - 1 SpeciesSpiny Crawler Mayflies
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 4 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 39 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 6 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 1 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 8 Species
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4714 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 28 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 33 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1024 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 211 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 15 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 153 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 16 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 3 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Helicophidae (Mosely In Mosely & Kimmins, 1953) - 8 Species
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 112 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 6 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 259 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 43 Species
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 467 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 710 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 144 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kokiriidae (Mcfarlane, 1964) - 2 Species
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 47 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 21 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 452 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 129 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 200 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 9 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 53 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2849 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 152 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 106 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mastotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 3 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 28 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 4 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Megarididae (Mcatee & Malloch, 1928) - 7 Species
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 2502 SpeciesChafers
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesMicrophysids
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 606 SpeciesGrass bugs
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 36 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 244 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 28 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 43 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 5 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 26 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Oniscigastridae (Lameere, 1917) - 2 Species
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 3 SpeciesWalking sticks
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 310 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 18 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Plumariidae (Bischoff, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPlumariid wasps
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 274 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 58 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 1 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 6 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 4 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesSnout Moths
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 36 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 4 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2024 Species
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 521 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3220 SpeciesScarabs
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 24 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 10 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Serritermitidae (Emerson & Krishna, 1975) - 3 Species
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siphlonuridae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive Minnow Mayflies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 383 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSoldier flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 40 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 25 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tasimiidae (Riek, 1968) - 1 Species
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 460 SpeciesHigher termites
Termopsidae (Grassé, 1949) - 1 SpeciesDampwood termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 2 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 840 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 60 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 1 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 64 SpeciesHide beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 53 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 138 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xiphocentronidae (Schmid, 1982) - 12 Species
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
189 Families with 29181 Species in Neotropical
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Neotropical without family allocation
Cenocepalus epistomalis ()Info
Cenocepalus pulchellus ()Info
Cenocepalus thoracicus ()Info
Ceratolepsis insignia ()Info
Ceratolepsis maculicorna ()Info
Corthyloxiphus apicalis (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus araguaensis ()Info
Corthyloxiphus aztecus ()Info
Corthyloxiphus caliginis ()Info
Corthyloxiphus colombiae (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus ebenius ()Info
Corthyloxiphus emarginatus ()Info
Corthyloxiphus frontalis (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus furvus ()Info
Corthyloxiphus obesus (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus punctatus (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus simplicus (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus tardus (Wood, 1974)Info
Corthyloxiphus truncatus (Wood, 2007)Info
Corthyloxiphus usticus (Wood, 2007)Info
Cryptocarneus bariensis ()Info
Cryptocarneus brevicollis ()Info
Cryptocarneus diadematus ()Info
Cryptocarneus frontalis ()Info
Cryptocarneus harringtoni ()Info
Cryptocarneus lepidus ()Info
Cryptocarneus pilosus ()Info
Cryptocarneus punctifrons ()Info
Cryptocarneus spatulatus ()Info
Cryptocarneus tropicalis ()Info
30 Species in Insecta for Neotropical 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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