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Distribution path and Subregions of Nepal (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Nepal
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Nepal
Class
Nepal
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 341 families, 2563 genera, 6905 species
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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
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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
Nepal
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     2 families, 2 genera, 2 species
Subclass
Nepal
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     338 families, 2551 genera, 6890 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Nepal
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 72 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 19 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 1 SpeciesWhiteflies
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 3 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ancistropsyllidae (Toumanoff & Fuller, 1947) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 1 SpeciesMining bees
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 1 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 23 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 58 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 6 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 4 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 112 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 2 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 118 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 4 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesRobber flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 44 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Beesoniidae (Ferris, 1950) - 1 SpeciesBeesoniids
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 21 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 6 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 4 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesBee Flies
Boopiidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 5 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 3 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Braulidae (Egger, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBee lice
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 44 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 12 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 34 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 1 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 72 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1164 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesGall gnats
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 2 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 443 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 24 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 39 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 7 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 8 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 1 Species
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 142 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 52 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 2 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 1 SpeciesFlying adder
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 5 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 29 Species
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 46 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 19 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 4 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 51 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 9 SpeciesBog flies
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 2 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 1 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 90 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 19 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 59 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 3 Species
Ectopsocidae - 5 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 8 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 178 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 8 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 30 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 10 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 22 SpeciesBrine fly
Epiophlebiidae (Muttkowski, 1911) - 1 Species
Epipsocidae - 1 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 52 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eulichadidae (Crowson, 1973) - 2 SpeciesForest stream beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 6 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 1 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 8 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 7 SpeciesLittle house flies
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 66 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 8 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 233 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 9 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 38 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 58 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 9 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 2 SpeciesSweat bees
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 2 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 12 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 26 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 18 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 2 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 5 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 25 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 19 Species
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 17 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 55 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 2 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 7 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 1 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 3 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 7 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 1 SpeciesLac Insects
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 9 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 6 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 13 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 12 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 3 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 8 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 26 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 17 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 2 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 24 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 5 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 13 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 2 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limnocentropodidae (Tsuda, 1942) - 1 Species
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 90 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 7 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 94 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 100 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 26 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 1 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 26 SpeciesMantids
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 1 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 9 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 1 SpeciesRock bristletails
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 4 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 239 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 6 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 5 SpeciesBird lice
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 6 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesFilth flies
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 103 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 65 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 1 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 2 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 29 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 101 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 10 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 4 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 27 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 169 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 2 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 12 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oligotomidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 1 Species
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 7 SpeciesEnsign scales
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 3 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 88 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pediciidae (Osten Sacken, 1860) - 2 SpeciesHairy-eyed craneflies
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 1 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesPerilampids
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 1 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 2 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 1 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phacopteronidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Phaeomyiidae (Verbeke, 1950) -> Sciomyzidae - 1 SpeciesSnail-killing flies
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 21 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 4 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 19 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 35 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 6 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesSignal flies
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 2 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 6 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 4 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 Species
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 3 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 8 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 4 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 6 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 9 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 11 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 6 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 9 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 1 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 1 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 35 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 9 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 48 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 11 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 6 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 127 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 4 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 5 SpeciesScelionids
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 16 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 23 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 6 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 50 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 15 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stenopsychidae (Martynov, 1924) - 5 Species
Stivaliidae (Mardon, 1978) - 1 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSoldier flies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 69 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 52 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 4 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 4 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 25 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 72 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 48 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 21 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 66 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 2 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 6 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trictenotomidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesCroc beetles
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 7 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 3 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 5 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vermipsyllidae (Wagner, 1889) - 3 SpeciesCarnivore fleas
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 2 SpeciesAwl-flies
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 6 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
340 Families with 6898 Species in Nepal
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Nepal without family allocation
Kholaptila serrata (H Malicky & P Chantaramongkol, 2007)Info
Prosciara cygnix (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
Prosciara exsecta (Vilkamaa & Hippa, 1996)Info
3 Species in Insecta for Nepal 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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