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Distribution path and Subregions of Nicaragua (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Nicaragua
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Nicaragua
Class
Nicaragua
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 295 families, 2400 genera, 5683 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
Nicaragua
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     295 families, 2400 genera, 5683 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Nicaragua
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 6 Species
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 57 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 1 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anisembiidae (Davis, 1940) - 3 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 2 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 22 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 3 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 1 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesRobber flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesFleas
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 3 SpeciesMarch flies
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 10 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 14 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 2 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 1 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 3 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 SpeciesBlow flies
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 4 SpeciesCedar beetles
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 3 SpeciesDemoiselles
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 SpeciesLeatherwings
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 10 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 204 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 4 Species
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 3 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 648 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 2 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 19 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 2 SpeciesRare click beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesChalcids
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 6 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 16 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 10 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 231 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 78 SpeciesHoppers
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 4 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 3 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 1 Species
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 9 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 17 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 75 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesHellgrammites
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 7 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptocercidae (Handlirsch In Schröder, 1925) - 1 SpeciesWood roaches
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 95 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 443 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGallflies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 1 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 11 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 9 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 4 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 14 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 1 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 36 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 2 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 2 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 148 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 1 Species
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 10 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Episactidae (Burr, 1899) - 2 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 1 SpeciesEriococcids
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 4 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 4 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 3 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFigitids
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 467 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 22 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 70 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesDor beetles
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 6 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 57 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 5 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Gyropidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 3 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 9 SpeciesSweat bees
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 1 SpeciesHaliplids
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 1 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 174 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 27 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 20 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 1 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 3 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 4 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesIchneumonids
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 9 SpeciesDrywood termites
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) -> Spongiphoridae - 1 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 7 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 11 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 5 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 10 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 18 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 10 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 38 SpeciesSkimmers
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 9 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 8 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 2 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 98 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 15 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMantis-flies
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 5 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesFlatwings
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 25 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 58 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 27 SpeciesMembracids
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 14 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 16 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 3 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 3 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 1 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 9 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 1 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 26 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 275 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 5 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 3 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesThick Barklice
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 3 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) -> Gryllidae - 1 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 1 Species
Pelecinidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesPelecinids
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 6 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesPerilampids
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 29 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 14 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 57 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 9 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 2 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 4 SpeciesSignal flies
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 1 Species
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 6 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 6 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 5 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 11 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 1 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 14 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 4 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesForest giants
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 3 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 4 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 5 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 1 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 4 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 6 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 7 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 6 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 2 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 78 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 8 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 19 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 1 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 92 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 13 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 263 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesScelionids
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 11 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 1 Species
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 4 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 15 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 52 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 15 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 11 SpeciesWillowflies
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 19 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 20 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 98 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesTherevids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 18 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 8 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 4 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 4 SpeciesHide beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 2 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 8 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xiphocentronidae (Schmid, 1982) - 1 Species
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 3 SpeciesIronclad beetles
295 Families with 5692 Species in Nicaragua
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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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