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Distribution path and Subregions of Niger (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Niger
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Niger
Class
Niger
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 147 families, 816 genera, 1593 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.583    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
Niger
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     147 families, 816 genera, 1593 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Niger
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 10 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 1 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesWhiteflies
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesBee Flies
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 12 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 3 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 2 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 191 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 81 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBiting midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 9 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 4 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 5 SpeciesPond damselflies
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 52 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 18 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 8 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 3 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 5 Species
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 23 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 9 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 9 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 1 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 2 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 16 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 171 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 17 SpeciesMantids
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 20 SpeciesCarder bees
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 3 SpeciesBlister beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 5 SpeciesMembracids
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 3 SpeciesCow ant
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 1 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 82 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 3 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 31 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 8 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 3 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 19 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 6 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 105 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 5 SpeciesScelionids
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 12 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 1 SpeciesWillowflies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 4 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHigher termites
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 2 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 5 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 15 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesTorymids
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
148 Families with 1595 Species in Niger
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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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