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Distribution path and Subregions of Niue (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - Niue
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Niue
Class
Niue
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 33 families, 105 genera, 163 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
Niue
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     33 families, 105 genera, 163 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Niue
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesSoft scales
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 1 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 17 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 9 SpeciesFruit flies
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 46 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 3 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 2 SpeciesCarder bees
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHouse flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 1 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 2 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 10 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFlesh flies
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 11 SpeciesPeacock flies
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 0 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
34 Families with 163 Species in Niue
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Niue
Species with ANext  
Aedes polynesiensis (Marks, 1951)Polynesian tiger mosquitoInfo
Amphineurus stewartiae (Alexander, 1924)Info
Anoplolepis gracilipes (Smith, 1857)Maldive antInfo
Aonidiella aurantii -> Aonidiella citrinaRed scaleInfo
Aonidiella citrina (Coquillett, 1891)Yellow scaleInfo
Aonidiella taxus (Leonardi, 1906)Asiatic Red ScaleInfo
Arcynopteryx dichroa (Mclachlan, 1872)Holarctic SpringflyInfo
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactrocera distincta (Malloch, 1931)Info
Bactrocera kirki (Froggatt, 1911)Info
Bactrocera obscura (Malloch, 1931)Info
Bactrocera passiflorae (Froggatt, 1911)Info
Bactrocera xanthodes (Broun, 1904)Info
Belenois java peristhene (Boisduval, 1859)Info
Bifronsina bifrons (Stenhammar, 1855)Info
Bostrichus areccae -> Hypothenemus areccaeInfo
Bostrichus ferrugineus -> Xyleborus ferrugineusInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus chloroticus (Emery, 1897)Info
Camponotus chloroticus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Camponotus chloroticus (Emery, 1897)Info
Cardiocondyla emeryi (Forel, 1881)Info
Cardiocondyla nuda (Mayr, 1866)Info
Carebara diversa (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Cephalochrysa maxima (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Chromatopoda annulipes (Walker, 1849)Info
Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (Morgan, 1889)Spanish red scaleInfo
Chrysosoma tuberculicorne (Macquart, 1855)Info
Coccotrypes advena (Blandford, 1894)Seed BorerInfo
Coelotrypes flavina (Hering, 1941)Info
Coproica ferruginata (Stenhammar, 1855)Info
Crossotarsus externedentatus (Fairmaire, 1850)Exotic pin-hole borerInfo
Cryphalophilus uncatus -> Scolytogenes uncatusInfo
Cryphalus mollis (Schedl, 1955)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dacus newmani (Perkins, 1937)Inland fruit flyInfo
Dichaetomyia vicaria (Walker, 1859)Info
Dioxyna brachybasis (Hardy, 1988)Info
Dioxyna conflicta (Curran, 1929)Info
Dioxyna picciola (Bigot, 1857)Info
Dioxyna sororcula -> Dioxyna picciolaBlack citrus aphidInfo
Drosophila kikkawai (Burla, 1954)Fruit flyInfo
Drosophila sulfurigaster bilimbata (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Duplaspidiotus claviger (Cockerell, 1901)Dupla scaleInfo
Dysmicoccus boninsis (Kuwana, 1909)Gray Sugarcane MealybugInfo
Dysmicoccus brevipes (Cockerell, 1893)Pineapple MealybugInfo
Dysmicoccus cocotis (Maskell, 1890)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epigynopteryx dia (Viette, 1973)Info
Euploea lewanii (Felder & Felder, 1865)Info
Euploea lewinii perryi (Butler, 1874)Crow ButterflyInfo
Eurema hecabe sulphurata (Butler, 1875)Info
Euwallacea fornicatus (Eichhoff, 1868)Tea Shot-hole BorerInfo
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Famegana alsulus lulu (Mathew, 1889)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyphodes multilinealis (Kenrick, 1907)Fig Tiger-MothInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haplothrips gowdeyi (Franklin, 1908)Goldtipped Tubular ThripsInfo
Hemiberlesia lataniae (Signoret, 1869)Latania scaleInfo
Heteropsylla cubana (Crawford, 1914)Leucaena psyllidInfo
Homoneura acrostichalis (De Meijere, 1915)Info
Hoplandrothrips flavipes (Bagnall, 1923)Info
Howardia biclavis (Comstock, 1883)Mining scaleInfo
Hypolimnas antilope lutescens (Butler, 1874)Info
Hypolimnas bolina otaheitae (C Felder, 1862)Info
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)Info
Hypothenemus areccae (Hornung, 1842)Info
Hypothenemus birmanus (Eichhoff, 1878)Kiawe scolytidInfo
Hypothenemus eruditus (Westwood, 1836)Info
Hypothenemus sylvicola (Perkins, 1900)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Krakatauia planticorum (Bickel, 2008)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laminicoccus pandani (Cockerell, 1895)Pandanus mealybugInfo
Laminicoccus vitiensis (Green & Laing, 1924)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lepidosaphes beckii (Newman, 1869)Mussel purple scaleInfo
Lepidosaphes gloverii (Packard, 1869)Gloverīs scaleInfo
Leptocera nigra (Olivier, 1813)Info
Leucophenga samoaensis (Harrison, 1954)Info
Liodrosophila pallidipennis (Harrison, 1954)Info
Lopholeucaspis cockerelli (Grandpre & Charmoy, 1899)Cockerell scaleInfo
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Macrovanua angusta (Muir, 1921)Info
Megachile dentitarsus (Sladen, 1919)Info
Megachile diligens -> Megachile dentitarsusInfo
Microcephalothrips abdominalis (D. L. Crawford, 1910)Composite thripsInfo
Microdrosophila convergens (Malloch, 1934)Info
Monomorium destructor -> Trichomyrmex destructorSingapore antInfo
Monomorium floricola (Jerdon, 1851)Flower antInfo
Monomorium liliuokalanii (Forel, 1899)Liliuokalani antInfo
Monomorium monomorium (Bolton, 1987)Info
Monomorium talpa -> Syllophopsis australicaInfo
Mycodrosophila gratiosa (Meijere, 1911)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nesothrips lativentris (Karny, 1913)Info
Nipponorthezinella guadalcanalia (Morrison, 1952)Info
Nylanderia bourbonica (Forel, 1886)Info
Nylanderia flavipes (Smith, F., 1874)Info
Nylanderia vaga (Forel, 1901)Forest parrot antInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oceanaspidiotus pangoensis (Doane & Ferris, 1916)Info
Odontomachus simillimus (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palmicultor palmarum (Ehrhorn, 1916)Palm mealybugInfo
Paramycodrosophila pictifrons (Malloch, 1934)Info
Paratrechina bourbonica -> Nylanderia bourbonicaInfo
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Paratrechina vaga -> Nylanderia vagaForest parrot antInfo
Parlatoria cinerea (Hadden In Doane & Hadden, 1909)Apple parlatoriaInfo
Parlatoria crotonis (Douglas, 1887)Croton parlatoria scaleInfo
Parlatoria oleae (Colvée, 1880)Olive parlatoria scaleInfo
Parlatoria pergandii -> Parlatoria oleaeBlack parlatoria scaleInfo
Perittia weberella -> Whitebreadia weberellaInfo
Pheidole jordanica (Saulcy, 1874)Info
Pheidole megacephala -> Pheidologeton diversusCoastal brown antInfo
Pheidole mus (Forel, 1902)Info
Pheidole oceanica (Mayr, 1866)Info
Pheidole punctulata (Mayr, 1866)Info
Pheidole sexspinosa (Mayr, 1870)Info
Pheidole umbonata (Mayr, 1870)Info
Pheidologeton diversus (Jerdon, 1851)East Indian harvesting antInfo
Pinnaspis strachani (Cooley, 1899)Lesser snow scaleInfo
Plagiolepis alluaudi (Emery, 1894)Little yellow antInfo
Planococcus citri -> Planococcus lilacinusKimhit HehadarInfo
Planococcus lilacinus (Cockerell, 1905)Coffee mealybugInfo
Planococcus minor (Maskell, 1897)Passionvine MealybugInfo
Platypus externedentatus -> Crossotarsus externedentatusInfo
Poecilosomella angulata (Thomson, 1869)Info
Poecilosomella punctipennis (Wiedemann, 1824)Info
Ponera tenuis (Emery, 1900)Info
Pseudococcus orchidicola (Takahashi, 1939)Info
Pulvinaria psidii (Maskell, 1893)Guava Mealy ScaleInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodoneura zurisana (Whalley, 1971)Info
Rogeria stigmatica (Emery, 1897)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saissetia miranda (Cockerell & Parrott In Cockerell, 1899)Mexican black scaleInfo
Sarcophaga dux -> Sarcophaga kohlaInfo
Sarcophaga kohla (Johnston & Hardy, 1923)Info
Sarcophaga peregrina (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830)Info
Scaptodrosophila bryani (Malloch, 1934)Info
Scaptodrosophila marjoryae (Harrison, 1954)Info
Scolytogenes uncatus (Wood & Bright, 1992)Info
Spelobia bifrons -> Bifronsina bifronsInfo
Stenoptilia wieringai (Gielis, 2011)Info
Stephanoderes seriatus (Eichhoff, 1872)Info
Strumigenys godeffroyi (Mayr, 1866)Info
Strumigenys lewisi (Cameron, 1886)Info
Strumigenys rogeri (Emery, 1890)Info
Syllophopsis australica (Forel, 1907)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius, 1793)Ghost antInfo
Tapinoma minutum (Mayr, 1862)Dwarf pecdicel antsInfo
Technomyrmex albipes (Smith, F., 1861)Black household antInfo
Technomyrmex vitiensis (Mann, 1921)Info
Tetramorium bicarinatum (Nylander, 1846)Guinea antInfo
Tetramorium insolens (Smith, F., 1861)Info
Tetramorium pacificum (Mayr, 1870)Pacific pennant antInfo
Tetramorium simillimum (Smith, F., 1851)Info
Tetramorium smithi (Mayr, 1879)Info
Tetramorium tonganum (Mayr, 1870)Info
Tomicus perforans -> Xyleborus perforansInfo
Triarmocerus birmanus -> Hypothenemus birmanusInfo
Trichomyrmex destructor (Jerdon, 1851)Info
Trigonometopus semibrunneus (Malloch, 1929)Info
Trypetisoma caniventre (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Ugyops samoaensis ferus (Fennah, 1964)Info
Unaspis citri (Comstock, 1883)Citrus snow scaleInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vinsonia stellifera (Westwood, 1871)Stellate ScaleInfo
Vollenhovia samoensis (Mayr, 1876)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wallacellus similis (Hulcr & Cognato, 2010)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xyleborinus perexiguus (Wood & Bright, 1992)Info
Xyleborus ferrugineus (Fabricius, 1801)Scolytid beetleInfo
Xyleborus fornicatus -> Euwallacea fornicatusInfo
Xyleborus perexiguus -> Xyleborinus perexiguusInfo
Xyleborus perforans (Wollaston, 1857)Island pinhole borerInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizina labradus mangoensis (Butler, 1884)Info
163 Species in Insecta for Niue 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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