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Distribution path and Subregions of Northern Line Islands (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia - Line Islands - Northern Line Islands
Subregions: Kingman Reef, Palmyra Atoll, Tabuaeran Island
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Northern Line Islands
Class
Northern Line Islands
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 14 families, 17 genera, 18 species
Tree
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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
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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Northern Line Islands
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     14 families, 17 genera, 18 species

Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Northern Line Islands
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) -> Elaterinae - 1 SpeciesSkipjacks
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
14 Families with 18 Species in Northern Line Islands


Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Northern Line Islands
Agonoxena argaula (Meyrick, 1921)Coconut Flat MothInfo
Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)Pink-spotted Hawk-mothInfo
Anatrachyntis incertulella (Walker, 1864)Pandanus Flower MothInfo
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843)Green Garden LooperInfo
Chrysosoma complicatum (Becker, 1922)Info
Erechtias simulans (Butler, 1882)Info
Hostis guamensis (Cresson, 1945)Info
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Melanoxanthus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Orasiopa mera (Cresson, 1939)Info
Piletocera signiferalis (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Placopsidella cynocephala (Kertesz, 1901)Info
Scholastes lonchifer (Hendel, 1914)Info
Scholastes palmyra (Curran, 1936)Info
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Stoeberbinus testaceus (Butler, 1881)Info
Styringomyia didyma (Grimshaw, 1901)Info
18 Species in Insecta for Northern Line Islands listed
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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