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Distribution path and Subregions of Oman (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Oman
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Oman
Class
Oman
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 154 families, 654 genera, 1229 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.527    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
Oman
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     151 families, 649 genera, 1223 species
Subclass
Oman
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 4 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Oman
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 20 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 4 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 6 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesTiger Moths
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesRobber flies
Asiopsocidae (Mockford & Garcia Aldrete, 1976) - 1 Species
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 2 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 3 SpeciesBlow flies
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 1 SpeciesCamillid flies
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 4 SpeciesSurge Flies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesBiting midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMidges
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 2 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 18 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 10 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 6 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 21 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 9 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectopsocidae - 1 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 9 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 2 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 6 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 104 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 105 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 21 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 14 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 1 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 1 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilverfish
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 11 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 1 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 9 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 4 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 15 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 7 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 9 SpeciesChafers
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 3 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 3 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 1 SpeciesNicoletiids
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 149 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 29 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesArmyrids
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 4 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 22 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 8 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 2 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 16 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesCommon fleas
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 5 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesScarabs
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 3 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 11 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 7 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 3 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 1 SpeciesWormlions
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 11 SpeciesTimber Moths
153 Families with 1227 Species in Oman
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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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