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 Insects and other Arthropoda
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Distribution path and Subregions of Paraguay (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Paraguay
Subregions: New Australia
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Paraguay
Class
Paraguay
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 307 families, 2662 genera, 6151 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.371    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 dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Paraguay
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     306 families, 2658 genera, 6147 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Paraguay
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 7 Species
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 136 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 3 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 4 SpeciesMining bees
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 2 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 2 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 5 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 6 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 5 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 2 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 65 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 101 SpeciesStingless bees
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 128 SpeciesTiger Moths
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 68 SpeciesRobber flies
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 1 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 1 SpeciesRedspot Dragonflies
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 2 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesFleas
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 11 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 9 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesBee Flies
Boopiidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 2 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 2 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 2 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 7 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 260 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 7 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 791 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 32 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 43 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesRare click beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 20 SpeciesChalcids
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 17 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 32 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 123 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 191 SpeciesHoppers
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 2 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 4 Species
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 9 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 27 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 12 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 2 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 6 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 25 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 2 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 76 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 145 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 1 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Dactylopiidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesCochineals
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 7 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 4 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 7 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBarelegs
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 41 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 8 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater tigers
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 8 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 15 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesErebid Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 6 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 4 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 7 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 18 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 4 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 3 SpeciesLittle house flies
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 501 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 2 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 6 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 3 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 28 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 27 SpeciesSweat bees
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 2 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 159 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 10 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteronemiidae (Rehn, J. A. G., 1904) - 3 Species
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 10 SpeciesClown beetles
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 24 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 2 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 5 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 7 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 5 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 11 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 2 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 3 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 7 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 45 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 4 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 55 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 4 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 4 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 63 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 26 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMantis-flies
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 3 Species
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 4 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 46 SpeciesCarder bees
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesFlatwings
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 11 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 40 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 8 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 SpeciesBird lice
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 11 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 6 SpeciesFilth flies
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesHouse flies
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 15 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMydas flies
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 2 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater stick insects
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 2 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 2 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 14 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 248 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 1 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 1 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 4 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 10 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBot flies
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 5 Species
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 2 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 45 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pelecinidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesPelecinids
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesPerilampids
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) -> Plecoptera - 1 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 2 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 6 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 20 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 12 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 30 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 42 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 7 SpeciesJumping sticks
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 17 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 4 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesForest giants
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 6 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 25 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 9 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 19 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 16 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiloneuridae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 1 Species
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) -> Ischnopsyllidae - 1 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 13 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalopsyllidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 6 SpeciesRodent fleas
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 2 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 6 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 46 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 36 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 3 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 40 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 10 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 16 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 301 SpeciesScarabs
Scelembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 2 Species
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 10 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Signiphoridae (Howard, 1894) - 1 SpeciesSigniphorid wasps
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 4 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 13 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 80 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 9 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanocircidae (Wagner, 1928) - 2 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 31 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 71 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 58 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 31 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 4 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 39 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 37 SpeciesHigher termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 1 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 5 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 60 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 12 SpeciesTherevids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 13 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 3 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 6 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 58 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 12 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesTorymids
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 2 Species
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 9 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 3 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 20 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 10 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 2 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 5 SpeciesIronclad beetles
308 Families with 6150 Species in Paraguay
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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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