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Distribution path and Subregions of Peru (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Peru
Subregions: Amazon region, Taricaya Reserve
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Peru
Class
Peru
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 461 families, 6297 genera, 23965 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
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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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Peru
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Subclass
Peru
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     453 families, 6282 genera, 23949 species
Subclass
Peru
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 3 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Peru
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 13 Species
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 236 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSpider flies
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 5 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 32 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 23 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 1 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 5 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andesembiidae (Ross, 2003) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 8 SpeciesMining bees
Anisembiidae (Davis, 1940) - 8 Species
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 8 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 1 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 1 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 1 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 1 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 10 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 15 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 22 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 4 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 13 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 3 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 21 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 76 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 4 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 285 SpeciesStingless bees
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 1 SpeciesFlat bugs
Archembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 3 Species
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 4 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 968 SpeciesTiger Moths
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 3 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 180 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 4 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 1 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 20 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacidae (Shuckard, 1842) - 2 SpeciesAulacids
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 3 SpeciesSap flies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 57 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 17 SpeciesMarch flies
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 25 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 49 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 4 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 8 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 34 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 2 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 11 Species
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 2 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 29 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 6 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 20 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 1 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 9 SpeciesLeatherwings
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 723 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 5 Species
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 1 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 35 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 873 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 4 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 36 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 102 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 2 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 5 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 9 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 28 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 4 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 53 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 47 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 328 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 4 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 830 SpeciesHoppers
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 5 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cladiopsocidae - 1 Species
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 4 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 5 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clothodidae (Tillyard, 1937) - 4 Species
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 27 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 1 Species
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 10 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 68 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 13 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 41 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 3 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 142 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 11 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 8 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 13 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 268 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 219 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 1 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 12 Species
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 1 Species
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 7 SpeciesWasp moths
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 113 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 538 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 7 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 2 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dactylopiidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesCochineals
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 14 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 31 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 25 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 34 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 1 SpeciesBog flies
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 1 SpeciesBarelegs
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dioptidae (J. Bechyné, 1950) -> Dioptinae - 0 SpeciesAmerican False Tiger Moths
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 2 Species
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 1 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolabellopsocidae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 3 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 154 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 77 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 61 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 6 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 1 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 12 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 157 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 17 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 45 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 26 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 55 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 31 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 15 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Epipygidae (Hamilton, 2001) - 2 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesErebid Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 1 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 26 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 41 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eumenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMason wasps
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 7 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 3 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 14 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 15 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 686 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 26 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 513 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater spiders
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 2 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 11 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 29 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 20 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 3 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 8 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 122 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 5 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Gyropidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 7 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 45 SpeciesSweat bees
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 7 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 6 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1195 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 1 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heteronemiidae (Rehn, J. A. G., 1904) - 1 Species
Heterothripidae (Bagnall, 1912) - 2 Species
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 38 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 3 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 38 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 27 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 62 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 65 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesIchneumonids
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 1 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 5 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 4 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 18 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 1 SpeciesLac Insects
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 6 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 16 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 10 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 35 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 2 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 39 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 8 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 2 SpeciesLeucospids
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 1 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 96 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 3 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 11 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 586 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 4 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 32 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 70 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 428 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 3 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 8 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 34 SpeciesMantids
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 5 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 46 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 2 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 21 SpeciesFlatwings
Megaspilidae (Ashmead, 1893) - 1 SpeciesMegaspilids
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 2 SpeciesRock bristletails
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 34 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 92 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 239 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 34 SpeciesBird lice
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 48 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 18 SpeciesFilth flies
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 1 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 3 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 4 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 3 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesPintail beetles
Musapsocidae (Mockford, 1967) - 1 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 165 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 85 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 54 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 5 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 4 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 4 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 7 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 11 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurostigmatidae - 2 Species
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 2 SpeciesNicoletiids
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 54 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 7 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 3 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 191 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2877 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 6 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 2 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 17 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBot flies
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 2 Species
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 20 SpeciesEnsign scales
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) -> Belidae - 1 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Pamphiliidae (Cameron, 1890) - 0 SpeciesWeb-spinning sawflies
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 9 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 299 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) - 16 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 49 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pelecinidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesPelecinids
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesPerilampids
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 7 SpeciesShortwings
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 1 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 8 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 4 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 2 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 10 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 23 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 81 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 3 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 108 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 611 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 13 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 1 Species
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 1 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesSignal flies
Plumariidae (Bischoff, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPlumariid wasps
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 43 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 10 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 17 SpeciesBannerwings
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 173 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 Species
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 28 SpeciesJumping sticks
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 1 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 30 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 38 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 12 SpeciesForest giants
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 20 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 40 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 24 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 39 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 1 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 40 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 30 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptiloneuridae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 13 Species
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesCommon fleas
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 1 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 Species
Pygiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 1 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 1 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 3 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 103 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 4 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalopsyllidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 24 SpeciesRodent fleas
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 5 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 8 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesSeed bugs
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 46 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ricinidae (Neumann, 1890) - 6 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 661 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 17 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 117 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 2 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 247 Species
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 97 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 53 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 432 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 17 SpeciesScelionids
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) -> Staphylinidae - 1 SpeciesScydmaenines
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 9 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Signiphoridae (Howard, 1894) - 4 SpeciesSigniphorid wasps
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 38 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 2 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 27 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 192 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 20 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 37 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stephanocircidae (Wagner, 1928) - 15 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 138 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 76 SpeciesBat flies
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 1 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 232 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 147 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 505 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 5 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 141 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratembiidae (Krauss, 1911) - 1 Species
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 34 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 374 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 13 SpeciesTherevids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 9 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thynnidae (Shuckard, 1841) - 9 SpeciesThynnid Wasps
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 25 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 83 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 142 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 257 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 1 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 6 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 8 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trimenoponidae (Harrison, 1916) - 2 Species
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 41 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 5 Species
Troctopsocidae (Mockford, 1967) - 1 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 13 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 2 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 91 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 467 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 2 Species
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 11 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zorotypidae (Silvestri, 1913) - 1 Species
458 Families with 23982 Species in Peru
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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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