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Distribution path and Subregions of Portugal (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - South Europe - Iberian Peninsula - Portugal
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Portugal
Class
Portugal
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 405 families, 2824 genera, 7124 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
Portugal
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     2 families, 6 genera, 14 species
Subclass
Portugal
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     401 families, 2814 genera, 7092 species
Subclass
Portugal
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     2 families, 5 genera, 21 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Portugal
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 2 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 87 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 16 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 11 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 10 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 29 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 9 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 10 SpeciesMining bees
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 1 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 9 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 9 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 17 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 14 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 93 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 10 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 39 SpeciesStingless bees
Archimylacridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 11 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 70 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 28 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Beraeidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 4 SpeciesSmall eastern caddisflies
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 4 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 6 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blastobasidae (Meyrick, 1894) - 3 SpeciesScavenger Moths
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 24 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 40 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 11 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 6 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachycentridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 SpeciesHumpless Casemaker Caddisflies
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 16 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 12 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 4 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 9 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 16 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 3 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 4 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 3 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 16 SpeciesLeatherwings
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 8 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 866 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 1 Species
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 61 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 172 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 8 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 11 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 2 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesChalcids
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 33 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 6 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 11 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 7 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 140 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 23 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 10 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 6 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 24 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 1 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 25 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 33 SpeciesLady cows
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesKelp Flies
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 11 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 83 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Cordulegastridae (Calvert, 1893) - 2 SpeciesFlying adder
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 6 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 12 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 144 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 17 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 2 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 18 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 391 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 Species
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesGallflies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 36 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 4 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 73 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyoneuridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 8 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diprionidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 2 SpeciesConifer sawflies
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 2 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 34 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 6 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 14 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 116 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 Species
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) -> Blattellidae - 1 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 9 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 67 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 58 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 6 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 20 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 13 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 1 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 26 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 1 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 6 SpeciesEriococcids
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 1 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eugereonidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 21 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 4 SpeciesLittle house flies
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 146 SpeciesAnts
Gasteruptiidae (Ashmead, 1900) - 1 SpeciesGasteruptiids
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 101 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 173 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater spiders
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 11 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 9 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 77 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 28 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 3 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 46 SpeciesSweat bees
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 8 SpeciesHaliplids
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 2 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 30 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heterogynidae (Rambur, 1866) - 1 SpeciesMediterranean Burnet Moths
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 10 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 40 SpeciesClown beetles
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 9 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 54 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 10 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 60 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 5 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 38 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hygrobiidae (Régimbart, 1878) - 1 SpeciesScreech-beetles
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesIchneumonids
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 15 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 1 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 6 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 6 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 3 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 11 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 13 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 1 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 4 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 22 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 2 SpeciesLeucospids
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 23 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 42 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 78 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 15 SpeciesBooklice
Lithomanteidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 12 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 3 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 2 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 7 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 15 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 12 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 13 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 11 SpeciesMantids
Matsucoccidae (Morrison, 1927) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 18 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalodontesidae (Konow, 1897) - 5 Species
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 1 SpeciesRock bristletails
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 1 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 9 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 67 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 SpeciesBird lice
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 1 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 2 SpeciesMicrophysids
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 6 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 72 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 3 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 8 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 1 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 37 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mylacridae (Scudder, 1886) - 2 Species
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 1 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 17 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 1 Species
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 13 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 37 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 1 SpeciesNicoletiids
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 192 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 13 SpeciesTuft moths
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 102 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 1 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 1 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 22 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oedischiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 2 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 3 SpeciesEnsign scales
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 4 Species
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 7 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Pamphiliidae (Cameron, 1890) - 3 SpeciesWeb-spinning sawflies
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 1 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 5 SpeciesStout Barklice
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 8 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 1 SpeciesWalking sticks
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 4 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 24 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 13 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phryganeidae (Leach, 1815) -> Trichoptera - 1 SpeciesLarge caddisflies
Phylloxeridae (Herrich-schaeffer, 1854) - 1 SpeciesPhylloxerans
Phyloblattidae (Schneider, 1983) - 3 Species
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 28 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 24 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 11 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 47 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 1 Species
Prionoglarididae (Badonnel, 1951) - 1 SpeciesLarge-winged Psocids
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 2 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 25 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 8 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 7 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 7 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 2 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 36 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 3 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 14 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 40 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 10 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Raphidiidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesRaphidiid snakeflies
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 3 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyacophilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPrimitive caddisflies
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 11 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 32 SpeciesSeed bugs
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 7 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 14 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 81 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 13 SpeciesScelionids
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesScydmaenines
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 4 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 3 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 38 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 10 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 14 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesWood wasp
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 22 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 165 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesBat flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 6 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 78 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 47 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 53 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 4 SpeciesWillowflies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 86 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 14 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 5 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetracampidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTetracampid wasps
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 10 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 6 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 79 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 42 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 3 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) - 3 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 55 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 84 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 57 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 95 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesTorymids
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 3 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 7 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 24 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 8 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 9 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 17 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 6 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 3 SpeciesWormlions
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 6 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 46 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 3 Species
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 12 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 21 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 25 SpeciesBurnet Moths
425 Families with 8029 Species in Portugal
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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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