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Distribution path and Subregions of Qatar (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Qatar
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Qatar
Class
Qatar
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 29 families, 78 genera, 91 species
Tree
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.583    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
Qatar
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     29 families, 78 genera, 91 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Qatar
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 Species
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesGrass moth
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSkipjacks
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 4 SpeciesSweat bees
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 2 SpeciesCarder bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 2 SpeciesChafers
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 12 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 5 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesScarabs
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) -> Canacidae - 1 SpeciesTethinid flies
29 Families with 91 Species in Qatar
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Qatar
Species with ANext  
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Aeoloides figuratus (Germar, 1844)Info
Aeoloides grisescens (Germar, 1844)Info
Afranthidium alternans (Klug, 1832)Info
Afrotethina martinezi (Munari, 2005)Info
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Amegilla incana (Klug, 1845)Info
Anacanthotermes ochraceus (Burmeister, 1839)Info
Anastoechus nivifrons (Walker, 1871)Info
Anastoechus trisignatus (Portchinsky, 1881)Info
Anthia duodecimguttata (Bonelli, 1813)Info
Anthophora concinna (Klug, 1845)Info
Apsteiniella naviauxi (Baraud, 1977)Info
Armada philbyi (Wiltshire, 1979)Info
Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758)Silver YSite
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Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr, 1862)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calosoma chlorostictum (Dejean, 1831)Info
Calosoma imbricatum -> Calosoma alternans granulatumInfo
Camponotus xerxes (Forel, 1904)Info
Cardiophorus qatarensis (Platia, 2004)Info
Ceylalictus variegatus (Olivier, 1789)Info
Clytie haifae (Habich, 1905)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Conoderus productus arabicus (Chassain, 1979)Info
Cornifrons ulceratalis (Lederer, 1858)Info
Cornutiplusia circumflexa (Linnaeus, 1767)Essex YInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)Oleander Hawk-mothInfo
Dicronychus brancuccii (Platia & Schimmel, 1997)Info
Dyschiriodes clypeatus (Putzeys, 1866)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elatichrosis exarata (Candeze, 1863)Info
Eretes sticticus -> Eretes griseusInfo
Escarabaeus bannuensis (Janssens, 1940)Info
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811)Necklace VeneerInfo
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Glaresis arabicus (Paulian, 1980)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Helicoverpa zea (Boddie, 1850)Cotton BollwormInfo
Heliocopris gigas (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)Grass WebwormInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles lineata -> Hyles livornicaWhite-lined Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hypotia qatarica (Leraut, 2007)Info
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Iranobrium davatchii (Villiers, 1967)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labarrus splendidus (Petrovitz, 1955)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lygephila exsiccata -> Tathorhynchus exsiccataInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Madais fausta fausta (Olivier, 1804)Info
Maladera insanabilis (Brenske, 1894)Khomeini BeetleInfo
Megachile minutissima (Radoszkowski, 1876)Info
Monomorium tumaire (Collingwood & Agosti, 1996)Info
Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius, 1798)Info
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Nialosternus sitiphoides (D´orbigny, 1896)Info
Nomioides turanicus (Morawitz, 1876)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
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Oryctes agamemnon arabicus (Fairmaire, 1896)Info
Oryctes elegans (Prell, 1914)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio demoleus demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Lime SwallowtailInfo
Pentodon algerinus dispar (Baudi, 1870)Info
Phonapate nitidipennis (Waterhouse, 1881)Info
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)White butterflySite
Platytomus yadai (Ochi, Kawahara & Inagaki, 2006)Info
Podalgus cuniculus arabicus (Fairmaire, 1895)Info
Pontia glauconome (Klug, 1829)Desert WhiteInfo
Pseudapis nilotica (Smith, 1875)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyssemus granosus -> Rhyssemus granulosusInfo
Rhyssemus granulosus (Ballion, 1871)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sarcophaga setosa (Baranov, 1929)Info
Scaurus puncticollis puncticollis (Solier, 1838)Info
Scopula coenosaria -> Scopula luridataInfo
Scopula luridata (Zeller, 1847)Info
Scopula minorata ochroleucaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1847)Info
Sphecodes olivieri (Lepeletier, 1825)Info
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Strumigenys membranifera (Emery, 1869)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanyproctoides arabicus (Petrovitz, 1971)Info
Tapinoma simrothi (Krausse, 1911)Info
Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)Balkan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosaceus (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean BlueInfo
Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Levant BlackneckInfo
Thyreus histrionicus (Illiger, 1806)Info
Thyreus hyalinatus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
91 Species in Insecta for Qatar listed
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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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