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Distribution path and Subregions of Red Sea (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Indian Ocean - Red Sea
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Red Sea
Class
Red Sea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 14 families, 15 genera, 16 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.454    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
Red Sea
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     14 families, 15 genera, 16 species

Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Red Sea
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesTrue weevils
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesErebid Moths
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 2 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
15 Families with 17 Species in Red Sea


Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Red Sea
Ancylosis aegyptiacella (Ragonot, 1901)Info
Ancylosis ruehli (Gozmány, 1959)Info
Appias paulina galathea (Felder, 1862)Info
Bucculatrix noviciata (Gozmány, 1960)Info
Calopieris eulimene (Klug, 1829)Info
Chrysopiella argentina trapezia -> Parachrysopiella argentinaInfo
Erinnyis penaeus -> Erinnyis oenotrusInfo
Hemidromodes robusta (Prout, 1913)Info
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Leucanimorpha disjuncta (Walker, 1870)Texas Powdered-SkipperInfo
Megalophanes nigrimanus (Walker, 1870)Info
Myllocerus rabdetanus (Hustache, 1934)Info
Ochrodia infallax (Gozmány, 1960)Info
Olfersia fumipennis (Sahlberg, 1886)Info
Solenopsis clytemnestra clytemnestra (Emery, 1896)Info
Surattha soudanensis (Hampson, 1919)Info
16 Species in Insecta for Red Sea listed
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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