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Distribution path and Subregions of Republic of the Congo (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Congo - Republic of the Congo
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Republic of the Congo
Class
Republic of the Congo
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 145 families, 1288 genera, 3841 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.383    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
Republic of the Congo
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     145 families, 1288 genera, 3841 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Republic of the Congo
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 58 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 58 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 2 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 3 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 27 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 1 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 3 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 101 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bacillidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 SpeciesBacillid Stick Insects
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesFleas
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 13 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 4 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 2 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 606 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 2 Species
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 34 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 8 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 2 Species
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 5 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) -> Elaterinae - 1 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 11 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 5 Species
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 2 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 6 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 64 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 6 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 10 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 199 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 3 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 11 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 1 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 37 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 4 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 5 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 9 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 24 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 646 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 2 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesMantids
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 8 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 72 SpeciesChafers
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFungus gnats
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 2 Species
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 24 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 594 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 67 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) -> Plecoptera - 1 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 1 Species
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 11 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 14 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 18 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 2 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 11 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 40 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 46 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 121 SpeciesScarabs
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 21 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 52 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 26 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 46 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 8 Species
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 2 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 15 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 146 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 18 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesBurnet Moths
146 Families with 3843 Species in Republic of the Congo
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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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