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Distribution path and Subregions of Seychelles (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Indian Ocean islands - Seychelles
Subregions: Amirante Islands, Coralline Seychelles (Aldabra Group, Farquhar Group), La Digue, Mahé, Praslin Island, Silhouette Island
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Seychelles
Class
Seychelles
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 262 families, 1389 genera, 2693 species
Tree
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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
Seychelles
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Subclass
Seychelles
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     260 families, 1385 genera, 2688 species
Subclass
Seychelles
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 4 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Seychelles
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 0 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 11 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 10 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 0 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 6 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 0 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 5 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 4 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 3 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 0 Species
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 0 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 0 SpeciesMining bees
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 4 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 1 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 2 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 0 Species
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 0 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 0 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 20 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 22 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesStingless bees
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 0 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesTiger Moths
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 0 Species
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 1 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 2 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacidae (Shuckard, 1842) - 0 SpeciesAulacids
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSap flies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Barbarochthonidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 0 Species
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 0 SpeciesFlower moths
Beraeidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 0 SpeciesSmall eastern caddisflies
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 0 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 7 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 0 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 0 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 22 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 0 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 0 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 0 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 3 SpeciesBraconids
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 0 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 0 SpeciesPill beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 10 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 0 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 0 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 0 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 8 SpeciesBlow flies
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 1 SpeciesCedar beetles
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 0 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 6 SpeciesSurge Flies
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 2 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 5 Species
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 2 Species
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 27 SpeciesGall gnats
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 0 SpeciesGall Moths
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 0 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 0 Species
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 0 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 51 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 77 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 12 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChalcids
Chelisochidae (Burr, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBlack earwigs
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 0 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 19 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 0 SpeciesJewels
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 6 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 20 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chorotypidae (Stål, 1873) - 0 Species
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 4 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 41 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 0 SpeciesCicadas
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 22 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 60 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 1 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 4 SpeciesDruid Flies
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 14 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 0 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 4 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 4 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 0 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 2 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 0 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 0 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 20 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 102 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 0 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 11 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 0 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 161 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 0 Species
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesGallflies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 0 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 15 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 0 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 2 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 40 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 0 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Dipseudopsidae (Ulmer, 1904) - 0 Species
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 4 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 41 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 0 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 23 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 0 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesWater tigers
Echinophthiriidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 0 Species
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 Species
Ectopsocidae - 4 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 5 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 174 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 1 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 0 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 0 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 5 SpeciesEncyrtids
Enderleinellidae (Ewing, 1929) - 0 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 0 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 25 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 0 Species
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 0 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 20 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 3 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 0 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 3 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 1 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 4 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 0 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 0 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 7 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 10 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 91 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 0 SpeciesToad bugs
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 21 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Gengidae (Fennah, 1949) - 0 Species
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 0 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater spiders
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 0 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 0 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 0 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 0 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 6 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 22 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 0 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 0 SpeciesUngulate lice
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 2 SpeciesSweat bees
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 2 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 0 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Helotidae (Reitter, 1876) - 0 Species
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 0 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 0 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 15 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 1 SpeciesClown beetles
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 0 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 0 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 0 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybothiridae (Ewing, 1929) - 0 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 7 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 0 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 0 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hydrosalpingidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 0 Species
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 0 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 0 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ibaliidae (Thomson, 1862) - 0 SpeciesIbaliids
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesIchneumonids
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 2 SpeciesImma Moths
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 0 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 0 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Jacobsoniidae (Heller, 1926) - 1 SpeciesJacobson´s beetles
Joppeicidae (Reuter, 1910) - 0 Species
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 5 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 1 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 2 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 6 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 0 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 0 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 12 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 27 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 0 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 1 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 0 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 0 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 0 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 5 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 20 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 0 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 0 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 5 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 32 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 0 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 3 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 0 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 0 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 7 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Machilidae (Grassi, 1888) - 1 SpeciesJumping bristletails
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 0 Species
Malgasiidae (Gorochov, 1984) -> Mogoplistidae - 1 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 SpeciesMantids
Mantophasmatidae (Zompro, Klass, Kristensen & Adis, 2002) - 0 SpeciesGladiators
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 0 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 7 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 5 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesFlatwings
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 0 SpeciesMelittid bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 1 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 5 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 0 SpeciesBird lice
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 0 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 0 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 0 SpeciesWater treaders
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 0 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 0 SpeciesStilt Flies
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 0 SpeciesMicrophysids
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 0 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Microthoraciidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 0 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 7 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 0 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 9 SpeciesScaly crickets
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 0 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 31 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 4 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 3 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 0 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 5 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Neolinognathidae (Fahrenholz, 1936) - 0 Species
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSap beetles
Nocticolidae (Bolivar, 1892) - 1 SpeciesAustralian cockroaches
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 70 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 0 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 7 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 0 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 21 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 0 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 40 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 0 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 0 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 0 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 0 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 0 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 20 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Pedicinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 0 Species
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 0 Species
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 4 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 0 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 2 SpeciesStout Barklice
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 12 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Petrothrincidae (Scott In Scholtz & Holm, 1985) - 0 Species
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 5 SpeciesWalking sticks
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 0 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 3 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 37 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phylliidae (Redtenbacher, 1906) - 1 SpeciesWalking leaves
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 10 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 3 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Pisuliidae (Ross, 1967) - 0 Species
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 0 Species
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 0 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 6 SpeciesSignal flies
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 0 Species
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 4 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 6 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 0 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 0 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 0 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prionoceridae (Lacaordaire, 1857) - 0 Species
Prosopistomatidae (Lameere, 1917) - 0 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 0 SpeciesThreadtails
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 0 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 4 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 7 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 0 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 11 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 26 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pthiridae (Leach, 1817) - 0 Species
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) -> Ischnopsyllidae - 1 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) -> Pygidicraninae - 1 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 0 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Ratemiidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 0 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 0 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 0 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 8 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 0 SpeciesSeed bugs
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 0 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 0 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 0 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 7 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 0 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesScarabs
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 13 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 2 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 0 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 0 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 0 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 0 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 0 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 0 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 0 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 4 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 0 SpeciesWood wasp
Somabrachyidae (Hampson, 1920) - 0 SpeciesMediterranean Flannel Moths
Sphaeriusidae (Erichson, 1845) - 0 SpeciesMinute Bog Beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 1 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 2 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopsychidae (Martynov, 1924) - 0 Species
Stivaliidae (Mardon, 1978) - 0 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSoldier flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 0 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 12 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 6 SpeciesWillowflies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 0 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 0 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 9 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 10 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 5 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 0 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 4 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 0 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 0 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 0 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 0 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 2 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 5 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tibicinidae (Distant, 1905) -> Tibiceninae - 0 Species
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 62 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 4 SpeciesLace bugs
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 0 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 0 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 40 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 0 Species
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 0 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) -> Troginae - 0 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 0 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 0 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 4 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 0 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 2 Species
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 0 Species
Xiphiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 0 Species
Xiphocentronidae (Schmid, 1982) - 0 Species
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 2 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 0 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 5 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zorotypidae (Silvestri, 1913) - 0 Species
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 0 SpeciesBurnet Moths
469 Families with 2693 Species in Seychelles
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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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