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Distribution path and Subregions of Silurian (More Checklists)
Path: Fossils - Paleozoic - Silurian
Subregions: Llandovery, Ludlow, Wenlock
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Silurian
Class
Silurian
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 20 families, 38 genera, 51 species
Tree
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.878.527    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
Silurian
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     20 families, 38 genera, 51 species

Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Silurian
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBiting midges
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesTrue weevils
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEncyrtids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 1 SpeciesEulophids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 26 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 1 SpeciesStilt Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) -> Pierinae - 1 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 1 SpeciesPteromalids
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHigher termites
20 Families with 51 Species in Silurian


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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Silurian
Species with ANext  
Amblyopone clarki (Wheeler, W.m., 1927)Info
Amitermes obeuntis (Silvestri, 1909)Info
Anisopheidole antipodum (Smith, F., 1858)Info
Anonychomyrma itinerans perthensis (Forel, 1902)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Battaristis severella -> Battaristis emissurellaInfo
Bezzia gibberella (Wirth & Grogan, 1983)Info
Bicyclus smithi eurypterus (Condamin, 1965)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camponotus ephippium narses (Forel, 1915)Info
Camponotus johnclarki (Taylor, 1992)Info
Camponotus rufus (Crawley, 1925)Info
Catasarcus coruscus (Thompson, 1968)Info
Cerchysiella planiscutellum (Mercet, 1921)Info
Charaxes pleione lichas (Doubleday, 1871)Info
Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802)Apple-and-Plum CasebearerInfo
Colotis halimede acaste (Klug, 1829)Info
Credodiaspis limuloides (Lindinger, 1909)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Enasiba mirocera (Clark, 1923)Info
Encarsia flavo scutellum -> Encarsia flavoscutellumInfo
Eulophus cromus -> Pnigalio pectinicornisInfo
Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775)Marsh FritillaryInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyphipterix octonaria (Philpott, 1924)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hesperus trimerus (Fauvel, 1895)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iridomyrmex conifer (Forel, 1902)Coned tyrant antsInfo
Iridomyrmex discors (Forel, 1902)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Meranoplus oceanicus (Smith, 1862)Info
Metopochetus bickeli (Mcalpine, 1998)Info
Moerbes alveolella (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Monomorium kiliani (Forel, 1902)Info
Monomorium rothsteini (Forel, 1902)Smiling mono antsInfo
Monomorium rubriceps (Mayr, 1876)Info
Monomorium sordidum (Forel, 1902)Info
Monomorium sydneyense (Forel, 1902)Sydney mono antsInfo
Myrmecia chasei (Forel, 1894)Info
Myrmecia ludlowi (Crawley, 1922)Info
Myrmecia nigra (Forel, 1907)Info
Myrmecia nigriscapa (Roger, 1861)Info
Myrmecia rufinodis (Smith, 1858)Info
Myrmecia swalei (Crawley, 1922)Info
Myrmecia urens (Lowne, 1865)Baby bull antsInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nasutitermes exitiosus (Hill, 1925)Info
Notoncus gilberti (Forel, 1895)Smooth epaulet antsInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ooencyrtus proetus (Noyes, 2010)Info
Otiorhynchus dolichopterus (Magnano, 1967)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio jason ampyx -> Graphium dosonInfo
Peoria tetradella (Zeller, 1872)Info
Platythyrea turneri (Forel, 1895)Southern broadnosed killer antsInfo
Polyrhachis phryne (Forel, 1907)Info
Polyrhachis phryne (Forel, 1907)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhytidoponera punctigera (Crawley, 1925)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sciocoris homalonotus (Fieber, 1851)Info
Stigmacros clarki (Mcareavey, 1957)Info
Species with TBack  Top
Trichomalus deiphon (Walker, 1843)Info
51 Species in Insecta for Silurian 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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