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Distribution path and Subregions of Somalia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Somalia
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Somalia
Class
Somalia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 190 families, 1405 genera, 3191 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.371    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
Somalia
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     189 families, 1402 genera, 3188 species
Subclass
Somalia
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Somalia
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 135 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSpider flies
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 7 SpeciesDarners
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 2 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 2 Species
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 1 SpeciesMining bees
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 2 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 6 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 56 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 2 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesRobber flies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 4 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 13 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 2 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 26 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 6 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesJewel beetles
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 3 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 393 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 371 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 15 SpeciesChalcids
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 4 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 4 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 6 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesLady cows
Coelopidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesKelp Flies
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 12 SpeciesPond damselflies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 2 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 33 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 20 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 4 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 7 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 20 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 7 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 3 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 12 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEncyrtids
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 94 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 2 Species
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 8 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 9 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 2 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFigitids
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 57 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 62 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 1 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 9 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 3 SpeciesSweat bees
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 15 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 2 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 5 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 1 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 12 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 4 Species
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 1 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 18 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 1 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilverfish
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 4 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 37 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 10 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 74 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 62 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 14 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 9 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 35 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 3 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 SpeciesBird lice
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 26 SpeciesCow ant
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 250 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 8 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 59 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 2 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 2 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesPerilampids
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 58 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 19 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 5 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 14 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 1 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 43 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 9 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 14 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 248 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 3 SpeciesScelionids
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 5 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesHawk Moths
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 9 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 21 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 1 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 1 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 26 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 7 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 7 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 7 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 7 SpeciesTorymids
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 4 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 18 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 2 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
192 Families with 3194 Species in Somalia
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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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