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Distribution path and Subregions of Somaliland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Somaliland
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Somaliland
Class
Somaliland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 35 families, 142 genera, 212 species
Tree
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.497    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
Somaliland
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     35 families, 142 genera, 212 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Somaliland
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesTiger Moths
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 9 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesGrass moth
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesTrue weevils
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 1 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 20 SpeciesBlister beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSpider beetles
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
34 Families with 211 Species in Somaliland
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Somaliland
Species with ANext  
Achthina ctenodes (Durrant, 1916)Info
Acidaliastis subbrunnescens (Prout, 1916)Info
Acontia caeruleopicta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acontia ectorrida (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acontia mesoleuca -> Acontia mesoleucoidesInfo
Acontia mesoleucoides (Poole, 1989)Info
Acontia miogona (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acraea braesia lucida (Talbot, 1932)Info
Acraea mirabilis (Butler, 1885)Marvelous AcraeaInfo
Acrapex albicostata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acroriesis ignifusa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx mesosticta (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx simillima (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx steniptera (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Agrotis pictifascia (Hampson, 1896)Info
Alaena johanna (Sharpe, 1890)Johanna´s ZuluInfo
Alpenus diversata -> Alpenus diversatusInfo
Anadiasa simplex (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Anania conistrotalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Anoba trigonosema (Hampson, 1916)Info
Anthene opalina (Stempffer, 1946)Opal HairtailInfo
Anthene somalina (Stempffer, 1936)Info
Apoderus porri -> Rhamnapoderus porriInfo
Asplenia rubrescens -> Asplenia melanodontaInfo
Athetis discopuncta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Authadistis camptogramma (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Beihania diascota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Beralade fulvostriata (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Blepharodes cornutus cornutus (Schulthess, 1894)Info
Bostra pyrochroalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Brachyderes somalius (Fairmaire, 1893)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamoschoena ascriptalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Caradrina ectomelaena (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cardiophorus arnoldi (Leseigneur, 1958)Info
Catephia eurymelas (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia mesonephele (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia pericyma (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia poliochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia pyramidalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cerocala albimacula (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ceroctis distincta (Péringuey, 1888)Info
Chiasmia calvifrons (Prout, 1916)Info
Chiasmia puerilis (Prout, 1916)Info
Chionoxantha leucophaea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Chitonopterus cryptorrhynchinus (Fairmaire, 1882)Info
Cleonus lutosus (Csiki, 1934)Info
Coenina collenettei (Prout, 1931)Info
Coenina tergimacula (Prout, 1916)Info
Coenobasis chloronoton (Hampson, 1916)Info
Constantiodes pyralina (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cornifrons albidiscalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cratopus africanus (Hustache, 1938)Info
Croscherichia paykulli (Billberg, 1813)Info
Cupido lactinatus ()Info
Cupido polydialecta ()Info
Cupido quadratus (Grant, 1899)Info
Cyana squalida (Karisch, 2013)Info
Cyaneolytta resplendens (Laporte, 1840)Info
Cyaneolytta rubropectus (Wellman, 1909)Info
Cycloderes tana (Linell, 1896)Info
Cynaeda globuliferalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cyrtacanthacris tatarica tatarica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cyrtotria capucina (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Cyrtotria graniger (Saussure & Zehntner, 1895)Info
Cyrtotria latipennis (Kirby, W. F., 1903)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dereodus cylindricollis (Gestro, 1892)Info
Dereodus elongatus (Gestro, 1892)Info
Dereodus striatopunctatus (Fairmaire, 1887)Info
Derocalymma lampyrina (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Derocalymma porcellio (Gerstaecker, 1869)Info
Discomiosis protrusifrons (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Dysmilichia pictimargo (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ecpyrrhorrhoe rubritinctalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Edmundia sericea (Gestro, R., 1892)Info
Ellenbeckia monospila (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Enispa flavipars (Hampson, 1916)Info
Epamera glaucus ()Info
Epicauta cribricollis (Fairmaire, 1893)Info
Epicauta testaceipes (Fairmaire In Révoil, 1882)Info
Epiorna xanthosoma (Jordan, 1907)Info
Eretmocera fasciata (Walsingham, 1896)Info
Estigmene griseata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ethiopica ignecolora (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ethiopica phaeocausta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma arenostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma eremochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma ochricosta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eucosma somalica (Durrant, 1916)Info
Eucrostes astigmatica (Prout, 1916)Info
Eulocastra argyrostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eutelia grisescens (Hampson, 1916)Info
Euterpiodes bleptoides (Krüger, 2012)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Featheria obvia (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galtara somaliensis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Gavara leucomera (Hampson, 1916)Info
Genecerus nebulosus (Gahan, 1900)Info
Gyna cyclops (Hanitsch, 1930)Info
Gyna incommoda (Shelford, 1909)Info
Gyna scripta (Giglio-tos, 1916)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadjina plumbeogrisea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heliocheilus albivenata (Montague, 1914)Info
Hemelytroblatta fulvopicta (Adelung, 1903)Info
Hemelytroblatta intermedia (Chopard, 1929)Info
Hemidromodes subbrunnescens (Prout, 1916)Info
Hemituerta nana (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heortia ocellata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heraclia thruppi (Butler, 1886)Info
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hierochthonia featheri (Prout, 1916)Info
Hippotion moorei (Jordan, 1926)Info
Hippotion pentagramma (Hampson, 1910)Info
Hippotion rebeli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Rebel´s Striped HawkInfo
Hycleus amabilis (Fairmaire, 1887)Info
Hycleus haafi (Kaszab, 1961)Info
Hycleus somalica (Thomas, 1898)Info
Hypotia costinotalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Hypotia peratalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Hypotia perstrigata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea aperta (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Idaea subtorrida (Prout L.b., 1916)Info
Isturgia prionogyna (Prout, 1916)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kuja hamatipex (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ludia arguta (Jordan, 1922)Info
Lydomorphus amethystinus (Kaszab, 1953)Info
Lydomorphus cerocomoides (Kaszab, 1955)Info
Lydomorphus cinnamomeus (Fairmaire, 1882)Info
Lydomorphus grossepunctatus (Kaszab, 1955)Info
Lydomorphus prasina (Kaszab, 1953)Info
Lydomorphus zavattarii (Kaszab, 1953)Info
Lytta exclamans (Fairmaire In Révoil, 1882)Info
Lytta leucophthalma (Fairmaire, 1893)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Matopo heterochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Metarbela diodonta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Metarbela perstriata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Mimasura croceisticta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Mitophorus globosus (Gestro, R., 1892)Info
Mitophorus humerosus (Gestro, R., 1892)Info
Mitophorus rugosicollis (Gestro, R., 1895)Info
Molybdotus angustus (Faust, 1885)Info
Molybdotus laxepunctatus (Fairmaire, L. In Revoil, 1882)Info
Mylabris atricornis (Linell, 1896)Info
Mylabris distincta -> Croscherichia paykulliInfo
Mylabris unicincta -> Myladina unguiculinaInfo
Myladina unguiculina (Reitter, 1889)Info
Myllocerus bozasi (Hustache, 1921)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naarda nigripalpis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Neocimbus dissimilis (Hustache, 1938)Info
Neoherpisticus striatus (Hustache, 1938)Info
Neromia manderensis (Prout, 1916)Info
Nomima prophanes (Durrant, 1916)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrota somalensis (Strand, 1922)Info
Odontoretha featheri (Hampson, 1916)Info
Oedicodia melanographa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Oedicodia strigipennis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Oenassus fausti (Gestro, R., 1894)Info
Ozarba endoplaga (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba endoscota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba exolivacea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba hemipyra (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba hemisarca (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba mesozonata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba semitorrida (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycoa olivacea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Phiala punctulata (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Plecoptera polymorpha (Hampson, 1916)Info
Poliana micra (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polyclaeis albidopictus (Fairmaire, 1882)Info
Polyclaeis despectus (Ancey, 1882)Info
Polyclaeis nobilitatus (Ancey C.f., 1882)Info
Polyclaeis octoplagiatus (Fairmaire, 1882)Info
Polymona finitorum (Collenette, 1931)Info
Postscrancia discomma (Jordan, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma perpulverata (Prout, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma perscripta (Prout, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma subfasciata (Prout, 1916)Info
Pseudocalolampra pardalina (Walker, F., 1868)Info
Ptinus ruspolli (Pic, 1899)Info
Pyrausta sthenialis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rabila albiviridis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rhamnapoderus porri (Gestro, 1895)Info
Rhesala grisea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rhynchina endoleuca (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rufoclanis erlangeri (Rothschild & K. Jordan, 1903)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salagena eustrigata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Salma purpureopicta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Scopula horiochroea (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula minoa (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula nepheloperas (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula pyrrhochra (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula somaliata (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Scopula timia (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula tornisecta (Prout, 1916)Info
Scotinochroa minor (Hampson, 1916)Info
Selasia robecchii (Gestro, 1892)Info
Sesquialtera ridicula (Prout, 1916)Info
Systates albidovittatus (Fairmaire, 1884)Info
Systates moniliatus (Fairmaire, L. In Revoil, 1882)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanymecus aureosquamosus (Linell, 1896)Info
Tanymecus lomii (Hustache, 1938)Info
Tarucus quadratus (Oglivie-grant, 1899)Info
Thalatha melanostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Thiacidas cerurodes (Hampson, 1916)Info
Toana nigrilineata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Typhonia psephota (Durrant, 1916)Info
Typhonia recondita (Durrant, 1916)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Udea melanostictalis -> Udea zernyiInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Victoria sematoperas (Prout, 1916)Info
Virachola livia (Klug, 1834)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zekelita albiscripta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Zekelita perangulata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Zeuctoboarmia syntropha (Prout, 1931)Info
212 Species in Insecta for Somaliland 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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