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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Amazon basin (Amazon rainforest, Amazon River, Lower Amazon, Upper Amazon), Andes, Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, La Pampa, Mendoza, Misiones, Neuquén, North Argentina, Salta, San Juan Province, San Luis Province, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé Province, Santiago del Estero, South Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Tucumán), Bolivia, Brazil (Central Brazil, North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil, West Central Brazil), Chile (Central Chile, North Chile, South Chile, Valparaiso Region), Colombia (Bogota), Ecuador (Azuay, Bolivar, Cañar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Galápagos, Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Pichincha, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Sucumbios, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe), Falkland Islands, French Guiana (Cayenne), Guyana, Madeira River, Northern South America, Paraguay (New Australia), Peru (Amazon region, Taricaya Reserve), Southern South America, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in South America
Class
South America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 879 families, 20255 genera, 142109 species
Tree
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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
South America
    Monocondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
     1 family, 2 genera, 14 species
Subclass
South America
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     863 families, 20184 genera, 141986 species
Subclass
South America
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     3 families, 17 genera, 35 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in South America
Acanaloniidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 38 SpeciesAcanalonid planthoppers
Acanthopidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 77 Species
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 48 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Aclerdidae (Ferris, 1937) - 5 SpeciesAclerdid scales
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 1019 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 79 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 2 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 15 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Ademosynidae (Ponomarenko, 1968) - 7 Species
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 84 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Aerophasmidae (Martynov, 1928) - 1 Species
Aeschnidiidae (Needham, 1903) - 2 Species
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 88 SpeciesDarners
Aetalionidae (Spinola, 1850) - 1 Species
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 18 SpeciesFig wasps
Agathemeridae (Bradler, 2003) - 7 Species
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 1 SpeciesPalm Moths
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 350 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aididae (Schaus, 1906) - 10 Species
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 Species
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 148 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 11 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Ameletopsidae (Edmunds, 1957) - 3 Species
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Amphientomidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 9 SpeciesTropical Barklice
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 22 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Amphipterygidae (Selys, 1853) - 2 Species
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 4 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andesembiidae (Ross, 2003) - 4 Species
Andesianidae (Davis & Gentili, 2003) - 3 SpeciesAndean endemic moths
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 360 SpeciesMining bees
Anisembiidae (Davis, 1940) - 27 Species
Anisolabididae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 18 Species
Anisopodidae (Knab, 1912) - 42 SpeciesWood Gnats
Anomalopsychidae (Flint, 1981) - 20 Species
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 18 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 7 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 77 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 20 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 74 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 6 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 369 SpeciesFungus weevils
Apataniidae (Wallengren, 1886) - 73 SpeciesEarly Smoky Wing Sedges
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 138 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 34 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 94 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 105 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 377 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 13 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1584 SpeciesStingless bees
Apioceridae (Bigot, 1852) - 4 SpeciesFlower-loving flies
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 11 SpeciesFlat bugs
Araripeblattidae (Martins-neto & Al., 2010) - 3 Species
Araripechlorogomphidae (Bechly & Ueda, 2002) - 1 Species
Araripegomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Araripelibellulidae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Araripeneuridae (Martins-neto & Vulcano, 1989) - 6 Species
Araripephlebiidae (Bechly, 1998) - 1 Species
Archembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 18 Species
Archeocrypticidae (Kaszab, 1964) - 9 SpeciesCryptic fungus beetles
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 35 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 4390 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argentinoblattidae (Martins-neto & Gallego, 2005) - 2 Species
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 8 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Artematopodidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 14 SpeciesSoft-bodied plant beetles
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 19 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1419 SpeciesRobber flies
Asiopsocidae (Mockford & Garcia Aldrete, 1976) - 5 Species
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 25 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 5 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Atelestidae (Hennig, 1970) - 2 Species
Ateluridae (Remington, 1954) -> Atelurinae - 0 Species
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 28 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Atriplectididae (Neboiss, 1977) - 29 Species
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 280 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Aulacidae (Shuckard, 1842) - 30 SpeciesAulacids
Aulacigastridae (Wollaston, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSap flies
Austroleptidae (Nagatomi, 1982) - 5 Species
Austroperilestidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2005) - 1 Species
Austroperlidae (Tillyard, 1921) - 6 Species
Austropetaliidae (Carle & Louton, 1994) - 7 SpeciesRedspot Dragonflies
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 15 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Babinskaiidae (Martins-neto & Vulcano, 1989) - 4 Species
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 120 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Baetiscidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesArmored Mayflies
Bahiaxenidae (Bravo, Pohl, Silva-neto & Beutel, 2009) - 1 Species
Baissogryllidae (Gorochov, 1985) - 19 Species
Baissopteridae (Martynova, 1961) - 5 Species
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 6 SpeciesFlower moths
Beesoniidae (Ferris, 1950) - 5 SpeciesBeesoniids
Belidae (Schönherr, 1826) - 27 SpeciesPrimitive weevils
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesFleas
Berothidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 10 SpeciesBeaded lacewings
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 13 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 62 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 147 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 5 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 48 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 315 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 538 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 51 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blattulidae (Vishnyokova, 1982) - 6 Species
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 68 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bohartillidae (Kinzelbach, 1969) - 1 Species
Bolboceratidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Bolboceratinae - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 489 SpeciesBee Flies
Boopiidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Boreidae (Latreille, 1816) - 1 SpeciesSnow fleas
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 144 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 8 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Bouretidae (Martins-neto, 2001) - 1 Species
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 19 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 240 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 12 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 35 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 197 SpeciesBraconids
Brassolidae (Boisduval, 1836) - 3 Species
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 64 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Breyeriidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 95 SpeciesJewel beetles
Byrrhidae (Latreille, 1804) - 9 SpeciesPill beetles
Byturidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1858) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 62 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 7 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 65 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 2 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 160 SpeciesBlow flies
Callirhipidae (Emden, 1924) - 18 SpeciesCedar beetles
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 23 Species
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 73 SpeciesDemoiselles
Canacidae (Jones, 1906) - 19 SpeciesSurge Flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 64 SpeciesLeatherwings
Canthyloscelidae (Enderlein, 1912) - 5 Species
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 45 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5142 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carayonemidae (Richard, 1986) - 2 SpeciesCarayonemids
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 12 Species
Caridae (Thompson, 1992) - 4 Species
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFilth flies
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 3 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 8 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 110 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cavognathidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 1 Species
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 339 SpeciesGall gnats
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 7 SpeciesGall Moths
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7373 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceraphronidae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesCeraphronids
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 20 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 792 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 499 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cercopionidae (Hamilton, 1990) - 1 Species
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 8 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerophytidae (Latreille, 1834) - 12 SpeciesRare click beetles
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 29 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Cetoniidae (Leach, 1815) -> Scarabaeidae - 1 SpeciesFlower scarabs
Chaeteessidae (Handlirsch, 1920) - 6 Species
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 168 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 42 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 54 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chelonariidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 159 SpeciesTurtle beetles
Chiliocyclidae (Evans, 1956) - 3 Species
Chimeromyiidae (Grimaldi & Cumming, 2009) - 1 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 692 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 27 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 284 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 35 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chresmodidae (Haase, 1890) - 1 Species
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 53 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3556 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 35 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3754 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 12 SpeciesCicadas
Cicadopsyllidae (Martynov, 1931) - 1 Species
Ciidae (Leach In Samouelle, 1819) - 76 SpeciesMinute tree-fungus beetles
Cimbicidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesCimbicid sawflies
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesBed bugs
Cixidae - 1 Species
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 110 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cladiopsocidae - 7 Species
Clambidae (Fischer, 1821) - 17 SpeciesFringe-winged beetles
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 44 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Clothodidae (Tillyard, 1937) - 8 Species
Clusiidae (Schönherr, 1840) - 107 SpeciesDruid Flies
Cnemidolestidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 5 Species
Cneoglossidae (Champion, 1897) - 7 Species
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 258 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 66 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 233 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 74 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 592 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 7 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Coniopterygidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 7 SpeciesDustywings
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 163 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 11 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cordulephyidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 Species
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 12 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 465 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 40 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 38 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 6 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 118 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 219 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 326 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1490 SpeciesGrass moth
Cratomastotermitidae (Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna, 2009) - 1 Species
Cratomyiidae (Mazzarolo & Amorim, 2000) - 2 Species
Cratopetaliidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 Species
Cratovitismidae (Bechly, 2007) - 1 Species
Cretapetaluridae (Bechly, 1996) - 3 Species
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 1 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 16 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 28 Species
Ctenostylidae (Bigot, 1882) - 4 Species
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 19 SpeciesWasp moths
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 95 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 894 SpeciesMosquitoes
Cupedidae (Laporte, 1836) - 6 SpeciesReticulated beetles
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9788 SpeciesTrue weevils
Curtonotidae (Duda, 1934) - 20 SpeciesQuasimodo flies
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cylindrachetidae (Giglio-tos, 1914) - 1 SpeciesSandgropers
Cylindrotomidae (Mulsant, 1842) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLong-bodied craneflies
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 5 Species
Cynipidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesGallflies
Cypselosomatidae (Hennig, 1958) - 5 SpeciesCypselosomatid flies
Dactylopiidae (Signoret, 1875) - 9 SpeciesCochineals
Dalceridae (Dyar, 1898) - 9 SpeciesTropical Slug Caterpillar Moths
Danaidae (Boisduval, 1833) - 4 SpeciesMilkweed Butterflies
Dascillidae (Guérin-méneville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSoft bodied plant beetles
Dasydemellidae - 10 SpeciesShaggy Psocids
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 110 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Delpuenteblattidae (Martins-neto & Gallego, 2007) - 3 Species
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 186 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 1 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 140 SpeciesSkin beetles
Derodontidae (Leconte, 1861) - 3 SpeciesTooth-necked fungus beetles
Diadocidiidae (Winnertz, 1863) - 2 Species
Diamphipnoidae (Ricker, 1950) - 6 Species
Diaphanopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 174 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diapriidae (Latreille, 1796) - 3 SpeciesDiapriids
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 256 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diastatidae (Hendel, 1917) - 2 SpeciesBog flies
Dicteriadidae (Selys, 1853) - 2 SpeciesBarelegs
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 55 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 23 Species
Ditomyiidae (Keilin, 1919) - 29 Species
Dixidae (Schiner, 1868) - 15 SpeciesDixid Midges
Dolabellopsocidae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 26 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 696 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 4 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 504 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 68 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 31 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 47 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dysmorphoptilidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 7 Species
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 585 SpeciesWater tigers
Echinophthiriidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 1 Species
Ectobiidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865) - 44 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Ectopsocidae - 15 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 167 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 1879 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elcanidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Electrentomidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 Species
Elenchidae (Perkins, 1905) - 4 Species
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 18 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 166 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Embolemidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesEmbolemid wasps
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 463 SpeciesDance Flies
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 169 SpeciesEncyrtids
Enderleinellidae (Ewing, 1929) - 5 Species
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 264 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 2 SpeciesGnat bug
Eolepidopterigidae (Rasnitsyn, 1983) - 4 Species
Eomeropidae (Cockerell, 1909) - 1 Species
Eoscarterellidae (Evans, 1956) - 1 Species
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 1 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemerellidae (Klapálek, 1909) -> Teloganodidae - 1 SpeciesSpiny Crawler Mayflies
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 3 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephialtitidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 291 SpeciesBrine fly
Epipsocidae - 61 SpeciesElliptical Barklice
Epipygidae (Hamilton, 2001) - 4 Species
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 793 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriococcidae (Cockerell, 1899) - 46 SpeciesEriococcids
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 53 SpeciesEucharitids
Eucinetidae (Lacordaire, 1857) - 8 SpeciesPlate-thigh beetles
Eucnemidae (Eschscholtz, 1829) - 3 SpeciesFalse click beetles
Eugeropteridae (Riek, 1984) - 2 Species
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 214 SpeciesEulophids
Eumastacidae (Burr, 1898) - 141 SpeciesMatchstick grasshoppers
Eumenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMason wasps
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 70 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 4 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurychoromyiidae (Hennig, 1958) -> Lauxaniidae - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed flies
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 86 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Eustheniidae (Tillyard, 1921) - 2 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 45 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 4 Species
Euxenoperlidae (Riek, 1976) - 1 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 138 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Evocoidae (Yeates, Irwin & Wiegmann, 2006) - 1 Species
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 71 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 11 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 50 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 30 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3226 SpeciesAnts
Frenguelliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2003) - 3 Species
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 135 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gasteruptiidae (Ashmead, 1900) - 1 SpeciesGasteruptiids
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 3 SpeciesToad bugs
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 132 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 3 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 2481 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 176 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesWater spiders
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 2 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 2 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glosselytridae (Martynov, 1938) - 1 Species
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 65 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 76 SpeciesSedge Moths
Goeridae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 Species
Gomphaeschnidae (Tillyard & Frase, 1940) - 8 Species
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 115 SpeciesClubtails
Goniodidae (Mjoberg, 1910) - 15 Species
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 131 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Grammolingiidae (Ren, 2002) - 15 Species
Gripopterygidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 104 Species
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 35 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 339 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 25 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 103 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Gyropidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 39 Species
Haematopinidae (Enderlein, 1904) - 4 SpeciesUngulate lice
Hageniidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 Species
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 3 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 699 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 8 Species
Halimococcidae (Brown & Mckenzie, 1962) - 1 SpeciesHalimococcids
Haliplidae (Aubé, 1836) - 6 SpeciesHaliplids
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 26 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Helcomyzidae (Malloch, 1933) - 5 SpeciesKelp flies
Heleomyzidae (Westwood, 1840) - 2 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heliconiidae (Swainson, 1822) - 3 Species
Helicophidae (Mosely In Mosely & Kimmins, 1953) - 8 Species
Helicopsychidae (Ulmer, 1912) - 61 SpeciesSnail-case caddisfly
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 18 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Helosciomyzidae (Griffiths, 1972) - 2 Species
Hemerobiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesBrown lacewings
Hemiphlebiidae (Fraser, 1960) - 2 SpeciesAncient greenling
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hennigmatidae (Shcherbakov, 1995) - 1 Species
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 81 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Heptapsogasteridae (Carriker, 1936) - 5 Species
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4423 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hesperinidae (Hendel, 1928) - 1 Species
Heterobathmiidae (Kristensen & Nielsen, 1979) - 3 SpeciesValdivian Archaic Moths
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 78 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 83 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Heteronemiidae (Rehn, J. A. G., 1904) - 12 Species
Heteropterygidae (Kirby, 1896) - 2 Species
Heterothripidae (Bagnall, 1912) - 3 Species
Hexagenitidae (Lameere, 1917) - 3 Species
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 45 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 747 SpeciesClown beetles
Hobartiidae (Sen Gupta & Crowson, 1966) - 1 Species
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 3 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 5 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 67 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 211 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybothiridae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 Species
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 229 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 78 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 41 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesWater measures
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 103 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 375 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 366 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hydroscaphidae (Leconte, 1874) - 4 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 20 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 5 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 270 SpeciesIchneumonids
Inbiomyiidae (Buck, 2006) - 9 Species
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 3 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 19 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 26 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Ithonidae (Newman, 1838) - 1 SpeciesIthonid lacewings
Jascopidae (Hamilton, 1971) - 1 Species
Kalligrammatidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 62 SpeciesDrywood termites
Kermesidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesGall-like Scale Insects
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 164 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 19 SpeciesLac Insects
Kinnaridae (Muir, 1925) - 3 SpeciesKinnarid Planthoppers
Kokiriidae (Mcfarlane, 1964) - 3 Species
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 6 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Labiidae (Burr, 1909) - 12 SpeciesLittle earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 77 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Laemobothriidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 3 Species
Lalacidae (Hamilton, 1990) - 18 Species
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 830 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 170 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latibasaliidae (Petrulevicius & Nel, 2004) - 2 Species
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 68 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 200 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 9 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 0 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 23 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 359 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptohyphidae (Landa & Soldán, 1985) - 67 SpeciesLittle Stout Crawler Mayflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 115 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 1 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 24 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 39 SpeciesLeucospids
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 14 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 255 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 71 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 59 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 77 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 2356 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Linognathidae (Webb, 1946) - 8 Species
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 61 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 19 Species
Liupanshaniidae (Bechly & Al, 2001) - 2 Species
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 40 Species
Locustopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 22 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 82 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lophopidae (Stål, 1866) - 6 Species
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 315 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 8 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2283 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 6 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 52 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lygistorrhinidae (Hendel, 1936) - 1 Species
Lymexylidae (Fleming, 1821) - 17 SpeciesShip-timber beetles
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 18 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 3 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Magnathemidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 Species
Maindroniidae (Escherich, 1905) - 1 Species
Malacopsyllidae (Baker, 1905) - 2 Species
Mancusoblattidae (Martins-neto & Gallego, 2005) - 4 Species
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 160 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesMantis-flies
Mantoididae (Giglio-tos, 1927) - 8 Species
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 12 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Mastotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 Species
Mauroniscidae (Majer, 1995) - 19 SpeciesMauroniscid Beetles
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 800 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 27 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 24 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Megaphlebiidae (Bechly, 2010) - 1 Species
Megapodagrionidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 87 SpeciesFlatwings
Megaspilidae (Ashmead, 1893) - 1 SpeciesMegaspilids
Meinertellidae (Verhoeff, 1910) - 14 SpeciesRock bristletails
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 54 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 1 SpeciesMelittid bees
Melizoderidae (Deitz & Dietrich, 1993) - 1 Species
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 333 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 1478 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 1179 SpeciesMembracids
Mendozachoristidae (Brauckmann & Al., 2010) - 1 Species
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 175 SpeciesBird lice
Meropeidae (Espen-petersen, 1921) - 2 SpeciesForcepflies
Merothripidae (Hood, 1914) - 4 SpeciesLarge-legged thrips
Meruidae (Spangler & Steiner, 2005) - 1 SpeciesMeru phyllisae
Mesoblattinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 8 Species
Mesochrysopidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 9 Species
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Mesopsychidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 Species
Mesoraphidiidae (Martynov, 1925) - 1 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 12 SpeciesWater treaders
Mesuropetalidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Mickoleitiidae (Staniczek, Bechly & Godunko, 2011) - 1 Species
Micromalthidae (Barber, 1913) - 1 SpeciesTelephone-pole beetles
Micronectidae (Jaczewski, 1924) - 2 Species
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 221 SpeciesStilt Flies
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 3 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Microthoraciidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 3 Species
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 63 SpeciesFilth flies
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 73 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 109 SpeciesGrass bugs
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 13 SpeciesScaly crickets
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) - 8 SpeciesMompha Moths
Monomachidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 18 SpeciesMonomachid wasps
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 36 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 20 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 255 SpeciesPintail beetles
Musapsocidae (Mockford, 1967) - 4 Species
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 786 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 85 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophagidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesHairy fungus beetles
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 1145 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 64 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 70 SpeciesMydas flies
Myerslopiidae (Evans, 1957) - 7 Species
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 92 SpeciesFairy wasps
Mymarommatidae (Debauche, 1948) - 1 SpeciesMymarommatid wasps
Myopsocidae (Enderlein, 1907) - 20 SpeciesMouse-like Barklice
Myrmecolacidae (Saunders, 1872) - 9 Species
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 56 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 16 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 11 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nannochoristidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 Species
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Necrotauliidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 61 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) - 27 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 8 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 20 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Neopetaliidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1940) - 1 Species
Neopseustidae (Hering, 1925) - 2 SpeciesArchaic Bell Moths
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 18 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 31 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Neurostigmatidae - 8 Species
Nicoletiidae (Escherich, 1905) - 15 SpeciesNicoletiids
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 1 Species
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1103 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 30 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 75 SpeciesTuft moths
Nosodendridae (Erichson, 1846) - 13 SpeciesWounded-tree beetles
Noteridae (C. G. Thomson, 1860) - 42 SpeciesBurrowing water beetles
Nothomacromiidae (Carle, 1995) -> Stenophlebiidae - 1 Species
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1193 SpeciesProminent Moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Notonemouridae (Ricker, 1950) -> Notonemourinae - 0 Species
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 41 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 9586 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Nymphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesSplit-footed lacewings
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 16 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 3 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 18 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Odontoceridae (Wallengren, 1891) - 33 SpeciesMortarjoint Casemakers
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 157 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 20 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 49 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 18 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Ommatidae (Sharp & Muir, 1912) - 2 Species
Ommexechidae (Bolivar, 1884) - 34 Species
Oniscigastridae (Lameere, 1917) - 1 Species
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 3 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Ormyridae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesArmyrids
Orsodacnidae (Thomson, 1859) - 4 SpeciesRavenous Leaf Beetles
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 52 SpeciesEnsign scales
Orussidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesParasitic wood wasps
Osmylidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesOsmylids
Oviparosiphidae (Shaposhnikov, 1979) - 3 Species
Oxycorynidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 24 SpeciesOxycorynid weevils
Oxypeltidae (Lacordaire, 1869) - 4 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 3 Species
Pachymeridiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 14 SpeciesThick Barklice
Palaeoleontidae (Martins-neto, 1992) - 14 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Palaeomacromiidae (Petrulevicius, Nel & Muzon, 1999) - 3 Species
Palaeontinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 9 SpeciesGiant cicadas
Palaephatidae (Davis, 1986) - 26 SpeciesGondwanaland Moths
Pallopteridae (Loew, 1862) - 8 SpeciesFlutter flies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 3 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Panfiloviidae (Makarkin, 1990) - 1 Species
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 9 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Panorpodidae (Byers, 1965) - 1 Species
Pantophthalmidae (Williston, 1906) - 19 SpeciesTimber flies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1061 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paragryllidae (Desutter-grandcolas, 1987) - 43 Species
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 293 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Paurophlebiidae (Bechly, 1996) - 1 Species
Pecaroecidae (Kéler, 1963) - 1 Species
Pediculidae (Leach, 1817) - 3 Species
Pelecinidae (Haliday, 1839) - 2 SpeciesPelecinids
Pelecorhynchidae (Philip, 1941) - 7 SpeciesPelecorhynchid flies
Peloridiidae (Breddin, 1897) - 7 SpeciesMoss bugs
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 74 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Pereboriidae (Zalessky, 1930) - 1 Species
Perforissidae (Shcherbakov, 2007) - 2 Species
Pergidae (Rohwer, 1911) - 5 SpeciesPergid flies
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 15 SpeciesPerilampids
Perilestidae (Tillyard & Fraser, 1938) - 11 SpeciesShortwings
Perimylopidae (St. George, 1939) -> Promecheilidae - 1 Species
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 20 SpeciesStout Barklice
Periscelididae (Oldenberg, 1914) - 19 SpeciesPeriscelidid Flies
Perissommatidae (Colless, 1962) - 1 Species
Perlapsocidae (Iraja Pinto & Pineiro In Iraja Pinto, Pineiro & Ve, 2000) - 1 Species
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 338 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 35 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Permaeschnidae (Martynov, 1931) - 1 Species
Permagrionidae (Tillyard, 1928) - 1 Species
Permithonidae (Tillyard, 1922) - 1 Species
Permochoristidae (Tillyard, 1918) - 4 Species
Permocupedidae (Martynov, 1933) - 3 Species
Permosynidae (Tillyard, 1924) - 3 Species
Petaluridae (Needham, 1903) - 2 SpeciesGraybacks
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 30 SpeciesWalking sticks
Phasmomimidae (Sharov, 1968) - 1 Species
Phengodidae (Leconte, 1861) - 193 SpeciesGlowworm beetles
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 231 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 536 Species
Philotarsidae (Pearman, 1936) - 16 SpeciesLoving Barklice
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 53 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1136 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Phylliidae (Redtenbacher, 1906) - 1 SpeciesWalking leaves
Phyloblattidae (Schneider, 1983) - 8 Species
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 1796 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Piophilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 7 SpeciesSkipper Flies
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 206 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Plastoceridae (Crowson, 1972) - 3 Species
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 13 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platyperlidae (Sinitshenkova, 1982) - 1 Species
Platypezidae (Fallen, 1815) - 13 SpeciesSmoke Flies
Platystictidae (Laidlaw, 1924) - 9 SpeciesShadowdamsels
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 14 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 1 Species
Plumariidae (Bischoff, 1914) - 1 SpeciesPlumariid wasps
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 26 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 105 Species
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 172 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 2 SpeciesBat bugs
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 45 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 18 Species
Polystoechotidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 SpeciesGiant lacewings
Polythoridae (Munz, 1919) - 40 SpeciesBannerwings
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 346 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Poroblattinidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Pothamantidae (Mecafferty, 1990) - 1 Species
Prezottophlebiidae (Martins-neto, 2007) - 1 Species
Priasilphidae (Crowson, 1973) - 1 Species
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 21 Species
Proctotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesProctotrupids
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 2 SpeciesYucca Moths
Proedischiidae (Pinto & Ornellas, 1978) - 2 Species
Progonocimicidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Promecheilidae (Lacordaire, 1859) - 12 Species
Pronemouridae (Liu, Sinitshenkova & Ren, 2011) - 5 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 1 Species
Prophalangopsidae (Saussure, 1878) - 7 SpeciesHump-winged grigs
Prosbolidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 Species
Proscopiidae (Serville, 1838) - 100 SpeciesJumping sticks
Prostomidae (C. G. Thomson, 1859) - 1 SpeciesJugular-horned beetles
Proterogomphidae (Bechly, 1996) - 12 Species
Protomyrmeleontidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 19 SpeciesThreadtails
Protophasmatidae (Brongniart, 1885) - 4 Species
Psephenidae (Lacordaire, 1854) - 15 SpeciesWater-penny beetles
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 9 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 181 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Pseudonerthridae (Martins-neto & Goodwyn, 2005) - 1 Species
Pseudophasmatidae (Kirby, 1896) - 196 SpeciesStriped Walkingsticks
Pseudostigmatidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 19 SpeciesForest giants
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 25 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 188 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 4 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 27 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 387 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychopsidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 SpeciesSilky lacewings
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 159 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 7 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 229 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 4 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 245 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pthiridae (Leach, 1817) - 1 Species
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 10 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptilodactylidae (Laporte, 1836) - 128 SpeciesPtilodactylid beetles
Ptiloneuridae (Eertmoed, 1973) - 36 Species
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 104 SpeciesSpider beetles
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 1 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 25 SpeciesCommon fleas
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 5 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 18 Species
Pygiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 6 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 489 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 5 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 50 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Pyrochroidae (Latreille, 1807) - 8 SpeciesFire-coloured beetles
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 9 SpeciesCotton stainers
Pythidae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesDead log bark beetles
Rafaelidae (Nel & Al., 2005) - 2 Species
Rangomaramidae (Jaschhof & Didham, 2002) - 16 Species
Raphoglidae (Béthoux & Al., 2002) - 1 Species
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 91 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionemestriidae (Ussatchov, 1968) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 74 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 11 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 266 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 23 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiceridae (Latreille, 1834) - 1 SpeciesCicada beetle
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 11 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 14 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhopalopsyllidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 141 SpeciesRodent fleas
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 10 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 98 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 26 SpeciesSeed bugs
Richardidae (Snow, 1896) - 146 SpeciesThyreophorid flies
Ricinidae (Neumann, 1890) - 58 Species
Rigattopteridae (Pinto, 1996) - 1 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 2963 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Ripipterygidae (Ander, 1939) - 41 Species
Roeslerianidae (Martins-neto, 1997) - 1 Species
Romaleidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 373 SpeciesLubber grasshoppers
Ropalomeridae (Linder, 1930) - 29 SpeciesRopalomerid flies
Rotoitidae (Bouček & Noyes, 1987) - 1 SpeciesRotoitid wasps
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 1543 Species
Saaloscytinidae (Brauckmann, Martins-neto & Gallego, 2006) - 1 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesShore bugs
Salpingidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesNarrow-waisted bark beetles
Santanmantidae (Grimaldi, 2003) - 1 Species
Sapygidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesClub-horned wasps
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 673 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 561 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2541 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 3 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 22 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelembiidae (Ross, 2001) - 7 Species
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 112 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 15 SpeciesWindow Flies
Schizocoleidae (Rohdendorf, 1961) - 8 Species
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 1 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Sciaridae (Billberg, 1820) - 60 SpeciesDark winged fungus gnats
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 80 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scirtidae (Fleming, 1821) - 5 SpeciesMarsh Beetles
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 26 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Scydmaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesScydmaenines
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 2 SpeciesFlower Moths
Scytinopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 Species
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 6 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 36 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sepulcidae (Rasnitsyn, 1968) - 1 Species
Sericostomatidae (Stephens, 1836) - 10 SpeciesBushtailed Caddisflies
Serritermitidae (Emerson & Krishna, 1975) - 3 Species
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 21 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Signiphoridae (Howard, 1894) - 12 SpeciesSigniphorid wasps
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 9 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 92 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 313 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sinembiidae (Huang & Nel, 2009) - 2 Species
Sinojuraphididae (Huang & Nel, 2008) - 1 Species
Siphlonuridae (Banks, 1900) - 4 SpeciesPrimitive Minnow Mayflies
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesWood wasp
Sisyridae (Handlirsch, 1908) - 8 SpeciesSpongeflies
Somatiidae (Hendel, 1935) - 6 Species
Spanioderidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 2 Species
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 232 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphaeropsocidae (Kolbe, 1883) - 10 Species
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphecorydaloididae (Pinto, 1994) - 1 Species
Sphindidae (Jacquelin Du Val, 1860) - 9 SpeciesDry-fungus beetles
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 569 SpeciesHawk Moths
Spiloblattidae (Handlirsch, 1904) - 1 Species
Spongiphoridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 75 SpeciesLittle Earwigs
Spurostigmatidae (Casasola Gonzalez, 2006) - 2 Species
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 316 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopelmatidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 SpeciesJerusalem crickets
Stenophlebiidae (Needham, 1903) - 1 Species
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stenoviciidae (Evans, 1956) - 1 Species
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stephanocircidae (Wagner, 1928) - 46 Species
Stigmacoccidae (Morrison Given Family Status By Hodgson & Foldi, 2006) - 1 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 667 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 137 SpeciesBat flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 4 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Subioblattidae (Schneider, 1983) -> Archimylacridae - 1 Species
Syringogastridae (Prado, 1969) - 7 Species
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1234 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1106 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2141 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 14 SpeciesWillowflies
Taiophlebiidae (Martins-neto, 2007) - 2 Species
Tanaostigmatidae (Howard, 1890) - 26 SpeciesTanaostigmatids
Tanyderidae (Alexander, 1919) - 4 SpeciesPrimitive crane flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 30 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 1 Species
Tasimiidae (Riek, 1968) - 1 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 114 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 8 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 698 SpeciesPeacock flies
Teratembiidae (Krauss, 1911) - 8 Species
Teratomyzidae (Hennig, 1969) - 3 SpeciesFern Flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 379 SpeciesHigher termites
Termopsidae (Grassé, 1949) - 2 SpeciesDampwood termites
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 3 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 40 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetratomidae (Billberg, 1820) - 7 SpeciesPolypore fungus beetles
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 105 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigarctidae (Distant, 1905) - 3 SpeciesHairy cicadas
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 1 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1075 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thaumaleidae (Bezzi, 1913) - 6 SpeciesSolitary midges
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thaumatoneuridae (Fraser, 1957) - 3 Species
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 112 SpeciesTherevids
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 111 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 81 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 23 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Thynnidae (Shuckard, 1841) - 14 SpeciesThynnid Wasps
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesBlack bugs
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 16 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 329 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 591 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 745 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Torridincolidae (Steffan, 1964) - 22 Species
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1957 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 40 SpeciesTorymids
Trachypachidae (C. G. Thomson, 1857) - 2 SpeciesFalse ground beetles
Triassolestidae (Bonaparte, 1970) - 1 Species
Trichoceridae (Rondani, 1841) - 8 SpeciesWinter Crane Flies
Trichodectidae (Kellogg, 1896) - 15 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 60 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 1 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 25 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Trimenoponidae (Harrison, 1916) - 13 Species
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 160 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Tristiridae (Rehn, 1906) - 22 Species
Troctopsocidae (Mockford, 1967) - 4 Species
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 63 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 10 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 69 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 19 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 21 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 241 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Umenocoleidae (Chen & Tian, 1973) - 4 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 49 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 20 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Velisopteridae (Pinto & Adami-rodrigues, 1997) - 1 Species
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 30 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 762 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Vianaididae (Kormilev, 1955) - 1 Species
Xenidae (Pohl & Beutel, 2005) - 28 Species
Xenopteraidae (Pinto, 1986) - 1 Species
Xiphocentronidae (Schmid, 1982) - 5 Species
Xyelidae (Newman, 1835) - 1 SpeciesXyelid sawflies
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 4 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xylophagidae (Fallen, 1810) - 6 SpeciesAwl-flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 7 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 14 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zhangsolvidae (Nagatomi & Yang, 1998) - 2 Species
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 109 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zorotypidae (Silvestri, 1913) - 11 Species
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesBurnet Moths
872 Families with 142141 Species in South America
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in South America without family allocation
Austrolibellula noroestenia (J. F. Petrulevicius, 2003)Info
Ceraechrysa wollebaeki ()Info
Coryphaeshna adnexa ()Info
Freemanomyia elongatus (Freeman, 1951)Info
Heliconinus ethilla (Godart, 1819)Info
Jujusia maizgorda (J. F. Petrulevicius, 2002)Info
Trichoceromyza livida (Blanchard, 1852)Info
Trichoceromyza lutescens (Blanchard, 1852)Info
8 Species in Insecta for South America listed without family allocation
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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