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Distribution path and Subregions of Swaziland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Swaziland
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Swaziland
Class
Swaziland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.502    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 en.wikipedia.org
Insecta in species.wikimedia.org
Insecta in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Swaziland
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     131 families, 552 genera, 1083 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Swaziland
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesDarners
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 5 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAphids
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 2 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 9 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 9 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 6 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Blephariceridae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesNet-winged midges
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesBee Flies
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 2 SpeciesBraconids
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 5 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 2 SpeciesChalcids
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 10 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 1 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 7 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 13 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 1 SpeciesBoghaunters
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 8 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 1 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 2 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 2 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryopidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesLong-toed water beetles
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 5 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 7 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 1 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 5 SpeciesEulophids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 12 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 3 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 2 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 11 SpeciesSweat bees
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 3 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 76 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 2 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesIchneumonids
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 2 SpeciesDrywood termites
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 5 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 2 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 3 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 19 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) -> Tipulidae - 1 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 125 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 4 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 26 SpeciesCarder bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 5 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMembracids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHouse flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 125 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) -> Plecoptera - 1 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 1 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 1 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prosopistomatidae (Lameere, 1917) - 2 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 1 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 16 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 3 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 4 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 3 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 3 SpeciesScelionids
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 9 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 8 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) -> Tachyporini - 1 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 11 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 16 SpeciesHigher termites
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 1 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 17 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 1 SpeciesLace bugs
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 5 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 1 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 2 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSocial Wasps
132 Families with 1084 Species in Swaziland
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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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