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Distribution path and Subregions of Togo (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Togo
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Togo
Class
Togo
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 179 families, 1411 genera, 3176 species
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Families2.679    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.383    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
Togo
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     179 families, 1411 genera, 3176 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Togo
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 190 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 1 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 6 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 1 SpeciesFig wasps
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 1 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 1 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 3 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesStingless bees
Archipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 2 SpeciesAncient Barklice
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 93 SpeciesTiger Moths
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesRobber flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 30 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 10 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 10 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 10 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Bothrideridae (Erichson, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDry bark beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 33 SpeciesBraconids
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 3 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 5 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 200 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesGall gnats
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 327 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 1 SpeciesJewels
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 42 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 13 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 3 SpeciesBoghaunters
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 52 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesTrue weevils
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 2 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 1 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 12 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Ectopsocidae - 1 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesSkipjacks
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 2 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 9 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 1 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euschmidtiidae (Rehn, 1948) - 1 Species
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 33 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesClubtails
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 17 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 20 SpeciesSweat bees
Hemipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesLeaf Litter Barklice
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 110 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 1 Species
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 4 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 1 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 10 Species
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lampyridae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesFirefly Beetles
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 17 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lepidopsocidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesScaly-winged Barklice
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 1 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSpreadwings
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 49 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 31 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 3 SpeciesBooklice
Liturgusidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 2 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 17 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 250 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 31 SpeciesMantids
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 32 SpeciesCarder bees
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 3 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 28 SpeciesChafers
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 3 SpeciesStilt Flies
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 2 SpeciesScaly crickets
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 2 SpeciesCow ant
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 40 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 31 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 288 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 1 SpeciesThick Barklice
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 42 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Peripsocidae (Roesler, 1944) - 2 SpeciesStout Barklice
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 46 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 13 SpeciesSignal flies
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 2 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 21 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Propalticidae (Crowson, 1952) - 2 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 2 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudocaeciliidae (Pearman, 1936) - 3 SpeciesFalse Lizard Barklice
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 7 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psoquillidae (Lienhard & Smithers, 2002) - 1 SpeciesBird Nest Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesOwl Midges
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 26 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 5 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 3 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 26 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 7 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 32 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 138 SpeciesScarabs
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesScelionids
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 1 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 1 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 2 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stictococcidae - 5 SpeciesStictococcids
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSoldier flies
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 9 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 3 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 13 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 53 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 8 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 33 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 1 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 11 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 11 SpeciesLace bugs
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Toxoderidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 3 Species
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) -> Troginae - 1 SpeciesHide beetles
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesBurnet Moths
180 Families with 3178 Species in Togo
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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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