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Distribution path and Subregions of Tunisia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Tunisia
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Tunisia
Class
Tunisia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 320 families, 2067 genera, 4902 species
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Families2.680    worldwide
Genera140.885    worldwide
Species1.879.447    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
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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
Tunisia
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     318 families, 2063 genera, 4897 species
Subclass
Tunisia
    Thysanura (Leach, 1815) (Silverfishes)
     1 family, 3 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Tunisia
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 74 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSpider flies
Aderidae (Winkler, 1927) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like leaf beetles
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 3 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 2 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 30 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alexiidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 1 Species
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 1 Species
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 45 SpeciesMining bees
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 27 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 6 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 17 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 10 Species
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 1 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 128 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 4 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesTiger Moths
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Ascalaphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 1 SpeciesOwlflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 131 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 SpeciesStilt bugs
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 10 SpeciesMarch flies
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 6 SpeciesHangingflies
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 11 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 115 SpeciesBee Flies
Boreidae (Latreille, 1816) - 2 SpeciesSnow fleas
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 34 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachypteridae (Erichson, 1845) - 4 SpeciesShort-winged Flower Beetles
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 66 SpeciesBraconids
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 3 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 18 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDemoiselles
Camillidae (Frey, 1921) - 2 SpeciesCamillid flies
Cantharidae (Imhoff, 1856) - 2 SpeciesLeatherwings
Capniidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 10 SpeciesSmall winter stoneflies
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 609 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 1 Species
Carnidae (Newman, 1834) - 6 SpeciesFilth flies
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 26 SpeciesGall gnats
Cephidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesStem sawflies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 102 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 24 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 5 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 1 SpeciesChalcids
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 17 SpeciesMidges
Chloroperlidae (Okamoto, 1912) - 10 SpeciesGreen stoneflies
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 37 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 3 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Chyromyidae (Hendel, 1916) - 15 SpeciesChiromyid flies
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 79 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 23 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 23 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 6 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 2 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 83 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 9 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Corylophidae (Leconte, 1852) - 4 SpeciesMinute fungus beetles
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 14 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 36 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptophagidae (Kirby, 1937) - 3 SpeciesSilken fungus beetles
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 1 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 22 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesTrue weevils
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 2 Species
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 25 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Dericorythidae (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) - 2 Species
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 100 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 1 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 24 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 11 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 42 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 1 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dryomyzidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDryomyzid flies
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 11 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesWater tigers
Ectopsocidae - 3 SpeciesOuter Barklice
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 11 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 68 SpeciesSkipjacks
Elipsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesDamp Barklice
Elmidae (Curtis, 1830) - 2 SpeciesRiffle beetles
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 3 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 3 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEncyrtids
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 19 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 4 Species
Erotylidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesPleasing fungus beetles
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 1 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 1 SpeciesLittle house flies
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 2 SpeciesFigitids
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 203 SpeciesAnts
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 18 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 2 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 76 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesDor beetles
Glaphyridae (Macleay, 1819) - 5 SpeciesThe bumble bee scarab beetles
Glaresidae (Kolbe, 1905) - 3 SpeciesEnigmatic scarab beetles
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 10 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 1 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 21 SpeciesSweat bees
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 10 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteroceridae (Macleay, 1825) - 10 SpeciesVariegated mud-loving beetles
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 8 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 1 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 28 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 2 SpeciesHarvester termites
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 2 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 19 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 10 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 3 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 2 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesIchneumonids
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 13 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 4 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 3 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 4 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lauxaniidae (Macquart, 1835) - 14 SpeciesLauxaniid flies
Lecanodiaspididae (Borchsenius, 1965) - 1 SpeciesLecanodiaspidids
Leiodidae (Fleming, 1821) - 6 SpeciesRound fungus beetles
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Lepismatidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilverfish
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leuctridae (Klapálek, 1905) - 17 SpeciesRolled-winged stoneflies
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesSkimmers
Limnichidae (Erichson, 1846) - 1 SpeciesMinute mud beetles
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 10 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liposcelididae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 SpeciesBooklice
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 9 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lutrochidae (Kasap & Crowson, 1975) - 1 SpeciesTravertine beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 11 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 19 SpeciesMantids
Margarodidae (Newstead, 1901) - 2 SpeciesCottony cushion scales
Matsucoccidae (Morrison, 1927) - 1 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 30 SpeciesCarder bees
Melandryidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesFalse darkling beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 12 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 64 SpeciesChafers
Melyridae (Leach, 1815) - 27 SpeciesSolf-winged flower beetles
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 2 SpeciesMembracids
Mengenillidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 2 Species
Mesopsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 5 SpeciesMiddle Barklice
Micrococcidae (Silvestri, 1939) - 5 SpeciesMediterranean scales
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesFilth flies
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 20 SpeciesGrass bugs
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) -> Coleophoridae - 1 SpeciesMompha Moths
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 2 SpeciesMonophlebids
Monotomidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesRoot-eating beetles
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 3 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 7 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesFairy wasps
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 2 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 6 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 2 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Nannodastiidae (Papp, 1980) - 1 Species
Nemestrinidae (Macquart, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTangle-veined flies
Nemonychidae (Bedel, 1882) -> Nemonychinae - 1 SpeciesPine flower weevils
Nemopteridae (Rambur, 1842) - 2 SpeciesThread-winged Antlions
Nemouridae (Newman, 1853) - 11 SpeciesSpring stoneflies
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater stick insects
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Nitidulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 28 SpeciesSap beetles
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 88 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) -> Hippoboscidae - 1 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 38 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Ochodaeidae (Mulsant & Rey, 1870) - 1 SpeciesSand-loving scarab beetles
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oligotomidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 1 Species
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesEnsign scales
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 4 Species
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 18 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Panorpidae (Linnaeus, 1758) - 18 SpeciesCommon scorpionflies
Panorpodidae (Byers, 1965) - 1 Species
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 4 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesPerilampids
Perlidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesCommon stoneflies
Perlodidae (Klapálek, 1912) - 14 SpeciesPerlodid stoneflies
Phalacridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesShining flower beetles
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 2 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 4 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoenicococcidae - 1 SpeciesPalm scales
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 1 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 20 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 4 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 1 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 105 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 Species
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 11 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 3 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 4 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Psyllipsocidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 1 SpeciesCave Barklice
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 3 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 2 SpeciesPteromalids
Pteronarcyidae (Enderlein, 1909) - 2 SpeciesGiant stoneflies
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptiliidae (Heer, 1843) - 3 SpeciesFeatherwing beetles
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSpider beetles
Putoidae (Beardsley, 1969) - 2 SpeciesGiant mealybugs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 63 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 3 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 2 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) - 3 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 9 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 12 SpeciesSeed bugs
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 13 Species
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesShore bugs
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 8 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 86 SpeciesScarabs
Scathophagidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 2 SpeciesDung flies
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 3 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 3 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 5 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 6 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 5 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Silphidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesCarrion beetles
Silvanidae (Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesSilvanid flat bark beetles
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 20 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 46 SpeciesRove beetles
Stenopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 1 SpeciesNarrow Barklice
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 21 SpeciesSoldier flies
Stylopidae (Kirby, 1813) - 1 SpeciesStrepsiptera
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 55 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Taeniopterygidae (Klapálek, 1905) - 10 SpeciesWillowflies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 2 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 63 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 12 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 17 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHigher termites
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 12 SpeciesTethinid flies
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 1 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigarctidae (Distant, 1905) - 1 SpeciesHairy cicadas
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 7 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 23 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesTherevids
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 10 SpeciesCommon thrips
Throscidae (Laporte, 1840) - 1 SpeciesFalse metallic wood-boring beetles
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 9 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 64 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 13 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 2 SpeciesTorymids
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Trichopsocidae (Pearman, 1936) - 2 SpeciesLash-faced Psocids
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 7 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesHide beetles
Trogiidae (Enderlein, 1903) - 3 SpeciesGranary Booklice
Trogossitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesBark gnawing beetles
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 2 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 8 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 2 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 64 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xenasteiidae (Hardy, 1980) - 1 Species
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zopheridae (Solier, 1834) - 1 SpeciesIronclad beetles
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesBurnet Moths
321 Families with 4911 Species in Tunisia
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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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