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Distribution path and Subregions of Tuvalu (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - Tuvalu
Subregions: Funafuti Atoll, Nukufetau Atoll
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Tuvalu
Class
Tuvalu
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 24 families, 53 genera, 73 species
Tree
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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
Tuvalu
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     24 families, 53 genera, 73 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Tuvalu
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 3 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) -> Blaberidae - 1 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 3 SpeciesMidges
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesSoft scales
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 1 SpeciesPond damselflies
Conchaspididae (Green, 1896) - 1 SpeciesFalse armoured scales
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 8 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesTrue weevils
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 9 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Fanniidae (Schnabl & Dziezicki, 1911) - 1 SpeciesLittle house flies
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesAnts
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesDrywood termites
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 2 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHouse flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 6 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 12 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 1 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
25 Families with 74 Species in Tuvalu
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Tuvalu
Species with ANext  
Abgrallaspis cyanophylli (Signoret, 1869)Cyanophyllum scaleInfo
Aedes polynesiensis (Marks, 1951)Polynesian tiger mosquitoInfo
Aedes scutellaris -> Stegomyia scutellarisInfo
Antonina graminis -> Antoninoides parrottiRhodesgrass ScaleInfo
Antoninoides parrotti (Cockerell In: Fernald, 1903)Felted grass coccidInfo
Atherigona vittata (Rainbow, 1897)Info
Aulacaspis madiunensis (Zehntner, 1898)Sugarcane scaleInfo
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Bactrocera passiflorae (Froggatt, 1911)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chrysomphalus aonidum (Linnaeus, 1758)Circular black scaleInfo
Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (Morgan, 1889)Spanish red scaleInfo
Chrysomphalus propsimus (Banks, 1906)Info
Chrysosoma complicatum (Becker, 1922)Info
Chrysosoma molestum (Parent, 1934)Info
Coccus viridis (Green, 1889)Green Coffee ScaleInfo
Compterosmittia longipalpis (Ueno, Satake & Yamano, 2015)Info
Conchaspis angraeci (Cockerell, 1893)Info
Conoderus umbraculatus (Candeze, 1865)Info
Conoderus variabilis (Montrouzier, 1855)Info
Culex annulirostris (Skuse, 1889)Common Banded MosquitoInfo
Culex quinquefasciatus (Say, 1823)House MosquitoInfo
Culex sitiens (Wiedemann, 1828)Saltmarsh culexInfo
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Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Dysmicoccus boninsis (Kuwana, 1909)Gray Sugarcane MealybugInfo
Dysmicoccus brevipes (Cockerell, 1893)Pineapple MealybugInfo
Dysmicoccus cocotis (Maskell, 1890)Info
Dysmicoccus nesophilus (Williams & Watson, 1988)Info
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Elytrogonus squamatus (Lona, 1937)Info
Elytrurus squamatus (Rainbow, 1897)Info
Endynomena pradieri (Fairmaire, 1849)Info
Erechthias simulans (Butler, 1882)Info
Eucalymnatus tessellatus (Signoret, 1873)Tessellated ScaleInfo
Euploea lewinii distincta (Butler, 1874)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fannia canicularis (Linnaeus, 1761)Lesser house flyInfo
Ferrisia malvastra (Mcdaniel, 1962)Grey mealybugInfo
Ferrisia virgata -> Ferrisia malvastraWhite-tailed MealybugInfo
Figulus fissicollis (Fairmaire, 1849)Info
Figulus fulgens (Bomans, 1986)Info
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Hemiberlesia lataniae (Signoret, 1869)Latania scaleInfo
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina elliciana (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
Hypolimnas bolina rarik (Eschscholtz, 1821)Info
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Ischnura aurora (Brauer, 1865)Aurora BluetailInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia villida villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laminicoccus pandani (Cockerell, 1895)Pandanus mealybugInfo
Lepidosaphes tapleyi (Williams, 1960)Guava long scaleInfo
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Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green, 1908)Pink MealybugInfo
Melanozosteria nitida (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1865)Black cockroachInfo
Mucidus alternans (Westwood, 1835)Info
Musca dawsoni (Rainbow, 1897)Info
Musca domestica -> Fannia canicularisCommon houseflySite
Musca fieldi (Rainbow, 1897)Info
Musca nigricruris (Rainbow, 1897)Info
Musca vetustissima (Walker, 1849)Australian bush flyInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neotermes rainbowi (Hill, 1926)Info
Nipaecoccus viridis (Newstead, 1894)Spherical MealybugInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odonaspis ruthae (Kotinsky, 1915)Couchgrass scaleInfo
Ophiomyia atralis (Spencer, 1961)Info
Ophiomyia cornuta (De Meijere, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parasaissetia nigra (Nietner, 1861)Nigra ScaleInfo
Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille, 1802)Longhorn crazy antInfo
Phasmaphleps pacifica (Bickel, 2006)Info
Pheidole sexspinosa (Mayr, 1870)Info
Pinnaspis strachani (Cooley, 1899)Lesser snow scaleInfo
Prorhinotermes inopinatus (Silvestri, 1909)Info
Pseudococcus orchidicola (Takahashi, 1939)Info
Pseudonapomyza spicata (Malloch, 1914)Info
Pseudosmittia amplexivirga (Ueno, Satake & Yamano, 2015)Info
Pseudosmittia tuvaluensis (Ueno, Satake & Yamano, 2015)Info
Pulvinaria urbicola (Cockerell, 1893)Urbicola Soft ScaleInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stegomyia scutellaris (Walker, 1858)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Toxorhynchites inornatus (Walker, 1865)Info
Trigonops spongicollis (Fairmaire, 1849)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizina labradus mangoensis (Butler, 1884)Info
73 Species in Insecta for Tuvalu listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Apterentoma (Chen, 1958)
Archimetabola (Crampton, 1928)
Dicondylata (Boudreaux, 1979)
Dicondylia (Haeckel, 1866)
Ectognatha (Stummer-traunfels, 1891)
Ectotropha (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophi (Grassi, 1888)
Ectotrophica (Tillyard, 1926)
Euthysanura (Schepotieff, 1909)
Phanerognatha (Krausse & Wolff, 1919)
Thysanuradelphia (Crampton, 1916)
Thysanurata (Bey-bienko, 1962)
Thysanurida (Pearce, 1936)
Triplura (Ewing, 1942)

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