Insects Database
 Insects and other Arthropoda
 Ants
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Distribution path and Subregions of Uganda (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Uganda
Subregions: Rwenzori Mountains
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Uganda
Class
Uganda
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 347 families, 3773 genera, 12660 species
Tree
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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
Uganda
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     346 families, 3772 genera, 12659 species

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Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Uganda
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 129 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 5 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Aeshnidae (Rambur, 1842) - 27 SpeciesDarners
Agaonidae (Walker, 1848) - 31 SpeciesFig wasps
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 23 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Aleyrodidae (Westwood, 1840) - 7 SpeciesWhiteflies
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amorphoscelidae (Stål, 1877) - 3 Species
Amphipsocidae (Mockford, 1978) - 5 SpeciesHairy-winged Barklice
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 1 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 6 Species
Anthomyiidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 15 SpeciesAnthomyiid flies
Anthomyzidae (Czerny, 1903) - 8 SpeciesAnthomyzid flies
Anthribidae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesFungus weevils
Aphelinidae (Thomson, 1876) - 18 SpeciesAphelinid wasps
Aphididae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesAphids
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 6 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 102 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 484 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 6 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 80 SpeciesRobber flies
Asteiidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesAsteiid Flies
Asterolecaniidae (Cockerell, 1896) - 2 SpeciesAsterolecaniids
Athericidae (Stuckenberg, 1973) - 2 SpeciesWater snipe flies
Attelabidae (Billberg, 1820) - 33 SpeciesLeaf-rolling weevils
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Baetidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesSmall minnow mayflies
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 7 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 17 SpeciesMarch flies
Biphyllidae (Leconte, 1861) - 1 SpeciesFalse skin beetles
Bittacidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 4 SpeciesHangingflies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 22 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 17 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 9 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 63 SpeciesBee Flies
Bostrichidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesFalse powderpost beetles
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 1 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) -> Brachycerinae - 1 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 1 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 130 SpeciesBraconids
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Buprestidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesJewel beetles
Caeciliusidae (Kolbe, 1880) - 2 SpeciesLizard Barklice
Caenidae (Newman, 1853) - 1 SpeciesSmall Squaregilled Mayflies
Calamoceratidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 1 Species
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 49 SpeciesBlow flies
Calopterygidae (Selys, 1850) - 4 SpeciesDemoiselles
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 443 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 5 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 3 Species
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidomyiidae (Newman, 1834) - 5 SpeciesGall gnats
Celyphidae (Bigot, 1852) - 1 SpeciesBeetle flies
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 530 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratophyllidae (Dampf, 1908) - 4 SpeciesRodent fleas
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 46 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesFroghoppers
Cerococcidae (Balachowsky, 1942) - 1 SpeciesOrnate pit scales
Cerylonidae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesMinute bark beetles
Chalcididae (Latreille, 1817) - 6 SpeciesChalcids
Chamaemyiidae (Hendel, 1910) - 1 SpeciesSilver Flies
Chaoboridae (Newman, 1834) - 4 SpeciesPhantom midges
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 3 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 46 SpeciesMidges
Chlorocyphidae (Cowley, 1937) - 12 SpeciesJewels
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 98 SpeciesEye flies
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 9 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 91 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 5 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 94 SpeciesHoppers
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 4 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 1 Species
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 54 SpeciesSoft scales
Coccinellidae (Latreille, 1807) - 13 SpeciesLady cows
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 67 SpeciesPond damselflies
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 4 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Conopidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesThick-headed Flies
Corduliidae (Selys-longchamps, 1850) - 19 SpeciesBoghaunters
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corioxenidae (Kinzelbach, 1970) - 1 Species
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 9 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 60 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 167 SpeciesGrass moth
Cryptochetidae (Brues & Melander, 1932) - 3 SpeciesCryptochetid Flies
Ctenophthalmidae (Rothschild, 1915) - 18 Species
Cucujidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesFlat bark beetles
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 187 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 63 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 23 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Dermestidae (Hope, 1840) - 6 SpeciesSkin beetles
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 3 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 60 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Diopsidae (Billberg, 1820) - 10 SpeciesStalk-eyed flies
Discolomatidae (Horn, 1878) - 1 Species
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 47 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 17 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 23 SpeciesFruit flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 20 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater tigers
Ecnomidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 5 Species
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesSkipjacks
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesDance Flies
Empusidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 5 Species
Encyrtidae (Walker, 1837) - 38 SpeciesEncyrtids
Endomychidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesHandsome fungus beetles
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 4 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Ephemeridae (Leach, 1817) - 2 SpeciesBurrowing mayflies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 16 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 266 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eremiaphilidae (Wood-mason, 1889) - 1 Species
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eucharitidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesEucharitids
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 45 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 5 SpeciesEupelmids
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 16 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 2 Species
Eurytomidae (Walker, 1832) - 5 SpeciesSeed chalcids
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 6 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Euthyplociidae (Lestage, 1921) - 1 Species
Evaniidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHatchet wasps
Figitidae (Thomson, 1862) - 39 SpeciesFigitids
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 1 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Forficulidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 Species
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 342 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 2 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 23 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 585 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesDor beetles
Glossinidae (Theobald, 1903) - 4 SpeciesTik-tik flies
Glossosomatidae (Wallengren, 1891) - 2 SpeciesLittle Black Caddisflies
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gomphidae (Rambur, 1842) - 30 SpeciesClubtails
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 17 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 5 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 42 SpeciesSweat bees
Halictophagidae (Perkins, 1905) - 2 Species
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Heptageniidae (Needham, 1901) - 3 SpeciesFlat-headed mayflies
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 323 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heteromyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 7 SpeciesHeleomyzid flies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 2 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Hippoboscidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 7 SpeciesLouse Flies
Histeridae (Gyllenhal, 1808) - 5 SpeciesClown beetles
Hodotermitidae (Desneux, 1904) - 1 SpeciesHarvester termites
Homotomidae (Heslop-harrison, 1958) - 3 Species
Hoplopleuridae (Ewing, 1929) - 3 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Hybosoridae (Erichson, 1847) - 13 SpeciesScavenger scarab beetles
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 18 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydrobiosidae (Ulmer, 1905) - 4 Species
Hydrophilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesWater scavenger beetles
Hydropsychidae (Curtis, 1835) - 4 SpeciesNet-spinning caddisflies
Hydroptilidae (Stephens, 1836) - 5 SpeciesPurse-case caddisflies
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 14 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 7 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 243 SpeciesIchneumonids
Iridopterygidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 2 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 2 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Kalotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 10 SpeciesDrywood termites
Keroplatidae (Rondani, 1856) - 13 SpeciesPredatory Fungus Gnats
Kerriidae (Lindinger, 1937) - 4 SpeciesLac Insects
Lachesillidae (Pearman, 1936) - 3 SpeciesFateful Barklice
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 105 SpeciesLappet Moths
Latridiidae (Erichson, 1842) - 1 SpeciesMinute brown scavenger beetles
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 11 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 2 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Lepidostomatidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 4 SpeciesBizarre Caddisflies
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 36 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Leptophlebiidae (Banks, 1900) - 5 SpeciesProng-gilled mayflies
Leptopsyllidae (Rothschild & Jordan, 1915) - 2 SpeciesRabbit fleas
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 10 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 1 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 121 SpeciesSkimmers
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 39 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Limnephilidae (Kolenati, 1848) - 2 SpeciesNorthern caddisflies
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 184 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liopteridae (Ashmead, 1895) - 2 SpeciesLiopterids
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 3 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 10 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lonchopteridae (Curtis, 1839) - 1 SpeciesSpear-winged flies
Lucanidae (Latreille, 1804) - 24 SpeciesStag beetles
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1008 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycidae (Laporte, 1836) - 3 SpeciesNet-winged beetles
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 6 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 55 SpeciesMantids
Mantispidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMantis-flies
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 4 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 66 SpeciesCarder bees
Megalopodidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesMegalopodid Leaf Beetles
Meloidae (Gyllenhal, 1810) - 14 SpeciesBlister beetles
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 26 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 39 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 2 SpeciesBird lice
Micropezidae (Illiger, 1798) - 17 SpeciesStilt Flies
Milichiidae (Schiner, 1862) - 5 SpeciesFilth flies
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 17 SpeciesMonophlebids
Mordellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesPintail beetles
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 253 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 6 SpeciesCow ant
Mycetophilidae (Newman, 1834) - 10 SpeciesFungus gnats
Mycteridae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesPalm beetles and flower beetles
Mydidae (Bezzi, 1903) - 1 SpeciesMydas flies
Mymaridae (Haliday, 1833) - 2 SpeciesFairy wasps
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Neriidae (Hendel, 1916) - 1 SpeciesStilt-legged flies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 396 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 65 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 63 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nycteribiidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 4 SpeciesWingless Bat Flies
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1100 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Odiniidae (Hendel, 1920) - 2 SpeciesOdiniid flies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 7 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oedemeridae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFalse blister beetles
Oestridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBot flies
Oligoneuriidae (Ulmer, 1914) - 1 SpeciesBrushleg Mayflies
Ortheziidae (Green, 1896) - 3 SpeciesEnsign scales
Pachytroctidae (Enderlein, 1911) - 2 SpeciesThick Barklice
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 89 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Passalidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBetsy beetles
Peltoperlidae (Claassen, 1931) - 1 SpeciesRoachlike stoneflies
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Perilampidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesPerilampids
Philopotamidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesFinger-net caddisflies
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 2 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Phoridae (Curtis, 1833) - 13 SpeciesScuttle Flies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 194 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pipunculidae (Walker, 1834) - 4 SpeciesBig-headed Flies
Platycnemididae (Tillyard, 1917) - 6 SpeciesWhite-legged damselflies
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 31 SpeciesSignal flies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 4 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Polycentropodidae (Ulmer, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTube Maker Caddisflies
Polymitarcyidae (Banks, 1900) - 1 SpeciesPale Burrower Mayflies
Polyplacidae (Fahrenholz, 1912) - 1 Species
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 92 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 6 SpeciesThreadtails
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 40 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Psilidae (Macquart, 1835) - 2 SpeciesRust flies
Psocidae (Samouelle, 1819) - 2 SpeciesCommon Barklice
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 22 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 33 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psychomyiidae (Walker, 1852) - 2 SpeciesTube-making caddisflies
Pteromalidae (Dalman, 1820) - 5 SpeciesPteromalids
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 41 SpeciesPlume Moths
Ptinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSpider beetles
Ptychopteridae (Osten Sacken, 1862) - 1 SpeciesPhantom crane flies
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 20 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Pyrgotidae (Schiner, 1868) - 4 SpeciesPyrgotid Flies
Ratemiidae (Kim & Ludwig, 1978) - 1 Species
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhinophoridae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1863) -> Rhinophorinae - 1 SpeciesWoodlouse flies
Rhinotermitidae (Froggatt, 1897) - 3 SpeciesSubterranean termites
Rhipiphoridae (Gemminger & Harold, 1870) - 1 SpeciesWedge-shaped beetles
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhynchitidae (Gistel, 1848) - 3 SpeciesTooth-nosed snout weevils
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSeed bugs
Ricaniidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 2 Species
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 12 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Rutelidae (Macleay, 1819) - 22 Species
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 36 SpeciesFlesh flies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 105 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 372 SpeciesScarabs
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 26 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 4 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Sclerogibbidae (Ashmead, 1902) - 2 SpeciesSclerogibbid wasps
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Scraptiidae (Mulsant, 1856) - 3 SpeciesFalse flower beetles
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 2 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 22 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 43 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Simuliidae (Newman, 1834) - 19 SpeciesTurkey gnat
Siricidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWood wasp
Sphaeroceridae (Macquart, 1835) - 5 SpeciesLesser corpse flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 156 SpeciesHawk Moths
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 3 SpeciesRove beetles
Stephanidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCrown wasps
Stictococcidae - 7 SpeciesStictococcids
Stivaliidae (Mardon, 1978) - 2 Species
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesSoldier flies
Streblidae (Kolenati, 1863) - 2 SpeciesBat flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 179 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tanypezidae (Rondani, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTanypezid flies
Tarachodidae (Handlirsch, 1930) - 15 Species
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 39 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 208 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 67 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetracampidae (Förster, 1856) - 1 SpeciesTetracampid wasps
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 4 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 2 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 40 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Therevidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesTherevids
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 7 Species
Thespidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 5 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesCommon thrips
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 37 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 77 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 39 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 113 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Torymidae (Walker, 1833) - 4 SpeciesTorymids
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 3 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
Tricorythidae (Lestage, 1942) - 6 SpeciesLittle stout crawler mayflies
Trigonalidae (Cresson, 1887) - 1 SpeciesTrigonalid wasps
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 6 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 20 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Uenoidae (Iwata, 1927) - 2 SpeciesStonecase Caddisflies
Ulidiidae (Macquart, 1835) - 1 SpeciesPicture-winged Flies
Ulopidae (Le Peletier & Serville, 1825) - 2 Species
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 10 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Vesperidae (Mulsant, 1839) - 1 Species
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 88 SpeciesSocial Wasps
Xiphiopsyllidae (Wagner, 1939) - 1 Species
Xylomyidae (Verrall, 1901) - 1 SpeciesWood soldier flies
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 5 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 20 SpeciesBurnet Moths
346 Families with 12679 Species in Uganda
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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Uganda without family allocation
Barbutodes albizziae (Tams, 1941)Info
1 Species in Insecta for Uganda 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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