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Distribution path and Subregions of Wake Island (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia - Wake Island
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Wake Island
Class
Wake Island
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 17 families, 27 genera, 35 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
Wake Island
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     17 families, 27 genera, 35 species

Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Wake Island
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBlow flies
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 2 SpeciesMidges
Coccidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesSoft scales
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 5 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Drosophilidae (Rondani, 1856) - 2 SpeciesFruit flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 3 SpeciesBrine fly
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Monophlebidae (Signoret, 1875) - 1 SpeciesMonophlebids
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHouse flies
Pseudococcidae (Heymons, 1915) - 4 SpeciesMealy Bugs
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 3 SpeciesFlesh flies
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesPeacock flies
Tethinidae (Hendel, 1916) - 3 SpeciesTethinid flies
Trichogrammatidae (Haliday, 1851) - 1 SpeciesTrichogrammatids
17 Families with 35 Species in Wake Island


Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Wake Island
Acinia picturata (Snow, 1894)Sourbush seed flyInfo
Antonina graminis -> Antoninoides parrottiRhodesgrass ScaleInfo
Antoninoides parrotti (Cockerell In: Fernald, 1903)Felted grass coccidInfo
Aonidiella inornata (Mckenzie, 1938)Inornate scaleInfo
Aphelinoidea oceanica (Timberlake, 1926)Info
Atherigona orientalis (Schiner, 1868)Pepper fruitflyInfo
Ceroplastes cirripediformis (Comstock, 1881)Barnacle scaleInfo
Chironomus claggi (Tokunaga, 1964)Info
Chrysosoma complicatum (Becker, 1922)Info
Conchopus pacificus (Masunaga & Saigusa, 2010)Info
Corbulo messalina (Fennah, 1971)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa insularis (Aldrich, 1931)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa sexseriata (Hendel, 1913)Info
Dasyrhicnoessa vockerothi (Hardy & Delfinado, 1980)Info
Drosophila hydei (Sturtevant, 1921)Info
Drosophila sulfurigaster bilimbata (Bezzi, 1928)Info
Eristalinus aeneus (Scopoli, 1763)Site
Ferrisia malvastra (Mcdaniel, 1962)Grey mealybugInfo
Ferrisia virgata -> Ferrisia malvastraWhite-tailed MealybugInfo
Hecamede granifera (Thomson, 1868)Info
Hecamede inermis -> Hecamede graniferaInfo
Hemiberlesia lataniae (Signoret, 1869)Latania scaleInfo
Icerya purchasi purchasi (Maskell, 1878)Cottony Cushion ScaleInfo
Krakatauia micronesiana (Bickel, 1994)Info
Lepidosaphes laterochitinosa (Green, 1925)Info
Lepidosaphes similis (Beardsley, 1975)Info
Lucilia sericata -> Lucilia cuprinaCommon green bottle flySite
Nysius picipes (Usinger, 1937)Info
Parametriocnemus claggi (Tokunaga, 1964)Info
Pinnaspis strachani (Cooley, 1899)Lesser snow scaleInfo
Placopsidella marquesana (Malloch, 1933)Info
Sarcophaga argyrostoma (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830)Info
Sarcophaga dux -> Sarcophaga kohlaInfo
Sarcophaga karnyi (Hardy, 1927)Info
Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Wulp, 1883)Info
35 Species in Insecta for Wake Island listed
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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