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Distribution path and Subregions of Western Indian Ocean (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Indian Ocean - Western Indian Ocean
Taxonomy for Insecta (Insects) in Western Indian Ocean
Class
Western Indian Ocean
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 16 families, 42 genera, 59 species
Tree
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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
Western Indian Ocean
    Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
     16 families, 42 genera, 59 species

Family overview for Insecta (Insects) in Western Indian Ocean
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 6 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 9 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesAnts
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 9 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Mogoplistidae (Saussure, 1877) - 1 SpeciesScaly crickets
Myrmecophilidae (Saussure, 1874) - 1 SpeciesAnt-loving crickets
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Phasmatidae (Roberts, 1944) - 8 SpeciesWalking sticks
Podoscirtidae (Saussure, 1878) - 2 Species
Pyrgacrididae (Kevan, 1974) - 1 Species
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 4 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 8 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
16 Families with 59 Species in Western Indian Ocean


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Species overview - Checklist for Insecta in Western Indian Ocean
Species with ANext  
Anaxipha desjardinsii (Serville, 1838)Info
Apterograeffea marshallae (Cliquennois & Brock, 2002)Info
Arantia dentata (Saussure, 1899)Info
Arantia mauritiana (Saussure, 1899)Info
Archyala pagetodes (Meyrick, 1911)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balta crassivenosa (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Balta longicercata (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Balta notulata (Stål, 1860)Small-spotted cockroachInfo
Balta parvula (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Brachyphisis nattecantor (Hugel, 2010)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Chiasmia semicolor (Warren, 1899)Info
Chorisoblatta chopardi (Princis, 1969)Info
Chorisoblatta insularis (Saussure, 1869)Info
Chorisoblatta liturifera (Stål, 1858)Info
Creolandreva brachyptera (Hugel, 2009)Info
Creolandreva cocottensis (Hugel, 2009)Info
Creolandreva crepitans (Hugel, 2009)Info
Creolandreva pollexensis (Hugel, 2009)Info
Criticonoma gypsocoma (Meyrick, 1931)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Epicharmus marchali (Serville, 1838)Info
Euchrysops crawshayi (Butler, 1899)Crawshay´s BlueInfo
Eurymorphopus dubius (Günther, 1974)Info
Euscyrtus bivittatus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Euscyrtus bivittatus bivittatus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Eyprepocnemis smaragdipes (Bruner, 1910)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gialaia strasbergi (Hugel, 2014)Info
Glomeremus paraorchidophilus (Hugel & Al., 2010)Info
Glomeremus shelfordi (Griffini, 1909)Info
Glomeremus tikasignatus (Hugel & Al., 2010)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heteropternis pudica (Serville, 1838)Info
Hildegardia mauritiicola (Günther, 1974)Info
Hildegardia mauritiivaga (Günther, 1974)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mauritiophasma motalai (Cliquennois & Brock, 2004)Info
Miriamrothschildia aldabrensis (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Miriamrothschildia gardineri (Bolivar, 1924)Info
Monandroptera acanthomera (Burmeister, 1838)Reunion Thorny Stick InsectInfo
Monoiognosis bipunctata (Cliquennois & Brock, 2004)Info
Monoiognosis spinosa (Cliquennois & Brock, 2004)Info
Myrmecophilus americanus (Saussure, 1877)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Natula longipennis -> Anaxipha longipennisInfo
Nepheliphila raptor (Hugel, 2010)Info
Niphetogryllacris mauritiana (Griffini, 1909)Info
Nomadacris septemfasciata (Serville, 1839)Red LocustInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontomelus ancestrus (Hugel, 2014)Round Island GrasshopperInfo
Ornebius xanthopterus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Oxya hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Oxya hyla hyla (Serville, 1831)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio manlius -> Protographium asiusInfo
Paradecolya briseferi (Hugel, 2010)Info
Paradecolya expectata (Hugel, 2010)Info
Paratettix scaber (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Pyrgacris relictus (Descamps, 1968)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhaphiderus scabrosus (Percheron, 1829)Mauritius Rough Stick InsectInfo
Ruspolia differens (Serville, 1838)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Solenopsis clytemnestra clytemnestra (Emery, 1896)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Taciturna baiderae (Hugel, 2014)Info
Trigonidium cicindeloides (Rambur, 1838)Common TrigInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xenomaches incommodus (Butler, 1876)Info
Xiphidiopsis lita (Hebard, 1922)Info
59 Species in Insecta for Western Indian Ocean 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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