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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Pterygota (Winged insects) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
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Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
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Families2.543    worldwide
Genera136.697    worldwide
Species1.874.857    worldwide
Common namesWinged insects
German namesFluginsekten
Dutch namesGevleugelde insecten, Insecten met vleugels
Finnish namesSiipikantaiset
French namesPtérygotes
AuthorLang, 1888
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
Distr. infoWorldwide
Links and ReferencesPterygota in itis.gov
Pterygota in Wikipedia (English)
Infraclass
Lesotho
    Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
     195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Infraclass
Lesotho
    Palaeoptera (Crampton, 1915) (Ancient winged insects)
     5 families, 8 genera, 13 species

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Family overview for Pterygota (Winged insects) in Lesotho
Achilidae (Stål, 1866) - 8 SpeciesAchilid Planthoppers
Acrididae (Macleay, 1819) - 100 SpeciesShort-horned grasshoppers
Acroceridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesSpider flies
Adelgidae (Heinze, 1962) - 5 SpeciesSpruce aphids
Aeolothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 1 SpeciesBroad-winged thrips
Agromyzidae (Fallen, 1823) - 5 SpeciesLeaf miner flies
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Ampulicidae (Shuckard, 1840) - 3 SpeciesAmpulicid wasps
Andrenidae (Webster, 1913) - 1 SpeciesMining bees
Anostostomatidae (Saussure, 1859) - 12 SpeciesWetas and King Crickets
Anthicidae (Latreille, 1819) - 1 SpeciesAnt-like flower beetles
Aphalaridae (Löw, 1879) - 3 Species
Aphodiidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 Species
Aphrophoridae (Evans, 1946) - 5 SpeciesSpittlebugs
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesStingless bees
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesTiger Moths
Argidae (Konow, 1890) - 1 SpeciesArgid sawflies
Asilidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesRobber flies
Bacillidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 2 SpeciesBacillid Stick Insects
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFleas
Bethylidae (Halliday, 1839) - 1 SpeciesBethylid wasps
Bibionidae (Fleming, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMarch flies
Blaberidae (Saussure, 1864) - 39 SpeciesGiant cockroaches
Blattellidae (Karny, 1908) - 43 SpeciesWood cockroaches
Blattidae (Stephens, 1829) - 23 SpeciesAmerican cockroaches
Bombyliidae (Latreille, 1802) - 51 SpeciesBee Flies
Brachyceridae (Billberg, 1820) - 5 SpeciesOobese weevils
Brachystomatidae (Melander, 1908) - 2 Species
Braconidae (Latreille, 1829) - 2 SpeciesBraconids
Bradynobaenidae (Saussure, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBradynobaenid wasps
Brentidae (Billberg, 1820) - 3 SpeciesStraight snout weevils
Caliscelidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesPiglet Bugs
Calliphoridae (Brauer & Bergenstamm, 1889) - 8 SpeciesBlow flies
Calophyidae (Vondracek, 1957) - 1 Species
Carabidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesGround beetles and Tiger beetles
Carcinophoridae (Hincks, 1954) - 1 Species
Carsidaridae (Crawford, 1911) - 2 Species
Cerambycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesLonghorn beetles
Ceratopogonidae (Newman, 1834) - 2 SpeciesBiting midges
Cercopidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesFroghoppers
Chimaeropsyllidae (Ewing & Fox, 1943) - 5 Species
Chironomidae (Erichson, 1842) - 12 SpeciesMidges
Chloropidae (Schoenherr, 1840) - 13 SpeciesEye flies
Chrysididae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCuckoo wasps
Chrysomelidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesLeaf beetles
Chrysopidae (Schneider, 1851) - 10 SpeciesCommon lacewings
Cicadellidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHoppers
Cicadidae (Westwood, 1840) - 3 SpeciesCicadas
Cixiidae (Spinola, 1839) - 22 SpeciesCixiid Planthoppers
Clastopteridae (Stål, 1858) - 1 Species
Cleridae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesCheckered beetles
Coenagrionidae (Kirby, 1890) - 3 SpeciesPond damselflies
Colletidae (Lepeletier, 1841) - 12 SpeciesPlasterer bees
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater boatman
Corydalidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 SpeciesHellgrammites
Corydiidae (De Saussure, 1864) - 2 SpeciesSand cockroaches
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crabronidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesCrabronid wasps
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 30 SpeciesGrass moth
Culicidae (Meigen, 1818) - 8 SpeciesMosquitoes
Curculionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesTrue weevils
Delphacidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesDelphacid planthoppers
Derbidae (Spinola, 1839) - 5 SpeciesDerbid planthoppers
Diapheromeridae (Rehn & Hebard, 1909) - 5 SpeciesDiapheromerid Stick Insects
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) - 1 SpeciesArmored scale insects
Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) - 21 SpeciesDictypharid planthoppers
Dolichopodidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesLong-legged flies
Dryinidae (Haliday, 1840) - 8 SpeciesDryinid wasps
Dytiscidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater tigers
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesSkipjacks
Embiidae (Burmeister, 1839) - 1 Species
Empididae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesDance Flies
Ephydridae (Zetterstedt, 1837) - 2 SpeciesBrine fly
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eulophidae (Westwood, 1829) - 2 SpeciesEulophids
Eupelmidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesEupelmids
Eurybrachidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Flatidae (Spinola, 1839) - 3 SpeciesFlatid planthoppers
Formicidae (Latreille, 1809) - 41 SpeciesAnts
Fulgoridae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesLanthorn flies
Geinitziidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Gengidae (Fennah, 1949) - 1 Species
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 60 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Geotrupidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesDor beetles
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater spiders
Gryllacrididae (Blanchard, 1845) - 6 SpeciesLeaf-rolling crickets
Gryllidae (Bolivar, 1878) - 14 SpeciesTrue Crickets
Gryllotalpidae (Saussure, 1870) - 4 SpeciesMole crickets
Gyrinidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesWhirligig beetles
Haglidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Halictidae (Thomson, 1869) - 14 SpeciesSweat bees
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 27 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hybotidae (Meigen, 1820) - 9 SpeciesHybotid flies
Hydraenidae (Mulsant, 1844) - 5 SpeciesMinute moss beetles
Hymenopodidae (Giglio-tos, 1919) - 1 Species
Hystrichopsyllidae (Tiraboschi, 1904) - 3 SpeciesInsectivore fleas
Ichneumonidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesIchneumonids
Ischnopsyllidae (Wahlgren, 1907) - 1 SpeciesBat fleas
Issidae (Spinola, 1839) - 14 SpeciesIssid planthoppers
Labiduridae (Verhoeff, 1902) - 1 SpeciesStriped earwigs
Laemobothriidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 1 Species
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lentulidae (Dirsh, 1956) - 28 SpeciesLentulid Grasshoppers
Leptoceridae (Leach In Brewster, 1815) - 2 SpeciesLong-horn caddisflies
Lestidae (Calvert, 1901) - 2 SpeciesSpreadwings
Leucospidae (Fabricius, 1775) - 1 SpeciesLeucospids
Libellulidae (Rambur, 1842) - 4 SpeciesSkimmers
Limoniidae (Speiser, 1909) - 17 SpeciesLimoniid Crane Flies
Liviidae (Low, 1879) - 39 Species
Lonchaeidae (Loew, 1861) - 1 SpeciesLonchaeid Flies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 66 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Machaerotidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 SpeciesTube spittlebugs
Mantidae (Burmeister, 1838) - 6 SpeciesMantids
Meenoplidae (Fieber, 1872) - 3 Species
Megachilidae (Schenk, 1860) - 69 SpeciesCarder bees
Melittidae (Schenk, 1860) - 3 SpeciesMelittid bees
Melolonthidae (Leach, 1817) - 4 SpeciesChafers
Membracidae (Germar, 1821) - 1 SpeciesMembracids
Menoponidae (Mjöberg, 1910) - 5 SpeciesBird lice
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 1 SpeciesWater treaders
Muscidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHouse flies
Mutillidae (André, 1907) - 2 SpeciesCow ant
Myrmeleontidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesAntlion lacewings
Mythicomyiidae (Melander, 1902) - 1 SpeciesMicro Bee Flies
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 119 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nogodinidae (Melichar, 1898) - 10 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 37 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pamphagidae (Burmeister, 1840) - 22 SpeciesToad grasshoppers
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Paraphrynovelidae - 1 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Philopteridae (Burmeister, 1830) - 2 Species
Phlaeothripidae (Uzel, 1895) - 2 SpeciesTube-tailed Thrips
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 10 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Platygastridae (Haliday, 1833) - 1 SpeciesPlatygastrids
Platystomatidae (Schiner, 1862) - 2 SpeciesSignal flies
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 3 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Pneumoridae (Stål, 1873) - 10 SpeciesBladder grasshoppers
Pompilidae (Latreille, 1805) - 28 SpeciesPompilid wasps
Prisopodidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1893) - 1 Species
Proparagryllacrididae (Riek, 1956) - 1 Species
Protoneuridae (Tillyard, 1917) - 1 SpeciesThreadtails
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Psychodidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesOwl Midges
Psyllidae (Latreille, 1807) - 12 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 4 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pulicidae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesCommon fleas
Pygidicranidae (Verhoeff, 1902) -> Pygidicraninae - 1 Species
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSnout Moths
Pyrgomorphidae (Brunner Von Wattenwyl, 1874) - 24 SpeciesPyrgomorphs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhagionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnipe flies
Rhaphidophoridae (Walker, 1869) - 1 SpeciesCamel crickets
Rhopalosomatidae (Ashmead, 1896) - 3 SpeciesRhopalosomatid wasps
Sapygidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesClub-horned wasps
Sarcophagidae (Macquart, 1834) - 14 SpeciesFlesh flies
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) - 55 SpeciesScarabs
Scatopsidae (Newman, 1834) - 1 SpeciesMinute black scavenger flies
Scelionidae (Haliday, 1839) - 5 SpeciesScelionids
Scenopinidae (Burmeister, 1835) - 1 SpeciesWindow Flies
Schizodactylidae (Karny, 1927) - 1 SpeciesDune crickets
Sciomyzidae (Fallen, 1820) - 3 SpeciesMarsh Flies
Scoliidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesScoliid wasps
Sepsidae (Walker, 1833) - 1 SpeciesBlack scavenger flies
Sphecidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesThread-waisted wasps
Staphylinidae (Lameere, 1900) - 1 SpeciesRove beetles
Stratiomyidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesSoldier flies
Synlestidae (Tillyard, 1917) - 3 SpeciesSylphs
Syrphidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesRat-tailed Maggots
Tabanidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHorse-fly
Tachinidae (Robineau-desvoidy, 1830) - 10 SpeciesTachinid Flies
Tenebrionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesDarkling beetles
Tenthredinidae (Latreille, 1804) - 6 SpeciesTenthredinid sawflies
Tephritidae (Newman, 1834) - 30 SpeciesPeacock flies
Termitidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHigher termites
Tetrigidae (Rambur, 1838) - 4 SpeciesGroundhoppers
Tettigometridae (Germar, 1821) - 1 Species
Tettigoniidae (Krauss, 1902) - 35 SpeciesLong-horned grasshoppers
Thericleidae (Burr, 1899) - 6 Species
Thripidae (Stevens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesCommon thrips
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 173 SpeciesLace bugs
Tiphiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesFlower wasps
Tipulidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesCrane Flies
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Tridactylidae (Saussure, 1874) - 4 SpeciesPygmy mole crickets
Triozidae (Löw, 1879) - 12 SpeciesJumping plant lice
Trogidae (Macleay, 1819) - 9 SpeciesHide beetles
Tropiduchidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 SpeciesTropiduchid Planthoppers
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vermileonidae (Williston, 1886) - 2 SpeciesWormlions
Vespidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesSocial Wasps
200 Families with 2050 Species in Lesotho
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
AuthorLang, 1888

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