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Taxonomy for Polyneoptera
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Polyneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 373 families, 9843 genera, 86177 species
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Families373
Genera9.843
Species86.177
French namesPolynéoptères
AuthorMartynov, 1923
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (South Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

Indian Ocean (Western Indian 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, 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, 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, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesPolyneoptera in itis.gov
Order    Archaeorthoptera (Prokop, Nel & Hoch, 2005)
     2 families, 6 genera, 29 species
Order    Blattodea (Latreille, 1810) (Cockroaches)
     81 families, 1369 genera, 12885 species
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Order    Caloneurodea (Martynov, 1938)
     11 families, 32 genera, 66 species
Order    Cnemidolestodea (Handlirsch, 1937)
     11 families, 51 genera, 111 species
Order    Dermaptera (De Geer, 1773) (Earwigs)
     19 families, 267 genera, 2368 species
Site
Order    Embioptera (Lameere, 1900) (Web-spinners)
     16 families, 99 genera, 584 species
Site
Order    Eoblattida (Handlirsch, 1906) -> Protorthoptera
     4 families, 20 genera, 53 species
Order    Grylloblattodea (Brues & Melander, 1915) (Grylloblattids)
     1 family, 5 genera, 41 species
Order    Holopandictyoptera (Kluge, 2010)
     14 families, 26 genera, 221 species
Order    Mantodea (Burmeister, 1838) (Praying mantis)
     25 families, 476 genera, 3899 species
Site
Order    Mantophasmatodea (Arillo & Engel, 2006) (Heelwalkers)
     4 families, 19 genera, 53 species
Order    Orthoptera (Latreille, 1793) (Locusts)
     104 families, 6263 genera, 52964 species
Site
Order    Orthopterida (Boudreaux, 1979)
     1 family, 0 species
Order    Phasmida (Jacobson & Bianchi, 1902) (Stick Insects)
     22 families, 630 genera, 6758 species
Site
Order    Plecoptera (Burmeister, 1839) (Stoneflies)
     31 families, 494 genera, 5989 species
Site
Order    Protoblattoidea (Handlirsch, 1906) -> Protorthoptera
     1 family, 4 genera, 1 species
Order    Protorthoptera (Handlirsch, 1906)
     24 families, 78 genera, 102 species
Order    Zoraptera (Silvestri, 1913) (Zorapterans)
     1 family, 3 genera, 49 species
Family    Alexarasniidae (Gorochov, 2011)
     1 genus, 3 species
Family    Mantoblattidae (Gorochov, 2006)
     1 species
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderPolyneoptera
AuthorMartynov, 1923
 
Synonyms
Dermapterida
Gryllones
Mystroptera
Orthoptères
Orthopteroid
Orthopteroidea
Paurometabola
Perlidea
Plecopterida
Plecopterodea
Plecopteroidea
Polyneopterata
Polyorthoptera
Polyplecoptera

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