Insecta

Class in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropoda

  • 42,511,751

    Occurrences
  • 979,609

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Insecta

Common names

  • insects eng
  • Ameisengrillen deu
  • egentliga insekter swe
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted class

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
30
family
2,166
genus
139,785
species
979,609
 
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Bibliography

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.