SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED DERMAPTERA OF THE WORLD
7/28/2008 
                                                         Recent        Fossil      Status
                                                      Gen.  Spec.    Gen.   Spec.
 
ORDER            Dermaptera                           200    1876     16      24   
SUBORDER           Archidermaptera                      0       0      7       6   
FAMILY                      Protodiplatyidae            0       0      7       6   
SUBORDER           Arixeniina                           2       5      0       0   
FAMILY                      Arixeniidae                 2       5      0       0   
SUBORDER           Catadermaptera                      75     804      4      13   
INFRAORDER          Paradermaptera
FAMILY                      Apachyidae                  2      15      0       0   
INFRAORDER          Protodermaptera
SUPERFAMILY               Mesodermaptera               48     477      8      16   
FAMILY                      Carciniphoridae            36     385      0       0   
FAMILY                      Labiduridae                 8      72      1      10   
SUPERFAMILY               Pygidicranoidea              29     332      3       3   
FAMILY                      Pygidicranidae             29     332      3       3   
SUBORDER           DermapteraIncertaesedis              0       0      5       5   
SUBORDER           Eudermaptera                       121    1056      0       0   
SUPERFAMILY               Forficuloidea               121    1056      5       5   
FAMILY                      Chelisochidae              15      93      5       5   
FAMILY                      Forficulidae               66     463      0       0   
FAMILY                      Labiidae                   40     500      0       0   
SUBORDER           Hemimerina                           2      11      0       0   
FAMILY                      Hemimeridae                 2      11      0       0