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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Arctiidae (Tiger Moths) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 583 genera, 1167 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Division
Lesotho
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Section
Lesotho
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 12 families, 159 genera, 359 species
Tree
Subsection
Lesotho
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 10 families, 153 genera, 345 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 5 families, 82 genera, 169 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths) - Systematics
 22 genera, 31 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.451    worldwide
Species24.240    worldwide
Common namesTiger Moths, Woolly bears, Wasp moths, Lichen moths, Footmen, Woolly worms, Footman moths
German namesBärenspinner, Bären
Dutch namesBeekvlinders
Finnish namesSiilikehrääjät, Siilikkäät
AuthorLeach, 1815
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Countries
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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, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, 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 Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 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, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesArctiidae in bie.ala.org.au
Arctiidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Arctiidae in Lesotho
Afrospilarctia dissimilis (Distant, 1897)Info
Automolis bicolora (Walker, 1856)Info
Automolis lateritia -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Automolis meteus (Stoll, 1781)Info
Cyana pretoriae (Distant, 1897)Info
Cymaroa grisea (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Cymaroa leptopepla -> Cymaroa griseaInfo
Estigmene lemniscata -> Popoudina lemniscataInfo
Grammarctia bilinea (Walker, 1865)Info
Logunovium scortillum (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Macrosia chalybeata (Hampson, 1901)Info
Macrosia fumeola (Walker, 1854)Info
Metarctia benitensis (Holland, 1893)Info
Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Micrilema craushayi (Hampson, 1903)Info
Micrilema crawshayi -> Micrilema craushayiInfo
Ovenna vicaria (Walker, 1854)Ubiquitous FootmanInfo
Paralacydes arborifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Paralacydes gracilis -> Paralacydes arboriferaInfo
Paramaenas strigosus (Grünberg, 1911)Info
Paraona interjecta (Strand, 1912)Info
Pasteosia orientalis (Hampson, 1909)Info
Pasteosia plumbea (Hampson, 1900)Info
Popoudina lemniscata (Distant, 1898)Info
Pseudophragmatobia limbata (Krüger, 2009)Info
Rhodogastria amasis (Cramer, 1779)Tri-coloured Tiger MothInfo
Saenura flava (Wallengren, 1858)Info
Spilosoma dissimilis -> Afrospilarctia dissimilisInfo
Spilosoma scortillum -> Logunovium scortillumInfo
Thyretes caffra (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Trichaeta fulvescens (Walker, 1854)Info
31 Species in Arctiidae for Lesotho listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyNoctuoidea
Moths
FamilyArctiidae
Tiger Moths, Woolly bears, Wasp moths, Lichen moths, Footmen, Woolly worms, Footman moths
AuthorLeach, 1815

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