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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Arctiidae (Tiger Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 248 families, 2118 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 247 families, 2117 genera, 4994 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 238 families, 2063 genera, 4856 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 177 families, 1810 genera, 4498 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 881 genera, 2656 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 880 genera, 2655 species
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Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 880 genera, 2655 species
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Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 879 genera, 2654 species
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Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 602 genera, 2047 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 546 genera, 1950 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 6 families, 253 genera, 551 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths) - Systematics
 60 genera, 168 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.451    worldwide
Species23.547    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
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Fossils:

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World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Arctiidae in Sierra Leone
Species with ANext  
Acantharctia lacteata -> Acantharctia nigrivenaInfo
Acantharctia mundata (Walker, 1865)Info
Acantharctia nigrivena (Rothschild, 1935)Info
Afraloa bifurca (Walker, 1855)Info
Afrasura hyporhoda (Hampson, 1900)Info
Afrasura obliterata (Walker, 1864)Info
Afromurzinia lutescens (Walker, 1855)Info
Afrowatsonius marginalis (Walker, 1855)Info
Aglossosia albescens (Hampson, 1901)Info
Aglossosia metaleuca (Hampson, 1900)Info
Aloa marginalis -> Creatonotos ramivittaInfo
Alpenus investigatorum (Karsch, 1898)Info
Alpenus kordofanus (Stoll In Cramer, 1781)Info
Alpenus maculosa -> Alpenus kordofanusInfo
Alpenus maculosus (Stoll In Cramer, 1781)Info
Alytarchia leonina (Walker, 1865)Info
Amata basithyris (Hampson, 1914)Info
Amata cerbera (Linnaeus, 1764)Info
Amata divalis (Schaus & Clements, 1893)Info
Amata francisca (Butler, 1876)Info
Amata marina (Butler, 1876)Info
Amata reducticincta -> Amata tomasinaInfo
Amata tomasina (Butler, 1876)Info
Amerila brunnea (Hampson, 1901)Info
Amerila carneola -> Amerila puellaInfo
Amerila invidua -> Amerila puellaInfo
Amerila leucoptera (Hampson, 1901)Info
Amerila luteibarba (Hampson, 1901)Info
Amerila pannosa (Grünberg, 1908)Info
Amerila puella (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Amerila rothi -> Amerila puellaInfo
Amerila syntomina (Butler, 1878)Info
Amerila vidua (Cramer, 1780)Info
Amerila vitrea (Plötz, 1880)Info
Amsacta latimarginalis (Rothschild, 1933)Info
Amsacta marginalis (Walker, 1855)Info
Anapisa preussi (Gaede, 1926)Info
Anapisa tristigma (Mabille, 1893)Info
Antichloris panacea (Druce, 1884)Info
Apisa cana -> Balacra tamsiInfo
Apisa canescens (Walker, 1855)Info
Apisa homoeorotica -> Balacra tamsiInfo
Apisa microcanescens -> Balacra tamsiInfo
Apisa tristigma -> Antichloris panaceaInfo
Argina leonina (Walker, 1865)Alytarchia leoninaInfo
Asura atricraspeda -> Asuroides atricraspedaInfo
Asura gabunica (Walker, 1865)Info
Asura hyporhoda -> Afrasura hyporhodaInfo
Asura obliterata -> Afrasura obliterataInfo
Asura obscurodiscalis (Rothschild, 1936)Info
Asuroides atricraspeda (Hampson, 1914)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balacra caeruleifascia (Walker, 1856)Info
Balacra conradti (Oberthür, 1911)Info
Balacra ehrmanni (Holland, 1893)Info
Balacra germana -> Balacra micromaculaInfo
Balacra humphreyi (Rothschild, 1912)Info
Balacra inflammata -> Balacra micromaculaInfo
Balacra intermedia -> Balacra jaensisInfo
Balacra jaensis (Bethune-baker, 1927)Info
Balacra magna -> Balacra micromaculaInfo
Balacra micromacula (Strand, 1920)Info
Balacra ochracea -> Balacra micromaculaInfo
Balacra tamsi (Kiriakoff, 1957)Info
Binna penicillata (Walker, 1865)Info
Binna scita -> Pseudoradiarctia scitaInfo
Brunia apicalis (Walker, 1862)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caripodia albescens -> Aglossosia albescensInfo
Caripodia metaleuca -> Aglossosia metaleucaInfo
Caryatis phileta (Drury, 1782)Info
Caryatis syntomina -> Amerila syntominaInfo
Ceryx albimacula (Walker, 1854)Info
Ceryx macrospila (Walker, 1864)Info
Chionaema basisticta -> Cyana basistictaInfo
Chionaema fulvia (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Chiromachla perspicua (Walker, 1854)Info
Creatonotos albidior -> Creatonotos defasciataInfo
Creatonotos brunnipennis -> Creatonotos defasciataInfo
Creatonotos confluens (Walker, 1855)Info
Creatonotos defasciata (Holland, 1893)Info
Creatonotos leucanioides (Holland, 1893)Info
Creatonotos marginalis (Walker, 1855)Info
Creatonotos ramivitta (Walker, 1855)Info
Cyana additica -> Cyana basistictaInfo
Cyana basisticta (Hampson, 1914)Info
Cyana delicata (Walker, 1854)Info
Cyana fulvia (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cyana liboria -> Cyana fulviaInfo
Cyana rejecta (Walker, 1854)Info
Cyana trigutta (Walker, 1854)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Diacrisia occidens -> Spilosoma occidensInfo
Disparctia vittata (Druce, 1898)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eilema albidula (Walker, 1864)Info
Eilema apicalis (Walker, 1862)Info
Eilema monochroma (Holland, 1893)Info
Epilacydes scita (Walker, 1865)Info
Epilacydes unilinea (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Estigmene flaviceps (Hampson, 1907)Info
Estigmene ochreomarginata (Bethune-baker, 1909)Info
Estigmene scita -> Epilacydes scitaInfo
Estigmene senegalensis -> Spilosoma curvilineaInfo
Estigmene unilinea -> Epilacydes unilineaInfo
Euchromia bellula -> Euchromia hampsoniInfo
Euchromia folletii (Guérin-méneville, 1832)South African day-flying mothInfo
Euchromia formosa -> Euchromia gemmataSouth African day-flying mothInfo
Euchromia fulvida -> Euchromia letheInfo
Euchromia gemmata (Butler, 1887)Info
Euchromia guineensis (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Euchromia hampsoni (Seitz, 1926)Info
Euchromia interstans -> Euchromia hampsoniInfo
Euchromia leonis -> Euchromia hampsoniInfo
Euchromia lethe (Fabricius, 1775)The BaskerInfo
Euchromia nigricincta -> Euchromia letheInfo
Euchromia rubricollis (Walker, 1864)Info
Euchromia sperchius (Cramer, 1777)Info
Eyralpenus quadrilunata (Hampson, 1901)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lexis bipunctigera (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Meganaclia perpusilla (Walker, 1856)Info
Meganaclia sippia (Plötz, 1880)Info
Metarctia burra (Schaus & Clements, 1893)Info
Monstruncusarctia aurantiaca (Holland, 1893)Info
Myopsyche makomensis (Strand, 1912)Info
Myopsyche notoplagia (Hampson, 1898)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neuroxena flammea (Gaede, 1926)Info
Nyctemera acraeina -> Podomachla acraeinaInfo
Nyctemera antinorii -> Podomachla antinoriiInfo
Nyctemera apicalis -> Podomachla apicalisInfo
Nyctemera fallax -> Chiromachla perspicuaInfo
Nyctemera perspicua -> Chiromachla perspicuaInfo
Nyctemera xanthura (Plötz, 1880)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oedaleosia nigricosta (Hampson, 1900)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palaeosiccia punctata (Hampson, 1900)Info
Paralpenus flavicosta (Hampson, 1909)Info
Phryganopsis cinerella (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Phryganopsis flavicosta (Hampson, 1901)Info
Podomachla acraeina (Druce, 1882)Info
Podomachla antinorii (Oberthür, 1880)Info
Podomachla apicalis (Walker, 1854)Info
Pseudlepista flavicosta (Hampson, 1910)Info
Pseudoradiarctia affinis (Bartel, 1903)Info
Pseudoradiarctia scita (Walker, 1865)Info
Pseudothyretes perpusilla (Walker, 1856)Info
Pusiola celida (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Pusiola celidana -> Pusiola celidaInfo
Pusiola zelleri -> Phryganopsis cinerellaInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Radiarctia lutescens -> Afromurzinia lutescensInfo
Rhipidarctia erubescens (Walker, 1865)Info
Rhipidarctia invaria (Walker, 1856)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Siccia cretata (Hampson, 1914)Info
Siccia paucipuncta (Hampson, 1918)Info
Spilosoma affinis -> Pseudoradiarctia affinisInfo
Spilosoma aurantiaca -> Monstruncusarctia aurantiacaInfo
Spilosoma batesi (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Spilosoma curvilinea (Walker, 1855)Info
Spilosoma immaculata (Bartel, 1903)Info
Spilosoma lutescens -> Afromurzinia lutescensInfo
Spilosoma occidens (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Spilosoma quadrilunata (Hampson, 1901)Info
Spilosoma semihyalina -> Afromurzinia lutescensInfo
Stenarctia abdominalis (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thyretes caffra (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Thyretes misa -> Thyretes caffraInfo
Thyretes negus (Oberthür, 1878)Info
Thyretes phasma -> Thyrgis basipunctataInfo
Thyretes signivenis (Hering, 1937)Info
Thyretes trichaetiformis (Zerny, 1912)Info
Thyrgis basipunctata (Hering, 1926)Info
Trichaeta bivittata (Walker, 1864)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xylecata xanthura (Plötz, 1880)Info
168 Species in Arctiidae for Sierra Leone listed
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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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