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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Asia - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Brahmaeidae (Brahmin Moths) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 617 families, 8608 genera, 30882 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 611 families, 8588 genera, 30857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 586 families, 8473 genera, 30511 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 391 families, 7148 genera, 27344 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 75 families, 2559 genera, 9579 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 74 families, 2554 genera, 9559 species
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 72 families, 2545 genera, 9538 species
Tree
Division
Japan
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 65 families, 2519 genera, 9375 species
Tree
Section
Japan
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 27 families, 1667 genera, 6400 species
Tree
Subsection
Japan
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 22 families, 1446 genera, 5278 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 6 families, 56 genera, 191 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) (Brahmin Moths) - Systematics
 2 genera, 6 species
Site
Tree
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Genera9    worldwide
Species93    worldwide
Common namesBrahmin Moths
German namesBrahmaspinner
Dutch namesHerfstspinners
Finnish namesBrahmakehrääjät
Swedish namesMjölkörtsspinnare
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
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Links and ReferencesBrahmaeidae in afromoths.net
Brahmaeidae in faunaeur.org
Brahmaeidae in dyntaxa.se
Brahmaeidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Brahmaeidae in Japan
Brahmaea christophi (Staudinger, 1885)Info
Brahmaea conchifera -> Brahmaea wallichiInfo
Brahmaea japonica (Butler, 1873)Japanese Owl MothInfo
Brahmaea wallichi (Gray, 1831)Info
Brahmaea wallichii (Gray, 1831)Info
Brahmaeops japonica (Butler, 1873)Info
6 Species in Brahmaeidae for Japan 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
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilyBrahmaeidae
Brahmin Moths
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892

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