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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Brahmaeidae (Brahmin 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
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 880 genera, 2655 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 879 genera, 2654 species
Tree
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
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 4 families, 51 genera, 148 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) (Brahmin Moths) - Systematics
 1 genus, 1 species
Site
Tree
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Genera9    worldwide
Species93    worldwide
Common namesBrahmin Moths
German namesBrahmaspinner
Dutch namesHerfstspinners
Finnish namesBrahmakehrääjät
Swedish namesMjölkörtsspinnare
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Afrotropical


CountriesAntigua and Barbuda, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Zambia
Links and ReferencesBrahmaeidae in afromoths.net
Brahmaeidae in faunaeur.org
Brahmaeidae in dyntaxa.se
Brahmaeidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Brahmaeidae in Sierra Leone
Dactyloceras lucina (Drury, 1782)Info
1 Species in Brahmaeidae for Sierra Leone 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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