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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Castniidae (Giant Butterfly Moths) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 61 families, 2333 genera, 9115 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 61 families, 2333 genera, 9115 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 60 families, 2332 genera, 9112 species
Tree
Division
Costa Rica
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 57 families, 2329 genera, 9109 species
Tree
Section
Costa Rica
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 25 families, 1628 genera, 6690 species
Tree
Subsection
Costa Rica
Cossina (Meyrick, 1907)
 4 families, 125 genera, 371 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Castnioidea (Boisduval, 1828)
 1 family, 9 genera, 16 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) (Giant Butterfly Moths) - Systematics
 9 genera, 16 species
Site
Tree
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Genera46    worldwide
Species640    worldwide
Common namesGiant Butterfly Moths, Sun moths, Giant butterfly-moths, Castniid moths
AuthorBoisduval, 1828
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Neotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic


Countries
Checklists
Angola, Argentina, Australia, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Somalia, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesCastniidae in bie.ala.org.au
Castniidae in faunaeur.org
Castniidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Castniidae in Costa Rica
Amauta cacica (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Sugar-cane Borer MothInfo
Athis clitarcha (Westwood, 1877)Info
Athis delecta (Schaus, 1911)Info
Athis flavimaculata (J.y. Miller, 1972)Info
Castnia flavimaculata -> Athis flavimaculataInfo
Castnia futilis -> Telchin atymniusInfo
Castniomera atymnius (Dalman, 1824)Info
Castniomera drucei (Dalman, 1824)Info
Castniomera humboldti (Dalman, 1824)Info
Divana diva (Butler, 1870)Info
Imara analibiae (Espinoza & González, 2005)Info
Telchin atymnius (Dalman, 1824)Info
Xanthocastnia evalthe (Fabricius, 1776)Info
Xanthocastnia viryi intermedia (Rothschild, 1919)Info
Zegara carilla (R. Felder, 1874)Info
Zegara columbina (R. Felder, 1874)Info
16 Species in Castniidae for Costa Rica 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
SubsectionCossina
SuperfamilyCastnioidea
FamilyCastniidae
Giant Butterfly Moths, Sun moths, Giant butterfly-moths, Castniid moths
AuthorBoisduval, 1828

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