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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Dalceridae (Tropical Slug Caterpillar 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
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 27 families, 436 genera, 1442 species
Tree
Subsection
Costa Rica
Sesiina (Heppner, 1995)
 8 families, 44 genera, 179 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Zygaenoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Burnets)
 6 families, 40 genera, 161 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Dalceridae (Dyar, 1898) (Tropical Slug Caterpillar Moths) - Systematics
 4 genera, 13 species
Site
Tree
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Genera18    worldwide
Species135    worldwide
Common namesTropical Slug Caterpillar Moths, Slug caterpillars, Glass Moths, Dalcerid moths
AuthorDyar, 1898
Distribution
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Continents:

America


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Countries
Checklists
Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, USA
Links and ReferencesDalceridae in itis.gov
Dalceridae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Dalceridae in Costa Rica
Acraga coa (Schaus, 1892)Info
Acraga hamata (Schaus, 1910)Info
Acraga infusa (Schaus, 1905)Info
Acraga isothea (Dognin, 1914)Info
Acraga melinda (Druce, 1898)Info
Acraga philetera (Schaus, 1910)Info
Dalcerides alba (Druce, 1887)Info
Dalcerides bicolor (Schaus, 1910)Info
Dalcerides gugelmanni ()Info
Dalcerides mesoa (Druce, 1887)Info
Dalcerides sofia ()Info
Minacraga plata ()Info
Paracraga argentea (Schaus, 1910)Info
13 Species in Dalceridae 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
SectionTineina
SubsectionSesiina
SuperfamilyZygaenoidea
Burnets
FamilyDalceridae
Tropical Slug Caterpillar Moths, Slug caterpillars, Glass Moths, Dalcerid moths
AuthorDyar, 1898
 
Synonyms
Acragidae (Hampson, 1918)

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