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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Eupterotidae (Giant Lappet Moths) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 453 families, 6857 genera, 25044 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 450 families, 6847 genera, 25030 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 428 families, 6741 genera, 24691 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 292 families, 5613 genera, 22064 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 59 families, 2320 genera, 9031 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 59 families, 2320 genera, 9031 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 58 families, 2319 genera, 9028 species
Tree
Division
Costa Rica
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 55 families, 2316 genera, 9025 species
Tree
Section
Costa Rica
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 25 families, 1621 genera, 6618 species
Tree
Subsection
Costa Rica
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 21 families, 1496 genera, 6248 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 5 families, 95 genera, 430 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) (Giant Lappet Moths) - Systematics
 1 genus, 1 species
Site
Tree
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Genera87    worldwide
Species836    worldwide
Common namesGiant Lappet Moths, Monkey Moths
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Afrotropical
Oriental


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Somaliland, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesEupterotidae in afromoths.net
Eupterotidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Eupterotidae in Costa Rica
Neopreptos marathusa (Druce, 1886)Info
1 Species in Eupterotidae 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
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilyEupterotidae
Giant Lappet Moths, Monkey Moths
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
 
Synonyms
Cotaninae (Forbes, 1955)
Hibrildidae (Berger, 1958)
Janidae (Aurivillius, 1892)
Phialidae (Wallengren, 1865)
Striphnopterygidae (Wallengren, 1858)
Tissangini (Forbes, 1955)

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