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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Eupterotidae (Giant Lappet Moths) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 624 families, 8821 genera, 32571 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 619 families, 8801 genera, 32545 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 594 families, 8685 genera, 32197 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 398 families, 7304 genera, 28738 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 76 families, 2594 genera, 9737 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 75 families, 2589 genera, 9717 species
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 73 families, 2580 genera, 9696 species
Tree
Division
Japan
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 66 families, 2554 genera, 9533 species
Tree
Section
Japan
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 28 families, 1694 genera, 6498 species
Tree
Subsection
Japan
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 23 families, 1470 genera, 5375 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 6 families, 57 genera, 198 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) (Giant Lappet Moths) - Systematics
 2 genera, 2 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
Genera87    worldwide
Species836    worldwide
Common namesGiant Lappet Moths, Monkey Moths
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
Distribution
Checklists

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 Japan
Apha aequalis (Felder, 1874)Info
Euchera substigmaria -> Cyclidia substigmariaInfo
2 Species in Eupterotidae 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
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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