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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Eupterotidae (Giant Lappet Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 252 families, 2312 genera, 5493 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 251 families, 2311 genera, 5492 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 242 families, 2257 genera, 5354 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 181 families, 2003 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 53 families, 1045 genera, 3061 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 52 families, 1044 genera, 3060 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 52 families, 1044 genera, 3060 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 51 families, 1043 genera, 3059 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 712 genera, 2339 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 651 genera, 2234 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 4 families, 66 genera, 183 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) (Giant Lappet Moths) - Systematics
 15 genera, 29 species
Site
Tree
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Genera87    worldwide
Species859    worldwide
Common namesGiant Lappet Moths, Monkey Moths
AuthorSwinhoe, 1892
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Afrotropical
Indo-Australian region


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, 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, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, 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, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesEupterotidae in bie.ala.org.au
Eupterotidae in afromoths.net
Eupterotidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Eupterotidae in Sierra Leone
Acrojana ochracea -> Acrojana scironInfo
Acrojana sciron (Druce, 1888)Info
Acrojana simillima (Rothschild, 1932)Info
Acrojana splendida (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Camerunia insignis -> Hoplojana zernyiInfo
Camerunia orphne (Schaus, 1893)Info
Drepanojana fasciata (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Euchera cunina (Hübner, 1825)Info
Gonojana crowleyi (Aurivillius, 1904)Info
Gracilanja polymorpha (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Hoplojana indecisa (Aurivillius, 1901)Info
Hoplojana purpurata (Wichgraf, 1920)Info
Hoplojana soricis -> Rhodopteriana soricisInfo
Hoplojana zernyi (Gschwandner., 1923)Info
Jana eurymas (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Jana strigina -> Striginiana striginaInfo
Janomima dannfelti (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Parajana gabunica (Aurivillius, 1892)Info
Phiala atomaria (Holland, 1892)Info
Phiala costipuncta (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Phiala cunina (Cramer, 1780)Info
Phiala odites (Schaus, 1893)Info
Phiala venusta (Walker, 1865)Info
Rhodopteriana soricis (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Stenoglene giganteus (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Stenoglene nivalis (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Stenoglene thelda (Druce, 1887)Info
Striginiana strigina (Westwood, 1849)Info
Tantaliana signifera (Walker, 1855)Info
29 Species in Eupterotidae 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
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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