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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Gelechiidae (Twirler 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
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 25 families, 246 genera, 415 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 20 families, 214 genera, 368 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Gelechioidea (Stainton, 1854)
 6 families, 20 genera, 34 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) (Twirler Moths) - Systematics
 9 genera, 17 species
Site
Tree
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Genera801    worldwide
Species9.501    worldwide
Common namesTwirler Moths, Gelechiid moths
German namesPalpenfalter, Palpenmotten
Dutch namesTastermotten, Palpmotten, Palpenmotten
Danish namesJordmøl
Finnish namesKeulakoit, Jäytäjäkoit
Norwegian namesBåtmøll
Swedish namesStävmalar
AuthorStainton, 1854
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesGelechiidae in bie.ala.org.au
Gelechiidae in afromoths.net
Gelechiidae in faunaeur.org
Gelechiidae in itis.gov
Gelechiidae in dyntaxa.se
Gelechiidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Gelechiidae in Sierra Leone
Battaristis psamathaula (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Brachmia convolvuli -> Helcystogramma convolvuliSweet Potato MothInfo
Brachmia septella (Zeller, 1852)Info
Brachmia tholeromicta (Meyrick, 1931)Info
Dichomeris atricordis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Dichomeris eurynotus (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Dichomeris molybdoterma (Meyrick, 1933)Info
Dichomeris physocoma (Meyrick, 1926)Info
Ephysteris despectella -> Ephysteris xanthorhabdaRatoon ShootborerInfo
Helcystogramma conturbata (Meyrick, 1933)Info
Helcystogramma hibisci (Stainton, 1859)Info
Helcystogramma lamprostola (Zeller, 1847)Info
Hypatima trachyspila (Meyrick, 1933)Info
Mesophleps nairobiensis (Li & Zhang, 1995)Info
Nomia somalica (Friese, 1908)Info
Nomia viridicincta (Meade-waldo, 1916)Info
Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1844)Pink BollwormInfo
17 Species in Gelechiidae 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
SectionTineina
SubsectionTineina
SuperfamilyGelechioidea
FamilyGelechiidae
Twirler Moths, Gelechiid moths
AuthorStainton, 1854
 
Synonyms
Anarsiidae (Amsel, 1977)
Aristoteliinae (Le Marchand, 1947)
Deoclonidae (Stainton, 1854)
Gelechiadae (Stainton, 1854)
Litidae (Bruand, 1859)
Palumbininae (Chapman, 1902)
Schistonoeidae (Hodges, 1999)

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