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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Hepialidae (Ghost 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
Exoporia (Dugdale, 1974)
 1 family, 1 genus, 3 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Hepialoidea (Stephens, 1829)
 1 family, 1 genus, 3 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) (Ghost Moths) - Systematics
 1 genus, 3 species
Site
Tree
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Genera99    worldwide
Species1.280    worldwide
Common namesGhost Moths, Swift moths, Swifts
German namesWurzelbohrer
Dutch namesWortelboorders
Danish namesRodædere
Finnish namesJuuriperhoset
Norwegian namesRotetere
Swedish namesRotfjärilar
AuthorStephens, 1829
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian


Ecozones:

Nearctic
Afrotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesHepialidae in afromoths.net
Hepialidae in faunaeur.org
Hepialidae in itis.gov
Hepialidae in dyntaxa.se
Hepialidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Hepialidae in Costa Rica
Phassus aurigenus (Pfitzner, 1914)Info
Phassus costaricensis (Druce, 1887)Info
Phassus triangularis (H. Edwards, 1885)Info
3 Species in Hepialidae 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
InfraorderExoporia
SuperfamilyHepialoidea
FamilyHepialidae
Ghost Moths, Swift moths, Swifts
AuthorStephens, 1829

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