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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Hesperiidae (Skipper Butterflies) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 583 genera, 1167 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Division
Lesotho
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Microorder
Lesotho
Apoditrysia (Minet, 1983)
 2 families, 9 genera, 28 species
Tree
Phalanx
Lesotho
Obtectomera (Minet, 1986)
 2 families, 9 genera, 28 species
Tree
Section
Lesotho
Macrolepidoptera (Minet, 1991) (Macro-moths)
 2 families, 9 genera, 28 species
Tree
Subsection
Lesotho
Rhopalocera (Boisduval, 1836) (Butterflies)
 1 family, 8 genera, 27 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Hesperioidea (Latreille, 1809) (Skippers)
 1 family, 8 genera, 27 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) (Skipper Butterflies) - Systematics
 8 genera, 27 species
Site
Tree
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Genera830    worldwide
Species20.060    worldwide
Common namesSkipper Butterflies, Skipper butterfly, Skipper, Skippers
German namesDickkopffalter, Dickkopfalter, Dickköpfe
Dutch namesDikkopjes
Danish namesBredpander
Finnish namesPaksupäät, Paksupääperhoset
Norwegian namesSmygere
Swedish namesTjockhuvuden
AuthorLatreille, 1809
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, 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, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesHesperiidae in bie.ala.org.au
Hesperiidae in faunaeur.org
Hesperiidae in itis.gov
Hesperiidae in dyntaxa.se
Hesperiidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Hesperiidae in Lesotho
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coeliades forestan forestan (Stoll, , 1782)Info
Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)Two Pip PolicemanInfo
Fulgora coccinea -> Poiocera coccineaInfo
Fulgora limbata -> Euconomelus lepidusInfo
Gegenes niso (Linnaeus, 1764)Plain Hottentot SkipperInfo
Kedestes barberae (Trimen, 1873)Info
Kedestes mohozutza (Wallengren, 1857)Harlequin SkipperInfo
Kedestes niveostriga (Trimen, 1864)Dark SkipperInfo
Metisella aegipan (Trimen, 1868)Mountain SylphInfo
Metisella malgacha (Boisduval, 1833)Grassveld SylphInfo
Metisella malgacha malgacha (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Metisella malgacha orina (Vári, 1976)Info
Metisella medea (Evans, 1937)Medea SylphInfo
Metisella metis paris (Evans, 1937)Info
Metisella syrinx (Trimen, 1868)Bamboo SylphInfo
Scolia erythropyga ()Info
Scolia fulvofimbriata ()Info
Scolia praestabilis ()Info
Scolia tropica nigripennis ()Info
Spialia agylla (Trimen, 1889)Grassveld SandmanInfo
Spialia asterodia (Trimen, 1864)Asterodia SandmanInfo
Spialia diomus ferax (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Spialia mafa (Trimen, 1870)Mafa grizzled skipperInfo
Spialia mafa mafa (Trimen, 1870)Info
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Tsitana tsita (Trimen, 1870)Dismal SylphInfo
27 Species in Hesperiidae for Lesotho 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
MicroorderApoditrysia
PhalanxObtectomera
SectionMacrolepidoptera
Macro-moths
SubsectionRhopalocera
Butterflies
SuperfamilyHesperioidea
Skippers
FamilyHesperiidae
Skipper Butterflies, Skipper butterfly, Skipper, Skippers
AuthorLatreille, 1809
 
Synonyms
Hesperidae (Latreille, 1809)
Megathymidae

Keywords
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