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Distribution path and Subregions of Saint Lucia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Lesser Antilles - Saint Lucia
Taxonomy for Hesperiidae (Skipper Butterflies) in Saint Lucia
Class
Saint Lucia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 79 families, 211 genera, 296 species
Tree
Subclass
Saint Lucia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 78 families, 210 genera, 295 species
Tree
Infraclass
Saint Lucia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 74 families, 198 genera, 280 species
Tree
Superorder
Saint Lucia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 49 families, 135 genera, 202 species
Tree
Order
Saint Lucia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 10 families, 37 genera, 46 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Saint Lucia
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 10 families, 37 genera, 46 species
Tree
Infraorder
Saint Lucia
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 10 families, 37 genera, 46 species
Tree
Division
Saint Lucia
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 10 families, 37 genera, 46 species
Tree
Microorder
Saint Lucia
Apoditrysia (Minet, 1983)
 1 family, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Phalanx
Saint Lucia
Obtectomera (Minet, 1986)
 1 family, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Section
Saint Lucia
Macrolepidoptera (Minet, 1991) (Macro-moths)
 1 family, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Subsection
Saint Lucia
Rhopalocera (Boisduval, 1836) (Butterflies)
 1 family, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Superfamily
Saint Lucia
Hesperioidea (Latreille, 1809) (Skippers)
 1 family, 4 genera, 4 species
Tree
Family
Saint Lucia
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) (Skipper Butterflies) - Systematics
 4 genera, 4 species
Site
Tree
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Genera830    worldwide
Species18.159    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
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, 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, 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 faunaeur.org
Hesperiidae in itis.gov
Hesperiidae in dyntaxa.se
Hesperiidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Hesperiidae in Saint Lucia
Chiomara asychis grenada (Evans, 1953)White-patterned SkipperInfo
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Polygonus leo leo (Gmelin, 1790)Hammock SkipperInfo
Proteides mercurius angasi (Godman & Salvin, 1884)Mercurial SkipperInfo
4 Species in Hesperiidae for Saint Lucia 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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