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Distribution path and Subregions of Algeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Algeria
Subregions: North Algeria (Algiers Province), South Algeria
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Algeria
Class
Algeria
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 386 families, 3000 genera, 8288 species
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Subclass
Algeria
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 383 families, 2990 genera, 8276 species
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Infraclass
Algeria
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 371 families, 2964 genera, 8236 species
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Superorder
Algeria
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 262 families, 2410 genera, 7022 species
Tree
Order
Algeria
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 56 families, 717 genera, 1567 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.455    worldwide
Common namesLepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
German namesSchmetterlinge und Motten, Falter, Schmetterlinge
Dutch namesVlinders, Schubvleugeligen
Danish namesSommerfugle
Finnish namesPerhoset
Norwegian namesSommerfugler
Swedish namesFjärilar
Spanish namesLepidópteros, Mariposas
Italian namesFarfalle
French namesPapillons
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, 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, Chad, 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, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, 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, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLepidoptera in arkansaslepidopterasurvey.net
Lepidoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Lepidoptera in butterflies.bcghana.org
Lepidoptera in mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu
Lepidoptera in afromoths.net
Lepidoptera in butterfliesofamerica.com
Lepidoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Lepidoptera in faunaeur.org
Lepidoptera in itis.gov
Lepidoptera in leps.it
Lepidoptera in papua-insects.nl
Lepidoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Lepidoptera in tyllinen.eu
Lepidoptera in ucl.ac.uk
Lepidoptera in abdb-africa.org
Lepidoptera in dyntaxa.se
Lepidoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Algeria
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     54 families, 714 genera, 1563 species
Suborder
Algeria
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 2 genera, 3 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Algeria
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 1 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 97 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 133 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 14 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 15 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 2 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Epipyropidae (Dyar, 1903) - 1 SpeciesPlanthopper Parasite Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 47 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 49 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 119 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 39 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 27 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 9 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 74 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 3 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 10 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 234 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 22 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 21 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 89 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 6 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 38 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 2 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 137 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 11 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 16 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 2 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 38 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 67 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 9 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 19 SpeciesBurnet Moths
55 Families with 1566 Species in Algeria
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Algeria without family allocation
Armatophallus xylophaea (Meyrick, 1921)Info
1 Species in Lepidoptera for Algeria listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Frenatae (Comstock, 1892)
Jugatae (Gers, 1981)
Macrolepidoptera (Minet, 1991)
Microlepidoptera (Wilcox, 1953)

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