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Distribution path and Subregions of Angola (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Angola
Subregions: Cabinda
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Angola
Class
Angola
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 334 families, 2942 genera, 8023 species
Tree
Subclass
Angola
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 330 families, 2934 genera, 8014 species
Tree
Infraclass
Angola
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 319 families, 2878 genera, 7846 species
Tree
Superorder
Angola
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 203 families, 2247 genera, 6504 species
Tree
Order
Angola
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 58 families, 994 genera, 2873 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
Angola
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     56 families, 989 genera, 2867 species
Suborder
Angola
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Angola
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 5 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 284 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 1 SpeciesGall Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 2 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 1 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 80 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 3 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 178 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 14 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 7 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 300 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 120 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 4 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 83 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 33 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 260 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 1 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 204 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 21 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 63 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 602 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 74 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 87 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 1 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 17 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 8 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 32 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 13 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 115 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 9 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 89 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyretidae (Butler, 1876) -> Thyretina - 0 SpeciesAfrican Maiden Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 24 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 16 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 32 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 7 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 5 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesBurnet Moths
58 Families with 2868 Species in Angola
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Angola without family allocation
Diquishia ansorgei (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Diquishia morion (Kurshakov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Lantzodes dargei (Leraut, 2007)Info
Namibiocossus punctifera (Gaede, 1929)Info
Pachyluncaria pachyluncus (Razowski, 2014)Info
5 Species in Lepidoptera for Angola 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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