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Distribution path and Subregions of Bahrain (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Bahrain
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Bahrain
Class
Bahrain
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 38 families, 123 genera, 208 species
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Subclass
Bahrain
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 38 families, 123 genera, 208 species
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Infraclass
Bahrain
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 38 families, 123 genera, 208 species
Tree
Superorder
Bahrain
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 31 families, 113 genera, 189 species
Tree
Order
Bahrain
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 88 genera, 153 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.495    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
Bahrain
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     20 families, 88 genera, 153 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Bahrain
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 7 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesErebid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 44 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 3 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
20 Families with 153 Species in Bahrain


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Bahrain
Species with ANext  
Acantholipes circumdata (Walker, 1858)Info
Agdistis adenensis (Amsel, 1961)Info
Agdistis arabica (Amsel, 1958)Info
Agdistis hakimah (Arenberger, 1985)Info
Agdistis nanodes (Meyrick, 1906)Info
Agdistis olei (Arenberger, 1976)Info
Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)Tamarisk PlumeSite
Agdistis tenera (Arenberger, 1976)Info
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis herzogi (Rebel, 1911)Spaldingīs DartInfo
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis lasserrei (Oberthur, 1881)Info
Agrotis margelanoides (Boursin, 1944)Info
Agrotis sardzeana (Brandt, 1941)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregsonīs DartInfo
Amselia heringi (Amsel, 1935)Info
Ancylolomia benderella -> Ancylolomia micropalpellaInfo
Ancylolomia micropalpella (Amsel, 1951)Info
Ancylolomia tripolitella (Rebel, 1909)Info
Ancylosis aspilatella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Ancylosis costistrigella (Ragonot, 1890)Info
Ancylosis faustinella (Zeller, 1867)Info
Anumeta atrosignata (Walker, 1858)Info
Anumeta spilota -> Anumeta atrosignataInfo
Anumeta straminea (Bang-haas, 1900)Info
Arctiocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
Aucha polyphaenoides (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caradrina ingrata (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Cardepia sociabilis (De Graslin, 1850)Info
Casilda antophilaria (Hübner, 1813)Info
Catamecia minima (Swinhoe, 1889)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Cerocala fulgens -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala perorsorum -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala rothschildi -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala sana (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Chilades galba (Lederer, 1855)Persian Grass BlueInfo
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Cleonymia chabordis (Oberthur, 1876)Info
Clytie infrequens (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Colotis fausta (Olivier, 1804)Large Salmon ArabInfo
Condica illecta (Walker, 1865)Info
Condica viscosa (Freyer, 1831)Info
Cossus aegyptiacus (Hampson, 1910)Info
Cossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus bongiovannii -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus cheesmani -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus tahlai -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus turati (Krüger, 1934)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)Oleander Hawk-mothInfo
Drasteria yerburyi (Butler, 1892)Info
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Eremocossus vaulogeri (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Ethmia paneliusella -> Ethmia quadrinotellaInfo
Ethmia quadrinotella (Mann, 1861)Info
Eublemma bistellata (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Eublemma bulla (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)Eublemma MothInfo
Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Eublemma khalifa -> Eublemma pallidulaInfo
Eublemma pallidula (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)Info
Eublemma parva (Hübner, 1808)Small MarbledInfo
Eublemma rushi (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Eublemma siticuosa (Lederer, 1858)Info
Eublemma straminea (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Eupithecia gelinaria -> Eupithecia teneraInfo
Eupithecia tenellata (Dietze, 1906)Info
Eupithecia tenera (Schaus, 1913)Info
Euproctis cervina (Moore, 1879)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Garella nilotica (Rogenhover, 1882)Bungee CaterpillarInfo
Gnamptonyx innexa (Walker, 1858)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heliothis albida (Hampson, 1905)Info
Heliothis nubigera (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Eastern Bordered StrawInfo
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Heringita amselina (Gozmany, 1954)Info
Heteropalpia acrosticta (Puneler, 1904)Info
Heteropalpia profesta (Christoph, 1887)Info
Heteropalpia vetusta (Walker, 1865)Info
Holcocerus gloriosa (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Holcocerus gloriosus (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Holcocerus laudabilis -> Holcocerus gloriosaInfo
Holcocerus mesopotamicus -> Holcocerus gloriosusInfo
Holcocerus puengeleri -> Holcocerus gloriosaInfo
Hyles lineata -> Hyles livornicaWhite-lined Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hypena abyssinalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Hypena abyssinialis -> Hypena abyssinalisInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea granulosa (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Idaea illustris (Brandt, 1941)Info
Idaea mimetes (Brandt, 1941)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jordanisca tenuisaria (Staudinger, 1900)Info
Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1764)Eyed PansyInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamellocossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758)Hummingbird Hawk-mothSite
Metopoceras kneuckeri (Rebel, 1903)Info
Microloxia herbaria (Hübner, 1813)Info
Mocis frugalis -> Mocis proveraiSugarcane LooperInfo
Mocis proverai (Zilli, 2000)Info
Mythimna brandti (Boursin, 1963)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neromia pulvereisparsa (Hampson, 1896)Info
Nola dilmuna -> Nola harouniInfo
Nola harouni (Wiltshire, 1951)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pandesma anysa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Lime ButterflyInfo
Papilio demoleus demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Lime SwallowtailInfo
Pediasia numidellus (Rebel, 1903)Info
Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)White Branded SwiftInfo
Phaiogramma discessa (Walker, 1861)Info
Phtheochroa jerichoana (Amsel, 1935)Info
Pingasa lahayei (Oberthür, 1887)Info
Prionapteryx soudanensis -> Surattha soudanensisInfo
Pseudosterrha rufistrigata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Pterophorus ischnodactyla -> Pterophorus ischnodactylusInfo
Pterophorus ischnodactylus (Treitschke, 1835)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Rhynchodontodes revolutalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Rivula sericealis (Scopoli, 1763)Straw DotInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scopula adelpharia (Püngeler, 1894)Info
Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)Petite WaveInfo
Scopula minorata ochroleucaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1847)Info
Scopula relictata (Walker, 1866)Info
Scythocentropus inquinata (Mabille, 1888)Info
Semiothisa syriacaria (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Spodoptera cilium (Guenée, 1852)Dark Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)Lawn armywormInfo
Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)Info
Surattha soudanensis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Susia bahrainalis (Amsel, 1968)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarucus rosaceus (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean BlueInfo
Tephrina perviaria (Lederer, 1855)Info
Thiacidas postica (Walker, 1855)Info
Thysanoplusia daubei (Boisduval, 1840)Info
Trachysmia jerichoana (Amsel, 1935)Info
Traminda mundissima (Walker, 1861)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Turatia psameticella (Rebel, 1914)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wiltshirocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
Wiltshirocossus aries cheesmani (Tams, 1925)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zekelita ravalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Zekelita ravalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zygophyxia relictata -> Scopula relictataInfo
153 Species in Lepidoptera for Bahrain listed
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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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