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Distribution path and Subregions of Belgium (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Benelux - Belgium
Subregions: Flanders (Antwerp), Wallonia (Namur)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Belgium
Class
Belgium
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 437 families, 4259 genera, 13376 species
Tree
Subclass
Belgium
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 435 families, 4255 genera, 13371 species
Tree
Infraclass
Belgium
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 418 families, 4209 genera, 13273 species
Tree
Superorder
Belgium
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 301 families, 3586 genera, 11904 species
Tree
Order
Belgium
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 62 families, 1117 genera, 3340 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
Belgium
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     60 families, 1114 genera, 3332 species
Suborder
Belgium
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 2 genera, 7 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Belgium
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 17 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 126 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 3 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 148 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 11 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 172 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 12 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 18 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 116 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 5 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 10 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 164 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 377 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 13 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 120 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 56 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 9 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 22 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 28 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 7 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 82 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 475 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 15 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 48 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 128 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 40 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 3 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 27 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 14 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 7 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 31 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 75 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 111 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 1 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 3 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 33 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 57 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 54 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 13 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 404 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 16 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 75 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 17 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 17 SpeciesBurnet Moths
61 Families with 3339 Species in Belgium
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Belgium without family allocation
Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
1 Species in Lepidoptera for Belgium 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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