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Distribution path and Subregions of Belize (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Belize
Subregions: Maya Mountains
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Belize
Class
Belize
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 216 families, 1332 genera, 2832 species
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Subclass
Belize
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 216 families, 1332 genera, 2832 species
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Infraclass
Belize
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 199 families, 1284 genera, 2746 species
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Superorder
Belize
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 140 families, 1057 genera, 2354 species
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Order
Belize
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 32 families, 471 genera, 1140 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
Belize
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     32 families, 471 genera, 1140 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Belize
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 42 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 0 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Doidae (Donahue & Brown, 1987) - 0 SpeciesDoid Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 260 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 95 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 2 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 335 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 66 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 61 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 1 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 90 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 37 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
34 Families with 1141 Species in Belize
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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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