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Distribution path and Subregions of British overseas territory Atlantic (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Atlantic Ocean - British overseas territory Atlantic
Subregions: Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (Ascension, Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in British overseas territory Atlantic
Class
British overseas territory Atlantic
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 121 families, 337 genera, 614 species
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Subclass
British overseas territory Atlantic
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 120 families, 335 genera, 612 species
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Infraclass
British overseas territory Atlantic
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 119 families, 334 genera, 611 species
Tree
Superorder
British overseas territory Atlantic
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 86 families, 271 genera, 519 species
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Order
British overseas territory Atlantic
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 23 families, 104 genera, 195 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
British overseas territory Atlantic
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     23 families, 104 genera, 195 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in British overseas territory Atlantic
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 3 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 19 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 40 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 9 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 13 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 49 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 5 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
23 Families with 195 Species in British overseas territory Atlantic
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in British overseas territory Atlantic
Species with ANext  
Acanthodelta janata (Linnaeus, 1758)Castor Semi-LooperInfo
Achaea catella (Guenée, 1852)Banded AchaeaInfo
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Deathīs-head Hawk-mothInfo
Agdistis marionae (Arenberger, Beard, Hasenfuss & Karisch, 2012)Info
Agdistis sanctaehelenae (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Agonopterix goughi (Bradley, 1958)Info
Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)Pink-spotted Hawk-mothInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrotis costalis -> Proteuxoa tortisignaStreaked Rictonis MothInfo
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis pallidula (Walker, 1875)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Anagasta kuehniella -> Ephestia kuehniellaMediterranean flour mothInfo
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)White-pupiled Scallop MothInfo
Ascalapha odorata (Linnaeus, 1758)Black WitchInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bedellia somnulentella (Zeller, 1817)Sweet Potato Leaf MinerInfo
Bussa maculella -> Thylacoptila paurosemaInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg, 1775)Nopal MothInfo
Cangetta tridentalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Caradrina atriluna (Guenée, 1852)Info
Carterocephalus palaemon palaemon ()Info
Chiasmia rectilinea (Warren, 1905)Info
Chiasmia separata -> Chiasmia rectilineaInfo
Chrysiridia prometheus (Drapiez, 1819)Info
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis dalei (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Condica capensis (Guenée, 1852)The AfricanInfo
Condica circuita (Guenée, 1852)Info
Cosmopterix attenuatella (Walker, 1864)Info
Cosmopterix flavofasciata -> Cosmopterix veneficaInfo
Craterestra basilewskyi (Berio, 1972)Info
Craterestra bergeri (Berio, 1972)Info
Craterestra subvelata (Walker, 1875)Info
Crocidosema obscura -> Crocidosema plebejanaInfo
Crocidosema plebejana (Zeller, 1847)Cotton tipwormInfo
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Ctenoplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Cynthia cardui -> Vanessa carduiPainted LadyInfo
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Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus orientis (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Diaphana indica (Saunders, 1851)Cucumber MothInfo
Dimorphinoctua cunhaensis (Viette, 1952)Info
Dimorphinoctua goughensis (Fletcher D. S., 1963)Info
Dimorphinoctua pilifera (Walker, 1857)Info
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Elachista trifasciata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)White-shouldered House MothInfo
Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller, 1879)Mediterranean Flour MothInfo
Erechthias ascensionae (D.r. Davis & Mendel, 2013)Info
Erechthias grayi (D.r. Davis & Mendel, 2013)Info
Erechthias minuscula (Walsingham, 1897)Erechthias Clothes MothInfo
Eudalaca sanctahelena (Viette, 1951)Info
Eudocima apta -> Eudocima maternaInfo
Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767)Fruitpiercing mothInfo
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Faronta exoul (Walker, 1856)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyphipterix semilunaris (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harraria diehlella -> Thylacoptila paurosemaInfo
Helenoscoparia helenensis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Helenoscoparia lucidalis (Walker, 1875)Info
Helenoscoparia nigritalis (Walker, 1875)Info
Helenoscoparia scintillulalis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Helenoscoparia similis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Helenoscoparia transversalis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa helenae (Hardwick, 1965)Info
Hellinsia subnotatus (Walker, 1875)Info
Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)Old World WebwormInfo
Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)Grass WebwormInfo
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Guenée, 1854)Tropical sod webwormInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hodebertia testalis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Stainton, 1849)Brown House MothInfo
Homoeosoma privata (Walker, 1875)Info
Hypargyria metalliferella (Ragonot, 1888)Silvered KnothornInfo
Hypena helenae (Berio, 1972)Ruddy DaggerwingInfo
Hypena masurialis -> Rhynchina obliqualisGrey SnoutInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypocala rostrata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypsopygia helenensis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Hypsopygia nostralis (Guenée, 1854)Southern Hayworm MothInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Leptocera erythrocera (Becker, 1919)Info
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Leucania ptyonophora (Hampson, 1905)Info
Leucoptera auronivea (Walker, 1875)Info
Lozotaenia capensana (Walker, 1863)Apple leafrollerInfo
Lycophotia porphyrea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)True Loverīs KnotInfo
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Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida defectalis -> Megalophipida defectalisInfo
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Melipotis obliquivia (Hampson, 1926)Info
Milanion pilumnus pilumnus (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)Info
Mocis punctularis (Hübner, 1808)Info
Monopis crocicapitella (Clemens, 1859)Bird Nest MothInfo
Mythimna loreyi -> Leucania loreyiCosmopolitanInfo
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Niditinea fuscella (Linnaeus, 1758)Brown-dotted Clothes MothInfo
Nycterosea obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)The GemInfo
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Ocrasa helenensis -> Hypsopygia helenensisSouthern Hayworm MothInfo
Ocrasa nostralis -> Hypsopygia helenensisSouthern Hayworm MothInfo
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, 1773)Green Drab mothInfo
Opogona actaeon (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona anticella (Walker, 1875)Info
Opogona apicalis -> Opogona omoscopaInfo
Opogona atlantica (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona aureomarmorata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona bicolor (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona binotatella (Walker, 1875)Info
Opogona brunneomarmorata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona compositarum (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona congenera (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona divisa (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona fasciculata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona fasciolata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona flavofimbriata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona flavotincta (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona helenae (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona helenaeoides (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona irrorata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona ligniferella -> Opogona sacchariInfo
Opogona minutissima (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona niveopicta (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona omoscopa (Meyrick, 1893)Detritus mothInfo
Opogona piperata (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona pulveripennis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona pulverulenta (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona recurva (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona sacchari (Bojer, 1856)Banana MothInfo
Opogona sanctaehelenae -> Opogona sacchariInfo
Opogona scalaris (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Opogona subaeneella (Walker, 1875)Info
Opogona ursella (Walker, 1875)Info
Opogona vilis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Orthonama contrariata (Walker, 1862)Info
Orthonama obstipata -> Nycterosea obstipataGemInfo
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Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Peridroma goughi (Fletcher D. S., 1963)Info
Peridroma saucia (Hübner, 1808)Variegated CutwormInfo
Phereoeca allutella (Rebel, 1892)Household Case-bearing MothInfo
Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller, 1873)Potato Tuber MothInfo
Phyllonorycter aurifascia (Walker, 1875)Info
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)Diamond-back MothInfo
Proteuxoa tortisigna (Walker, 1856)Streaked Rictonis MothInfo
Pterophorus wahlbergi (Zeller, 1851)Info
Pyralis farinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)Meal MothSite
Pyralis manihotalis (Guenée, 1854)Tropical Meal MothInfo
Species with QBack  Next  Top
Quedius mesomelinus (Marsham, 1802)Info
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Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Rhynchina obliquarlis (Kollar, 1844)Info
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Schiffermuelleria pictipennis (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Schiffermuelleria splendidula (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Scopula separata (Walker, 1875)Info
Simplicia extinctalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Stagmatophora trifasciata -> Elachista trifasciataInfo
Stenodacma rutilans (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Stenodacma wahlbergi -> Stenoptilia aktashiensisInfo
Stenoptilia aethiopica (Gibeaux, 1994)Info
Stenoptilia aktashiensis (Gibeaux, 1997)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tebenna micalis (Mann, 1857)Small Thistle MothInfo
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick, 1913)False Codling MothInfo
Thylacoptila paurosema (Meyrick, 1888)Info
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Tinea aureomarmorata -> Opogona aureomarmorataInfo
Tinea bicolor -> Opogona bicolorInfo
Tinea dubiella (Stainton, 1859)Casemaking clothes mothInfo
Tinea fasciolata -> Opogona fasciolataInfo
Tinea flavofimbriata -> Opogona flavofimbriataInfo
Tinea minutissima -> Opogona minutissimaInfo
Tinea pellionella (Linnaeus, 1758)Case-bearing Clothes MothInfo
Tinea piperata -> Opogona piperataInfo
Tinea pulveripennis -> Opogona pulveripennisInfo
Tinea pulverulenta -> Opogona pulverulentaInfo
Tinea subalbidella (Stainton, 1867)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Trichoplusia orichalcea -> Thysanoplusia orichalceaSoybean looperInfo
Trichoplusia transfixa -> Vittaplusia vittataStreaked PlusiaInfo
Trichoplusia vittata -> Vittaplusia vittataStreaked PlusiaInfo
Trogium pulsatorium (Linnaeus, 1758)BooklouseInfo
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Udea delineatalis (Walker, 1875)Info
Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796)Rusty Dot PearlInfo
Udea hageni (Viette, 1952)Info
Uresiphita polygonalis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Yellow-underwing PearlInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa braziliensis (Moore, 1883)Brazilian Painted LadyInfo
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Vittaplusia commidendri (Wollaston, 1879)Info
Vittaplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zovax whiteheadii (Wollaston E., 1879)Info
195 Species in Lepidoptera for British overseas territory Atlantic 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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