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Distribution path and Subregions of Burkina Faso (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Burkina Faso
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Burkina Faso
Class
Burkina Faso
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 126 families, 584 genera, 1333 species
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Subclass
Burkina Faso
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 126 families, 584 genera, 1333 species
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Infraclass
Burkina Faso
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 118 families, 565 genera, 1288 species
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Superorder
Burkina Faso
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 83 families, 482 genera, 1176 species
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Order
Burkina Faso
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 21 families, 173 genera, 372 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.487    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
Burkina Faso
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     20 families, 172 genera, 371 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Burkina Faso
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesTiger Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 11 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 98 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 12 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 81 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 29 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 8 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
20 Families with 371 Species in Burkina Faso


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Burkina Faso
Species with ANext  
Abantis nigeriana (Butler, 1901)Nigerian Paradise SkipperInfo
Abrostola confusa (Dufay, 1958)Info
Achaea mercatoria (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acontia esperiana (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2010)Info
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia nigrimacula (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia wahlbergi (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acraea annobona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea areca -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea caecilia (Fabricius, 1781)Pink AcraeaInfo
Acraea camaena (Drury, 1773)Large Smoky AcraeaInfo
Acraea egina (Cramer, 1775)Elegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedana (Pierre, 1976)Encedana AcraeaInfo
Acraea encedon (Linnaeus, 1758)Encedon AcraeaInfo
Acraea harrisoni -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Acraea jalema -> Acraea zetesLarge Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea pseudegina (Westwood, 1852)Info
Acraea quirina (Fabricius, 1781)Common Glassy AcraeaInfo
Acraea rudolfi (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)Dancing AcraeaInfo
Acraea sidamona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea vestalis -> Bematistes vestalisInfo
Acraea zetes (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea zidora -> Acraea eginaElegant AcraeaInfo
Amauris bulbifera (Mabille, 1876)MonkInfo
Amauris damocles (Fabricius, 1793)Small MonkInfo
Amauris lecerfi -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris mozarti -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris psyttalea -> Amauris bulbiferaMonkInfo
Amauris tartarea -> Amauris bulbiferaDusky FriarInfo
Amerila niveivitrea (Bartel, 1903)Info
Amyops ingens (Karsch, 1895)Info
Ancylolomia inornata (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Anthene amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Black-striped HairtailInfo
Anthene crawshayi (Butler, 1899)Crawshay´s HairtailInfo
Anthene crawshayi crawshayi (Butler, 1899)Info
Anthene crawshayi vuattouxi (Libert, 2010)Info
Anthene larydas (Cramer, 1782)Spotted HairtailInfo
Anthene lunulata (Trimen, 1894)Lunulated HairtailInfo
Anthene marshalli (Bethune-baker, 1903)Info
Anthene nigeriae (Aurivillius, 1905)False HairtailInfo
Anthene phoenicis (Karsch, 1893)Karsch´s Ciliate BlueInfo
Anthene princeps (Butler, 1876)Cupreous HairtailInfo
Anthene sanguinea -> Anthene lunulataLunulated HairtailInfo
Anthene starki (Larsen, 2005)Western Black-spot Ciliate BlueInfo
Anthene sylvanus (Drury, 1773)Common Indigo Ciliate BlueInfo
Antheua tricolor (Walker, 1855)Info
Antigastra catalaunalis (Duponchel, 1833)Sesame Leafroller MothInfo
Apharitis nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Aphnaeus avriko -> Cigaritis avrikoFine SilverlineInfo
Aphnaeus brahami (Lathy, 1903)Western Silver SpotInfo
Aphnaeus brahami ghanaensis (Libert, 2013)Info
Aphnaeus nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Appias epaphia (Cramer, 1779)African AlbatrossInfo
Argiolaus hollandi -> Pilodeudorix caeruleaBlue-heart PlayboyInfo
Argyrogramma signata (Fabricius, 1775)Green SemilooperInfo
Aspidifrontia hemileuca (Hampson, 1909)Info
Aspidifrontia villiersi (Laporte, 1972)Info
Attatha metaleuca (Hampson, 1913)Info
Audea paulumnodosa (Kühne, 2005)Info
Audea tachosoides (Kühne, 2005)Info
Axiocerses amanga borealis (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Axiocerses harpax (Fabricius, 1775)Common ScarletInfo
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azanus mirza (Plötz, 1880)Pale Babul BlueInfo
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Battus zetides (Munroe, 1971)Zetides SwallowtailInfo
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois calypso (Drury, 1773)Calypso WhiteInfo
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Belenois gidica (Godart, 1819)African Veined WhiteInfo
Belenois subeida (C. & R. Felder, 1865)Northern Caper WhiteInfo
Bematistes vestalis (Felder, 1865)Smoky BematistesInfo
Bicyclus milyas (Hewitson, 1864)Lesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus pavonis (Butler, 1876)Rock Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus sandace (Hewitson, 1877)Dark Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus sangmelinae (Condamin, 1963)Condamin´s Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus vulgaris (Butler, 1868)Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Borbo gemella (Mabille, 1884)Twin SwiftInfo
Brevipecten confluens (Hampson, 1926)Info
Brevipecten politzari (Hacker & Fibiger, 2007)Info
Bunaea alcinoe (Stoll, 1780)Food plantsInfo
Byblia anvatara crameri (Aurivillius, 1894)Info
Byblia ilithyia (Drury, 1773)JokerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cacochloris ochrea (Warren, 1897)Info
Cacyreus lingeus (Stoll, 1782)Bush BronzeInfo
Caprona adelica (Karsch, 1892)Western Ragged SkipperInfo
Castalius anomalogramma -> Tuxentius cretosusSavanna Pied PierrotInfo
Castalius cretosus -> Tuxentius cretosusSavanna Pied PierrotInfo
Castalius lactinatus -> Tuxentius cretosusSavanna Pied PierrotInfo
Castalius usemia -> Tuxentius cretosusSavanna Pied PierrotInfo
Catacroptera cloanthe ligata (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Celidomphax rubrimaculata (Warren, 1905)Info
Ceridia heuglini (R. Felder, 1874)Info
Cerocala albicornis -> Cerocala caelataInfo
Cerocala caelata (Karsch, 1896)Info
Charaxes angusticaudatus -> Charaxes tiridatesCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes boueti (Feisthamel, 1850)Bamboo CharaxesInfo
Charaxes castor (Cramer, 1775)Giant EmperorInfo
Charaxes chiron -> Charaxes etheoclesSavanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes epijasius -> Charaxes jasiusTwo-tailed PashaInfo
Charaxes etheocles (Cramer, 1777)Demon charaxesInfo
Charaxes hysginus -> Charaxes tiridates tiridatinusCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)Foxy EmperorSite
Charaxes legeri (Plantrou, 1978)StInfo
Charaxes northcotti (Rothschild, 1899)Northcott´s charaxesInfo
Charaxes tiridates (Cramer, 1777)Common Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes tiridates tiridatinus (Röber, 1936)Info
Charaxes tiridatinus -> Charaxes tiridatesCommon Blue CharaxesInfo
Charaxes varanes vologeses (Mabille, 1876)Info
Charaxes viola (Butler, 1865)Savanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes virilis (Rothschild, 1900)Blue Demon CharaxesInfo
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Chasmina vestae -> Chasmina tibialisInfo
Chilades eleusis (Demaison, 1888)Sky-blue CupidInfo
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chilo diffusilinea (De Joannis, 1927)Info
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cigaritis amine -> Zeritis neriene amineCheckered GemInfo
Cigaritis avriko (Karsch, 1893)Fine SilverlineInfo
Cigaritis larseni (T. Bouyer, 2012)Info
Cigaritis nilus (Hewitson, 1865)Saharan SilverlineInfo
Coeliades aeschylus (Plötz, 1884)Senegal Blue PolicemanInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)Two Pip PolicemanInfo
Coenina aurivena (Butler, 1898)Info
Colias heos (Herbst, 1792)Info
Colotis antevippe (Boisduval, 1836)Large Orange TipInfo
Colotis aurigineus (Butler, 1883)Double-banded OrangeInfo
Colotis aurora -> Colotis aurigineusPlain Orange-tipInfo
Colotis aurora evarne (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis celimene sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Colotis chrysonome (Klug, 1829)Golden Arab TipInfo
Colotis danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange TipInfo
Colotis evagore antigone (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Colotis evarne (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis vesta amelia (Lucas, 1852)Info
Creatonotos leucanioides (Holland, 1893)Info
Crypsotidia maculifera (Staudinger, 1898)Info
Crypsotidia mesosema -> Crypsotidia postfuscaInfo
Crypsotidia postfusca (Kühne, 2005)Info
Ctenoplusia dorfmeisteri (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Ctenoplusia fracta (Walker, 1858)Info
Ctenoplusia furcifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Cupido cretosus (Butler, 1895)Info
Cupido theophrastus (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Cupidopsis cissus (Godart, 1824)Common Meadow BlueInfo
Cyana klausruedigerbecki (Karisch, 2005)Info
Cyana pallida (Karisch, 2013)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Dapidodigma hymen (Fabricius, 1775)Western VirginInfo
Desmeocraera decorata (Wichgraf, 1922)Info
Desmeocraera latex (Druce, 1901)Info
Deudorix antalus (Hopffer, 1855)Brown PlayboyInfo
Deudorix baronica -> Deudorix lorisonaCoffee PlayboyInfo
Deudorix caerulea -> Pilodeudorix caeruleaBlue-heart PlayboyInfo
Deudorix dinochares (Grose-smith, 1887)Apricot PlayboyInfo
Deudorix livia (Klug, 1834)Pomegranate PlayboyInfo
Deudorix lorisona (Hewitson, 1862)Coffee PlayboyInfo
Diaphone libertina -> Diaphone eumelaCherry SpotInfo
Diparopsis watersi (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Dixeia doxo (Godart, 1819)Black-veined WhiteInfo
Dixeia orbona (Geyer, 1837)Creamy Small WhiteInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Empusa aegyptiaca -> Dilatempusa aegyptiacaInfo
Empusa guttula (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Epamera gazei (Druce, 1912)Scintillating SapphireInfo
Eublemma exanimis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Eublemma ragusana (Freyer, 1844)Info
Eublemma tytrocoides (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Euchrysops jacksoni -> Euchrysops severiniJackson´s CupidInfo
Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval, 1833)Smoky bean cupidInfo
Euchrysops nilotica (Aurivillius, 1904)Milky Bean CupidInfo
Euchrysops osiris (Hopffer, 1855)African CupidInfo
Euchrysops reducta (Hulstaert, 1924)Jackson´s CupidInfo
Euchrysops sahelianus (Libert, 2001)Western Brown-edged CupidInfo
Euchrysops severini (Hulstaert, 1924)Info
Euphaedra laguerrei (Hecq, 1979)Insipid Themis ForesterInfo
Euphorea ondulosa (Conte, 1909)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eutelia polychorda (Hampson, 1902)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galona serena (Karsch, 1895)Info
Gegenes hottentota (Latreille, 1827)Latreille´s SkipperInfo
Gegenes pumilio gambica (Mabille, 1878)Info
Gomalia elma (Trimen, 1862)African Mallow SkipperInfo
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Graphium adamastor (Boisduval, 1836)Boisduval´s White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Angola White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus baronis (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Graphium antheus (Cramer, 1779)Larger Striped SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Gynanisa jama (Rebel, 1915)Info
Gynanisa maja (Klug, 1836)ChipumiInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Hapsimachogonia hapsimachus (Hering, 1928)Info
Heliothis flavigera (Hampson, 1907)Info
Heliothis nubila (Hampson, 1903)Info
Hippotion psammochroma (Basquin, 1989)Info
Holocerina angulata (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Holocerina istsariensis (Stoneham, 1962)Info
Holocerina prosti -> Holocerina istsariensisInfo
Honeyia elachista (Hacker, 2013)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolycaena anara (Larsen, 1986)Savanna Fairy HairstreakInfo
Hypolycaena philippus (Fabricius, 1793)Common HairstreakInfo
Hypotacha ochribasalis (Hampson, 1896)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iolaphilus menas (Druce, 1890)Blue Savanna SapphireInfo
Iolaus alienus bicaudatus (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Iolaus calisto (Westwood, 1851)Large Green SapphireInfo
Iolaus ismenias (Klug, 1834)White SapphireInfo
Iolaus menas -> Iolaphilus menasBlue Savanna SapphireInfo
Iolaus scintillans -> Epamera gazeiScintillating SapphireInfo
Iolaus sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1905)Sudanian SapphireInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia chorimene (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Golden PansyInfo
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia infracta -> Junonia sophiaLittle PansyInfo
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Junonia sophia (Fabricius, 1793)Little CommodoreInfo
Junonia terea (Drury, 1773)Soldier CommodoreInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnocnema vuattouxi (Libert, 1996)Western Woolly LegsInfo
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops nigeriae -> Lepidochrysops parsimonWestern Giant CupidInfo
Lepidochrysops parsimon (Fabricius, 1775)Western Giant CupidInfo
Lepidochrysops victoriae (Karsch, 1895)Lake Victoria Giant CupidInfo
Lepidochrysops victoriae occidentalis (Libert & Collins, 2001)Info
Lepipaschia limbata (Shaffer J. C. & Solis, 1994)Info
Leptotes brevidentatus (Tite, 1958)Short-toothed BlueInfo
Leptotes jeanneli (Stempffer, 1936)Jeannel´s BlueInfo
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Common Zebra BlueInfo
Leucophlebia afra (Karsch, 1891)Rosy Banded HawkInfo
Leucophlebia edentata -> Leucophlebia afraInfo
Logunovium nigricosta (Holland, 1893)Info
Lophoceps quinquepuncta (Hampson, 1919)Info
Lophotidia brunnescens (Pinhey, 1968)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marathyssa cuneata (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Masalia nubila -> Heliothis nubilaInfo
Meganola chromatographa (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola cornuata (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola diagrapha (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola dicranographa (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola maculafusca (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola odontographa (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola perfuscata (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola persuffusca (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola politzari (Hacker, 2012)Info
Meganola trigonographa (Hacker, 2012)Info
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Micragone rougeriei (Bouyer, 2008)Info
Morongea elfiora (Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010)Info
Morongea galadrielae (Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010)Info
Moyencharia herhausi (I. Lehmann, 2013)Info
Moyencharia ochreicosta (Gaede, 1929)Info
Mycalesis desolata -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis leptoglena -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis milyas -> Bicyclus milyasLesser Rock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis pavonis -> Bicyclus pavonisRock Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis sandace -> Bicyclus sangmelinaeDark Vulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis tolosa -> Bicyclus vulgarisVulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis vulgaris -> Bicyclus vulgarisVulgar Bush BrownInfo
Mylothris afraorientalis -> Mylothris citrinaInfo
Mylothris analis -> Mylothris citrinaInfo
Mylothris chloris (Fabricius, 1775)Western Dotted BorderInfo
Mylothris citrina (Aurivillius, 1898)Info
Myrina subornata (Lathy, 1903)West African Fig-tree BlueInfo
Mythimna caelebs (Grünberg, 1910)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neptis kiriakoffi (Overlaet, 1955)Kiriakoff´s SailerInfo
Neptis nemetes (Hewitson, 1868)Nemetes SailerInfo
Nola politzari (Hacker, 2012)Info
Nolidia longinqua (Hacker, 2012)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontocheilopteryx haribda (Gurkovich & Zolotuhin, 2009)Info
Odontocheilopteryx maculata (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Odontocheilopteryx pattersoni (Tams, 1926)Info
Oneiliana multifera (Prout, 1922)Info
Opisthodontia afroio (Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010)Info
Opisthodontia sidha (Zolotuhin & Prozorov, 2010)Info
Otroeda hesperia (Cramer, 1779)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio aurora -> Colias heosInfo
Papilio dardanus -> Xanthocastnia evaltheMocker SwallowtailInfo
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio horribilis (Butler, 1874)Info
Papilio nireus (Linnaeus, 1758)Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus nireus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Papilio zetes -> Acraea zetesInfo
Parachalciope benitensis (Holland, 1894)Info
Pardaleodes incerta (Snellen, 1872)Savanna Pathfinder SkipperInfo
Pardaleodes incerta murcia (Plötz, 1883)Info
Pardoxia graellsii (Feisthamel, 1837)Yellow DrabInfo
Parides tros (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Parnara anelia -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Parnara chambezi -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Parnara monasi (Trimen, 1889)Water SkipperInfo
Parnara subochracea -> Parnara monasiWater WatchmanInfo
Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius, 1798)Dark Small-branded SwiftInfo
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Pieris frobeniusi -> Belenois subeidaInfo
Pilodeudorix caerulea (Druce, 1890)Blue-heart PlayboyInfo
Pinacopterix eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pingasa rhadamaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Platylesches moritili (Wallengren, 1857)Common HopperInfo
Platysphinx phyllis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Plusiopalpa dichora (Holland, 1894)Info
Politzariella pantherina (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Polytelodes florifera (Walker, 1858)Info
Precis ceryne ceruana (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Precis octavia (Cramer, 1779)Gaudy CommodoreInfo
Precis pelarga (Fabricius, 1775)Fashion CommodoreInfo
Prosopalpus styla (Evans, 1937)Widespread Dwarf SkipperInfo
Pseudoclanis molitor (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912)Great PolyptychusInfo
Pseudonacaduba sichela (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky BlueInfo
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Rhabdophera arefacta (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Rhabdophera clathrum (Guenée, 1852)Info
Rhabdophera hansali (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
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Saalmuellerana media (Walker, 1857)Info
Sevenia umbrina (Karsch, 1892)Ochreous Tree NymphInfo
Soligena volta (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Spialia dromus (Plötz, 1884)Large Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spilosoma nigricosta -> Logunovium nigricostaInfo
Spindasis avriko -> Cigaritis avrikoFine SilverlineInfo
Spindasis banyoana -> Cigaritis avrikoFine SilverlineInfo
Spindasis kaduglii -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Spodoptera cilium (Guenée, 1852)Dark Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Stenophatna hollandi (Tams, 1929)Info
Stugeta marmoreus (Butler, 1866)Marbled SapphireInfo
Stugeta olalae -> Syrmoptera caritasMarbled SapphireInfo
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)Currant ClearwingInfo
Syrmoptera caritas (Libert, 2004)Info
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Tachosa fumata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Tagiades flesus (Fabricius, 1781)Clouded SkipperInfo
Tarucus kiki (Larsen, 1976)Kiki´s PierrotInfo
Tarucus legrasi (Stempffer, 1948)Le Gras´ PierrotInfo
Tarucus mediterraneae -> Tarucus rosaceaBalochistan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosacea (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus theophrastus (Fabricius, 1793)Common Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus ungemachi (Stempffer, 1944)Ungemach´s PierrotInfo
Thelycera sommereri (Hausmann, 1994)Info
Theophasida cardinalli (Tams, 1926)Info
Thiacidas meii (Hacker & Zilli, 2007)Info
Thiacidas mukim (Berio, 1977)Info
Thiacidas politzari (Hacker & Zilli, 2010)Info
Thiacidas stassarti (Hacker & Zilli, 2007)Info
Tirumala petiverana (Doubleday, 1847)Dappled MonarchInfo
Triclema lydia -> Triclema nigeriaeFalse HairtailInfo
Triclema nigeriae (Aurivillius, 1905)False HairtailInfo
Triclema phoenicis -> Anthene phoenicisKarsch´s Ciliate BlueInfo
Tuxentius cretosus (Butler, 1876)Savanna Pied PierrotInfo
Tuxentius cretosus nodieri (Oberthür, 1883)Info
Tytroca dispar (Püngeler, 1904)Info
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Ulotrichopus tinctipennis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Usta terpsichore (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Cavorting EmperorInfo
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Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Virachola dinochares ()Info
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Xanthocastnia evalthe (Fabricius, 1776)Info
Xanthodes brunnescens -> Lophotidia brunnescensInfo
Xanthograpta trilatalis (Walker, 1865)Info
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Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima condamini nigeriae (Kielland, 1982)Info
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Ypthimomorpha itonia (Hewitson, 1865)Swamp RingletInfo
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Zeritis neriene (Boisduval, 1836)Checkered GemInfo
Zeritis neriene amine (Butler, 1874)Info
Zeritis pulcherrima (Aurivillius, 1923)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizina antanossa (Mabille, 1877)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
372 Species in Lepidoptera for Burkina Faso 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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