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Distribution path and Subregions of Cape Verde (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa - Macaronesia - Cape Verde
Subregions: Boa Vista, Brava, Fogo, Sal, Santiago
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cape Verde
Class
Cape Verde
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 159 families, 648 genera, 1087 species
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Subclass
Cape Verde
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 158 families, 646 genera, 1082 species
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Infraclass
Cape Verde
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 156 families, 640 genera, 1076 species
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Superorder
Cape Verde
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 478 genera, 789 species
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Order
Cape Verde
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 21 families, 165 genera, 261 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
Cape Verde
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     21 families, 165 genera, 261 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cape Verde
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 15 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 98 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 8 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 22 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
21 Families with 261 Species in Cape Verde
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Cape Verde
Species with ANext  
Acantholipes aurea (Berio, 1966)Info
Acantholipes aureus (Berio, 1966)Info
Acantholipes trimeni (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Achaea finita (Guenée, 1852)Finite AchaeaInfo
Achaea ino -> Achaea mercatoriaInfo
Achaea mercatoria (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acontia basifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Acontia feae (Berio, 1937)Info
Acontia imitatrix -> Acontia zelleriInfo
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia opalinoides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia saotiagoensis (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia westafricana (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia zelleri (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Adisura callima (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Afrogortyna trinota (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Agdistis bifurcatus (Agenjo, 1952)Info
Agdistis notabilis (Gielis & Karsholt, 2009)Info
Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)Tamarisk PlumeSite
Agrotis aistleitneri (Behounek & Speidel, 2009)Info
Agrotis arsinaria (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis caboverdensis (Traub & Bauer, 1983)Info
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis sardzeana (Brandt, 1941)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Agrotis trux (Hübner, 1824)Crescent DartInfo
Agrotis trux arsinaria (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Amyna axis -> Ilattia axisEight-SpotInfo
Anarta trifolii -> Nutmeg trifoliiClover cutwormInfo
Androlymnia clavata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Anomis auragoides -> Anomis flavaInfo
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)White-pupiled Scallop MothInfo
Anticarsia irrorata (Fabricius, 1781)Owl mothInfo
Anticarsia rubricans -> Anticarsia irrorataOwl mothInfo
Aristotelia benedenii (Weyenbergh, 1873)Info
Asplenia melanodonta (Hampson, 1896)Info
Athetis ochreosignata (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Audea melaleuca (Walker, 1865)Info
Audea postalbida -> Audea subligataInfo
Audea subligata (Distant, 1902)Info
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azanus mirza (Plötz, 1880)Pale Babul BlueInfo
Azanus moriqua (Wallengren, 1857)Black-bordered Babul BlueInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bastilla angularis (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Borbo borbonica (Boisduval, 1833)Olive Haired SwiftInfo
Byblia ilithyia (Drury, 1773)JokerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callicore clymena (Guenée, 1870)Info
Callopistria latreillei (Duponchel, 1827)Latreille´s LatinInfo
Callopistria maillardi (Guenée, 1862)Info
Caloptilia soyella (Van Deventer, 1904)Info
Caradrina clavipalpis -> Paradrina clavipalpisPale Mottled WillowInfo
Caradrina fogoensis (Traub & Bauer, 1983)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Chasmina vestae -> Chasmina tibialisInfo
Chiasmia sudanata (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Chilades evorae (Libert, Baliteau & Baliteau, 2011)Info
Chloroclystis derasata -> Pasiphila derasataInfo
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis (Boisduval, 1833)Lesser Rice-LeafrollerInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coleophora creola (Baldizzone & Van Der Wolf, 2015)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange TipInfo
Comibaena leucospilata (Walker, 1863)Info
Comostolopsis stillata (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Condica capensis (Guenée, 1852)The AfricanInfo
Condica conducta -> Condica capensisInfo
Cornutiplusia circumflexa (Linnaeus, 1767)Essex YInfo
Crypsotidia maculifera (Staudinger, 1898)Info
Crypsotidia mesosema -> Crypsotidia postfuscaInfo
Crypsotidia postfusca (Kühne, 2005)Info
Crypsotidia remanei (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Cymatogramma echemus -> Memphis echemusInfo
Cynaeda occidentalis (Viette, 1958)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Danaus gilippus thersippus (H. W. Bates, 1863)QueenInfo
Deudorix dinomenes (Smith, 1887)Orange PlayboyInfo
Diaphania indica (Saunders, 1851)Cotton CaterpillarInfo
Dicestra trifolii -> Hadula trifoliiInfo
Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller, 1847)Exotic Greenhouse InvasiveInfo
Dysgonia algira (Linnaeus, 1767)The PassengerInfo
Dysgonia angularis -> Bastilla angularisInfo
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias biplaga (Walker, 1866)Spiny BollwormInfo
Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862)Info
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Eccopsis chromatica -> Eccopsis praecedensInfo
Eccopsis praecedens (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Eccopsis wahlbergiana (Zeller, 1852)Info
Eilema aistleitneri (Černý, 2013)Info
Enyo lugubris delanoi (Kernbach, 1962)Info
Ericeia congregata (Walker, 1858)Info
Erinnyis guttularis -> Erinnyis guttalarisInfo
Erinnyis penaeus -> Erinnyis oenotrusInfo
Ethmia paneliusella -> Ethmia quadrinotellaInfo
Ethmia quadrinotella (Mann, 1861)Info
Etiella anticalis -> Etiella zinckenellaInfo
Eublemma baccalix (Swinhoe, 1886)Info
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)Eublemma MothInfo
Eublemma ecthaemata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Eublemma mesophaea (Hampson, 1910)Info
Eublemma parva (Hübner, 1808)Small MarbledInfo
Eublemma scitula (Rambur, 1833)Info
Eublemmoides apicimacula (Mabille, 1880)Chocolate Tip EublemmaInfo
Euchrysops osiris (Hopffer, 1855)African CupidInfo
Euclasta insularis (Viette, 1958)Info
Eucrostes disparata (Walker, 1861)Info
Eucrostes rufociliaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Eudonia fogoalis (Derra, 2008)Info
Eudonia lindbergalis (Viette, 1958)Info
Eurema hecabe (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Grass YellowInfo
Euxoa admirabilis (Hacker & Schreier, 2010)Info
Exelastis atomosa (Walsingham, 1885)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gesonia nigripalpa (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Gnamptonyx innexa (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes exclusiva -> Grammodes congenitaInfo
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Gymnoscelis daniloi (Hausmann, 2009)Info
Gymnoscelis lindbergi (Herbulot, 1957)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadula trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Clover cutwormInfo
Haplocestra similis (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Harutaeographa adusta (Hreblay & L. Ronkay, 1999)Info
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)Cape gooseberry budwormInfo
Heliocheilus confertissima (Walker, 1865)Info
Heliothis nubigera (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Eastern Bordered StrawInfo
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Hellinsia aistleitneri (Arenberger, 2006)Info
Hellinsia betsiae (Gielis, 1991)Info
Hellinsia bhutanensis (Arenberger, 1995)Info
Hellinsia biangulata (Gielis & De Vos, 2006)Info
Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)Old World WebwormInfo
Hepalastis pumilio (Zeller, 1873)Info
Hiccoda dosaroides (Moore, 1882)Brownheaded jack pine sawflyInfo
Hipoepa fractalis (Guenée, 1854)Pink Striped Oakworm MothInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles tithymali (Boisduval, 1834)Barbary Spurge Hawk-mothInfo
Hypena conscitalis (Walker, 1866)Info
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena lividalis -> Ophiuche lividalisInfo
Hypena semilutea -> Hypena conscitalisInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iambiodes incerta (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Ilattia axis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Isturgia catalaunaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Isturgia pulinda (Walker, 1860)Info
Isturgia pulinda deerraria (Walker, 1861)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Janseodes melanospila (Guenée, 1852)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Knappetra holdingii (Felder R., 1874)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lantanophaga pusillidactyla (Walker, 1864)Lantana Plume MothInfo
Lantanophaga pusillidactylus -> Marasmarcha bajanicaLantana Plume MothInfo
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Common Zebra BlueInfo
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marasmarcha bajanica (Fazekas, 2003)Info
Maxera marchalii (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Maxera nigriceps -> Maxera marchaliiInfo
Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida compsochares (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactylus -> Megalophipida defectalisSpiderling Plume MothInfo
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Melanephia nigrescens (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Microloxia aistleitneri (Hausmann, 2009)Info
Microloxia ruficornis (Warren, 1897)Info
Mocis mayeri (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Mocis proverai (Zilli, 2000)Info
Mythimna languida (Walker, 1858)Info
Mythimna umbrigera (Saalmuller, 1891)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neurosymploca hottentota (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Niphograpta albiguttalis (Warren, 1889)Waterhyacinth MothInfo
Nutmeg trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Nycterosea obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)The GemInfo
Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)Large TortoiseshellInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oederemia simplivalva (Hacker & Schreier, 2010)Info
Oidaematophorus betsiae -> Hellinsia biangulataInfo
Ophiuche lividalis (Hübner, 1790)Info
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, 1773)Green Drab mothInfo
Oraesia intrusa (Krüger, 1939)Info
Orphanostigma abruptalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Orthonama obstipata -> Nycterosea obstipataGemInfo
Ozarba adducta (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba exoplaga (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba rubrivena (Hampson, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Paracolax castanea -> Hipoepa fractalisInfo
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)Pale mottled willowInfo
Pardasena virgulana (Mabille, 1880)Grey SquareInfo
Pardoxia graellsi -> Pardoxia graellsiiYellow DrabInfo
Pardoxia graellsii (Feisthamel, 1837)Yellow DrabInfo
Pasiphila derasata (Bastelberger, 1905)Info
Pediasia strenua (G. Bassi, 1992)Info
Pericyma mendax (Walker, 1858)Info
Peridroma saucia (Hübner, 1808)Variegated CutwormInfo
Phaiogramma faustinata (Milliere, 1868)Info
Phaiogramma faustinata vermiculata (Warren, 1897)Info
Pingasa lahayei (Oberthür, 1887)Info
Pingasa rhadamaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Platyptilia ardua (Mcdunnough, 1927)Info
Polydesma umbricola (Boisduval, 1833)Monkeypod MothInfo
Polypogon fractalis -> Hipoepa fractalisInfo
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Pontia glauconome (Klug, 1829)Desert WhiteInfo
Prasinocyma germinaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Pseudochazara hippolyte hippolyte (Esper, 1784)Info
Pseudolucia chilensis (Blanchard, 1852)Info
Pseudozarba bipartita (Herrich-schäffer, 1850)Info
Pyrausta panopealis -> Pyrausta phaenicealisPerilla Leaf MothInfo
Pyrausta phaenicealis (Hübner, 1818)Perilla Leaf MothInfo
Pyrausta phragmatidalis (Hampson, 1908)Info
Pyrausta pilatealis (Barnes & Mcdunnough, 1914)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saalmuellerana aethiopica (Hacker & Schreier, 2010)Info
Saalmuellerana media (Walker, 1857)Info
Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)Petite WaveInfo
Scopula paneliusi (Herbulot, 1957)Info
Scopula paneliusi paneliusi ()Info
Scopula paneliusi subirrorata (Herbulot, 1957)Info
Scopula subirrorata (Herbulot, 1957)Info
Serrodes partita (Fabricius, 1775)Catapult mothInfo
Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefèbvre, 1827)West African pink borerInfo
Simplicia extinctalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker., 1864)Geranium Plume MothInfo
Sphingomorpha chlorea (Cramer, 1777)Info
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Syngrapha circumflexa -> Cornutiplusia circumflexaEssex YInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Levant BlackneckInfo
Tathorhynchus leucobasis (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Tathorhynchus troberti (Guenée, 1852)Info
Thalassodes quadraria (Guenée, 1857)Info
Theretra orpheus (Herrich-schaffer, 1854)Lined HawkInfo
Thylacoptila paurosema (Meyrick, 1888)Info
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Traminda vividaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Trichoplusia orichalcea -> Thysanoplusia orichalceaSoybean looperInfo
Trigonodes hyppasia (Cramer, 1779)Semilooper mothInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Ulotrichopus primulina (Hampson, 1902)Info
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
Vegetia dewitzi (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Info
Vittaplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xanthodes albago (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Xylophanes tersa tersa (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
261 Species in Lepidoptera for Cape Verde 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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