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Distribution path and Subregions of Central African Republic (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Central African Republic
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Central African Republic
Class
Central African Republic
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 181 families, 1451 genera, 4370 species
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Subclass
Central African Republic
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 181 families, 1451 genera, 4370 species
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Infraclass
Central African Republic
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 172 families, 1422 genera, 4314 species
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Superorder
Central African Republic
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 119 families, 1143 genera, 3795 species
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Order
Central African Republic
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 47 families, 468 genera, 1875 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
Central African Republic
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     46 families, 465 genera, 1872 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Central African Republic
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 2 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 34 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 6 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 9 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 24 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 168 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 1 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 4 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 5 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 385 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 29 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 639 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 69 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 9 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 3 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 82 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 123 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 4 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 48 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 9 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
46 Families with 1872 Species in Central African Republic
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Central African Republic without family allocation
Lantzodes vinacealis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Mabokia boudinotalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Nussodes africalis (Leraut, 2007)Info
3 Species in Lepidoptera for Central African Republic 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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