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Distribution path and Subregions of Chad (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Chad
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Chad
Class
Chad
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 157 families, 858 genera, 1854 species
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Subclass
Chad
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 156 families, 857 genera, 1853 species
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Infraclass
Chad
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 150 families, 840 genera, 1816 species
Tree
Superorder
Chad
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 104 families, 614 genera, 1404 species
Tree
Order
Chad
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 19 families, 131 genera, 208 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
Chad
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     19 families, 131 genera, 208 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Chad
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 23 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 22 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 15 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 32 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 11 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 16 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHawk Moths
19 Families with 208 Species in Chad


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Chad
Species with ANext  
Acraea caecilia (Fabricius, 1781)Pink AcraeaInfo
Aegocera brevivitta (Hampson, 1901)Info
Aegocera rectilinea (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Aethalopteryx grandiplaga (Gaede, 1930)Info
Afrasura obliterata (Walker, 1864)Info
Africalpe vagabunda (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Afrodryas leda (Boisduval, 1847)Info
Agrotis sardzeana (Brandt, 1941)Info
Aloa moloneyi (Druce, 1887)Info
Apharitis buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Apharitis nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Aphnaeus nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Asura gabunica (Walker, 1865)Info
Asura obliterata -> Afrasura obliterataInfo
Asura obscurodiscalis (Rothschild, 1936)Info
Aurivillius aratus (Westwood, 1849)Info
Aurivillius xerophilus (Rougeot, 1977)Info
Axiocerses harpax (Fabricius, 1775)Common ScarletInfo
Axiocerses harpax kadugli (Talbot, 1935)Info
Azanus moriqua (Wallengren, 1857)Black-bordered Babul BlueInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balacra glagoessa -> Balacra pulchraInfo
Balacra herona (Druce, 1887)Info
Balacra pulchra (Aurivillius, 1892)Info
Basiothia medea (Fabricius, 1781)Small Verdant HawkInfo
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Brachyglossina tibbuana (Herbulot, 1965)Info
Bunaea alcinoe (Stoll, 1780)Food plantsInfo
Bunaeopsis hersilia (Westwood, 1849)Info
Bunaeopsis pagei -> Bunaeopsis hersiliaInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callhyccoda mirei (Herbulot & Viette, 1952)Info
Calopieris eulimene (Klug, 1829)Info
Cardepia sociabilis (De Graslin, 1850)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes hylas virescens (Linnaeus, 1771)Info
Charaxes chiron -> Charaxes etheoclesSavanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Charaxes etheocles (Cramer, 1777)Demon charaxesInfo
Charaxes hamatus -> Charaxes nichetesManx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nichetes (Grose-smith, 1883)Manx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes nichetes leopardinus (Plantrou, 1974)Info
Charaxes ogovensis -> Charaxes nichetesManx CharaxesInfo
Charaxes viola (Butler, 1865)Savanna Demon CharaxesInfo
Chiasmia sudanata (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Chilades eleusis (Demaison, 1888)Sky-blue CupidInfo
Chlorerythra rubriplaga (Warren, 1895)Info
Cigaritis baghirmii (Stempffer, 1946)Info
Cigaritis buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Cigaritis nilus (Hewitson, 1865)Saharan SilverlineInfo
Clytie sancta (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Colias heos (Herbst, 1792)Info
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 danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis ephyia (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange TipInfo
Colotis euippe euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Colotis euippe mirei (Bernardi, 1960)Info
Colotis evarne (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis fausta (Olivier, 1804)Large Salmon ArabInfo
Colotis liagore (Klug, 1829)Desert Orange TipInfo
Colotis phisadia (Godart, 1819)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Colotis pleione (Klug, 1829)Orange Patch TipInfo
Colotis pleione nilus (Talbot, 1942)Info
Colotis protomedia -> Colotis protractusYellow Splendour TipInfo
Colotis protractus (Butler, 1876)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Coniesta ignefusalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)Cream-striped owlInfo
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Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Desmeocraera bitioides (Holland, 1893)Info
Deudorix livia (Klug, 1834)Pomegranate PlayboyInfo
Diparopsis watersi (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Dixeia doxo (Godart, 1819)Black-veined WhiteInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Empusa guttula (Thunberg, 1815)Info
Epiphora bauhiniae (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Eronia leda (Boisduval, 1847)Autumn Leaf VagrantInfo
Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)Lima bean podborerInfo
Eublemma exanimis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Eublemma scitula (Rambur, 1833)Info
Euchloe falloui (Allard, 1867)Scarce Green-striped WhiteInfo
Euchromius karsholti -> Euclasta bacescuiInfo
Euchromius viettei (BÅ‚eszynski, 1961)Info
Euchromius zephyrus (BÅ‚eszynski, 1962)Info
Euclasta amseli (Popescu-gorj & Constantinescu, 1973)Info
Euclasta bacescui (Popescu-gorj & Constantinescu, 1977)Info
Eupithecia dissobapta (Prout, 1932)Info
Eupithecia mirei (Herbulot, 1965)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Exelastis pumilio -> Marasmarcha pumilioInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gonimbrasia belina (Westwood, 1849)Mopane MothInfo
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Graphium angolanus baronis (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Graphium fulleri (Grose-smith, 1883)Riley´s graphiumInfo
Graphium latreillianus (Godart, 1819)Coppery SwordtailInfo
Graphium latreillianus theorini (Aurivillius, 1881)Info
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Graphium ridleyanus (White, 1843)Acraea SwordtailInfo
Graphium ucalegonides (Staudinger, 1884)Info
Gynanisa maja (Klug, 1836)ChipumiInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)Cape gooseberry budwormInfo
Heliocheilus confertissima (Walker, 1865)Info
Heliocheilus ennedica (Herbulot & Viette, 1952)Info
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Hemidromodes robusta (Prout, 1913)Info
Hepalastis pumilio (Zeller, 1873)Info
Heteropalpia acrosticta (Puneler, 1904)Info
Heterostegane monilifera (Prout, 1915)Info
Hippotion balsaminae (Walker, 1856)Balsam Striped HawkInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypopta cognata -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta mussolinii -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iolaus sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1905)Sudanian SapphireInfo
Isturgia deerraria (Walker, 1861)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnocnema abyssinica (Libert, 1996)Info
Lobobunaea phaedusa (Drury, 1782)Info
Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, 1849)Arrow SphinxInfo
Lymantriades xanthosoma (Hampson, 1910)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactylus -> Megalophipida defectalisSpiderling Plume MothInfo
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melanitis libya (Distant, 1882)Violet-eyed Evening BrownInfo
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)Glanville FritillaryInfo
Metarctia didyma (Kiriakoff, 1957)Info
Metopoceras kneuckeri (Rebel, 1903)Info
Micragone joiceyi (Bouvier, 1930)Info
Microloxia ruficornis (Warren, 1897)Info
Mormogystia reibellii (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Moyencharia mineti (I. Lehmann, 2013)Info
Myrina silenus (Fabricius, 1775)Common Fig-tree BlueInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nasamonica oxymorpha (Meyrick, 1922)Info
Neopolyptychus prionites (Rothschild & Jordan, 1916)Info
Neromia pulvereisparsa (Hampson, 1896)Info
Nomia antecedens (Cockerell, 1931)Info
Nomia rufosuffusa (Cockerell, 1935)Info
Nomia zonaria (Walker, 1871)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Nudaurelia eblis (Strecker, 1878)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oraesia intrusa (Krüger, 1939)Info
Orthogonioptilum chalix (Jordan, 1922)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachyceryx albomaculata -> Pseudodiptera musiformeInfo
Pachymetana joiceyi (Tams, 1925)Info
Pandesma anysa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Pantophaea jordani (Joicey & Talbot, 1916)Info
Papilio aurora -> Colias heosInfo
Papilio foersterius -> Graphium fulleriInfo
Papilio sanganoides -> Graphium fulleriInfo
Papilio sanganus -> Graphium fulleriInfo
Pasiphila lita (Prout, 1916)Info
Phaiogramma faustinata (Milliere, 1868)Info
Phalera imitata (Druce, 1896)Info
Pinacopterix eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pithyllis mirei (Leraut, 2009)Info
Pleuroptya tchadalis (Leraut, 2005)Info
Polyptychoides grayii (Walker, 1856)Info
Polyptychoides niloticus -> Polyptychoides grayiiInfo
Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Pontia glauconome (Klug, 1829)Desert WhiteInfo
Pseudimbrasia deyrollei (Thomson, 1858)Info
Pseudobunaea epithyrena (Maassen & Weyding, 1885)Info
Pseudobunaea heyeri (Weymer, 1896)Info
Pseudoclanis molitor (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912)Great PolyptychusInfo
Pseudodiptera musiforme (Kaye, 1918)Info
Pseudosterrha paulula (Swinhoe, 1886)Info
Pterophorus albidus (Zeller, 1852)Info
Pterophorus candidalis (Walker, 1864)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salagena cuprea (Gaede, 1929)Info
Scopula kohor (Herbulot & Viette, 1952)Info
Scopula nachtigali -> Scopula nigrinotataInfo
Scopula nigrinotata (Warren, 1897)Info
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker., 1864)Geranium Plume MothInfo
Sphingomima cinereomarginata (Holland, 1893)Info
Spindasis baghirmii -> Cigaritis baghirmiiInfo
Spindasis buchanani -> Apharitis buchananiInfo
Spindasis kaduglii -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
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
Streblote diluta (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarucus legrasi (Stempffer, 1948)Le Gras´ PierrotInfo
Tarucus mediterraneae -> Tarucus rosaceaBalochistan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosacea (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus ungemachi (Stempffer, 1944)Ungemach´s PierrotInfo
Thiacidas kanoensis (Hacker & Zilli, 2007)Info
Thiacidas postica (Walker, 1855)Info
Tirumala hamata (Macleay, 1826)Dark Blue TigerInfo
Trachypteryx tibestiensis (Herbulot & Viette, 1952)Info
Trimetopia aetheraria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Tytroca dispar (Püngeler, 1904)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Usta terpsichore (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Cavorting EmperorInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamarada differens (Bastelberger, 1907)Info
Zamarada minimaria (Swinhoe, 1895)Info
Zamarada pandatilinea -> Zamarada differensInfo
208 Species in Lepidoptera for Chad 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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