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Distribution path and Subregions of Colombia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Colombia
Subregions: Bogota
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Colombia
Class
Colombia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 442 families, 5649 genera, 23085 species
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Subclass
Colombia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 437 families, 5629 genera, 23056 species
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Infraclass
Colombia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 418 families, 5544 genera, 22777 species
Tree
Superorder
Colombia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 268 families, 4323 genera, 19618 species
Tree
Order
Colombia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 59 families, 1678 genera, 9087 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
Colombia
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     59 families, 1678 genera, 9087 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Colombia
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 1 SpeciesPalm Moths
Aididae (Schaus, 1906) - 3 Species
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 12 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 740 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 6 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 27 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 17 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 2 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 13 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 37 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 167 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 2 SpeciesWasp moths
Danaidae (Boisduval, 1833) -> Danainae - 1 SpeciesMilkweed Butterflies
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 9 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 13 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 8 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 19 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 423 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 10 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 7 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 866 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 8 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 597 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 3 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 10 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 61 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 211 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3370 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 12 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 335 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 616 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 1 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 33 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 709 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 120 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 135 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 43 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 251 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 24 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
59 Families with 9087 Species in Colombia
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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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