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Distribution path and Subregions of Continents (More Checklists)
Path: Continents
Subregions: Africa (Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa), America (Caribbean, Central America, North America, South America), Antarctica (Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency, Subantarctic Islands), Eurasia (Asia, Caucasus, Europe, North Eurasia, Russia, West Eurasia), Oceania (Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Continents
Class
Continents
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2100 families, 95549 genera, 1034391 species
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Subclass
Continents
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2027 families, 94713 genera, 1032409 species
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Infraclass
Continents
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1750 families, 92746 genera, 1022055 species
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Superorder
Continents
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 908 families, 69649 genera, 876226 species
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Order
Continents
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 134 families, 19163 genera, 219164 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
Continents
    Aglossata (Speidel, 1977)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Suborder
Continents
    Eolepidopterigina (Rasnitsyn, 1983)
     1 family, 14 genera, 17 species
Suborder
Continents
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     126 families, 18974 genera, 218731 species
Suborder
Continents
    Heterobathmiina (Kristensen & Nielsen, 1979)
     1 family, 1 genus, 3 species
Suborder
Continents
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 22 genera, 180 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Continents
Acanthopteroctetidae (Davis, 1978) - 7 SpeciesArchaic Sun Moths
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 334 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Agathiphagidae (N. P. Kristensen, 1967) - 2 SpeciesKauri Moths
Agonoxenidae (Meyrick, 1926) - 8 SpeciesPalm Moths
Aididae (Schaus, 1906) - 10 Species
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 224 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amphisbatidae (Spuler, 1910) -> Amphisbatinae - 0 Species
Andesianidae (Davis & Gentili, 2003) - 3 SpeciesAndean endemic moths
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 46 Species
Anomosetidae (Tillyard, 1919) - 1 SpeciesAustralian Primitive Ghost Moths
Anthelidae (Turner, 1904) - 200 SpeciesAustralian Lappet Moths
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 225 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Archaeolepiidae (Whalley, 1985) - 2 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 12837 SpeciesTiger Moths
Arrhenophanidae (Walsingham, 1913) - 2 SpeciesTropical Lattice Moths
Ascololepidopterigidae (Zhang & Al., 2013) - 3 Species
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 381 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 184 SpeciesFlower moths
Bedelliidae (Stainton, 1849) -> Bedelliinae - 0 Species
Blastobasidae (Meyrick, 1894) - 18 SpeciesScavenger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 240 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 219 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 56 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brassolidae (Boisduval, 1836) - 4 Species
Bucculatricidae (Wallengren, 1881) -> Bucculatriginae - 0 SpeciesRibbed cocoon makers
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 56 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 336 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Carthaeidae (Common, 1966) - 1 SpeciesAustralian Silkworm Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 187 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cecidosidae (Brèthes, 1916) - 20 SpeciesGall Moths
Chimabachidae (Heinemann, 1870) - 4 SpeciesChimabachid Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 447 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cimeliidae (Chrétien, 1916) - 0 Species
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 2860 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 62 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2263 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1760 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 11673 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) - 31 SpeciesWasp moths
Cyclotornidae (Meyrick, 1912) - 5 SpeciesAustralian Parasite Moths
Dalceridae (Dyar, 1898) - 23 SpeciesTropical Slug Caterpillar Moths
Danaidae (Boisduval, 1833) - 4 SpeciesMilkweed Butterflies
Depressariidae (Meyrick, 1883) - 1 SpeciesFlat-Bodied Moths
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 46 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 606 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 247 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2525 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesGlory Moths
Eolepidopterigidae (Rasnitsyn, 1983) - 17 Species
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 162 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 9 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Epipyropidae (Dyar, 1903) - 29 SpeciesPlanthopper Parasite Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7818 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 72 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 51 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Ethmiidae (Busck, 1909) -> Ethmiinae - 1 SpeciesBlack-spotted Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 468 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 554 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 17 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5356 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 21712 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 457 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2478 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 29 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Heliconiidae (Swainson, 1822) - 3 Species
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 86 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 142 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 610 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperidae (Latreille, 1809) -> Hesperiidae - 0 Species
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11201 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Heterobathmiidae (Kristensen & Nielsen, 1979) - 3 SpeciesValdivian Archaic Moths
Heterogynidae (Rambur, 1866) - 9 SpeciesMediterranean Burnet Moths
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 55 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Holcopogonidae (Gozmany, 1967) - 1 Species
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 32 SpeciesTeak Moths
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 80 SpeciesImma Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 80 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 22 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1886 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 732 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 26 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1354 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lophocoronidae (Common, 1973) - 7 SpeciesAustralian Archaic Sun Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 14932 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lycanidae (Leach, 1815) -> Lycaenidae - 1 Species
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 548 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Lypusidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1857) - 6 SpeciesEuropean bagworm moths
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 85 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Mesokristenseniidae (Huang, Nel & Minet, 2010) - 8 Species
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 91 Species
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 180 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Millieriidae (Stainton, 1854) -> Millieriinae - 0 Species
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 111 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Mnesarchaeidae (Eyer, 1924) - 9 SpeciesNew Zealand Primitive Moths
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) - 34 SpeciesMompha Moths
Neopseustidae (Hering, 1925) - 5 SpeciesArchaic Bell Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1250 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 20446 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Noctuiidae - 1 Species
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2093 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4205 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 25851 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4167 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Oenosandridae (Miller, 1991) - 7 SpeciesSnub Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 111 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Palaeosetidae (Turner, 1922) - 5 SpeciesMiniature Ghost Moths
Palaephatidae (Davis, 1986) - 40 SpeciesGondwanaland Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4102 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Peleopodidae (Hodges, 1974) -> Oecophorinae - 0 SpeciesPeleopodid Moths
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 5269 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 392 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Praydidae (Moriuti, 1977) -> Praydinae - 0 Species
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 124 SpeciesYucca Moths
Prototheoridae (Meyrick, 1917) - 16 SpeciesAfrican Primitive Ghost Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1315 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 12 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 2065 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6789 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 3704 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 41 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2291 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schistonoeidae (Hodges, 1999) -> Gelechiidae - 0 Species
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 6 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 110 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 19 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1205 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Simaethistidae (Minet, 1991) - 2 Species
Somabrachyidae (Hampson, 1920) - 7 SpeciesMediterranean Flannel Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2871 SpeciesHawk Moths
Stathmopodidae (Meyrick, 1913) - 0 Species
Symmocidae (Gozmany, 1957) -> Symmocinae - 1 SpeciesSymmocid Moths
Thaumetopoeidae (Aurivillius, 1889) -> Thaumetopoeinae - 1 SpeciesProcessionary caterpillars
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 579 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3604 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tineodidae (Meyrick, 1885) - 16 SpeciesFalse Plume Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 174 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 12799 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 620 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Urodidae (Kyrki, 1984) - 13 SpeciesFalse Burnet Moths
Whalleyanidae (Minet, 1991) - 2 Species
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1060 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 726 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 159 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 929 SpeciesBurnet Moths
144 Families with 218935 Species in Continents
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Continents without family allocation
Species with ANext  
Acatapaustis metallopa ()Halved Tuft-mothInfo
Aconicta albarufa ()Info
Acopia perpallida ()Info
Adania montana ()Info
Adoxyphyes orana ()Info
Agnopterix arnucella ()Info
Agrolamprotes micella (Denis & Shiffermüller, 1775)Info
Alipsa angustella ()Info
Anamotarus illawarrae (Macleay, 1873)Info
Ancyclolomia westwoodi ()Info
Anthrips mesoleuca ()Info
Anyclis erythrana ()Info
Anyclis sciodelta ()Info
Apatutina erminea ()Info
Apterone helcoidella ()Info
Archaeotychia albiciliata (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Archaeotychia dentata (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia dicksoni (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia khoisanorum (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia krooni (Kallies, 2016)Info
Archaeotychia metaspila (Meyrick, 1926)Info
Archaeotychia quiris (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Archaeotychia semicuprea (Kallies, 2016)Info
Arhopalia atosia ()Tailed Disc OakblueInfo
Arhopalia curiosa ()Bhutan OakblueInfo
Arhopalia dodonaea ()Pale Himalayan OakblueInfo
Arhyrotaenia velutinana ()Red-banded Leafroller MothInfo
Armatophallus akagericus (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus crudescens (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Armatophallus exoenota (Meyrick, 1918)Info
Armatophallus hackeri (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus kuehnei (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
Armatophallus xylophaea (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Auophyes asiatica (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Auophyes asiatica asiatica ()Info
Auophyes benedictina (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Auophyes metaxys (Boursin, 1953)Info
Auophyes oxyacanthae (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Auophyes renalis (Wutshire, 1941)Info
Australariona mirabilis ()Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Barbutodes albizziae (Tams, 1941)Info
Barbutodes lantzi (Leraut, 2013)Info
Blezynskia malacelloides ()Info
Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
Bryopsis amasina (Draudt, 1931)Info
Bryopsis muralis (Forster, 1771)Info
Buzkoiana capnodactylus ()Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Capronia adelica ()Info
Capronia pillaana ()Info
Cassouodes camptoceralis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Catodoceta xanthostephana ()Info
Cerapteiyx megala tugani ()Info
Cercops festus -> Autochton cellusInfo
Chimabacche saxipenella ()Info
Chorelitis diana ()Info
Chorelitis pariana ()Info
Cochyldia heydeniana ()Info
Cochyldia subroseana ()Info
Cochylmorpha straminea ()Info
Coelopera castanina ()Info
Coelopera gyrobathra ()Info
Coenotephra salicata ()Striped Twin-spot CarpetInfo
Cohas hyale hyale ()Info
Colephora granulatella (Zeller, 1849)Info
Colosima munroei ()Info
Copableparon longipenne ()Info
Coptitarsia corrida (Pogue & Simmons, 2008)Info
Coptitarsia decolora (Guenée, 1852)Info
Crocidesma plebejana ()Info
Crysiphila atmophanes ()Info
Cyncia oregonensis ()Oregon CynciaInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasycheira fascelina ()Info
Debrosana puechredoni (Berio, 1993)Info
Diquishia ansorgei (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Diquishia morion (Kurshakov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Disclisiosprocta stellata -> Disclisioprocta stellataInfo
Dolerimima hypoxantha ()Info
Dolicarthria punctalis ()Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Egita simplex ()Info
Ennomon subsignaria ()Elm Spanworm MothInfo
Epichopteryx retiella ()Info
Espararge climene ()Info
Euclidea glyphica (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eudrespanelatri rectifascia ()Info
Eughagena nebraskae intensa ()Info
Eurausta holophaea ()Info
Eurausta oxyprora ()Info
Eurausta phoenicea ()Info
Euretagrotis perattenta inattenta ()Info
Eurhythmus bryophiloides ()Info
Euthyatria lorata ()Info
Euxua tessellata ()Info
Expantheria scribonia ()Giant Leopard MothInfo
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Friedlandaria phaeocorda ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geractia poliotis (Hampson, 1905)Info
Gulphisia wrightii ()Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heliconinus ethilla (Godart, 1819)Info
Hoffmannophila pseudospretella ()Info
Hyaroitis adrastus ()Restricted DemonInfo
Hydriomina sierrae ()Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaeta emarginata ()Small ScallopInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lacistophenes hackeri ()Info
Lanpronia oregonella ()Info
Lantzina hodeberti (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzina prasinalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Lantzina rufalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes alcardi (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes bernardii (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes dargei (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lantzodes lamtoalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes nienokouealis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes obovalis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Lantzodes semicircularis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Lantzodes subpurpuralis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Lantzodes vinacealis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Lapanda huntei ()Info
Leuropena sera ()Info
Levipalpis hepatariella ()Info
Lichtensteiniana aloides (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana brandbergensis (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana fuscoalaria (Mey, 2015)Info
Lichtensteiniana strigulatus (Gaede, 1929)Info
Lichtensteiniana tessellatus (Clench, 1959)Info
Lobogetheas interrupta ()Info
Lycacna arota schellbachi (Tilden, 1955)Rockymountain tailed copperInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Mabokia boudinotalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Mabokia delicatalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Machaeretis orthosema ()Info
Machaeretis platyptila (Turner, 1940)Info
Matigranna rubrosuffusa ()Info
Mecylcothorax ambiguus (Erichson, 1842)Info
Mecylcothorax amplipennis amplipennis (Broun, 1912)Info
Mecylcothorax rotundicollis (White, 1846)Info
Meesia richardsoni ()Info
Metachrostia velox (Hübner, 1813)Info
Meyoarabiella meyi (Yakovlev, 2008)Info
Microcalpyptris bircornutus ()Info
Microcalpyptris lotella ()Info
Microcalpyptris punctulatus ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nagarodes mysolata ()Info
Namibiocossus danieli (Clench, 1959)Info
Namibiocossus gaerdesi (Daniel, 1956)Info
Namibiocossus punctifera (Gaede, 1929)Info
Namibiocossus uhligorum (Mey, 2015)Info
Neogalia sunia ()Catabena MothInfo
Noclea rivulosa ()Info
Nothobrachodes infanda (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Nothobrachodes nycteropis (Meyrick, 1920)Info
Nussodes abidjanalis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Nussodes africalis (Leraut, 2007)Info
Nussodes nimbaensis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oncocnmeis piffardi ()Info
Oncocnmeis viriditincta ()Info
Ortea rosea ()Rose HooktipInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachyluncaria pachyluncus (Razowski, 2014)Info
Parage aegeria insula ()Info
Parage aegeria oblita ()Info
Paralercoptera albella ()Info
Paralercoptera heinrichi ()Info
Paraphymatopus californicus -> Phymatopus californicusInfo
Paraphymatopus hectoides -> Phymatopus hectoidesInfo
Pechipogon strigilata (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Phaeodontella brunnea (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Plataphalinidia plicana ()Info
Porittia galactodactyla (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Postscrancia discomma (Jordan, 1916)Info
Pothantus hetaerus ()Large DartInfo
Prothorthodes texana consors ()Info
Pryopteron chrysidiformis (Esper, 1782)Fiery ClearwingInfo
Pryopteron muscaeformis (Esper, 1783)Thrift ClearwingInfo
Pseudethemia protuberans ()Info
Pseudoadelphia ochripunctella ()Info
Pseudohadana vulnerea ()Info
Psilacis isombra ()Info
Pthorimaea operculella ()Info
Ptychopseutis amoenella ()Info
Ptychopseutis eutacta ()Info
Ptychopseutis molybdogramma ()Info
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Recavicula marloffiana ()Info
Redectes vitrea ()Info
Retisfera setifera (Razowski, 2014)Info
Royia nimbaensis (Leraut, 2011)Info
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Salebraicus odiosellus ()Info
Satyrs or browns ()SatyrinaeInfo
Scolioptreryx libatrix ()Info
Scybalisttodes periculosalis ()Info
Sericornis sudetana (Standfuss, 1846)Info
Setamorpha rutella -> Setomorpha rutellaInfo
Soligena juna (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Soligena spissa (Tams, 1929)Info
Soligena volta (Prozorov & Zolotuhin, 2016)Info
Spalia galba ()Common Red eyeInfo
Speideliana erichkaestneri (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Speideliana maget (Schintlmeister & Witt, 2015)Info
Stomopterix simplexella ()Info
Subscaphia acricosta ()Info
Symetrischema striatellum ()Info
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Tanumecica xanthoplaca ()Info
Tanyzancha marionella ()Info
Tarthorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Info
Thorbyes albosuffusa -> Thorybes pyladesInfo
Thorbyes integra -> Thorybes pyladesInfo
Thryphaena tineaeformis ()Info
Tolipiodes oligolasia ()Info
Tortricicia testacea testacea ()Info
Tripuda balteata ()Info
Tripuda dimidiata ()Info
Tripuda inquaesita ()Info
Tripuda limbata ()Info
Tripuda luxuriosa ()Info
Trisynopta euryspoda ()Info
Trisynopta neossophila ()Info
Trisynopta scatophaga ()Info
Tsiphone abeona ()Swordgrass BrownInfo
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Ulolanche dilecta ()Info
Ulolanche niveiguttata ()Info
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Wheelaria spilodactylus ()Horehound Plume MothInfo
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Xantherhoe incursata harveyata ()Info
Xantherhoe incursata lagganata ()Info
Xantherhoe labradorensis ()Info
Xantherhoe macdunnoughi ()Info
Xantherhoe marinensis ()Info
Xantherhoe munitata ()Info
Xantherhoe munitata convallaria ()Info
Xantherhoe packardata ()Info
Xantherhoe pontiaria ()Info
Xantherhoe spaldingaria ()Info
Xanthippe beatifica -> Arta epicoenalisInfo
Xanthonomis fuscifrons ()Info
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Zeusera pyrina ()Leopard MothInfo
230 Species in Lepidoptera for Continents listed without family allocation
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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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