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Distribution path and Subregions of Cook Islands (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia - Cook Islands
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cook Islands
Class
Cook Islands
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 58 families, 219 genera, 318 species
Tree
Subclass
Cook Islands
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 58 families, 219 genera, 318 species
Tree
Infraclass
Cook Islands
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 58 families, 219 genera, 318 species
Tree
Superorder
Cook Islands
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 42 families, 162 genera, 235 species
Tree
Order
Cook Islands
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 25 families, 121 genera, 174 species
Site
Tree
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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
Cook Islands
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     25 families, 121 genera, 174 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cook Islands
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 19 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 38 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 13 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 4 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 11 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 11 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
25 Families with 174 Species in Cook Islands
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Cook Islands
Species with ANext  
Achaea janata (Linnaeus, 1758)Castor Semi-LooperInfo
Achaea serva (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Aedia leucomelas (Linnaeus, 1758)SorcererInfo
Agonoxena argaula (Meyrick, 1921)Coconut Flat MothInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis ipsilon aneituma ()Info
Amyna axis -> Ilattia axisEight-SpotInfo
Amyna natalis (Walker, 1858)Ilima MothInfo
Anisodes samoana (Warren, 1897)Info
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)White-pupiled Scallop MothInfo
Anomis involuta (Walker, 1857)Hibiscus CutwormInfo
Anomis nigritarsis (Walker, 1857)Info
Anthophila chalcotoxa -> Choreutis chalcotoxaInfo
Anticarsia irrorata (Fabricius, 1781)Owl mothInfo
Argina astrea (Drury, 1773)Crotalaria pod borerInfo
Athetis nonagrica (Walker, 1863)Info
Avatha discolor (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactra excelsa -> Bactra optaniasInfo
Bactra litigatrix -> Bactra optaniasInfo
Bactra optanias (Meyrick, 1911)Info
Bastilla arctotaenia (Guenée, 1852)Info
Bombotelia jocosatrix -> Penicillaria jocosatrixMango MothInfo
Brachyacma epichorda -> Mesophleps palpigeraInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callopistria maillardi (Guenée, 1862)Info
Caloptilia hilaropis (Meyrick, 1926)Glochidion MinerInfo
Caloptilia iselaea (Meyrick, 1914)Info
Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865)Info
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Choreutis chalcotoxa (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843)Green Garden LooperInfo
Chrysodeixis illuminata (Robinson, 1968)Info
Cleora stenoglypta (Prout, 1929)Variable MothInfo
Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée, 1854)Rice LeafrollerInfo
Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis (Boisduval, 1833)Lesser Rice-LeafrollerInfo
Cnaphalocrocis suspicalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Condica illecta (Walker, 1865)Info
Cosmopterix attenuatella (Walker, 1864)Info
Cosmopterix melanarches (Meyrick, 1929)Info
Crocidolomia pavonana (Fabricius, 1794)Cabbage Cluster CaterpillarInfo
Cryptoblabes plagioleuca (Turner, 1904)Mango-flower WebberInfo
Cryptophlebia pallifimbriana (Bradley, 1953)Info
Cryptophlebia pallifimbriata -> Cryptophlebia pallifimbrianaFruit BorerInfo
Cryptophlebia rhynchias (Meyrick, 1905)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Diaphania indica (Saunders, 1851)Cotton CaterpillarInfo
Dudua aprobola (Meyrick, 1886)Leaf-curling MothInfo
Dysgonia arctotaenia -> Bastilla arctotaeniaInfo
Dysgonia prisca -> Pindara priscaFruit-piercing MothInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias huegeliana (Holloway, 1977)Rough bollwormInfo
Earias perhuegeli -> Earias huegelianaRough BollwormInfo
Endotricha mesenterialis (Walker, 1859)Info
Erechthias flavistriata (Walsingham, 1907)Sugarcane Bud MothInfo
Erechthias pelotricha (Meyrick, 1926)Info
Erechthias psammaula (Meyrick, 1921)Brown-stripe MothInfo
Erechthias simulans (Butler, 1882)Info
Erechthias sphenacma (Meyrick, 1926)Info
Etiella drososcia -> Etiella griseaInfo
Etiella grisea (Hampson, 1903)Tropical Legume-pod-borerInfo
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)Eublemma MothInfo
Eublemma crassiuscula (Walker, 1864)Info
Eudocima fullonia -> Othreis fulloniaFruitpiercing mothInfo
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)A Fruit Piercing MothInfo
Euploea lewinii (C. & R. Felder, 1865)Info
Euploea lewinii perryi (Butler, 1874)Crow ButterflyInfo
Euploea unicolor -> Euploea lewiniiInfo
Eurhodope ardescens -> Cryptoblabes plagioleucaFalse Blossum-MothInfo
Eurrhypodes tricoloralis ()Info
Exelastis pumilio -> Marasmarcha pumilioInfo
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Famegana alsulus (Herrich-schäffer, 1869)Black-spotted Grass-blueInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glyphodes multilinealis (Kenrick, 1907)Fig Tiger-MothInfo
Gnathothlibus erotus (Cramer, 1777)White-brow hawkmothInfo
Gymnoscelis concinna (Swinhoe, 1902)Info
Gymnoscelis imparatalis (Walker, 1865)Flower-looper MothInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heleanna physaloides ()Info
Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)Cape gooseberry budwormInfo
Heliothis assulta -> Helicoverpa assultaTipwormInfo
Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)Old World WebwormInfo
Hepalastis pumilio (Zeller, 1873)Info
Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)Grass WebwormInfo
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)Teak defoliatorInfo
Hydrillodes melanozona (Collenette, 1929)Litter MothInfo
Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832)Ornate HydririsInfo
Hymenia recurvalis -> Spoladea recurvalisBeetworm MothInfo
Hypena gonospilalis (Walker, 1866)Info
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena longfieldae (Collenette, 1929)Lyside SulphurInfo
Hypena masurialis -> Rhynchina obliqualisGrey SnoutInfo
Hypocala deflorata (Fabricius, 1794)Variable Yellow UnderwingInfo
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina nerina (Fabricius, 1775)Common EggflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina otaheitae (C Felder, 1862)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ilattia axis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Iressa neoleuca (Clarke, 1971)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jamides bochus (Stoll, 1782)Dark CeruleanInfo
Junonia villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Ketapangia regulifera (Meyrick, 1933)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labdia dicyanitis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Lacera noctilio (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Leucania stenographa -> Leucania udaInfo
Leucania striata (Leech, 1900)Info
Leucania uda (Guenée, 1852)Info
Leucostrophus alterhirundo (Gerstaecker, 1871)White Barred HawkInfo
Lucera oculalis ()Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macarostola pontificalis (Meyrick, 1928)Info
Macroglossum hirundo -> Leucostrophus alterhirundoHummingbird HawkmothInfo
Macroglossum hirundo hirundo (Boisduval, 1832)Info
Maliattha ritsemae (Snellen, 1880)Info
Marasmarcha pumilio (Zeller, 1873)Info
Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)Mung MothInfo
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melanitis leda solandra (Fabricius, 1775)Evening BrownInfo
Mesophleps epiochra (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Mesophleps palpigera (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Mocis frugalis -> Mocis proveraiSugarcane LooperInfo
Mocis proverai (Zilli, 2000)Info
Mocis trifasciata (Stephens, 1830)The Triple-barredInfo
Mythimna loreyimima (Lower, 1900)Sugar Cane ArmywormInfo
Mythimna martoni (Yoshimatsu & Legrain, 2001)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nipara unicolor -> Euploea lewiniiInfo
Nola insularum (Collenette, 1928)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omiodes diemenalis (Guenée, 1854)Bean LeafrollerInfo
Ophiusa coronata Fabricius, 1775Info
Opogona aurisquamosa (Butler, 1881)Info
Opogona regressa (Meyrick, 1916)Info
Opogona trissostacta (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Othreis fullonia -> Eudocima phaloniaInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parotis suralis (Lederer, 1863)Info
Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1844)Pink BollwormInfo
Penicillaria jocosatrix (Guenée, 1852)Large mango tipborerInfo
Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller, 1873)Potato Tuber MothInfo
Piletocera fluctualis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Pindara prisca (Walker, 1858)Info
Pisistrata trypheropa (Meyrick, 1924)Info
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)Diamond-back MothInfo
Polydesma boarmioides ()Info
Prays parilis (Turner, 1923)Lemon Bud MothInfo
Pyroderces aellotricha (Meyrick, 1889)Info
Pyroderces incertulella (Walker, 1864)Pandanus Flower MothInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhesalides curvata (Lucas, 1895)Info
Rhodoneura sericatalis (Rebel, 1915)Terminalia Cone-makerInfo
Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Rhynchina obliquarlis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sameodes cancellalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Simplicia caeneusalis -> Simplicia cornicalisInfo
Simplicia cornicalis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker., 1864)Geranium Plume MothInfo
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)Lawn armywormInfo
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Stemorrhages oceanitis (Meyrick, 1886)Emerald CrambusInfo
Stoeberhinus testaceus (Butler, 1881)Potato MothInfo
Strepsicrates holotephras (Walker, 1863)Guava Bud MothInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tatobotys biannulalis (Walker, 1866)Info
Thalassodes pilaria (Guenée, 1857)Big EmeraldInfo
Tiracola plagiata (Walker, 1857)Cacao ArmywormInfo
Tirathaba rufivena (Walker, 1864)Oil Palm Bunch MothInfo
Trachycentra calamias (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Trachycentra chlorogramma (Meyrick, 1907)Info
Trissodoris honorariella (Walsingham, 1907)Pandanus Hole-cutter MothInfo
Tritopterna eocnephaea (Meyrick, 1935)Info
Tritopterna galena -> Tritopterna eocnephaeaInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Hampson, 1907)Heliotrope MothInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vagrans egista (Cramer, 1780)VagrantInfo
Vagrans egista bowdenia (M. R. Butler, 1874)Vagrant ButterflyInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Ziridava dysorga (Prout, 1928)Info
Zizina labradus (Godart, 1824)Common grass-blueInfo
Zizina otis (Fabricius, 1787)Lesser Grass BlueInfo
174 Species in Lepidoptera for Cook Islands 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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