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Distribution path and Subregions of Cuba (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Greater Antilles - Cuba
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cuba
Class
Cuba
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 352 families, 2625 genera, 6139 species
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Subclass
Cuba
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 348 families, 2617 genera, 6125 species
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Infraclass
Cuba
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 340 families, 2581 genera, 6058 species
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Superorder
Cuba
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 224 families, 2073 genera, 4977 species
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Order
Cuba
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 54 families, 1004 genera, 2301 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
Cuba
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     54 families, 1004 genera, 2301 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Cuba
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 138 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 21 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 345 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae - 1 SpeciesWasp moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 36 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 235 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 13 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 37 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 161 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 32 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 147 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 1 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 6 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Megalopygidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 2 SpeciesFlannel Moths
Mimallonidae (Burmeister, 1878) - 1 SpeciesSackbearer Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 217 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 18 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 34 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 189 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 6 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 5 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 64 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 105 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 13 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 26 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 3 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 2 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 89 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 5 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 31 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 91 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 15 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Urodidae (Kyrki, 1984) - 2 SpeciesFalse Burnet Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
54 Families with 2301 Species in Cuba
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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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