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Distribution path and Subregions of Djibouti (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Djibouti
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Djibouti
Class
Djibouti
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 72 families, 249 genera, 367 species
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Subclass
Djibouti
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 71 families, 248 genera, 365 species
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Infraclass
Djibouti
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 68 families, 240 genera, 356 species
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Superorder
Djibouti
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 53 families, 213 genera, 319 species
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Order
Djibouti
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 17 families, 73 genera, 96 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.455    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
Djibouti
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     17 families, 73 genera, 96 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Djibouti
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesTiger Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 35 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 4 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 9 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
17 Families with 96 Species in Djibouti


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Djibouti
Species with ANext  
Abantis meneliki (Berger, 1979)Info
Abrostola brevipennis (Dufay, 1958)Info
Acantholipes afar (Laporte, 1991)Info
Acantholipes germainae (Laporte, 1991)Info
Acanthopsyche multicaulis (Bourgogne, 1985)Info
Acontia dichroa (Hampson, 1914)Info
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Afroplitis balachowskyi (Kiriakoff, 1973)Info
Aglossodes pineaui (Rougeot, 1977)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregsonīs DartInfo
Amazonides menieri (Laporte, 1974)Info
Amsactarctia venusta (De Toulgoët, 1980)Info
Analyta beaulaincourti (Rougeot, 1977)Info
Anania herbuloti (Rougeot, 1977)Info
Anania phaeopastalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Anomis auragoides -> Anomis flavaInfo
Apisa canescens (Walker, 1855)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caprona pillaana (Wallengren, 1857)Ragged SkipperInfo
Casama hemippa (Swinhoe, 1906)Info
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Colotis ankolensis -> Colotis hetaeraInfo
Colotis danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis halimede (Klug, 1829)Yellow Patch WhiteInfo
Colotis hetaera (Gerstäcker, 1871)Eastern Purple TipInfo
Cornutiplusia circumflexa (Linnaeus, 1767)Essex YInfo
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Cucullia thiaucourti (Laporte, 1977)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Deudorix livia (Klug, 1834)Pomegranate PlayboyInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eilema gracilipennis (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Eilema griseata (De Toulgoët, 1980)Info
Epiphora bauhiniae (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Eupithecia dayensis (Herbulot, 1983)Info
Eupithecia urbanata (Fletcher, 1956)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Feliniopsis consummata (Walker, 1857)Info
Feliniopsis somaliensis (Laporte, 1974)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gonimbrasia balachowskyi (Rougeot, 1973)Info
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Gynanisa germauxi (Rougeot, 1973)Info
Gynanisa jama (Rebel, 1915)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Heliothis scutuligera (Guenée, 1852)Info
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion eson (Cramer, 1779)Common Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion pentagramma (Hampson, 1910)Info
Holocerina menieri (Rougeot, 1973)Info
Holocerina smilax (Westwood, 1849)Info
Honeyia clearchus (Fawcett, 1916)Info
Honeyia dionysiae (Laporte, 1991)Info
Honeyia genovefae (Laporte, 1991)Info
Hypena afarensis (Laporte, 1991)Info
Hypolimnas bolina jacintha (Drury, 1773)Jacintha EggflyInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iolaus tajoraca (Walker, 1870)Info
Isturgia quadriplaga (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laelia extorta (Distant, 1897)Info
Ludia arguta (Jordan, 1922)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macropoliana afarorum (Rougeot, 1975)Info
Maradana claveriei (Rougeot, 1977)Info
Mentaxya albifrons (Geyer, 1837)Info
Micralarctia punctulata -> Micralarctia punctulatumInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontestra balachowskyi (Laporte, 1974)Info
Odontoretha gigas (Laporte, 1984)Info
Oglasa dionysiae -> Honeyia clearchusInfo
Oglasa genovefae -> Honeyia clearchusInfo
Ozarba bipartita (Hampson, 1902)Orthezia lady beetleInfo
Ozarba rougeoti (Berio, 1984)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Parapluda invitabilis (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Pericyma metaleuca (Hampson, 1913)Info
Polymona rufifemur (Walker, 1855)Info
Prionofrontia anaerygidia (Berio, 1984)Info
Pseudobunaea dayensis (Rougeot, Bourgogne & Laporte, 1991)Info
Pseudoclanis molitor (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912)Great PolyptychusInfo
Pyrausta herbuloti -> Anania phaeopastalisInfo
Pyrausta phaeopastalis -> Anania phaeopastalisInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salma melapastalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Spialia doris (Walker, 1870)Aden SkipperInfo
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Stenosticta coppensi (Laporte, 1977)Info
Streblote acaciae (Klug, 1829)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarucus mediterraneae -> Tarucus rosaceaBalochistan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosacea (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean Tiger BlueInfo
Teracotona rhodophaea (Walker, 1865)Info
Thysanoplusia exquisita (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Tigreana elodiae (Laporte, 1991)Info
Tigreana superba (Laporte, 1991)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Tytroca dispar (Püngeler, 1904)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Ulotrichopus tinctipennis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Usta terpsichore (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Cavorting EmperorInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vittaplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zerafia laportei (Thiaucourt, 1984)Info
Zobida colon (Möschler, 1872)Info
96 Species in Lepidoptera for Djibouti 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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