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Distribution path and Subregions of Dominica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Lesser Antilles - Windward Islands - Dominica
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Dominica
Class
Dominica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 152 families, 568 genera, 961 species
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Subclass
Dominica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 152 families, 568 genera, 961 species
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Infraclass
Dominica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 148 families, 551 genera, 942 species
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Superorder
Dominica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 103 families, 420 genera, 761 species
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Order
Dominica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 17 families, 91 genera, 172 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
Dominica
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     17 families, 91 genera, 172 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Dominica
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTiger Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesErebid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 31 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 34 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 28 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
17 Families with 172 Species in Dominica


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Dominica
Species with ANext  
Abaeis nicippe (Cramer, 1779)Sleepy OrangeInfo
Achlyodes mithridates (Fabricius, 1793)Sickle-winged SkipperInfo
Achlyodes mithridates minor (Comstock, 1944)Info
Adelpha bredowii (Geyer, 1837)Bredowīs SisterInfo
Adelpha eulalia -> Adelpha bredowiiArizona SisterInfo
Agraulis vanillae (Linnaeus, 1758)Passion butterflyInfo
Allosmaitia coelebs (Herrich-schäffer, 1862)St. Peterīs HairstreakInfo
Allosmaitia piplea (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Godmanīs HairstreakInfo
Allosmaitia subobscura -> Allosmaitia pipleaInfo
Amorbia dominicana (Phillips & Powell, 2007)Info
Anaea aidea (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Tropical LeafwingInfo
Anaea troglodyta -> Anaea aideaTropical LeafwingInfo
Anaea troglodyta troglodyta (Fabricius, 1775)Florida LeafwingInfo
Anartia jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)White peacockInfo
Anartia jatrophae jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)White PeacockInfo
Anteos maerula (Fabricius, 1775)Yellow Angled-sulphurInfo
Aphrissa orbis (Poey, 1832)Orbed SulphurInfo
Aphrissa statira (Cramer, 1777)Statira SulphurInfo
Appias drusilla (Cramer, 1777)Tropical WhiteInfo
Argyractis niphoplagialis (Hampson, 1897)Info
Argyractis ulfridalis -> Petrophila ulfridalisInfo
Ascia josephina -> Ganyra josephinaGiant WhiteInfo
Ascia monuste (Linnaeus, 1764)Great Southern WhiteInfo
Astraptes anaphus (Cramer, 1777)Dull AstraptesInfo
Astraptes anaphus anausis (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Caribbean Yellow-tipped FlasherInfo
Auratonota dominica (J.w.brown, 1993)Info
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Bactra philocherda (Diakonoff, 1964)Info
Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Battus polydamas dominicus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Battus zetes -> Battus zetidesInfo
Battus zetides (Munroe, 1971)Zetides SwallowtailInfo
Biblis hyperia (Cramer, 1779)Red RimInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calpodes ethlius (Stoll, 1782)Brazilian SkipperInfo
Carposina dominicae (Davis, 1969)Info
Cercopis cognata (Distant, 1908)Info
Chlorostrymon clenchi (W. Comstock & Huntington, 1943)Dominican HairstreakInfo
Chlorostrymon maesites (Herrich-schäffer, 1864)Amethyst HairstreakInfo
Chlorostrymon simaethis (Drury, 1773)Silver-banded HairstreakInfo
Chlorostrymon simaethis simaethis (Drury, 1770)Silver-banded HairstreakInfo
Cisthene polyzona (Druce, 1885)Info
Composia credula (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Danaus plexippus insularis ()Info
Dione juno (Cramer, 1779)Juno SilverspotInfo
Doxocopa thoe (Godart, 1824)Hispaniolan EmperorInfo
Dryas iulia (Fabricius, 1775)Julia HeliconianInfo
Dryas iulia dominicana (Hall, 1917)JuliaInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eantis minor (W. Comstock, 1944)Lesser SicklewingInfo
Electrostrymon angerona (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Bronze HairstreakInfo
Electrostrymon dominicana (Lathy, 1904)Dominican HairstreakInfo
Electrostrymon otoheba -> Electrostrymon dominicanaInfo
Epargyreus zestos (Geyer, 1832)Zestos SkipperInfo
Ephyriades arcas (Drury, 1773)Caribbean DuskywingInfo
Ephyriades brunnea (Herrich-schäffer, 1865)Jamaican Dusky WingInfo
Ephyriades brunnea dominicensis (E. Bell & W. Comstock, 1948)Lesser Antillean Florida DuskywingInfo
Ethmia joviella (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Eublemma bolinia (Hampson, 1902)Info
Eunica monima (Cramer, 1782)Dingy purplewingInfo
Euptoieta claudia claudia -> Euptoieta claudia dauniusVariegated FritillaryInfo
Euptoieta claudia daunius (Herbst, 1798)Variegated FritillaryInfo
Eurema daira (Godart, 1819)Barred SulphurInfo
Eurema elathea (Cramer, 1777)Small banded YellowInfo
Eurema leuce (Boisduval, 1836)Hallīs SulphurInfo
Eurema lisa (Boisduval & Le Conte, 1833)Little SulfurInfo
Eurema nicippe -> Abaeis nicippeSleepy OrangeInfo
Eurema venusta -> Pyrisitia venustaLittle YellowieInfo
Exelastis montischristi (Walsingham, 1897)Info
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Ganyra josephina (Godart, 1819)Giant WhiteInfo
Glutophrissa drusilla -> Appias drusillaFlorida WhiteInfo
Glutophrissa drusilla comstocki (Dillon, 1947)Florida WhiteInfo
Gonionota insulana (Gates Clarke, 1968)Info
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Hamadryas amphichloe diasia (Fruhstorfer, 1916)Caribbean CrackerInfo
Heliconius charithonia (Linnaeus, 1767)Zebra HeliconianInfo
Hemiargus hanno (Stoll, 1790)Hanno BlueInfo
Hemiceras domingonis (Dyar, 1908)Info
Heraclides aristodemus aristodemus (Esper, 1794)Schausī SwallowtailInfo
Historis odius (Fabricius, 1775)Stinky LeafwingInfo
Hylephila phyleus (Drury, 1773)Fiery SkipperInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iridopsis idonearia (Walker, 1860)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia evarete (Cramer, 1779)Mangrove BuckeyeInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kricogonia castalia (Fabricius, 1793)Castalia SulphurInfo
Kricogonia lyside -> Kricogonia castaliaGuayacan SulphurInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptotes cassius (Cramer, 1775)Cassius BlueInfo
Leptotes cassius cassioides (Boisduval, 1870)Cassius BlueInfo
Leptotes cassius cassius -> Leptotes cassius theonusInfo
Leptotes cassius chadwicki -> Leptotes cassius cassioidesInfo
Leptotes cassius theonus (Lucas, 1857)Cassius BlueInfo
Libytheana fulvescens (Lathy, 1904)Dominican SnoutInfo
Libytheana terena (Godart, 1819)Antillean SnoutInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marpesia eleuchea (Hübner, 1816)Antillean DaggerwingInfo
Marpesia petreus (Cramer, 1776)Ruddy DaggerwingInfo
Memphis dominicana (Godman & Salvin, 1884)Godmanīs LeafInfo
Memphis dominicana dominicana (Godman & Salvin, 1884)Dominican LeafwingInfo
Memphis verticordia dominicana (F.d. Godman & O. Salvin, 1884)Info
Mestra cana -> Mestra dorcasSt Lucia MestraInfo
Mestra dorcas (Fabricius, 1775)Jamaican MestraInfo
Mestra hersilia hersilia (Fabricius, 1776)South American MestraInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nemoria rectilinea (Warren, 1906)Info
Nepheloleuca atomaria (Dyar, 1914)Info
Nepheloleuca illiturata (Guenée, 1898)Info
Neurophyseta clymenalis (Walker, 1857)Info
Nyctelius nyctelius (Latreille, 1824)Violet-banded SkipperInfo
Nyctelius nyctelius agari (Dillon, 1948)Violet-banded SkipperInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachylia ficus (Linnaeus, 1758)Fig sphinxInfo
Panoquina lucas (Fabricius, 1793)Purple-washed SkipperInfo
Panoquina sylvicola -> Panoquina lucasPurple-washed SkipperInfo
Papilio andraemon (Hübner, 1818)Bahaman SwallowtailInfo
Papilio machaonides (Esper, 1796)Machaonides SwallowtailInfo
Perigonia lusca (Fabricius, 1777)Coffee SphinxInfo
Perigonia lusca major (Clark, 1928)Info
Petrophila niphoplagalis (Hampson, 1897)Info
Petrophila ulfridalis (Schaus, 1924)Info
Phoebis agarithe (Boisduval, 1836)Orange giant sulphurInfo
Phoebis agarithe pupillata (Dillon, 1947)Large Orange SulphurInfo
Phoebis philea (Linnaeus, 1763)Orange-barred giant sulphurInfo
Phoebis sennae (Linnaeus, 1758)Cloudless giant sulphurInfo
Phoebis sennae marcellina (Cramer, 1777)Cloudless SulphurInfo
Phoebis trite (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Phyprosopus fastigiata -> Pimprana atkinsoniInfo
Phyprosopus fastigiatus -> Pimprana atkinsoniInfo
Phyprosopus intertribulus -> Pimprana atkinsoniInfo
Phyprosopus tristriga (Möschler, 1890)Info
Pilipectus taiwanus (Wileman, 1915)Info
Pimprana atkinsoni (Moore, 1879)Info
Polites dictynna (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Lesser WhirlaboutInfo
Polygonus leo (Gmelin, 1790)Hammock SkipperInfo
Polygonus manueli -> Polygonus savignyManuelīs SkipperInfo
Polygonus savigny (Latreille, 1824)Manuelīs SkipperInfo
Proteides mercurius (Fabricius, 1787)Mercurial SkipperInfo
Proteides mercurius angasi (Godman & Salvin, 1884)Mercurial SkipperInfo
Protographium zonaria (Butler, 1869)Info
Pseudosphinx tetrio (Linnaeus, 1771)Plumeria caterpillarInfo
Pyrgus oileus (Linnaeus, 1767)Tropical Checkered SkipperInfo
Pyrgus orcus (Stoll, 1780)Orcus Checkered-SkipperInfo
Pyrisitia leuce antillarum (A. Hall, 1936)Leuce YellowInfo
Pyrisitia venusta (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Pyrisitia venusta emanona (Dillon, 1947)Pale YellowInfo
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Racheospila sanctaecrucis -> Synchlora herbariaInfo
Rhabdodryas trite (Linnaeus, 1758)Straight-lined SulphurInfo
Rifargia chocotoa (Dyar, 1914)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Spodoptera eudiopta -> Spodoptera ornithogalliYellowstriped ArmywormInfo
Spodoptera flavimedia -> Spodoptera ornithogalliYellowstriped ArmywormInfo
Spodoptera latifascia (Walker, 1856)Garden ArmywormInfo
Spodoptera lineatella -> Spodoptera ornithogalliYellowstriped ArmywormInfo
Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée, 1852)Cotton CutwormInfo
Spodoptera variolosa -> Spodoptera latifasciaYellowstriped ArmywormInfo
Strymon acis (Drury, 1773)Bartramīs Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon acis acis (Drury, 1773)Caribbean Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon bubastus (Stoll, 1780)Disjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon columella (Fabricius, 1793)Mallow Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon sapota -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Synchlora herbaria (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Synchlora hulstiana -> Synchlora herbariaInfo
Syntomeida syntomoides (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thecla dominicana (Lathy, 1904)Info
Thecla otoheba (Dyar, 1914)Info
Thecla ponce -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Thecla salona -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Thecla sapota -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Urania leilus leilus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Uranophora rabdonota (Hampson, 1898)Info
Urbanus dorantes (Stoll, 1790)Lilac-banded LongtailInfo
Urbanus dorantes brevicaudata -> Urbanus dorantes obscurusInfo
Urbanus dorantes obscurus (Hewitson, 1867)Info
Urbanus obscurus (Hewitson, 1867)Stub-tailed SkipperInfo
Urbanus proteus (Linnaeus, 1758)Long-tailed SkipperInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wallengrenia ophites (Smith, 1797)Broken Dash SkipperInfo
Wallengrenia otho ophites (Mabille, 1878)Info
Wallengrenia otho ravola -> Wallengrenia otho ophitesInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xylophanes chiron lucianus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
172 Species in Lepidoptera for Dominica 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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