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Distribution path and Subregions of Equatorial Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - Equatorial Guinea
Subregions: Bioko
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Equatorial Guinea
Class
Equatorial Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 183 families, 1254 genera, 3005 species
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Subclass
Equatorial Guinea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 182 families, 1253 genera, 3004 species
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Infraclass
Equatorial Guinea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 174 families, 1210 genera, 2911 species
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Superorder
Equatorial Guinea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 124 families, 1062 genera, 2689 species
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Order
Equatorial Guinea
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 41 families, 536 genera, 1454 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
Equatorial Guinea
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     41 families, 536 genera, 1454 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Equatorial Guinea
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Anomoeotidae (Hering, 1937) - 4 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 164 SpeciesTiger Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 1 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 45 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae - 1 SpeciesWasp moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 84 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 10 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 168 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 44 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 62 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 26 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 145 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 63 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 14 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 21 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 279 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 40 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 6 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 17 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 62 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 3 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 17 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 49 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 17 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 23 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesBurnet Moths
41 Families with 1454 Species in Equatorial Guinea
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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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