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Distribution path and Subregions of Eritrea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Eritrea
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Eritrea
Class
Eritrea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 161 families, 949 genera, 1919 species
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Subclass
Eritrea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 159 families, 945 genera, 1915 species
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Infraclass
Eritrea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 156 families, 942 genera, 1911 species
Tree
Superorder
Eritrea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 120 families, 832 genera, 1772 species
Tree
Order
Eritrea
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 28 families, 291 genera, 579 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.487    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
Eritrea
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     28 families, 291 genera, 579 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Eritrea
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 62 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 12 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 80 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 8 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 4 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 19 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 212 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 10 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 17 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 31 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 19 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
28 Families with 579 Species in Eritrea
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Eritrea
Species with ANext  
Abrostola brevipennis (Dufay, 1958)Info
Acantholipes circumdata (Walker, 1858)Info
Achaea catella (Guenée, 1852)Banded AchaeaInfo
Achaea finita (Guenée, 1852)Finite AchaeaInfo
Achaea illustrata (Walker, 1858)Info
Achaea infinita (Guenée, 1852)Info
Achaea lienardi (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Achaea limbata -> Achaea finitaFinite AchaeaInfo
Achaea mercatoria (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Acontia antica (Walker, 1862)Info
Acontia carnescens (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia hoppei (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia hortensis (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia natalis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia opalinoides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia psaliphora (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia semialba (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia transfigurata -> Acontia zelleriInfo
Acontia viridivariegata (Berio, 1939)Info
Acontia wahlbergi (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia zelleri (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acraea doubledayi -> Acraea oncaeaInfo
Acraea eponina (Cramer, 1780)Small Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea oncaea (Hopffer, 1855)Window AcraeaInfo
Actizera stellata (Trimen, 1883)Red-clover BlueInfo
Aegocera brevivitta (Hampson, 1901)Info
Aegocera rectilinea (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Aglossosia fusca (Berio, 1939)Info
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis incommoda -> Agrotis incommodoidesInfo
Agrotis incommodoides (Berio, 1950)Info
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis lividoradiata (Berio, 1940)Info
Agrotis longiclava (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Agrotis metathoracica (Berio, 1939)Info
Agrotis pictifascia (Hampson, 1896)Info
Agrotis putativa (Berio, 1941)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregson´s DartInfo
Aloa moloneyi (Druce, 1887)Info
Alpenus kordofanus (Stoll In Cramer, 1781)Info
Alpenus maculosa -> Alpenus kordofanusInfo
Alpenus maculosus (Stoll In Cramer, 1781)Info
Alpenus nigropunctata -> Alpenus nigropunctatusInfo
Alpenus nigropunctatus (Bethune-baker, 1908)Info
Alpenus schraderi (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Amata magnopupillata (Berio, 1941)Info
Amata magrettii (Berio, 1937)Info
Amata rufina (Oberthür, 1878)Info
Amauris echeria abessinica (Schmidt, 1921)Info
Amauris ochlea (Boisduval, 1847)NoviceInfo
Amauris ochleides -> Amauris ochleaNoviceInfo
Amazonides axyliaesimilis (Berio, 1939)Info
Amazonides fumicolor (Hampson, 1902)Info
Amerila roseomarginata (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Amerila vitrea (Plötz, 1880)Info
Amsacta hampsoni -> Aloa moloneyiInfo
Amsacta senegalensis -> Aloa moloneyiInfo
Amyna axis -> Ilattia axisEight-SpotInfo
Amyna punctum (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Anania phaeopastalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Anaphe ambrizia -> Anaphe reticulataInfo
Anaphe reticulata (Walker, 1855)Info
Ancylodinia rectilineella (Joannis, 1913)Info
Ancylolomia simplella (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Andriasa contraria (Walker, 1856)Contrary PolyptychusInfo
Andriasa contraria diffusus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1910)Info
Andriasa diffusus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1910)Info
Androlymnia clavata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Anomis erosa (Hübner, 1810)Abutilon MothInfo
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)White-pupiled Scallop MothInfo
Anomis sabulifera (Guenée, 1852)Angled GemInfo
Anomis tamsi (Berio, 1940)Info
Antarchaea fragilis -> Phytometra fragilisInfo
Anthene amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Black-striped HairtailInfo
Anthene crawshayi (Butler, 1899)Crawshay´s HairtailInfo
Anthene rubricinctus (Holland, 1891)Indigo Ciliate BlueInfo
Antheua aurifodinae (Distant, 1902)Info
Antheua simplex (Walker, 1855)Info
Antheua ungulata (Berio, 1939)Info
Antheua woerdeni -> Rigema woerdeniInfo
Anticarsia irrorata (Fabricius, 1781)Owl mothInfo
Anticarsia rubricans -> Anticarsia irrorataOwl mothInfo
Antitype africana (Berio, 1939)Info
Apallaga menageshae (Libert, 2014)Info
Apisa cana -> Balacra tamsiInfo
Apisa canescens (Walker, 1855)Info
Apisa microcanescens -> Balacra tamsiInfo
Apisa subcanescens -> Apisa canescensInfo
Aporodes pygmaealis (Amsel, 1961)Info
Arcyophora longivalvis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Arcyophora patricula (Hampson, 1902)Info
Argyrogramma signata (Fabricius, 1775)Green SemilooperInfo
Ariathisa abyssinia (Guenée, 1852)Info
Ariathisa fasciculata -> Ariathisa abyssiniaInfo
Ariathisa semiluna (Hampson, 1909)Info
Asota speciosa (Drury, 1773)Specious TigerInfo
Athalia concors ()Info
Athalia vollenhoveni (Gribodo, 1879)Info
Athetis aeschrioides (Berio, 1940)Info
Athetis biumbrosa (Berio, 1940)Info
Athetis satellita (Hampson, 1902)Info
Athetis satellitia (Hampson, 1902)Info
Athetis tetraglypha (Berio, 1939)Info
Attatha abyssinica (Bryk, 1913)Info
Aucha melaleuca (Berio, 1940)Appalachian JewelwingInfo
Audea melaleuca (Walker, 1865)Info
Audea postalbida -> Audea subligataInfo
Audea subligata (Distant, 1902)Info
Aurivillius arata (Westwood, 1849)Info
Aurivillius aratus (Westwood, 1849)Info
Autoba olivacea (Walker, 1858)Info
Automolis lateritia -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Automolis pallida (Hampson, 1901)Info
Automolis unicolor -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azygophleps inclusa (Walker, 1856)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balacra tamsi (Kiriakoff, 1957)Info
Basiothia medea (Fabricius, 1781)Small Verdant HawkInfo
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Belenois creona boguensis (Felder & Felder, 1865)Info
Beralade arcuata (Berio, 1940)Info
Beralade monostrigata (Berio, 1940)Info
Beralade perobliqua (Walker, 1855)Info
Beralade semifumosa (Berio, 1940)Info
Beralade uniformis (Berio, 1940)Info
Beriola anagnostarai (Berio, 1939)Info
Blenina squamifera (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Bombycopsis indecora (Walker, 1865)Info
Borbo borbonica (Boisduval, 1833)Olive Haired SwiftInfo
Bracharoa impunctata (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Bracharoa impurata (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Bracharoa reducta (Hering, 1926)Info
Brevipecten calimanii (Berio, 1939)Info
Bunaea alcinoe (Stoll, 1780)Food plantsInfo
Bunaeopsis oubie (Guérin-méneville, 1849)Info
Bunaeopsis phidias (Weymer, 1909)Info
Busseola fusca (Fuller, 1901)Maize stalk borerInfo
Byblia anvatara (Boisduval, 1833)Common JokerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calliodes appollina (Guenée, 1852)Info
Callixena barbara (Berio, 1940)Info
Callopistria yerburii (Butler, 1884)Info
Campimoptilum kuntzei (Dewitz, 1881)Info
Campimoptilum uniformis (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Caradrina atriluna (Guenée, 1852)Info
Caradrina edentata (Berio, 1941)Info
Caripodia fusca -> Aglossosia fuscaInfo
Carposina chersodes (Meyrick, 1915)Info
Casama hemippa (Swinhoe, 1906)Info
Catephia mesonephele (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes trochilus (Guérin-méneville, 1843)Info
Ceridia heuglini (R. Felder, 1874)Info
Cerocala illustrata (Holland, 1897)Info
Cetola vicina (Joannis, 1913)Info
Chaerocina jordani (Berio, 1938)Info
Characoma adiabunensis (Berio, 1940)Info
Charaxes figini (Van Someren, 1969)Info
Charaxes figinii -> Charaxes figiniInfo
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Chiasmia eritreensis -> Chiasmia turbulentataInfo
Chiasmia procidata (Guenée, 1858)Info
Chiasmia turbulentata (Guenée, 1858)Info
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chionaema fugax -> Cyana puellaInfo
Chionaema puella -> Cyana puellaInfo
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cirina forda (Westwood, 1849)Shea DefoliatorInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coenobasis postflavida (Hampson, 1910)Info
Colias electo (Linnaeus, 1763)Lucerne ButterflyInfo
Colias electo meneliki (Berger, 1940)Info
Colias marnoana (Rogenhofer, 1884)Pale Clouded YellowInfo
Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775)Topaz ArabInfo
Colotis antevippe (Boisduval, 1836)Large Orange TipInfo
Colotis aurigineus (Butler, 1883)Double-banded OrangeInfo
Colotis aurora -> Colotis aurigineusPlain Orange-tipInfo
Colotis auxo (Lucas, 1852)Sulphur Orange TipInfo
Colotis chrysonome (Klug, 1829)Golden Arab TipInfo
Colotis daira (Klug, 1829)Black-Marked Orange TipInfo
Colotis danae (Fabricius, 1775)Scarlet TipInfo
Colotis danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis eris (Klug, 1829)Banded Gold TipInfo
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange TipInfo
Colotis evagore (Klug, 1829)Desert Orange TipInfo
Colotis incretus -> Colotis auxoYellow Orange TipInfo
Colotis phisadia (Godart, 1819)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Colotis protomedia -> Colotis protractusYellow Splendour TipInfo
Colotis protractus (Butler, 1876)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Colotis vesta (Lucas, 1852)Veined OrangeInfo
Condica capensis (Guenée, 1852)The AfricanInfo
Cornutiplusia circumflexa (Linnaeus, 1767)Essex YInfo
Cotachena smaragdina (Butler, 1875)Info
Crambus vagistrigellus (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Crameria amabilis (Drury, 1773)Info
Craniophora hemileuca (Berio, 1941)Info
Craniophora limbata (Berio, 1941)Info
Crorema collenettei (Hering, 1932)Info
Crorema rossii (Berio, 1939)Info
Crothaema flava (Berio, 1940)Info
Cryptophlebia peltastica (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Ctenoplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Ctenusa curvilinea (Hampson, 1913)Info
Ctenusa rectilinea -> Ctenusa curvilineaInfo
Cyana fugax (Berio, 1939)Info
Cyana puella (Drury, 1773)Info
Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)Cream-striped owlInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactyloceras richinii (Berio, 1940)Info
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Dasychira daphne (Hering, 1926)Info
Dasychira innocens (Berio, 1943)Info
Dasychira plesia (Collenette, 1939)Info
Digama africana (Swinhoe, 1907)Info
Digama aganais (Felder, 1874)Info
Digama albescens (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama albicans (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama albicostata (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama deliae (Berio, 1939)Info
Digama disticta (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama feralba (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama lineata (Berio, 1941)Info
Digama meridionalis (Swinhoe, 1907)Info
Digama monosticta (Berio, 1941)Info
Diparopsis castanea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Dixeia pigea (Boisduval, 1836)Ant-heap WhiteInfo
Drasteria yerburyi (Butler, 1892)Info
Dysgonia algira (Linnaeus, 1767)The PassengerInfo
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias biplaga (Walker, 1866)Spiny BollwormInfo
Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862)Info
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Earias richinii (Berio, 1940)Info
Engusanacantha bilineata (Berio, 1941)Info
Entomogramma pardus (Guenée, 1852)Info
Epiphora antinorii (Oberthür, 1880)Info
Epiphora bauhiniae (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Ericeia inangulata (Guenée, 1852)Info
Erinnyis penaeus -> Erinnyis oenotrusInfo
Eronia cleodora (Hübner, 1823)Vine-leaf VagrantInfo
Ethiopica phaeocausta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)Lima bean podborerInfo
Eublemma ecthaemata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Eublemma leucozona (Hampson, 1910)Info
Eublemma mesozona (Hampson, 1914)Info
Eublemma olmii (Berio, 1937)Info
Eublemma parvisi (Berio, 1940)Info
Eublemma pretoriae -> Eublemma seminiveaBleached SkimmerInfo
Eublemma quadrilineata (Moore, 1881)Info
Eublemma quinarioides (Berio, 1945)Widow SkimmerInfo
Eublemma savour -> Eublemma ecthaemataCanada WhitefaceInfo
Eublemma seminivea (Hampson, 1896)Info
Eublemma staudingeri (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Eucraera magna (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Eucraera minor (Gaede, 1915)Info
Eudocima fullonia -> Othreis fulloniaFruitpiercing mothInfo
Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767)Fruitpiercing mothInfo
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)A Fruit Piercing MothInfo
Euneophlebia pruinosa (Berio, 1940)Info
Euplexia augens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Euplexia viridisparsa (Berio, 1939)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema brigitta brigitta (Stoll, , 1780)Info
Eurema floricola (Boisduval, 1833)Malagasy Grass YellowInfo
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Eustrotia accentuata (Berio, 1950)Claw-tipped BluetInfo
Eustrotia trigonodes (Hampson, 1910)Info
Eutelia discitriga (Walker, 1865)Info
Eutelia mima (Prout, 1925)Info
Eutelia speciosa (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Euxoa cymograpta (Hampson, 1918)Info
Euzophera villora (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Feliniopsis consummata (Walker, 1857)Info
Feliniopsis minnecii (Berio, 1939)Info
Freyeria trochylus -> Chilades trochylusGrass JewelInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galtara somaliensis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Gnamptonyx innexa (Walker, 1858)Info
Gonimbrasia belina (Westwood, 1849)Mopane MothInfo
Gonimbrasia ukerewensis (Rebel, 1922)Info
Goodia smithii (Holland, 1897)Info
Grammodes euclidioides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Gynanisa maja (Klug, 1836)ChipumiInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hapsimachogonia kilwana (Strand, 1911)Info
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa zea (Boddie, 1850)Cotton BollwormInfo
Heliothis disticta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Heliothis leucosticta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Heliothis richinii (Berio, 1939)Info
Heliothis transvaalica (Distant, 1902)Info
Heraclia superba (Butler, 1875)Info
Heteropalpia cortytoides (Berio, 1939)Info
Heteropalpia exarata (Mabille, 1890)Info
Heteropalpia lilliae -> Heteropalpia exarataInfo
Heteropalpia vetusta (Walker, 1865)Info
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion dexippus (Fawcett, 1915)Info
Hippotion fusa (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion invertita (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion pallidissima (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion placata (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion rebeli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Rebel´s Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion roseipennis (Butler, 1882)Small Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion stricta (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion suffusa (Berio, 1948)Info
Hippotion undulata (Berio, 1948)Info
Holocerina smilax (Westwood, 1849)Info
Hoplojana abyssinica -> Rhodopteriana abyssinicaInfo
Hoplojana distincta -> Rhodopteriana distinctaInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hypena masurialis -> Rhynchina obliqualisGrey SnoutInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypena obsitalis (Hübner, 1813)Bloxworth SnoutInfo
Hypocala subsatura (Guenée, 1852)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolycaena philippus (Fabricius, 1793)Common HairstreakInfo
Hypotacha raffaldii (Berio, 1939)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ilattia axis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Isauria rubricantella (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Isturgia deerraria (Walker, 1861)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Janomima dannfelti (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Janomima mariana (White, 1843)Info
Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798)Yellow PansyInfo
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Knappetra fasciata (Walker, 1855)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lachnocnema abyssinica (Libert, 1996)Info
Laelia coenosa (Hübner, 1808)Reed TussockInfo
Laelia extorta (Distant, 1897)Info
Laelia promissa (Berio, 1940)Info
Latoia chlorea (Berio, 1939)Info
Leiorhynx atrirena (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Leocyma candace (Fawcett, 1916)Info
Lepista arabica (Rebel, 1907)Info
Leucania albimacula (Gaede, 1916)Info
Leucania bisetulata (Berio, 1940)Info
Leucania longivittata (Berio, 1940)Info
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Leucania mediolacteata (Berio, 1941)Info
Leucania melanostrota (Hampson, 1905)Info
Leucania pauliani -> Vietteania pinnaHummingbird Hawk MothInfo
Leucania pinna -> Vietteania pinnaGiant SphinxInfo
Leucanimorpha disjuncta (Walker, 1870)Texas Powdered-SkipperInfo
Leucinodes ethiopica (Mally & Al., 2015)Info
Leucinodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Lithacodia blandula (Guenée, 1862)White FurculaInfo
Lobobunaea phaedusa (Drury, 1782)Info
Lobus bicingulatus (Bezzi, 1906)Info
Lomographa indularia (Guenée, 1858)Info
Lophostethus dumolinii (Angas, 1849)Arrow SphinxInfo
Lophotavia incivilis (Walker, 1865)Info
Loryma basalis (Walker, 1866)Info
Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)Small CopperInfo
Lycaena phlaeas pseudophlaeas (Lucas, 1866)Info
Lygephila alaica (Remm, 1983)Info
Lygephila colorata (Babics & L. Ronkay, 2009)Info
Lygephila mommereti (Berio, 1940)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroglossum trochilus -> Cephonodes trochilusAfrican Hummingbird Hawk-MothInfo
Macrosia fumeola (Walker, 1854)Info
Marathyssa cuneata (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Masalia albirosea (Joannis, 1913)Info
Masalia disticta -> Heliothis distictaInfo
Masalia flavistrigata (Hampson, 1903)Info
Masalia leucosticta -> Heliothis leucostictaInfo
Masalia rhodomelaleuca (Berio, 1941)Info
Masalia transvaalica -> Heliothis transvaalicaInfo
Masalia vinula (Berio, 1941)Info
Maurilia arcuata (Walker, 1858)Info
Mentaxya albifrons (Geyer, 1837)Info
Mentaxya ignicollis (Walker, 1857)Info
Mentaxya metathoracica (Berio, 1939)Info
Mentaxya muscosa (Geyer, 1837)Info
Mentaxya rimosa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Metachrostis parvisi (Berio, 1940)Info
Metachrostis quinarioides (Berio, 1947)Info
Metarctia aegrota -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Metarctia haematricha (Hampson, 1905)Info
Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Metarctia nigritarsis (Berio, 1941)Info
Metarctia pumila (Hampson, 1909)Info
Metarctia unicolor (Oberthür, 1880)Info
Metriochroa inferior (Silvestri, 1915)Info
Micralarctia punctulata -> Micralarctia punctulatumInfo
Micralarctia punctulatum (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Micralarctia schraderi (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Micraxylia delicatula (Berio, 1939)Info
Micraxylia lividoradiata (Berio, 1940)Info
Mimoclystia deplanata (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Mitrophrys menete (Cramer, 1775)Chinati SheepmothInfo
Mocis mayeri (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Mussidia fiorii (Cecconi & De Joannis, 1911)Info
Myrina silenus (Fabricius, 1775)Common Fig-tree BlueInfo
Mythimna bicristata (Berio, 1939)Info
Mythimna combinata (Walker, 1857)Info
Mythimna natalensis (Butler, 1875)Info
Mythimna tacuna (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naroma signifera (Walker, 1856)Info
Nephele accentifera (Palisot De Beauvois, 1821)Accented hawkInfo
Nephele vau (Walker, 1856)V NepheleInfo
Nychiodes tyttha (Prout, 1915)Info
Nyctemera apicalis -> Podomachla apicalisInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ocinara ficicola (Ormerod, 1889)Info
Odontestra avitta (Fawcett, 1918)Info
Odontestra richinii (Berio, 1940)Info
Odontestra variegata (Berio, 1940)Info
Odontopacha kilwana -> Hapsimachogonia kilwanaInfo
Oedicodia limbata (Butler, 1898)Info
Oglasa calimanii (Berio, 1939)Info
Oligia alta -> Oligia scriptonovaInfo
Oligia ambigua (Walker, 1858)Info
Omphalestra nellyae (Berio, 1939)Info
Ophisma albitermia (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ophiusa dianaris (Guenée, 1852)Grey DrabInfo
Ophiusa mejanesi (Guenée, 1852)Info
Ophiusa rectificata (Berio, 1841)Info
Ophiusa satanas (Berio, 1941)Info
Ophiusa tettensis (Hopffer, 1857)Info
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, 1773)Green Drab mothInfo
Oraesia alliciens -> Oraesia emarginataInfo
Oraesia camaguina -> Oraesia emarginataInfo
Oraesia emarginata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Oraesia metallescens -> Oraesia emarginataInfo
Oraesia tentans -> Oraesia emarginataInfo
Othreis fullonia -> Eudocima phaloniaInfo
Ozarba adducta (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba atrifera (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba captata (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba cryptica (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba domina (Holland, 1894)Info
Ozarba exoplaga (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba fumosa (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba heliastis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba lepida (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Ozarba megaplaga (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba mortua (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba nigroviridis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba phaea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba rubrivena (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba semipurpurea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ozarba separabilis (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba sinua (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba terribilis (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba timida (Berio, 1940)Info
Ozarba variabilis (Berio, 1940)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pandesma anysa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Pandesma decaryi (Viette, 1966)Info
Papilio dardanus figinii (Storace, 1962)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nireus pseudonireus (C. & R. Felder, 1865)Info
Paralpenus ugandae (Hampson, 1916)Info
Paralpenus wintgensi (Strand, 1909)Info
Parasa lanceolata (Hering, 1928)Info
Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius, 1798)Dark Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pericyma mendax (Walker, 1858)Info
Phalera atrata (Grünberg, 1907)Info
Phalera imitata (Druce, 1896)Info
Phalera nigristriga (Joannis, 1913)Info
Phiala alba (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Phiala longilinea (Berio, 1939)Info
Philotherma clara (Bethune-baker, 1908)Info
Philotherma rosa (Druce, 1887)Info
Phycita caiella (De Joannis, 1913)Info
Phyllocnistis citrella (Stainton, 1856)CLMInfo
Phyllophila richinii (Berio, 1940)Info
Phytometra fragilis (Butler, 1875)Info
Phytometra pentheus (Fawcett, 1916)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Pingasa pallidata (De Joannis, 1912)Info
Plecopterodes gandolfii (Berio, 1939)Info
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)Diamond-back MothInfo
Podomachla apicalis (Walker, 1854)Info
Polydesma scriptilis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Polydesma umbricola (Boisduval, 1833)Monkeypod MothInfo
Polymona misrachii (Berio, 1939)Info
Polymona rufifemur (Walker, 1855)Info
Prays chrysophyllae (Silvestri, 1915)Info
Precis limnoria (Klug, 1845)White-spotted CommodoreInfo
Pristocera rufiventer (Kieffer, 1913)Info
Problepsis erythra (Wiltshire, 1982)Info
Prophantis smaragdina -> Crocidophora argentealisInfo
Protarache polygrapha (Berio, 1950)Info
Pseudobunaea epithyrena (Maassen & Weyding, 1885)Info
Pseudozarba bipartita (Herrich-schäffer, 1850)Info
Pseudozarba mesozona -> Pseudozarba bipartitaInfo
Pseudozarba opella (Swinhoe, 1885)Info
Psilogaster fraudulentus -> Orasema fraudulentaInfo
Pyrausta herbuloti -> Anania phaeopastalisInfo
Pyrausta phaeopastalis -> Anania phaeopastalisInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Radara subcupralis (Walker, 1866)Info
Ramesodes oblonga (Berio, 1976)Info
Rhodometra plectaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Rhodopteriana abyssinica (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Rhodopteriana distincta (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Rhynchina obliqualis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Rhynchina obliquarlis (Kollar, 1844)Info
Rigema woerdeni (Snellen, 1872)Info
Rougeotia calumniosa (Berio, 1939)Info
Rufoclanis rosea (Druce, 1882)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saliunca ignicincta (De Joannis, 1912)Info
Schausinna affinis (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Scolia nigrita halima ()Info
Scopula beccarii (Prout, 1915)Info
Scopula lactaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula similata (Le Cerf, 1924)Info
Secusio somalensis ()Info
Sena mendax (Berio, 1939)Info
Serrodes partita (Fabricius, 1775)Catapult mothInfo
Sesamia calamistis -> Sesamia janseiPink stalk borerInfo
Sesamia jansei (Tams & J. Bowden, 1953)Info
Seydelia geometrica (Oberthür, 1883)Info
Seydelia intermedia (Berio, 1941)Info
Somatina vestalis (Butler, 1875)Info
Sphingomorpha chlorea (Cramer, 1777)Info
Spilosoma metaleuca (Hampson, 1905)Info
Spodoptera cilium (Guenée, 1852)Dark Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)Lawn armywormInfo
Stilbotis dubium (Berio, 1939)Info
Stracilla translucida (Oberthür, 1880)Info
Streblote acaciae (Klug, 1829)Info
Streblote badaglioi (Berio, 1937)Info
Streblote nyassanum (Strand, 1912)Info
Streblote polydora (Druce, 1887)Info
Syngrapha circumflexa -> Cornutiplusia circumflexaEssex YInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teracotona proditrix (Berio, 1939)Info
Teracotona pruinosa (De Joannis, 1912)Info
Teracotona rhodophaea (Walker, 1865)Info
Teracotona subterminata (Hampson, 1901)Info
Thaumetopoea apologetica (Strand, 1909)Info
Theretra cajus (Cramer, 1777)Cream Striped HawkInfo
Theretra capensis (Linnaeus, 1764)Cape HawkInfo
Thria malgassica -> Lygephila colorataInfo
Thyretes caffra (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Thyretes misa -> Thyretes caffraInfo
Thyretes negus (Oberthür, 1878)Info
Thyretes phasma -> Thyrgis basipunctataInfo
Thyretes signivenis (Hering, 1937)Info
Thyretes trichaetiformis (Zerny, 1912)Info
Thyrgis basipunctata (Hering, 1926)Info
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Timora turtur (Berio, 1939)Info
Tracheplexia richinii (Berio, 1973)Info
Tracheplexia viridisparsa (Berio, 1939)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Trichoplusia orichalcea -> Thysanoplusia orichalceaSoybean looperInfo
Tricraterifrontia xanthiata (Berio, 1940)Info
Trigonodes exportata -> Trigonodes hyppasiaInfo
Trigonodes hyppasia (Cramer, 1779)Semilooper mothInfo
Tycomarptes inferior (Guenée, 1852)Info
Tytroca leucoptera (Hampson, 1896)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796)Rusty Dot PearlInfo
Uresiphita gilvata -> Uresiphita maorialisInfo
Usta terpsichore (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)Cavorting EmperorInfo
Utetheisa amhara (Jordan, 1939)Info
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Vietteania intestata (Walker, 1856)Info
Vietteania longirostris -> Vietteania pinnaInfo
Vietteania pinna (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Vittaplusia vittata (Wallengren, 1856)Streaked PlusiaInfo
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xanthodes albago (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Xylopteryx emunctaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Yatanga smithi (Holland, 1892)Info
Ypthima condamini (Kielland, 1982)Condamin´s RingletInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamarada euryscaphes (Prout, 1915)Info
Zamarada torrida (Fletcher D. S., 1974)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
579 Species in Lepidoptera for Eritrea 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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