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Distribution path and Subregions of Grenada (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Lesser Antilles - Windward Islands - Grenada
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Grenada
Class
Grenada
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 143 families, 455 genera, 685 species
Tree
Subclass
Grenada
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 142 families, 454 genera, 684 species
Tree
Infraclass
Grenada
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 138 families, 442 genera, 667 species
Tree
Superorder
Grenada
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 102 families, 334 genera, 520 species
Tree
Order
Grenada
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 21 families, 68 genera, 105 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
Grenada
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     21 families, 68 genera, 105 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Grenada
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 16 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 28 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 3 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
21 Families with 105 Species in Grenada
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Grenada
Species with ANext  
Acrocercops ornata (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Actinote anteas (Doubleday, 1847)Doubleday´s ActinoteInfo
Actinote canutia (Hopffer, 1873)Info
Actinote flavibasis (Jordan, 1913)Info
Actinote pellenea -> Actinote canutiaInfo
Actinote stratonice (Latreille, 1811)Info
Actinote trinacria (Felder, 1862)Info
Adaina ipomoeae (Bigot & Etienne, 2009)Ambrosia Plume MothInfo
Allosmaitia piplea (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Godman´s HairstreakInfo
Altinote neleus (Latreille, 1811)Info
Ambia leucostictalis -> Undulambia lindbladiInfo
Anartia amathea amathea -> Anartia amathea roeseliaRed PeacockInfo
Anartia amathea roeselia (Eschscholtz, 1835)Info
Anartia jatrophae jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)White PeacockInfo
Ancylostomia stercorea (Zeller, 1848)Pigeonpea pod borerInfo
Anisothrix grenadensis (Schaus, 1904)Info
Antaeotricha pseudochyta (Meyrick, 1915)Info
Antaeotricha suffumigata (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Antaeotricha vacata (Meyrick, 1925)Info
Antirrhea miltiades (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Argyractis axis -> Petrophila axisInfo
Ascalapha odorata (Linnaeus, 1758)Black WitchInfo
Astraptes anaphus (Cramer, 1777)Dull AstraptesInfo
Astraptes anaphus anausis (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Caribbean Yellow-tipped FlasherInfo
Astraptes anaphus grenadensis -> Astraptes anaphus anausisInfo
Astraptes fulgerator (Walch, 1775)Two-barred FlasherInfo
Aulacodes aechmialis (Guenée, 1854)Info
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Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Battus polydamas grenadensis (A. Hall, 1930)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Blastobasis gracilis (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Bulia bolinalis -> Bulia confirmansInfo
Bulia confirmans (Walker, 1858)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cercopis cognata (Distant, 1908)Info
Chioides catillus (Cramer, 1780)White-striped LongtailInfo
Chioides vintra -> Chioides catillusSt. Vincent LongtailInfo
Chiomara asychis grenada (Evans, 1953)White-patterned SkipperInfo
Consul tithoreides (Butler, 1873)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus eresimus eresimus -> Danaus eresimus montezumaSoldierInfo
Danaus eresimus montezuma (Talbot, 1943)SoldierInfo
Danaus gilippus (Cramer, 1775)QueenInfo
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Danaus plexippus insularis ()Info
Dasylophia grenadensis (Schaus, 1901)Info
Deltophora lanceella (Sattler, 1979)Info
Dialectica permixtella (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Diatraea canella -> Diatraea considerataInfo
Diatraea centrellus (Möschler, 1883)Info
Diatraea considerata (Heinrich, 1931)Info
Diatraea grenadensis -> Diatraea saccharalisInfo
Diatraea saccharalis (Fabricius, Sensu Guenée, 1862)Sugarcane BorerInfo
Dichogama obsolescens (Hampson, 1912)Info
Dryas iulia framptoni (Riley, 1926)JuliaInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Electrostrymon angerona (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Bronze HairstreakInfo
Emesis fatimella (Westwood, 1851)Info
Ethmia joviella (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Eucosmophora dives (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glutophrissa drusilla monomorpha (A. Hall, 1936)Florida WhiteInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hemiargus ceraunus (Fabricius, 1793)Ceraunus BlueInfo
Hemiargus hanno watsoni -> Hemiargus ceraunusHanno BlueInfo
Hypanartia lindigii (C. & R. Felder, 1862)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ithomia lycaste (Herrich-schäffer, 1864)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia genoveva (Cramer, 1780)Mangrove BuckeyeInfo
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Leptocera discalis (Malloch, 1912)Info
Leucophasma phantasmella (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Lycorea ilione (Cramer, 1775)Clearwing Mimic QueenInfo
Lycorea lamirus -> Lycorea ilioneInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marpesia merops (Boisduval, 1836)Spot-banded DaggerwingInfo
Mestra hersilia hersilia (Fabricius, 1776)South American MestraInfo
Microcrambus chrysoporellus (Hampson, 1895)Info
Morpho cypris (Westwood, 1851)Cypris MorphoInfo
Morpho sulkowskyi (Kollar, 1850)Sulkowsky´s MorphoInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Guenée, 1854)Tomato Fruit Borer MothInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panoquina panoquinoides eugeon (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Obscure SkipperInfo
Perileucoptera coffeella -> Leucoptera coffeellaCoffee leaf minerInfo
Petrophila axis (Hampson, 1895)Info
Phoebis sennae (Linnaeus, 1758)Cloudless giant sulphurInfo
Platynota breviplicana (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Polites dictynna (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Lesser WhirlaboutInfo
Polites vibex dictynna (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Info
Polyommatus escheri roseonitens (Oberthür & Bryk, 1910)Info
Proteides mercurius grenadensis (Enrico & Pinchon, 1969)Mercurial SkipperInfo
Pyrausta bicoloralis (Guenée, 1854)Bicolored Pyrausta MothInfo
Pyrausta pulchripictalis -> Pyrausta bicoloralisInfo
Pyrisitia venusta emanona (Dillon, 1947)Pale YellowInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Setomorpha grenadella -> Xystrologa grenadellaInfo
Strymon bubastus (Stoll, 1780)Disjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon bubastus ponce (Comstock & Huntington, 1943)Disjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Strymon sapota -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Symbiopsis smalli -> Symbiopsis rickmaniInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thecla fidentia (Hewitson, 1868)Info
Thecla ponce -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Thecla salona -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Thecla sapota -> Strymon bubastusDisjunct Scrub-HairstreakInfo
Thymele grenadensis -> Astraptes fulgeratorInfo
Tithorea tarricina (Hewitson, 1858)Variable PresonianInfo
Tricentrogyna collustrata (Snellen, 1874)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Undulambia leucostictalis (Hampson, 1895)Info
Undulambia lindbladi (B.landry & Roque-albelo, 2006)Info
Urbanus dorantes (Stoll, 1790)Lilac-banded LongtailInfo
Urbanus dorantes obscurus (Hewitson, 1867)Info
Urbanus dorantes santiago (Lucas, 1857)Dorantes SkipperInfo
Urbanus proteus domingo (Scudder, 1872)Long-tailed SkipperInfo
Utetheisa ornatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)Ornate MothInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Virbia xanthopleura (Hampson, 1898)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xystrologa grenadella (Walsingham, 1897)Info
105 Species in Lepidoptera for Grenada 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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