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Distribution path and Subregions of Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Guinea
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Guinea
Class
Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 226 families, 1952 genera, 4852 species
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Subclass
Guinea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 223 families, 1949 genera, 4849 species
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Infraclass
Guinea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 211 families, 1902 genera, 4730 species
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Superorder
Guinea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 153 families, 1454 genera, 3941 species
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Order
Guinea
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 36 families, 490 genera, 1543 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
Guinea
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     35 families, 488 genera, 1541 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Guinea
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 79 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 9 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 4 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 36 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 8 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 126 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 204 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 1 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 7 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 5 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 309 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 56 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 9 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 438 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 41 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 52 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 58 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 30 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 6 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 12 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
35 Families with 1541 Species in Guinea
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Guinea without family allocation
Nussodes nimbaensis (Leraut, 2013)Info
Royia nimbaensis (Leraut, 2011)Info
2 Species in Lepidoptera for Guinea listed without family allocation
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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