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Distribution path and Subregions of Iceland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Iceland
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Iceland
Class
Iceland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 164 families, 618 genera, 1130 species
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Subclass
Iceland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 164 families, 618 genera, 1130 species
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Infraclass
Iceland
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 162 families, 615 genera, 1127 species
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Superorder
Iceland
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 126 families, 530 genera, 983 species
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Order
Iceland
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 28 families, 162 genera, 291 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
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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
Iceland
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     28 families, 162 genera, 291 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Iceland
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 8 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 6 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 6 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 27 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 8 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 33 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 60 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 13 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 6 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 6 SpeciesYucca Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 11 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 18 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 29 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
28 Families with 291 Species in Iceland
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Iceland
Species with ANext  
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Acleris ferrugana -> Acleris notanaRusty Oak ButtonInfo
Acleris maccana (Treitschke, 1835)Marbled Dog´s-tooth TortrixInfo
Acleris notana (Donovan, 1806)Rusty Birch ButtonInfo
Acleris triana -> Acleris notanaInfo
Acompsia ardeliella -> Acompsia cinerellaInfo
Acompsia cinerella (Clerck, 1759)Ash-coloured SoberInfo
Acompsia murinella -> Acompsia cinerellaInfo
Acompsia spodiella -> Acompsia cinerellaInfo
Agarista agricola (Donovan, 1805)Painted vine mothInfo
Aglais io (Linnaeus, 1758)PeacockInfo
Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small TortoiseshellSite
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrochola circellaris (Hufnagel, 1766)The BrickInfo
Agrotis congrua -> Setagrotis vocalisInfo
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Amblyptilia acanthadactyla (Hübner, 1813)Beautiful PlumeInfo
Ancylis laetana (Fabricius, 1775)Aspen RollerInfo
Ancylis upupana (Treitschke, 1835)Dark RollerInfo
Apamea exulis -> Apamea zetaThe Exile/Northern ArchesInfo
Apamea groenlandica -> Apamea zetaInfo
Apamea zeta (Treitschke, 1825)ExileInfo
Apotomis capreana (Hübner, 1817)Sallow Apotomis MothInfo
Apotomis sororculana (Zetterstedt, 1839)Narrow-winged MarbleInfo
Appias albina albina (Boisduval, 1836)White AlbatrossInfo
Archanara dissoluta (Treitschke, 1825)Brown-veined WainscotInfo
Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, 1803)Fen WainscotInfo
Arenostola semicana -> Calamia tridensFen WainscotInfo
Aroga velocella (Zeller, 1839)Dusky GroundlingInfo
Atomaria analis -> Atomaria nitidulaInfo
Atomaria apicalis (Erichson, 1846)Info
Atomaria fuscipes (Gyllenhal, 1808)Info
Atomaria munda (Erichson, 1846)Info
Atomaria munda (Erichson, 1846)Info
Atomaria nigripennis -> Atomaria mundaInfo
Atomaria nitidula (Marsham, 1802)Info
Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758)Silver YSite
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Blastobasis phycidella (Zeller, 1839)Hampshire DowdInfo
Blastobasis roscidella -> Blastobasis phycidellaInfo
Bryotropha similis (Stainton, 1854)Obscure GroundlingInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamia tridens (Hufnagel, 1766)Burren GreenInfo
Candalides heathi heathi (Cox, 1873)Rayed BlueInfo
Caradrina clavipalpis -> Paradrina clavipalpisPale Mottled WillowInfo
Catocala fraxini (Linnaeus, 1767)Clifden NonpareilInfo
Catochrysops amasea amasea (Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914)Cobalt Pea-blueInfo
Catochrysops panormus papuanus (Felder, 1860)Info
Cephonodes picus -> Cephonodes hylasInfo
Ceramica pisi (Linnaeus, 1758)Broom MothInfo
Cerapteryx graminis (Linnaeus, 1758)Antler MothInfo
Chortodes dispersa -> Hypocoena stigmaticaInfo
Chortodes extrema -> Photedes extremaConcolorousInfo
Chortodes extremus -> Photedes minimaConcolorousInfo
Chortodes stigmatica -> Hypocoena stigmaticaInfo
Cochylis dubitana (Hübner, 1996)Little ConchInfo
Coleophora algidella (Staudinger, 1857)Info
Coleophora alticolella -> Coleophora taeniipennellaCommon Rush Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora taeniipennella (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Small Rush Case-bearerInfo
Crambus pascuella -> Crambus pascuellusInlaid Grass-veneerInfo
Crambus pascuellus (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus, 1758)Codling MothInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus affinis affinis (Fabricius, 1775)Black And White TigerInfo
Danaus petilia -> Danaus chrysippusLesser WandererInfo
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Daphnis hypothous (Cramer, 1780)Info
Daphnis placida (Walker, 1856)Info
Delias lara -> Delias mysisUnion JackInfo
Delias lara lara (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Diarsia mendica (Fabricius, 1775)Ingrailed ClayInfo
Doleschallia bisaltide australis (Felder & Felder, 1867)Australian LeafwingInfo
Dysstroma citrata (Linnaeus, 1761)Dark Marbled CarpetInfo
Dysstroma citrata islandicaria (Heydemann, 1929)Info
Dysstroma latefasciata (Staudinger, 1892)Siberian CarpetInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eana incanana (Stephens, 1852)Bluebell ShadeInfo
Eana osseana (Scopoli, 1763)Dotted ShadeInfo
Ectoedemia atrifrontella (Stainton, 1851)Oak-bark PigmyInfo
Elachista adscitella (Stainton, 1851)Oblique-barred DwarfInfo
Elachista cahorsensis (Traugott-olsen, 1992)White DwarfInfo
Elachista dispunctella -> Elachista cahorsensisInfo
Elachista subocellea (Stephens, 1834)Brown-barred DwarfInfo
Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)Morning-glory Plume MothSite
Endrosis sarcitrella (Linnaeus, 1758)White-shouldered House MothInfo
Entephria caesiata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Grey Mountain CarpetInfo
Entephria flavicinctata (Hübner, 1813)Yellow-ringed CarpetInfo
Ephestia elutella (Hübner, 1796)Cacao MothInfo
Ephestia kuehniella (Zeller, 1879)Mediterranean Flour MothInfo
Epicoma asbolina (Turner, 1902)Info
Epinotia caprana (Fabricius, 1798)Large Sallow BellInfo
Epinotia demarniana (Fischer V. Roslerstamm, 1840)Birch BellInfo
Epinotia maculana (Fabricius, 1775)Dark Aspen BellInfo
Epinotia mercuriana (Frolich, 1828)Moorland BellInfo
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)Yellowheaded aspen leaftierInfo
Epinotia solandriana (Linnaeus, 1758)Birch-aspen leafrollerInfo
Epirrhoe alternata (Müller, 1764)Common CarpetInfo
Erannis defoliaria (Clerck, 1759)Mottled UmberInfo
Eriopsela quadrana (Hübner, 1811)Four-spot BellInfo
Eteobalea anonymella (Riedl, 1965)Info
Eteobalea cinereocapitella (Treitschke, 1833)Info
Eteobalea sareptensis (Treitschke, 1833)Info
Eteobalea serratella (Treitschke, 1833)Info
Euchrysops cnejus cnidus (Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914)CupidInfo
Eucosmomorpha albersana (Hübner, 1811)Honeysuckle BellInfo
Eudemis porphyrana (Hübner, 1796)Apple MarbleInfo
Eudemis profundana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Diamond-back MarbleInfo
Eupithecia nanata (Hübner, 1813)Narrow-winged PugInfo
Eupithecia plumbeolata (Haworth, 1809)Lead-coloured PugInfo
Eupithecia pusillata -> Eupithecia tantillariaJuniper PugInfo
Eupithecia satyrata (Hübner, 1813)Satyr PugSite
Eupithecia tantillaria (Boisduval, 1840)Dwarf PugInfo
Eupsilia transversa (Hufnagel, 1766)The SatelliteInfo
Eurema laeta sana (Butler, 1877)Spotless Grass YellowInfo
Eurois occulta (Linnaeus, 1758)Great Gray DartInfo
Euscrobipalpa atriplicella (F.r., 1841)Info
Euxoa ochrogaster (Guenée, 1852)Red-backed CutwormInfo
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fabula zollikoferi (Freyer, 1836)Scarce ArchesInfo
Famegana alsulus alsulus (Herrich-schaeffer, 1869)Black-spotted Grass-blueInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gesneria centuriella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Gnathothlibus eras -> Gnathothlibus erotusInfo
Gnorimoschema valesiella (Staudinger, 1877)Info
Grapholita jungiella (Clerck, 1759)Vetch PiercerInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hellinsia didactylites (Strom, 1783)Info
Hellinsia osteodactyla (Zeller, 1841)Info
Hellinsia osteodactylus -> Hellinsia trimmatodactylusSmall Golden-rod PlumeInfo
Hellinsia tephradactyla (Hübner, 1813)Plain PlumeInfo
Hellinsia tephradactylus (Hübner, 1813)Info
Hellinsia trimmatodactylus (Zeller, 1841)Info
Helotropha leucostigma (Hübner, 1808)The CrescentInfo
Hesperilla sexguttata (Herrich-schäffer, 1869)Six-spot SkipperInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892)Info
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Hofmannophila pseudospretella (Stainton, 1849)Brown House MothInfo
Holcocera inunctella -> Hypatopa inunctellaInfo
Hyblaea maldivesa (H. Fischer & De Freina, 2012)Info
Hydraecia micacea (Esper, 1789)Rosy RusticInfo
Hydriomena furcata (Thunberg, 1784)July HighflyerInfo
Hydriomena furcata saga (Prout, 1938)Info
Hydriomena impluviata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)May HighflyerInfo
Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)Bedstraw Hawk-mothInfo
Hypatopa inunctella (Zeller, 1839)Info
Hypocoena stigmatica (Eversmann, 1855)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Incurvaria tenuicornis -> Lampronia fuscatellaInfo
Infurcitinea ignicomella (Zeller, 1852)Info
Infurcitinea tauridella (Petersen, 1968)Info
Ipanica cornigera (Butler, 1886)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jacksonia papillata (Theobald, 1923)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lampronia capitella (Clerck, 1759)Currant Shoot BorerInfo
Lampronia corticella (Linnaeus, 1758)Raspberry MothInfo
Lampronia flavimitrella -> Lampronia capitellaBramble BrightInfo
Lampronia fuscatella (Tengstrom, 1848)Scarce BrightInfo
Lampronia rubiella -> Lampronia corticellaRaspberry bud mothInfo
Lampronia rupella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Leptocera fontinalis (Fallen, 1826)Info
Libythea geoffroyi nicevillei (Olliff, 1891)Info
Lithomoia germana (Morrison, 1874)American BrindleInfo
Lithomoia pallida (Hübner, 1803)Golden-rod BrindleInfo
Lithomoia solidaginis -> Xylena solidaginisGolden-rod BrindleInfo
Lithomoia suffusa -> Lithomoia pallidaGolden-rod BrindleInfo
Lobesia littoralis (Westwood & Humphreys, 1845)Shore MarbleInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroglossum hirundo -> Leucostrophus alterhirundoHummingbird HawkmothInfo
Macroglossum insipida (Butler, 1875)Info
Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758)Hummingbird Hawk-mothSite
Matilella fusca -> Pyla fuscaBrown Knot-hornInfo
Metzneria aestivella (Zeller, 1839)Carline NebInfo
Metzneria carlinella -> Metzneria selaginellaInfo
Metzneria selaginella (Zeller, 1839)Info
Microplitis aduncus (Ruthe, 1860)Info
Mniotype adusta (Esper, 1790)Dark BrocadeInfo
Mniotype solieri (Boisduval, 1829)Bedrule BrocadeInfo
Mompha conturbatella (Hübner, 1819)Fireweed Mompha MothInfo
Monopis laevigella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Skin MothInfo
Mythimna unipuncta (Haworth, 1809)White-speckInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nemapogon variatella (Clemens, 1859)Pale Corn ClothesInfo
Nemaxera betulinella (Fabricius, 1787)Gold-speckled ClothesInfo
Nephele subvaria (Walker, 1856)Info
Nepticula arbusculae -> Stigmella salicisInfo
Nepticula auritella -> Stigmella salicisInfo
Nepticula basalella -> Stigmella hemargyrellaInfo
Nepticula corvimontana -> Stigmella regiellaInfo
Nepticula dewitziella -> Stigmella salicisInfo
Nepticula fagi -> Stigmella hemargyrellaInfo
Nepticula fulgens -> Stigmella hemargyrellaInfo
Nepticula incognitella -> Stigmella incognitellaInfo
Nepticula mali -> Stigmella incognitellaInfo
Nepticula nitidella -> Stigmella paradoxaInfo
Nepticula nobilella -> Stigmella hemargyrellaInfo
Nepticula paradoxa -> Stigmella paradoxaInfo
Nepticula plagicolella -> Stigmella plagicolellaInfo
Nepticula pomella -> Stigmella incognitellaInfo
Nepticula rubescens -> Stigmella glutinosaeInfo
Nepticula salicis -> Stigmella salicisInfo
Nepticula sorbi -> Stigmella sorbiInfo
Nepticula uniformis -> Stigmella salicisInfo
Noctua comes (Hübner, 1813)Lesser Yellow UnderwingInfo
Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Yellow UnderwingInfo
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Notocelia rosaecolana (Doubleday, 1850)Doubleday´s Notocelia MothInfo
Nycterosea obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)The GemInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olethreutes bipunctana -> Phiaris bipunctanaInfo
Operophtera brumata (Linnaeus, 1758)Winter MothInfo
Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)The VapourerInfo
Orthonama obstipata -> Nycterosea obstipataGemInfo
Oxyptilus ericetorum (Stainton, 1851)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio aegeus aegeus (Donovan, 1805)Orchard ButterflyInfo
Papilio phestus (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Paradrina clavipalpis (Scopoli, 1763)Pale mottled willowInfo
Parastichtis suspecta (Hübner, 1817)The SuspectedInfo
Peridroma saucia (Hübner, 1808)Variegated CutwormInfo
Periopta ardescens (Butler, 1884)Info
Perittia carlinella (Walsingham, 1908)Info
Perizoma blandiata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Pretty PinionInfo
Perizoma minorata (Treitschke, 1828)Heath RivuletInfo
Petrelaea tombugensis (Röber, 1886)Mauve Line-blueInfo
Phiaris bipunctana (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Phlogophora meticulosa (Linnaeus, 1758)Angle ShadesInfo
Photedes extrema (Hübner, 1809)The ConcolorousInfo
Photedes minima (Haworth, 1809)Small Dotted BuffInfo
Photedes stigmatica -> Hypocoena stigmaticaInfo
Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small WhiteSite
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)White butterflySite
Plodia interpunctella (Hübner, 1813)Grain mothInfo
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)Diamond-back MothInfo
Protographium leosthenes leosthenes (Doubleday, 1846)Fourbar SwordtailInfo
Psilogramma menephron (Cramer, 1780)Privet Hawk MothInfo
Psychonotis caelius taygetus (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1860)Small Green-banded BlueInfo
Pyla fusca (Haworth, 1811)Speckled Black Pyla MothInfo
Species with QBack  Next  Top
Quedius boops (Gravenhorst, 1802)Info
Quedius fulvicollis (Stephens, 1833)Info
Quedius mesomelinus (Marsham, 1802)Info
Quedius umbrinus (Erichson, 1839)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Radinocera maculosus (Rothschild, 1896)Info
Rheumaptera hastata (Linnaeus, 1758)Argent and sable mothsInfo
Rhigognostis senilella (Zetterstedt, 1839)Rock-cress SmudgeInfo
Rhizedra lutosa (Hübner, 1803)Large WainscotInfo
Rhyacia quadrangula (Zetterstedt, 1839)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scoliopteryx libatrix (Linnaeus, 1758)The HeraldInfo
Scrobipalpa atriplicella -> Euscrobipalpa atriplicellaGoosefoot Groundling MothInfo
Scrobipalpa samadensis (Pfaffenzeller, 1870)Buck´s-horn GroundlingInfo
Scythris limbella (Fabricius, 1775)Chenopodium Scythris MothInfo
Setagrotis vocalis (Grote, 1879)Info
Sirex juvencus (Linnaeus, 1758)Steely-blue wood waspInfo
Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier, 1789)Angoumois Grain MothInfo
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Stagmatophora anonymella -> Eteobalea anonymellaInfo
Standfussiana lucernea (Linnaeus, 1758)Northern RusticInfo
Stenoptilia islandica (Staudinger, 1857)Info
Stenoptilia islandicus -> Stenoptilia islandicaMountain PlumeInfo
Stigmella basiguttella (Heinemann, 1862)Base-spotted PigmyInfo
Stigmella betulicola (Stainton, 1856)Common Birch PigmyInfo
Stigmella cerricolella -> Stigmella basiguttellaInfo
Stigmella fagella -> Stigmella hemargyrellaInfo
Stigmella glutinosae (Stainton, 1857)White-barred Alder PigmyInfo
Stigmella hemargyrella (Kollar, 1832)Beech PigmyInfo
Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Grey Apple PigmyInfo
Stigmella juryi -> Stigmella paradoxaInfo
Stigmella paradoxa (Frey, 1858)Scarce Thorn PigmyInfo
Stigmella plagicolella (Stainton, 1854)Scrubland PigmyInfo
Stigmella regiella (Herrich-schäffer, 1885)Purple-shot PigmyInfo
Stigmella salicis (Stainton, 1854)Sallow PigmyInfo
Stigmella sorbi (Stainton, 1861)Barred Rowan PigmyInfo
Syngrapha flammifera -> Syngrapha interrogationisScarce Silver YInfo
Syngrapha interrogationis (Linnaeus, 1758)Scarce Silver YInfo
Syngrapha pyrenaica -> Syngrapha interrogationisScarce Silver YInfo
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Teleclita dryinopa (Dodd, 1902)Info
Teleosphecia bibio -> Teleosphecia unicolorInfo
Tellervo zoilus gelo (Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914)Cape York HamadryadInfo
Theclinesthes miskini arnoldi (Fruhstorfer, 1916)Wattle BlueInfo
Theretra inornata (Walker, 1865)Info
Theretra nessus (Drury, 1773)Yam Hawk MothInfo
Theretra oldenlandiae (Fabricius, 1775)Impatiens Hawk MothInfo
Tinea corticella -> Nemaxera betulinellaInfo
Tinea translucens (Meyrick, 1917)Casemaking clothes mothInfo
Tineola bisselliella (Hummel, 1823)Clothing mothInfo
Tirumala hamata hamata (Macleay, 1826)Blue TigerInfo
Trichopteryx carpinata (Borkhausen, 1794)Early Tooth-stripedInfo
Trifurcula atrifrontella -> Ectoedemia atrifrontellaInfo
Trogium pulsatorium (Linnaeus, 1758)BooklouseInfo
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Udea decrepitalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1848)Scotch PearlInfo
Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796)Rusty Dot PearlInfo
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Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)Red AdmiralSite
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
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Xanthorhoe decoloraria (Esper, 1806)Red CarpetInfo
Xanthorhoe decoloraria arcticaria (Keferstein, 1837)Info
Xanthorhoe designata (Hufnagel, 1767)Flame CarpetInfo
Xanthorhoe quadrifasciata -> Xanthorhoe quadrifasiataLarge Twin-spot CarpetInfo
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata (Clerck, 1759)Large Twin-spot CarpetInfo
Xestia c-nigrum (Linnaeus, 1758)Setaceous Hebrew CharacterInfo
Xylena exsoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)Sword-grassInfo
Xylena solidaginis (Hübner, 1803)Golden-rod BrindleInfo
Xylena vetusta (Hübner, 1813)Red Sword-grassInfo
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Zeiraphera griseana (Hübner, 1799)Larch TortrixInfo
291 Species in Lepidoptera for Iceland 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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