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Distribution path and Subregions of Iraq (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Iraq
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Iraq
Class
Iraq
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 187 families, 879 genera, 1680 species
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Subclass
Iraq
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 183 families, 874 genera, 1674 species
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Infraclass
Iraq
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 178 families, 863 genera, 1661 species
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Superorder
Iraq
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 125 families, 674 genera, 1371 species
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Order
Iraq
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 30 families, 259 genera, 460 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
Iraq
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     30 families, 259 genera, 460 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Iraq
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 17 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 16 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 33 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 52 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 7 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 5 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 4 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) -> Coleophoridae - 1 SpeciesMompha Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 104 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 26 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 8 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 14 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 7 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 15 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
30 Families with 460 Species in Iraq
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Iraq
Species with ANext  
Acronicta pasiphae (Draudt, 1936)Info
Acronicta rumicis (Linnaeus, 1758)Knot GrassInfo
Acteniopsis kurdistanella (Amsel, 1959)Info
Actinotia hyperici -> Chloantha hypericiPale-shouldered CloudInfo
Adelosemia dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Adelosemia odontella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia satanella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia subsoritella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adopea hamza nova ()Info
Adopea lineola ()Info
Adopea sylvestris ()Info
Aedophron phlebophora (Lederer, 1858)Info
Aegle mimetes -> Aegle vespertalisInfo
Aegle ottoi (Schawerda, 1923)Info
Aegle semicana (Esper, 1798)Info
Aegle vespertalis (Hübner, 1818)Info
Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small TortoiseshellSite
Aglossa exsculpta -> Aglossa aglossalisInfo
Agriphila brioniella -> Agriphila brioniellusInfo
Agriphila brioniellus (Zerny, 1914)Info
Agriphila cyrenaicella -> Agriphila cyrenaicellusInfo
Agriphila cyrenaicellus (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Agriphila vasilevi -> Agriphila brioniellusInfo
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis spiculifera -> Agrotis biconicaInfo
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregson´s DartInfo
Aletia alopecuri -> Mythimna alopecuriInfo
Aletia congrua -> Mythimna congruaInfo
Aletia ferrago -> Mythimna litoralisThe ClayInfo
Allancastria cerisy (Lederer, 1864)Info
Allancastria cerisyi -> Zerynthia cerisyEastern FestoonInfo
Allancastria deyrollei (Oberthür, 1869)Info
Allancastria speciosa (Stichel, 1907)Info
Amselghia alhagii (Meyrick, 1936)Info
Anarpia incertalis (Duponchel, 1832)Info
Anarta taylori (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Anatrachyntis philocarpa (Meyrick, 1922)Info
Ancylolomia affinis -> Ancylolomia palpellaInfo
Ancylolomia palpella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Ancylolomia palpigeralis -> Ancylolomia palpellaInfo
Ancylolomia pectinatellus (Zeller, 1847)Info
Ancylosis dowsoniella (Richards & Thomson, 1932)Info
Anephopteryx designella (Amsel, 1955)Info
Anumeta asiatica (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Anumeta atrosignata (Walker, 1858)Info
Anumeta hilgerti (Rothschild, 1909)Info
Aphelia ferrugana (Hübner, 1793)Info
Aphelia ferugana -> Zelotherses feruganaInfo
Aphelia ochreana (Hübner, 1800)Info
Aporia crataegi (Linnaeus, 1758)Black-veined WhiteInfo
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)Black RusticInfo
Aproceratia albunculella (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Archon apollinaris (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)False ApolloInfo
Arenostola phragmitidis (Hübner, 1803)Fen WainscotInfo
Arenostola semicana -> Calamia tridensFen WainscotInfo
Aricia agestis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Brown ArgusSite
Arimania komaroffi (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Ascalenia eremella -> Ascalenia viviparellaInfo
Ascalenia vanelloides (Gerasimov, 1930)Info
Ascalenia viviparella (Kasy, 1969)Info
Atychia mesopotamica -> Brachodes mesopotamicaInfo
Autophila cyprogena -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila einsleri (Amsel, 1935)Info
Autophila elbursica -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila garmsira -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila hormuza -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila luxuriosa -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila nigromarginata -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila taurica -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Axiopoena karelini (Ménétriés, 1863)Info
Azygophleps larseni (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Azygophleps regia (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Azygophleps sheikh (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactra bactrana (Kennel, 1901)Info
Bactra bactrana (Kennel, 1901)Info
Bactra cyperana -> Bactra bactranaInfo
Bactra graminivora -> Bactra bactranaInfo
Bactra mediterraneana -> Bactra bactranaInfo
Basistriga flammatra -> Dichagyris flammatraBlack CollarInfo
Blastobasis industria (Meyrick, 1913)Info
Blastodacna cinnamomina -> Stagmatophora haplocerosInfo
Bostra marginalis -> Loryma martinaeInfo
Brachodes mesopotamica (Amsel, 1949)Info
Brenthis hecate (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Twin-spot FritillaryInfo
Brintesia circe (Fabricius, 1775)Great Banded GraylingInfo
Bryotropha arabica (Amsel, 1952)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cadra cautella (Walker, 1863)Dried Currant MothInfo
Cadra figulilella (Gregson, 1871)Raisin MothInfo
Cadra irakella -> Cadra cautellaInfo
Caina deletella (Ragonot, 1893)Info
Calamia tridens (Hufnagel, 1766)Burren GreenInfo
Caradrina flava (Oberthur, 1876)Info
Carcharodus alcaeae ()Info
Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780)Mallow SkipperInfo
Casignetella dianthi (Herrich-schaffer, 1855)Info
Catopta brandti -> Cossus hycranusInfo
Catopta hyrcanus (Christoph, 1888)Info
Celastrina argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)Holly BlueSite
Ceratobia irakella (Petersen, 1959)Info
Cerocala fulgens -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala perorsorum -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala rothschildi -> Cerocala sanaInfo
Cerocala sana (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Chamaesphecia proximata (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Chersotis fimbriola (Esper, 1803)Info
Chilades galba (Lederer, 1855)Persian Grass BlueInfo
Chloantha hyperici (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Pale-shouldered CloudInfo
Chondrostega feisali -> Chondrostega fascianaInfo
Chrysocrambus bleszynskii -> Chrysocrambus linetellaInfo
Chrysocrambus linetella (Fabricius, 1781)Orange-bar Grass-veneerInfo
Chrysocrambus linetellus -> Chrysocrambus linetellaInfo
Chrysocrambus syriellus (Zerny, 1934)Info
Cigaritis cilissa (Lederer, 1861)Info
Ciliocera leucosarca (Meyrick, 1937)Info
Cinclidia phoebe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Clarina kotschyi (Kollar, 1849)Grapevine HawkmothInfo
Cleonymia jubata (Oberthür, 1890)Info
Cochylimorpha chionella (Schawerda, 1924)Info
Cochylimorpha kurdistana (Amsel, 1959)Info
Cochylimorpha straminea (Haworth, 1811)Straw ConchInfo
Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small HeathInfo
Coleophora alhagii -> Amselghia alhagiiInfo
Coleophora amasiella (Stainton, 1867)Info
Coleophora amethystinella -> Coleophora fuscicornisInfo
Coleophora amseli -> Casignetella dianthiInfo
Coleophora arenbergeri -> Coleophora amasiellaInfo
Coleophora arenbergi (Stainton, 1867)Info
Coleophora canariipennella (Toll, 1959)Info
Coleophora conspicuella -> Coleophora wockeellaKnapweed Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora dianthi (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Coleophora fuscicornis (Zeller, 1847)Coast Green Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora machinopis (Meyrick, 1936)Info
Coleophora metallica -> Coleophora fuscicornisInfo
Coleophora wiltshirei (Toll, 1959)Info
Coleophora wockeella (Zeller, 1849)Betony Case-bearerInfo
Conjuncta conjuncta (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Copiphana gafsana (Blachier, 1905)Info
Cosmia trapezina (Linnaeus, 1758)The Dun-barInfo
Cossulus mollis (Christoph, 1887)Info
Cossus bianchii (Krüger, 1934)Info
Cossus hycranus (Christoph, 1888)Info
Cossus osthelderi -> Dyspessacossus osthelderiInfo
Cossus saharae -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Creataloum arabicum (Hampson, 1896)Info
Creatonotos arabica -> Creatonotos pedunculataInfo
Creatonotos aula -> Creatonotos pedunculataInfo
Creatonotos gracilis (Stauder, 1899)Info
Creatonotos pedunculata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Crombrugghia laeta (Zeller, 1847)Info
Crombrugghia laetus -> Crombrugghia laetaInfo
Crombrugghia lantoscana (Milliere, 1882)Info
Cucullia strigicosta (Boursin, 1940)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Deserticossus curdus (Yakovlev, 2006)Info
Dichagyris anastasia (Draudt, 1936)Info
Dichagyris erubescens (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Black CollarInfo
Didymaeformia persea ()Info
Dioryctria pineae (Staudinger, 1859)Info
Divona parvella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller, 1847)Exotic Greenhouse InvasiveInfo
Dysgonia orbata (Berio, 1955)Info
Dysgonia rogenhoferi (Bohatsch, 1880)Info
Dyspessa bipunctata (Staudinger, 1887)Info
Dyspessa colon -> Dyspessa bipunctataInfo
Dyspessa intermedia -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Dyspessa nigrita -> Dyspessa ululaInfo
Dyspessa tsvetaevi (R.v. Yakovlev, 2008)Info
Dyspessa ulula (Borkhausen, 1790)Garlic BorerInfo
Dyspessa wiltshirei (Daniel, 1938)Info
Dyspessacossus ahmadi -> Dyspessacossus osthelderiInfo
Dyspessacossus fereidun (Grum-grshimaïlo, 1895)Info
Dyspessacossus hadjiensis (Daniel, 1953)Info
Dyspessacossus osthelderi (Grum-grshimaïlo, 1895)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias irkana (Wiltshire, 1936)Info
Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller, 1839)Locust bean mothInfo
Eilema brevifurca -> Muscula brevifurcaInfo
Eilema muscula -> Muscula musculaMuscula musculaInfo
Empusa pennata (Thunberg, 1815)Conehead mantisInfo
Empusa uvarovi (Chopard, 1921)Info
Enscepastra alhagii (Falkovitch, 1972)Info
Enscepastra machinopis -> Amselghia alhagiiInfo
Enterpia laudeti (Boisduval, 1840)Info
Epimetasia eoa (Meyrick, 1936)Info
Eremocossus senegalensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Eremocossus vaulogeri (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Ethmia paneliusella -> Ethmia quadrinotellaInfo
Ethmia quadrinotella (Mann, 1861)Info
Ethmia rayatella -> Ethmia tripunctellaInfo
Ethmia tripunctella (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Euchloe charlonia (Donzel, 1842)Greenish Black-tipInfo
Euchromius cochlearella (Christoph In Romanoff, 1887)Info
Euchromius cochlearellus (Christoph In Romanoff, 1887)Info
Euchromius pulverosa (Christoph, 1886)Info
Euchromius pulverosus (Christoph In Romanoff, 1887)Info
Euchromius ramburiellus (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Euchromius rayatella -> Euchromius rayatellusInfo
Euchromius rayatellus (Amsel, 1949)Info
Eucosma hapalosarca (Meyrick, 1924)Info
Euhagena palariformis (Lederer, 1858)Info
Eumenis thelephassa -> Pseudochazara thelephassaBaluchi Rock BrownInfo
Euphyia mosulensis (Schawerda, 1923)Info
Eupithecia penultimaria -> Eupithecia minusculataInfo
Euplagia splendidior (Tams, 1922)Info
Eusphecia pimplaeformis (Oberthür, 1872)Info
Euxoa alphonsina -> Euxoa temeraInfo
Euxoa decora (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Euxoa diamondi -> Euxoa canariensisInfo
Euxoa fictilis -> Euxoa temeraInfo
Euxoa hilaris (Freyer, 1838)Info
Euxoa livida -> Euxoa decoraInfo
Euxoa nebulosa -> Euxoa decoraInfo
Euxoa nivens -> Euxoa decoraInfo
Euxoa robiginosa (Staudinger, 1894)Info
Euxoa temera (Hübner, 1808)Info
Euzophera batangensis (Caradja, 1939)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Faveria dionysia (Zeller, 1846)Info
Fulvoclysia subdolana (Kennel, 1901)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gillmeria irakella (Amsel, 1959)Info
Glyphipterix bifasciella (Amsel, 1959)Info
Gnopharmia rubraria (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Gonepteryx farinosa (Zeller, 1847)Powdered BrimstoneInfo
Grammodes mirabilis -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Grammodes rogenhoferi -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Grammodes triangulata -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Gymnancyla hornigii (Lederer, 1852)Info
Gymnoscelis dearmata (Dietze, 1903)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadena compta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Varied CoronetInfo
Hadena laudeti -> Enterpia laudetiInfo
Hadena perplexa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Tawny ShearsInfo
Hadena silenides (Staudinger, 1895)Info
Hapsifera baliopsamma -> Hapsifera luridellaInfo
Heteropalpia profesta (Christoph, 1887)Info
Heteropalpia sacra -> Heteropalpia profestaInfo
Hipparchia fatua (Freyer, 1844)Freyer´s GraylingInfo
Hipparchia parisatis (Kollar, 1849)White-edged Rock BrownInfo
Hipparchia pellucida (Stauder, 1923)Info
Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871)Eastern Rock GraylingInfo
Holcocerus baloutchistanensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Holcocerus firdusi -> Dyspessacossus osthelderiInfo
Holcocerus gloriosa (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Holcocerus gloriosus (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Holcocerus laudabilis -> Holcocerus gloriosaInfo
Holcocerus mesopotamicus -> Holcocerus gloriosusInfo
Holcocerus mollis -> Cossulus mollisInfo
Holcocerus puengeleri -> Holcocerus gloriosaInfo
Hoplodrina ambigua (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Vine´s RusticInfo
Hyles hippophaes (Esper, 1789)Seathorn Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles lineata -> Hyles livornicaWhite-lined Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles nicaea (Prunner, 1798)Mediterranean Hawk-mothInfo
Hyles nicaea sheljuzkoi (Dublitzky, 1928)Greater Spurge hawkmothInfo
Hyponephele lupina (Costa, 1836)OrientalInfo
Hypopta vaulogeri -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Hypotia mesopotamica (Amsel, 1955)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Irakia pallens -> Irakia simplicialisInfo
Irakia simplicialis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Iranada turcorum (Zerny, 1915)Info
Isauria dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Isoceras bipunctatum (Staudinger, 1887)Info
Istrianis squamodorella (Amsel, 1935)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1764)Eyed PansyInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kirinia roxelana (Cramer, 1777)Lattice BrownInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Labdia philocarpa -> Anatrachyntis philocarpaInfo
Lallia apicinotella -> Stagmatophora haplocerosInfo
Lamoria anella -> Lamoria attamascaInfo
Leptarchis psologramma (Meyrick, 1937)Info
Leucania indistincta -> Mythimna ripariaInfo
Leucania putrida -> Mythimna ripariaInfo
Leucania zeae (Duponchel, 1827)Info
Limnaecia combota (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Lithostege ali (Wiltshire, 1941)Info
Lobesia botrana -> Lobesia botranaEuropean Vine MothInfo
Loryma marginalis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Loryma martinae (Leraut, 2002)Info
Loxostege bicoloralis (Warren, 1892)Info
Loxostege brunneitincta (Munroe, 1976)Info
Loxostege elutalis -> Loxostege farsalisInfo
Loxostege eversmanni (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Loxostege farsalis (Amsel, 1950)Info
Loxostege flavivenalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Loxostege osthelderi -> Loxostege flavivenalisInfo
Lycaena phiala -> Chilades galbaInfo
Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus, 1761)Small CopperInfo
Lycaena primus (Le Moult, 1946)Info
Lymantria lapidicola (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maniola jurtina (Linnaeus, 1758)Meadow BrownSite
Maniola telmessia (Zeller, 1847)Turkish Meadow BrownInfo
Marasmarcha rhypodactyla -> Marasmarcha rhypodactylusInfo
Marasmarcha rhypodactylus (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Megasis cuencella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Melanargia hylata (Ménétriés, 1832)Info
Melitaea arduinna (Esper, 1783)Freyer´s FritillaryInfo
Metacrambus kurdistanellus (Amsel, 1959)Info
Metallostichodes nigrocyanella (Constant, 1865)Info
Metanarsia modesta (Staudinger, 1871)Info
Metopoceras delicata (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Metopoceras driss (Rungs, 1952)Info
Metopoceras gauckleri -> Metopoceras drissInfo
Metzneria diamondi (Amsel, 1949)Info
Muschampia tessellum (Hübner, 1803)Tesselated SkipperInfo
Muschampia tessellum nomas ()Info
Muscula brevifurca (Wiltshire, 1957)Info
Muscula muscula (Staudinger, 1899)Info
Myrlaea serratella (Ragonot, 1893)Info
Mythimna alopecuri (Boisduval, 1840)Info
Mythimna congrua (Hübner, 1817)Info
Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)The ClayInfo
Mythimna l-album (Linnaeus, 1767)L-album WainscotInfo
Mythimna litoralis (Curtis, 1827)Shore WainscotInfo
Mythimna riparia (Rambur, 1829)Info
Mythimna zeae -> Mythimna ripariaInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nina baudii -> Dielocroce baudiiInfo
Noctua comes (Hübner, 1813)Lesser Yellow UnderwingInfo
Noctuelia albidalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Nola harouni (Wiltshire, 1951)Info
Nordmannia caudatula (Zeller, 1848)Info
Notocelia punicana (Kuznetsov, 1956)Info
Nycteola asiatica (Krulikovsky, 1904)Eastern NycteolineInfo
Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)Large TortoiseshellInfo
Nymphulosis arcanella (Amsel, 1959)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochropleura flammatra -> Dichagyris flammatraBlack CollarInfo
Oligochroa terrella -> Faveria dionysiaInfo
Omphalophana durnalayana (Osthelder, 1933)Info
Oncocnemis confusa -> Sympistis confusaInfo
Oxyptilus laetus -> Crombrugghia laetaScarce Light PlumeInfo
Oxyptilus lantoscanus -> Crombrugghia lantoscanaInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachypasa otus (Drury, 1773)Eastern LappetInfo
Paidia conjuncta (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Pamparama acuta (Freyer, 1838)Info
Panthea guatemala (Anweiler, 2009)Info
Panthea reducta (Anweiler, 2009)Info
Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Lime ButterflyInfo
Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758)SwallowtailSite
Paradrina flava -> Caradrina flavaInfo
Parahypopta caestrum (Hübner, 1808)Info
Paranthrene insolita (Le Cerf, 1914)Info
Paranthrene insolitus -> Paranthrene mesothyrisInfo
Paranthrene mesothyris (Hampson, 1919)Info
Parapodia sinaica -> Parapodia tamaricicolaInfo
Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)Speckled WoodSite
Pardoxia graellsi -> Pardoxia graellsiiYellow DrabInfo
Pardoxia graellsii (Feisthamel, 1837)Yellow DrabInfo
Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)Clouded ApolloInfo
Parocneria raddei (Christoph, 1885)Info
Pediasia aridella (Thunberg, 1788)Salt-marsh Grass-veneerInfo
Pediasia contaminella (Hübner, 1796)Waste Grass-veneerInfo
Pediasia desertella -> Pediasia desertellusInfo
Pediasia desertellus (Lederer, 1855)Info
Pediasia dolicanthia (Song & Chen In Chen, Song & Yuan, 2004)Info
Pediasia squalidalis -> Pediasia aridellaInfo
Pelopidas midea -> Pelopidas thraxPale Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)White Branded SwiftInfo
Pericyma albidentaria (Freyer, 1842)Info
Pericyma squalens (Lederer, 1855)Info
Perissomastix cornuta (G. Petersen, 1959)Info
Phalera sundana (Holloway, 1982)Info
Phragmacossia libani (Daniel, 1933)Info
Phragmacossia tigrisia (Schawerda, 1924)Info
Phycita diaphana (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Phycita eremica (Amsel, 1935)Info
Phyllocnistis citrella (Stainton, 1856)CLMInfo
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)Hawthorn Red Midget MothInfo
Phytometra viridaria (Clerck, 1759)Small Purple-barredInfo
Pieris ergane (Geyer, 1828)Mountain Small WhiteInfo
Pieris higginsi ()Info
Pieris pseudorapae (Verity, 1908)Info
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)White butterflySite
Pingasa multispurcata (Prout, 1913)Info
Platyptilia irakella -> Gillmeria irakellaInfo
Plebejus akbesiana (Oberthür, 1904)Info
Plebejus pylaon akbesiana (Oberthür, 1904)Info
Polygonia c-album hamigera (Butler, 1877)Info
Polymitia eximipalpella (Gerasimov, 1930)Info
Polymixis canescens (Duponchel, 1826)Info
Prorophora albunculella (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Prorophora curvibasella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Prorophora dialeuca (Hampson, 1912)Info
Proserpinus proserpina (Pallas, 1772)Willowherb Hawk-mothInfo
Proserpinus proserpinus (Pallas, 1772)Willowherb HawkmothInfo
Pseudochazara thelephassa (Geyer, 1827)Baluchi RockbrownInfo
Pseudomegasis gabalitella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Psorosa albunculella -> Aproceratia albunculellaInfo
Pterophorus terrenus -> Marasmarcha rhypodactylusInfo
Pyralis farinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)Meal MothSite
Pyrgus armoricanus (Oberthür, 1910)Oberthür´s Grizzled SkipperInfo
Pyrgus pontica (Reverdin, 1914)Info
Pyroderces apicinotella (Chrétien, 1915)Info
Pyroderces argentata (Koster, 2010)Info
Pyroderces bifurcata (Zhang & Li, 2009)Info
Pyroderces simplex -> Pyroderces repandatellaInfo
Species with QBack  Next  Top
Quercusia quercus longicauda (Riley, 1921)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raphimetopus buxtoni -> Raphimetopus ablutellaGreen BorerInfo
Rethera albocingulata -> Rethera komaroviInfo
Rethera komarovi (Christoph, 1885)Info
Rethera rjabovi -> Rethera komaroviInfo
Rethera roseocingulata -> Rethera komaroviInfo
Rhabdophera arefacta (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Rhodobates pallipalpellus (Rebel, 1901)Info
Rhyacia lucipeta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Southern RusticInfo
Rivula sericealis (Scopoli, 1763)Straw DotInfo
Rivula tanitalis -> Rivula sericealisInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salebria komaroffi -> Arimania komaroffiInfo
Saragossa siccanorum (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Satyrus actaea (Esper, 1781)Black SatyrInfo
Scoparia rupestris -> Anarpia incertalisInfo
Scotomera minimalis (Amsel, 1949)Info
Sena proxima (Staudinger, 1894)Info
Sesia pimplaeformis -> Eusphecia pimplaeformisInfo
Shargacucullia barthae (Boursin, 1933)Info
Shargacucullia strigicosta (Boursin, 1940)Info
Spatalia argentina (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)The ArgentineInfo
Spilosoma gracilis -> Creatonotos pedunculataInfo
Stagmatophora haploceros (Turner, 1926)Info
Stenoptilia mannii (Zeller, 1852)Info
Stenoptilia megalochra -> Stenoptilia mimulaInfo
Stenoptilia meyeri (Gielis, 1997)Info
Stenoptilia mimula (Gibeaux, 1985)Info
Stiphrometasia monialis (Erschoff, 1872)Info
Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)Info
Stygia mosulensis (Daniel, 1965)Info
Sumeria dipotamica (Tams, 1938)Info
Sympistis confusa (Freyer, 1842)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Talis iranica -> Talis quercellaInfo
Talis occidentalis -> Talis quercellaInfo
Talis quercella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Talis suaedella -> Talis quercellaInfo
Tarachephia hueberi (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Tegostoma mossulalis (Amsel, 1949)Info
Teinoptera gafsana -> Phalera sundanaInfo
Tenuipenna simplicella -> Stagmatophora haplocerosInfo
Thaleropis ionia (Fischer Von Waldheim & Eversmann, 1851)Info
Thaumetopoea solitaria -> Traumatocampa sediricaSumac Procession MothInfo
Thopeutis buxtoni (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Thopeutis galleriella -> Thopeutis galleriellusInfo
Thopeutis galleriellus (Ragonot, 1892)Info
Tolliella copidobathra -> Trachydora aphrocomaInfo
Tolliella fulguritella (Ragonot, 1895)Info
Tomares callimachus callimachus (Eversmann, 1848)Info
Tongeia fischeri (Eversmann, 1843)Fischer´s blueInfo
Trachydora anthrascopa (Lower, 1904)Info
Trachydora aphrocoma (Meyrick, 1897)Info
Traumatocampa sedirica (M. Doganlar, 2005)Info
Turania pentodontalis (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Turania russulalis (Christoph, 1877)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Victrix tabora (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wyoma striaticostella (Petersen, 1959)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xestia palaestinensis (Kalchberg, 1897)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zekelita pallida (Schawerda, 1929)Info
Zerynthia cerisy (Godart, 1824)Eastern FestoonInfo
Zerynthia deyrollei -> Allancastria deyrolleiInfo
Zethes bruzzanaria -> Anumeta hilgertiInfo
Zethes insularis (Rambur, 1833)Info
Zeuzera pyrina pyrina (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Zeuzera regia -> Azygophleps sheikhInfo
Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865)Dark Grass BlueInfo
460 Species in Lepidoptera for Iraq 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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