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Distribution path and Subregions of Jamaica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Greater Antilles - Jamaica
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Jamaica
Class
Jamaica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 272 families, 1646 genera, 3248 species
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Subclass
Jamaica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 271 families, 1645 genera, 3246 species
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Infraclass
Jamaica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 266 families, 1618 genera, 3203 species
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Superorder
Jamaica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 176 families, 1259 genera, 2507 species
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Order
Jamaica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 41 families, 600 genera, 1231 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
Jamaica
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     41 families, 600 genera, 1231 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Jamaica
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 71 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 17 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 197 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae - 1 SpeciesWasp moths
Dalceridae (Dyar, 1898) - 1 SpeciesTropical Slug Caterpillar Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 2 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 12 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 107 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 11 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 116 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hedylidae (Guenée, 1857) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Butterfly Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 86 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 149 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 7 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 13 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 117 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 4 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 51 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 13 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 45 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sematuridae (Guenée, 1858) - 3 SpeciesAmerican Swallowtail Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 69 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 19 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
41 Families with 1231 Species in Jamaica
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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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