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Distribution path and Subregions of Lebanon (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Lebanon
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lebanon
Class
Lebanon
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 286 families, 1196 genera, 2302 species
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Subclass
Lebanon
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 282 families, 1192 genera, 2297 species
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Infraclass
Lebanon
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 278 families, 1186 genera, 2291 species
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Superorder
Lebanon
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 189 families, 921 genera, 1869 species
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Order
Lebanon
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 35 families, 291 genera, 551 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
Lebanon
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     34 families, 290 genera, 550 species
Suborder
Lebanon
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lebanon
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesTiger Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 6 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 17 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 35 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 62 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 13 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 3 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 77 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 1 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 119 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 2 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 54 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 9 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesSnout Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 28 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 7 SpeciesBurnet Moths
35 Families with 551 Species in Lebanon
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Lebanon
Species with ANext  
Acanthovalva inconspicuaria (Hübner, 1819)Info
Acanthovalva pumicaria (Lederer, 1855)Info
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death┤s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Acontiola sancta -> Ozarba sanctaInfo
Acrocercops tacita (Triberti, 2001)Info
Acronicta psi (Linnaeus, 1758)Grey DaggerSite
Actizera panagaea -> Turanana panagaeaOdd-spot BlueInfo
Adelosemia dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Adelosemia odontella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia satanella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia subsoritella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adscita obscura (Zeller, 1847)Info
Aetheria bicolorata -> Hecatera bicolorataBroad-barred WhiteInfo
Aethes acerba (Y.h. Sun & H.h. Li, 2013)Info
Aethes albogrisea (Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2009)Info
Aethes argyrospila (Karisch, 2005)Info
Aethes baloghi (E.h.metzler & Sabourin, 2002)Info
Aethes bilbaensis (RÖssler, 1877)Info
Aethes cremonana (Ragonot, 1894)Info
Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small TortoiseshellSite
Agriphila hungarica -> Agriphila tersellusInfo
Agriphila hungaricus -> Agriphila tersellusInfo
Agriphila tersella -> Agriphila tersellusInfo
Agriphila tersellus (Lederer, 1855)Info
Agriphila trabeatella -> Agriphila trabeatellusInfo
Agriphila trabeatellus (Herrich-schäffer, 1848)Info
Agrodiaetus alcestis (Zerny, 1932)Info
Agrotis catalaunensis -> Agrotis putaGrouville DartInfo
Agrotis elegans -> Chersotis elegansInfo
Agrotis herzogi (Rebel, 1911)Spalding┤s DartInfo
Agrotis puta (Hübner, 1803)Shuttle-shaped DartInfo
Albulina ellisoni (Pfeiffer, 1931)Info
Albulina loewi antilibanotica ()Info
Aletia ferrago -> Mythimna litoralisThe ClayInfo
Aletia straminea -> Mythimna stramineaSouthern WainscotInfo
Aleucis orientalis (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Allancastria cerisyi -> Zerynthia cerisyEastern FestoonInfo
Allancastria deyrollei (Oberthür, 1869)Info
Allancastria speciosa (Stichel, 1907)Info
Alucita cymatodactyla (Zeller, 1852)Info
Ambia thyridialis (Lederer, 1855)Info
Amphipyra micans (Lederer, 1857)Info
Anaphaeis aurota -> Belenois aurotaPioneerInfo
Anarta mendax (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Anarta mendica (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Ancylolomia affinis -> Ancylolomia palpellaInfo
Ancylolomia palpella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Ancylolomia palpigeralis -> Ancylolomia palpellaInfo
Ancylosis albicosta (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Ancylosis biflexella (Lederer, 1855)Info
Ancylosis convexella (Lederer, 1855)Info
Anthocharis damone (Boisduval, 1836)Eastern Orange TipInfo
Anumeta atrosignata (Walker, 1858)Info
Anumeta hilgerti (Rothschild, 1909)Info
Aphelia imperfectana (Lederer, 1858)Info
Aphelia ineffecta -> Aphelia imperfectanaInfo
Aplasta ononaria (Füssli, 1783)Rest HarrowInfo
Aplocera obsitaria (Lederer, 1853)Info
Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)Treble-barInfo
Apopestes spectrum (Esper, 1787)Info
Aporophyla nigra (Haworth, 1809)Black RusticInfo
Archon apollinaris (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Archon apollinus (Herbst, 1798)False ApolloInfo
Arcyophora dentula (Lederer, 1870)Info
Argynnis childreni (Gray, 1831)Large SilverstripeInfo
Argynnis niobe -> Fabriciana niobeNiobe FritillaryInfo
Argynnis pandora (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Mediterranean FritillaryInfo
Aricia bassoni (Larsen, 1974)Info
Aricia deleta -> Phaonia deletaInfo
Aricia isauricoides ()Info
Aricia mylitta (Hemming, 1932)Info
Aristotelia maculata -> Deltophora maculataInfo
Aspilapteryx inquinata (Triberti, 1985)Info
Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)Yellow BelleInfo
Atychia candefacta -> Brachodes diakonaInfo
Atychia diacona -> Brachodes diakonaInfo
Autophila anaphanes (Boursin, 1940)Info
Autophila cyprogena -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila einsleri (Amsel, 1935)Info
Autophila elbursica -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila garmsira -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila hormuza -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila libanopsis -> Autophila osthelderiInfo
Autophila libanotica (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Autophila luxuriosa -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila nigromarginata -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Autophila taurica -> Autophila einsleriInfo
Azuritis reducta ()Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Basistriga flammatra -> Dichagyris flammatraBlack CollarInfo
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Blastodacna libanotica (Diakonoff, 1939)Info
Bombycopsis obscura (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Brachodes candefacta (Lederer, 1858)Info
Brachodes candefactus (Lederer, 1858)Info
Brachodes diacona (Lederer, 1858)Info
Brachodes diakona (Lederer, 1858)Info
Bryophila petrea -> Cryphia petreaInfo
Bryotropha arabica (Amsel, 1952)Info
Bryotropha domestica (Haworth, 1828)House GroundlingInfo
Bryotropha horribilis (Rutten & Karsholt, 2005)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Camptogramma bilineata (Linnaeus, 1758)Yellow ShellSite
Caradrina flavirena (Guenée, 1852)Lorimer┤s RusticInfo
Carcharodus alceae (Esper, 1780)Mallow SkipperInfo
Cardepia affinis -> Cardepia sociabilisInfo
Cardepia sociabilis (De Graslin, 1850)Info
Casas zernyi (Toll, 1944)Info
Catarhoe hortulanaria (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Catarhoe permixtaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)Info
Catarhoe putridaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Info
Catocala syriaca -> Catocala neonymphaInfo
Cephimallota crassiflavella (Bruand, 1851)Simple ClothesInfo
Chamaesphecia proximata (Staudinger, 1891)Info
Charissa onustaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Info
Charissa subtaurica (Wehrli, 1932)Info
Chazara pelopea ()Info
Chazara persephone (Hübner, 1805)Dark RockbrownInfo
Cheirophanes anaphanes -> Autophila anaphanesInfo
Chelis reticulata (Christoph, 1887)Info
Chersotis elegans (Eversmann, 1837)Info
Chersotis fimbriola (Esper, 1803)Info
Chersotis laeta -> Chersotis fimbriolaInfo
Chersotis larixia (Guenée, 1852)Info
Chersotis multangula (Hübner, 1803)Info
Chiasmia clathrata (Linnaeus, 1758)Latticed HeathSite
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chloroclysta siterata (Hufnagel, 1767)Red-green CarpetInfo
Chloroclystis v-ata (Haworth, 1809)The V-PugInfo
Cholius luteolaris (Scopoli, 1772)Info
Chrysocrambus syriellus (Zerny, 1934)Info
Cilix asiatica (O. Bang-haas, 1907)Info
Cinclidia phoebe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Clarina syriaca (Lederer, 1855)Info
Clepsis micromys (Stringer, 1929)Info
Clepsis soriana (Kennel, 1899)Info
Cochylimorpha diana (Kennel, 1899)Info
Cochylimorpha langeana (Kalchberg, 1898)Info
Cochylis nana (Haworth, 1811)Birch ConchInfo
Cochylis pallidana -> Cochylis nanaSheep┤s-bit ConchInfo
Cochylis similana (Razowski, 1963)Info
Coenonympha pamphilus (Linnaeus, 1758)Small HeathInfo
Coleophora alba -> Coleophora ibipennellaInfo
Coleophora ardeaepennella -> Coleophora ibipennellaInfo
Coleophora bilineella (Herrich-schäffer, 1854)Info
Coleophora deauratella (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)Red-clover Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora fatmella -> Coleophora protectaInfo
Coleophora ibipennella (Zeller, 1849)Forest Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora jerusalemella (Toll, 1942)Info
Coleophora nemorum -> Coleophora ibipennellaInfo
Coleophora obtectella (Zeller, 1849)Info
Coleophora peralba -> Coleophora ibipennellaInfo
Coleophora protecta (Walsingham, 1907)Info
Coleophora pseudoserenella -> Coleophora protectaInfo
Coleophora quercivorella -> Coleophora ibipennellaInfo
Coleophora tetraciliata (Baldizzone, 2007)Info
Coleophora zernyi (Toll, 1944)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Cossulus lignosus (Brandt, 1938)Info
Cossus funkei -> Dyspessacossus funkeiInfo
Crocallis tusciaria taurica (Wehrli, 1934)Info
Cryphia labecula (Lederer, 1855)Info
Cryphia petrea (Guenée, 1852)Info
Cryphia rectilinea (Warren, 1909)Info
Cucullia prenanthis -> Shargacucullia strigicostaFalse Water BetonyInfo
Cyaniris semiargus -> Polyommatus semiargusMazarine BlueInfo
Cybalomia fenestrata (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Cybalomia pentadalis (Lederer, 1855)Info
Cyclophora puppillaria (Hübner, 1799)Blair┤s MochaInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Damophila deauratella -> Coleophora deauratellaInfo
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)Oleander Hawk-mothInfo
Deltophora maculata (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Dentifovea fulvifascialis (Christoph, 1887)Info
Diceratura ostrinana (Guenée, 1854)Info
Dichagyris flammatra (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Black CollarInfo
Dichagyris libanicola (Corti & Draudt, 1933)Info
Dichagyris rubidior (Corti, 1933)Info
Dichagyris terminicincta (Corti, 1933)Info
Dichelia cedricola -> Aethes baloghiLebanese cedar shoot mothInfo
Dichonia pinkeri (Kobes, 1973)Info
Didymaeformia collina ()Info
Didymaeformia deserticola ()Info
Didymaeformia didyma ()Info
Didymaeformia didyma libanotica ()Info
Didymaeformia trivia ()Info
Dirhinosia nitidula (Stainton, 1867)Info
Discestra mendica -> Anarta mendicaInfo
Divona parvella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Dyscia innocentaria (Christoph, 1885)Info
Dysgonia algira (Linnaeus, 1767)The PassengerInfo
Dysgonia rogenhoferi (Bohatsch, 1880)Info
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Dyspessa bipunctata (Staudinger, 1887)Info
Dyspessa colon -> Dyspessa bipunctataInfo
Dyspessa wiltshirei (Daniel, 1938)Info
Dyspessacossus funkei (Röber, 1896)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Egira tibori (Hreblay, 1994)Info
Eilema muscula -> Muscula musculaMuscula musculaInfo
Empusa pauperata -> Empusa pennataConehead mantisInfo
Empusa pennata (Thunberg, 1815)Conehead mantisInfo
Endotricha flammealis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rosy TabbySite
Enolmis desidella (Lederer, 1855)Info
Enterpia laudeti (Boisduval, 1840)Info
Epilecta linogrisea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Epinotia cedricida (Diakonoff, 1969)Info
Epirrhoe galiata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Galium CarpetInfo
Eriocottis nodicornella (Rebel, 1911)Info
Eriogaster amygdali (Wiltshire, 1941)Info
Erynnis marloyi (Boisduval, 1834)Inky SkipperInfo
Eublemma calida -> Eublemma cochylioidesInfo
Eublemma parva (Hübner, 1808)Small MarbledInfo
Eublemma psilogramma -> Eublemma ragusanaInfo
Eublemma ragusana (Freyer, 1844)Info
Eudonia aequalis (Kyrki & Svensson, 1986)Info
Euhagena palariformis (Lederer, 1858)Info
Eumedonia eumedon (Esper, 1780)Geranium ArgusInfo
Eumedonia eumedon mylitta (Hemming, 1932)Info
Eumera turcosyrica (Wehrli, 1932)Info
Eupithecia breviculata (Donzel, 1837)Info
Eupithecia gemellata (Herrich-schäffer, 1861)Info
Eupithecia irriguata (Hübner, 1813)Marbled PugInfo
Eupithecia syriacata (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Eupithecia unedonata (Mabille, 1868)Info
Euxoa distinguenda (Lederer, 1857)Info
Euxoa hilaris (Freyer, 1838)Info
Euxoa robiginosa (Staudinger, 1894)Info
Exophyla rectangularis (Geyer, 1828)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fabriciana niobe (Linnaeus, 1758)Niobe FritillaryInfo
Favonius quercus -> Quercusia quercusPurple HairstreakInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Glaucopsyche alexis -> Polyommatus icarusGreen-underside BlueInfo
Gnopharmia rubraria (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Gnophos pfeifferi (Wehrli, 1926)Info
Gnophos sartata (Treitschke, 1827)Info
Gonepteryx cleopatra (Linnaeus, 1767)CleopatraInfo
Grammodes mirabilis -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Grammodes rogenhoferi -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Grammodes triangulata -> Dysgonia rogenhoferiInfo
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Haworth, 1809)Double-striped PugSite
Gynnidomorpha contractana (Zeller, 1847)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadena adriana -> Hadena armeriaeInfo
Hadena armeriae (Guenée, 1852)Info
Hadena clara (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Hadena compta (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Varied CoronetInfo
Hadena laudeti -> Enterpia laudetiInfo
Hadena magnolii (Boisduval, 1829)Info
Hadena perplexa (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Tawny ShearsInfo
Hadena protai -> Hadena sanctaInfo
Hadena pumila (Staudinger, 1879)Info
Hadena sancta (Staudinger, 1859)Info
Hadena silenides (Staudinger, 1895)Info
Hadena trisagittata -> Hadena sanctaInfo
Hadula mendax -> Anarta mendaxInfo
Hadula mendica -> Anarta mendicaInfo
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)Broad-barred WhiteInfo
Hecatera cappa (Hübner, 1809)Info
Hecatera intermedia -> Hecatera bicolorataBroad-barred WhiteInfo
Herpetogramma serotinalis (Joannis, 1889)Info
Hesperia armoricanus ()Info
Heterographis albicosta (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Hipparchia fatua (Freyer, 1844)Freyer┤s GraylingInfo
Hipparchia hermione -> Hipparchia alcyoneRock GraylingInfo
Hipparchia pisidice (Klug, 1832)Info
Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871)Eastern Rock GraylingInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hyponephele lycaon (Kühn, 1774)Dusky Meadow BrownInfo
Hypopta lignosus -> Cossulus lignosusInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea camparia (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Info
Idaea consolidata (Lederer, 1853)Info
Idaea degeneraria (Hübner, 1799)Portland Ribbon WaveInfo
Idaea distinctaria (Boisduval, 1840)Cream-fringed WaveInfo
Idaea elongaria (Rambur, 1833)Rambur┤s WaveInfo
Idaea filicata (Hübner, 1798)Lustrous Least CarpetInfo
Idaea maronitaria (Zerny, 1933)Info
Idaea trigeminata (Haworth, 1809)Treble Brown SpotInfo
Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)Scarce SwallowtailSite
Iranada turcorum (Zerny, 1915)Info
Isauria dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Isoceras bipunctatum (Staudinger, 1887)Info
Issoria lathonia (Linnaeus, 1758)Queen of Spain FritillaryInfo
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Isturgia perviaria (Lederer, 1855)Info
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Jordanita anatolica (Naufock, 1929)Info
Jordanita syriaca (Alberti, 1937)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kretania eurypilus euaemon ()Info
Kretania pylaon (Rambur, 1839)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lasiommata maera (Linnaeus, 1758)Large WallInfo
Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767)WallSite
Leucania herrichii (Herrich-schäffer, 1849)Info
Leucania putrescens (Hübner, 1824)Devonshire WainscotInfo
Limenitis reducta (Staudinger, 1901)Southern White AdmiralInfo
Loxostege concoloralis -> Sitochroa concoloralisInfo
Lycaena dispar rutilus (Werneburg, 1864)Large CopperInfo
Lycaena semiargus -> Polyommatus semiargusMazarine BlueInfo
Lygephila amasina -> Lygephila lusoriaInfo
Lygephila lusoria (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Lysandra coridon -> Polyommatus coridonChalkhill BlueInfo
Lysandra coridon syriaca ()Info
Lysandra isauricoides ()Info
Lysandra syriaca (Tutt, 1910)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrosia wiltshirei -> Manulea wiltshireiInfo
Mandais fausta ()Info
Maniola telemessia ()Info
Maniola telmessia (Zeller, 1847)Turkish Meadow BrownInfo
Manulea wiltshirei (Tams, 1939)Info
Marasmarcha decolorum (Caradja, 1920)Info
Marasmarcha ehrenbergiana (Zeller, 1841)Info
Marasmarcha ehrenbergianus (Zeller, 1841)Info
Marasmarcha rhypodactyla -> Marasmarcha rhypodactylusInfo
Marasmarcha rhypodactylus (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Megasis cuencella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Megasis libanoticella -> Tsaraphycis libanoticellaInfo
Melanargia titea (Klug, 1832)Levantine Marbled WhiteInfo
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)Glanville FritillaryInfo
Melitaea collina -> Phyciodes mylittaInfo
Melitaea deserticola (Oberthür, 1911)Desert FritillaryInfo
Melitaea dodgsoni (Smith, 1887)Info
Melitaea dodgsoni montium ()Info
Melitaea persea (Kollar, 1850)Persian FritillaryInfo
Melitaea phoebe -> Melitaea cinxiaKnapweed FritillaryInfo
Melitaea phoebe punica (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Melitaea sibina (Alpheraky, 1882)Info
Melitaea trivia -> Melitaea cinxiaLesser Spotted FritillaryInfo
Metacrambus carectellus (Zeller, 1847)Info
Metopoceras felix -> Metopoceras omarInfo
Metopoceras solituda (Brandt, 1938)Info
Mirificarma rhodoptera (Mann, 1866)Info
Muschampia proto -> Sloperia protoSage SkipperInfo
Muscula muscula (Staudinger, 1899)Info
Myelois pluripunctella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Mythimna ferrago (Fabricius, 1787)The ClayInfo
Mythimna l-album (Linnaeus, 1767)L-album WainscotInfo
Mythimna litoralis (Curtis, 1827)Shore WainscotInfo
Mythimna straminea (Treitschke, 1825)Southern WainscotInfo
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Nemapogon orientalis (G. Petersen, 1961)Info
Neohipparchia sichaea ()Info
Noctua interposita (Hübner, 1790)Info
Noctua nigra -> Noctua pronubaBlack RusticInfo
Noctua pronuba (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Yellow UnderwingInfo
Noctua serena -> Hecatera bicolorataInfo
Nodaria hispanalis -> Paracolax tristalisZela MetalmarkInfo
Nodaria nodosalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Nola minima -> Nola squalidaInfo
Nordmannia ilicis -> Satyrium ilicisInfo
Nordmannia myrtale (Klug, 1834)Info
Nychiodes palaestinensis (Wagner, 1919)Info
Nymphalis polychloros (Linnaeus, 1758)Large TortoiseshellInfo
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Ochropleura flammatra -> Dichagyris flammatraBlack CollarInfo
Ocnogyna clathrata -> Ocnogyna loewiiInfo
Ocnogyna cypriaca (Lederer, 1855)Info
Ocnogyna loewii (Zeller, 1846)Info
Opisthograptis luteolata (Linnaeus, 1758)Brimstone MothSite
Orthosia cruda (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Small QuakerInfo
Orthosia cypriaca (Hacker, 1996)Info
Osminia fenusaeformis (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Info
Ozarba sancta (Staudinger, 1900)Info
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Pachyagrotis tischendorfi (Püngeler, 1925)Info
Pamparama acuta (Freyer, 1838)Info
Pandoriana pandora -> Boloria graecaInfo
Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758)SwallowtailSite
Paracolax tristalis (Fabricius, 1794)Clay Fan-footInfo
Paradrina muricolor -> Caradrina flavirenaInfo
Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)Speckled WoodSite
Parasabatinca aftimacrai (Whalley, 1978)Info
Parasyndemis cedricola ()Info
Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)Clouded ApolloInfo
Pediasia desertella -> Pediasia desertellusInfo
Pediasia desertellus (Lederer, 1855)Info
Pediasia dolicanthia (Song & Chen In Chen, Song & Yuan, 2004)Info
Pelopidas midea -> Pelopidas thraxPale Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pelopidas thrax (Hübner, 1821)White Branded SwiftInfo
Peribatodes correptaria (Zeller, 1847)Info
Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Willow BeautyInfo
Peribatodes umbraria (Hübner, 1809)Olive-tree BeautyInfo
Pericyma squalens (Lederer, 1855)Info
Perigrapha mundoides (Boursin, 1940)Info
Periphanes treitschkei -> Philareta treitschkeiInfo
Phalonidia contractana (Zeller, 1847)Info
Philareta treitschkei (Frivaldszky, 1835)Info
Philotes vicrama ()Info
Phlyctaenodes foviferalis -> Dentifovea fulvifascialisInfo
Phragmacossia libani (Daniel, 1933)Info
Phragmacossia territa (Staudinger, 1878)Info
Phtheochroa aureopunctana (Ragonot, 1894)Info
Phtheochroa dodrantaria (Razowski, 1970)Info
Phtheochroa duponchelana (Duponchel, 1843)Info
Phtheochroa gloriosana (Duponchel In Godart, 1843)Info
Phtheochroa sodaliana (Haworth, 1811)Buckthorn ConchInfo
Phyciodes mylitta (W.h. Edwards, 1861)Mylitta CrescentInfo
Phycitodes binaevella (Hübner, 1813)Ermine Knot-hornInfo
Phyllocnistis citrella (Stainton, 1856)CLMInfo
Phyllonorycter libanotica (Deschka, 1972)Info
Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small WhiteSite
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)White butterflySite
Plebejus loewii (Zeller, 1847)Loew┤s BlueInfo
Plebejus pylaon -> Kretania pylaonZephyr BlueInfo
Plebejus pylaon nichollae (Elwes, 1901)Info
Plebejus pylaon nicholli (Elwes, 1901)Info
Plebejus sephirus nichollae (Elwes, 1901)Info
Plebejus sephyrus (Frivaldsky, 1835)Info
Plebicula addenda (Tutt, 1898)Info
Plebicula amanda anthea ()Info
Plebicula amanda brenda ()Info
Plecoptera amanica -> Plecoptera inquinataInfo
Plecoptera inquinata (Lederer, 1857)Info
Polygonia c-album (Linnaeus, 1758)CommaSite
Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775)Southern CommaInfo
Polymixis ivanchiki (Pekarsky, 2012)Info
Polyommatus alcestis (Zerny, 1932)Info
Polyommatus amandus (Schneider, 1792)Amanda┤s BlueInfo
Polyommatus anna ()Info
Polyommatus annamaria (Bálint, 1992)Info
Polyommatus anthea (Hemming, 1932)Info
Polyommatus boisduvali (Herrich-schäffer, 1843)Info
Polyommatus coridon (Poda, 1761)Chalkhill BlueInfo
Polyommatus daphnis hayesi (Larsen, 1974)Info
Polyommatus euaemon (Hemming, 1931)Info
Polyommatus euripylus ()Info
Polyommatus eurypilus (Freyer, 1852)Info
Polyommatus icadius juno (Hemming, 1933)Info
Polyommatus icarius -> Polyommatus amandusInfo
Polyommatus icarius anthea (Hemming, 1932)Info
Polyommatus icarius brenda (Hemming, 1932)Info
Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775)Common BlueSite
Polyommatus icarus amanda ()Info
Polyommatus icarus juko ()Info
Polyommatus icarus juno (Hemming, 1933)Info
Polyommatus icarus lucetta (Colot, 1915)Info
Polyommatus icarus lucia (Culot, 1905)Info
Polyommatus isaurica dorsumstellae (Graves, 1923)Info
Polyommatus isauricoides (Gerhard, 1851)Info
Polyommatus poseidon deebi (Larsen, 1974)Info
Polyommatus semiargus (Rottemburg, 1775)Mazarine BlueInfo
Polyommatus striata (Tutt, 1896)Info
Polyommatus syriaca (Tutt, 1914)Info
Polyommatus therites gravesi (Chapman, 1912)Info
Polyommatus thersites (Cantener, 1835)Chapman┤s BlueInfo
Polyommatus thersites (Cantener, 1835)Info
Polyommatus thetis (Esper, 1778)Info
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Problepsis ocellata (Frivaldszky, 1845)Olive WaveInfo
Prochoristis rupicapralis (Lederer, 1855)Info
Procris anatolica -> Jordanita anatolicaInfo
Procris obscura -> Adscita obscuraInfo
Procris syriaca -> Jordanita syriacaInfo
Proserpinus proserpina (Pallas, 1772)Willowherb Hawk-mothInfo
Proserpinus proserpinus (Pallas, 1772)Willowherb HawkmothInfo
Pseudoaricia dorsurastellae ()Info
Pseudoaricia isaurica dorsomstellae ()Info
Pseudoaricia isaurica dorsumstellae ()Info
Pseudochazara telephassa (Geyer, , 1827)Info
Pseudomegasis gabalitella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Pseudopanthera syriacata (Guenée, 1858)Info
Pseudotergumia pisidice (Klug, 1832)Info
Pseudoterpna coronillaria axillaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Pterophorus terrenus -> Marasmarcha rhypodactylusInfo
Puerphorus olbiadactylus (Milliere, 1859)Info
Pyrgus armoricanus (Oberthür, 1910)Oberth├╝r┤s Grizzled SkipperInfo
Pyrgus cinarae (Rambur, 1839)Sandy Grizzled SkipperInfo
Pyrgus serratulae alveoides (Staudinger, 1901)Info
Pyrrhia treitschkei (Frivaldsky, 1835)Pink spotted dartInfo
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Quercusia quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)Purple HairstreakInfo
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Ramphis libanoticus (Riedl, 1969)Info
Rhodobates nodicornella -> Eriocottis nodicornellaInfo
Rhodostrophia discopunctata -> Rhodostrophia tabidariaInfo
Rhodostrophia tabidaria (Zeller, 1847)Info
Rhyacia larixia -> Chersotis larixiaInfo
Rivula sericealis (Scopoli, 1763)Straw DotInfo
Rivula tanitalis -> Rivula sericealisInfo
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Samaria indentella (Ragonot, 1893)Info
Saragossa siccanorum (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Satyrium ilicis (Esper, 1779)Ilex HairstreakInfo
Satyrus actaea (Esper, 1781)Black SatyrInfo
Satyrus fatua (Gross & Ebert, 1975)Info
Scirpophaga cinerea -> Scirpophaga praelataInfo
Scirpophaga limnochares -> Scirpophaga praelataInfo
Scirpophaga praelata (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Scoparia luteolaris -> Eudonia aequalisInfo
Scopula agraria -> Scopula beckerariaInfo
Scopula assimilaria -> Scopula beckerariaInfo
Scopula beckeraria (Lederer, 1853)Info
Scopula extraordinaria -> Scopula donovaniInfo
Scopula macraria -> Scopula turbidariaInfo
Scopula marginepunctata (Goeze, 1781)Mullein WaveInfo
Scopula submutata (Treitschke, 1828)Mediterranean Lace BorderInfo
Scopula turbidaria (Hübner, 1819)Info
Scotogramma compacta (Turati, 1934)Info
Shargacucullia anceps (Staudinger, 1882)Info
Shargacucullia prenanthis (Boisduval, 1840)False Water BetonyInfo
Shargacucullia strigicosta (Boursin, 1940)Info
Sitochroa concoloralis (Lederer, 1857)Info
Sloperia proto (Ochsenheimer, 1808)Info
Spialia kiki (Higgins, 1974)Info
Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)Info
Stygia dercetis -> Stygioides colchicaInfo
Stygia tricolor -> Stygioides colchicaInfo
Stygioides colchica (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Stygioides ivinskisi (Saldaitis & Yakovlev, 2007)Info
Stygioides tricolor -> Stygioides colchicaInfo
Stygoides colchica (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Stygoides tricolor -> Stygioides colchicaInfo
Synaphe berytalis (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Synclera retinalis -> Synclera traducalisInfo
Synclera traducalis (Zeller, 1852)Variegated PearlInfo
Syndemis cedricola (Diakonoff, 1974)Lebanese cedar shoot mothInfo
Syrichtus proto -> Sloperia protoInfo
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Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)Balkan PierrotInfo
Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Levant BlackneckInfo
Thaumetopoea solitaria -> Traumatocampa sediricaSumac Procession MothInfo
Thera variata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Spruce CarpetInfo
Thera variata subtaurica (Wehrli, 1932)Info
Thymelicus hyrax (Lederer, 1861)Levantine SkipperInfo
Thyridiphora calidella -> Cybalomia fenestrataInfo
Thyridiphora fenestrata -> Cybalomia fenestrataInfo
Thyridiphora furia (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Tinea simplicella -> Eudonia aequalisInfo
Tolliella copidobathra -> Trachydora aphrocomaInfo
Tolliella fulguritella (Ragonot, 1895)Info
Tomares nogelii (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Nogel┤s HairstreakInfo
Trachydora anthrascopa (Lower, 1904)Info
Trachydora aphrocoma (Meyrick, 1897)Info
Trachylepidia fructicassiella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Trachysmia aureopunctana (Ragonot, 1894)Info
Trachysmia duponchelana (Duponchel In Godart, 1843)Info
Traumatocampa sedirica (M. Doganlar, 2005)Info
Trichophysetis whitei (Rebel, 1906)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Tsaraphycis libanoticella (Zerny, 1934)Info
Turanana endymion -> Turanana panagaeaAnatolian Odd-spot BlueInfo
Turanana panagaea (Freyer, 1850)Odd-spot BlueInfo
Turanana panagea -> Turanana panagaeaAnatolian Odd-spot BlueInfo
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Ultraaricia basipuncta (Silbernagel, 1946)Info
Ultraaricia crassipuncta ()Info
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Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758)Red AdmiralSite
Victrix marginelota (Joannis, 1888)Info
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Wehrliola revocaria (Staudinger, 1892)Info
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Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Linnaeus, 1758)Garden CarpetInfo
Xestia palaestinensis (Kalchberg, 1897)Info
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Yigoga libanicola -> Dichagyris libanicolaInfo
Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Ypthima nareda (Kollar, 1844)Large Three-RingInfo
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Zekelita antiqualis (Hübner, 1809)Info
Zekelita antiqualis (Hübner, 1809)Info
Zekelita syriacalis (Staudinger, 1891)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
Zygaena graslini (Lederer, 1855)Info
551 Species in Lepidoptera for Lebanon 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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