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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
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Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
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Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 583 genera, 1167 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.495    worldwide
Common namesLepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
German namesSchmetterlinge und Motten, Falter, Schmetterlinge
Dutch namesVlinders, Schubvleugeligen
Danish namesSommerfugle
Finnish namesPerhoset
Norwegian namesSommerfugler
Swedish namesFjärilar
Spanish namesLepidópteros, Mariposas
Italian namesFarfalle
French namesPapillons
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, North Eurasia, West Eurasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLepidoptera in arkansaslepidopterasurvey.net
Lepidoptera in bie.ala.org.au
Lepidoptera in butterflies.bcghana.org
Lepidoptera in mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu
Lepidoptera in afromoths.net
Lepidoptera in butterfliesofamerica.com
Lepidoptera in darwinfoundation.org
Lepidoptera in faunaeur.org
Lepidoptera in itis.gov
Lepidoptera in leps.it
Lepidoptera in papua-insects.nl
Lepidoptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Lepidoptera in tyllinen.eu
Lepidoptera in ucl.ac.uk
Lepidoptera in abdb-africa.org
Lepidoptera in dyntaxa.se
Lepidoptera in Wikipedia (English)
Suborder
Lesotho
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     20 families, 199 genera, 438 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lesotho
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 30 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 60 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 27 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 66 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 119 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 37 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 10 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 4 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesSnout Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
20 Families with 438 Species in Lesotho


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Lesotho
Species with ANext  
Acantholipes circumdata (Walker, 1858)Info
Achaea sordida (Walker, 1865)Info
Achyra coelatalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Acontia citripennis (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia dispar (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia natalis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia sphendonistis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Acontia tanzaniae (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2010)Info
Acontia trychaenoides (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acraea anacreon (Trimen, 1868)Large Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea horta (Linnaeus, 1764)Garden AcraeaInfo
Acraea lygus (Druce, 1875)Lygus AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea stenobea (Wallengren, 1860)Suffused AcraeaInfo
Acrapex aenigma (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Acrapex carnea (Hampson, 1905)Info
Acrapex lepta (Krüger, 2005)Info
Acrapex leptepilepta (Krüger, 2005)Info
Actizera lucida (Trimen, 1883)Rayed BlueInfo
Adisura aerugo (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Adisura atkinsoni (Moore, 1881)Field-bean Pod BorerInfo
Adisura bella (Gaede, 1915)Info
Adisura leucanioides -> Adisura bellaField-bean Pod BorerInfo
Adisura pallida -> Adisura bellaField-bean Pod BorerInfo
Aeropetes tulbaghia (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain PrideInfo
Aethiopodes saxeticola (Krüger, 2005)Info
Afrogortyna altimontana (Krüger, 1997)Info
Afroscoparia australis (Nuss, 2003)Info
Afroscoparia malutiensis (Maes, 2004)Info
Afrospilarctia dissimilis (Distant, 1897)Info
Aglossa phaealis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Agrotis alticaffer (Krüger, 2005)Info
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis caffer (Hampson, 1903)Info
Agrotis crassilinea -> Euxoa crassilineaInfo
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis longidentifera (Hampson, 1903)Brown CutwormInfo
Agrotis plumiger (Krüger, 2005)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregson´s DartInfo
Aloeides aranda (Wallengren, 1857)Aranda CopperInfo
Aloeides braueri (C.g.c. Dickson, 1968)Brauer´s CopperInfo
Aloeides dentatis (Swierstra, 1909)Roodepoort CopperInfo
Aloeides dentatis maseruna (Riley, 1938)Info
Aloeides henningi (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Henning´s CopperInfo
Aloeides lenningi (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Info
Aloeides maluti (Pringle, 1983)Maluti CopperInfo
Aloeides molomo (Trimen, 1870)Molomo CopperInfo
Aloeides oreas (Tite & Dickson, 1968)Oreas CopperInfo
Aloeides pierus (Cramer, 1782)Dull CopperInfo
Aloeides riley (I Tite & Dickson, 1976)Info
Aloeides rileyi (Tite & C.g.c. Dickson, 1976)Riley´s CopperInfo
Aloeides taikosama (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky CopperInfo
Aloeides taylori -> Aloeides rileyiRiley´s CopperInfo
Aloeides trimeni (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Trimen´s CopperInfo
Aloeides trimeni trimeni (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Info
Anania impunctata (Warren, 1897)Info
Ancylolomia prepiella (Hampson, 1919)Info
Anthene butleri (Oberthür, 1880)Pale HairtailInfo
Anthene butleri livida (Trimen, 1881)Info
Arbelodes albitorquata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Arbelodes deprinsi (I. Lehmann, 2010)Info
Arbelodes sticticosta (Hampson, 1910)Info
Argyrophora leucochrysa (Krüger, 1999)Info
Argyrophora retifera (Krüger, 1999)Info
Athalia brevicornis ()Info
Athalia guillarmodi ()Info
Athalia himantopus (Klug, 1834)Info
Athalia marginipennis ()Info
Athetis aurogrisea (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis auronitens (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis bicornuta (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis chionopis (Hampson, 1909)Info
Athetis debilis (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis fraus (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis hexencauma (Krüger, 2005)Info
Athetis leucopis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Athetis melanephra (Hampson, 1909)Info
Athetis pallicornis (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Athetis robusta (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis tristigmatica (Krüger, 2000)Info
Athetis umbrigera (Krüger, 2000)Info
Aurotalis nigrisquamalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Aurotalis similis (G. Bassi, 1999)Info
Automolis bicolora (Walker, 1856)Info
Automolis lateritia -> Metarctia lateritiaInfo
Automolis meteus (Stoll, 1781)Info
Axylia annularis (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azanus moriqua (Wallengren, 1857)Black-bordered Babul BlueInfo
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
Azygophleps inclusa (Walker, 1856)Info
Azygophleps kovtunovitchi (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Azygophleps larseni (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Azygophleps legraini (Yakovlev & Saldaitis, 2011)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Bombycomorpha bifascia (Walker, 1855)Pepper-Tree CaterpillarInfo
Bracharoa quadripunctata (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Byblia ilithyia (Drury, 1773)JokerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cacyreus fracta (Grünberg, 1912)Info
Cacyreus lingeus (Stoll, 1782)Bush BronzeInfo
Cacyreus marshalli (Butler, 1898)Geranium BronzeInfo
Cacyreus tespis (Herbst, 1804)Water BlueInfo
Caffristis ferrogrisea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Caffrocrambus albistrigatus (Bassi, 2002)Info
Caffrocrambus carneades (Bassi, 2002)Info
Caffrocrambus chalcimerus (Hampson, 1919)Info
Caffrocrambus endoxantha (Hampson, 1919)Info
Caffrocrambus heraclitus (Bassi, 1994)Info
Caffrocrambus husserli (Bassi, 2002)Info
Caffrocrambus leucippus (Bassi, 1994)Info
Caffrocrambus luteus (Bassi, 2002)Info
Callopistria latreillei (Duponchel, 1827)Latreille´s LatinInfo
Calpiformis craushayi (Hampson, 1905)Info
Caradrina dukei (Krüger, 2005)Info
Caradrina glaucistis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Caradrina rudebecki (Krüger, 2005)Info
Caradrina xanthopis (Hampson, 1909)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Charaxes jasius saturnus (Butler, 1866)Foxy CharaxesInfo
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chilo lutulentalis -> Chilo partellusSpotted Stalk BorerInfo
Chilo partellus (Swinhoe, 1885)Spotted Stalk BorerInfo
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysoritis chrysaor (Trimen, 1864)Golden CopperInfo
Chrysoritis pelion (Pennington, 1953)Machacha OpalInfo
Chrysoritis turneri amatola (Dickson & Mcmaster, 1967)Info
Cigaritis mozambica (Bertolini, 1850)Mozambique SilverlineInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coeliades forestan forestan (Stoll, , 1782)Info
Coeliades pisistratus (Fabricius, 1793)Two Pip PolicemanInfo
Colias electo (Linnaeus, 1763)Lucerne ButterflyInfo
Colotis euippe omphale (Godart, 1819)Info
Colotis evenina (Wallengren, 1857)Common Orange TipInfo
Conotalis nigrisquamalis -> Aurotalis nigrisquamalisInfo
Cornutiplusia circumflexa (Linnaeus, 1767)Essex YInfo
Crambometra atopa (Krüger, 2005)Info
Crambometra basutensis (Krüger, 1999)Info
Crambus archimedes (BÅ‚eszynski, 1961)Info
Crambus endoxantha -> Caffrocrambus leucippusInfo
Crambus tenuistriga (Hampson, 1898)Info
Criocharacta amphiactis (Meyrick, 1939)Info
Crudaria leroma (Wallengren, 1857)Silver-spotted GreyInfo
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenée, 1852)Scar Bank GemInfo
Cucullia pallidistria (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Cupidopsis cissus (Godart, 1824)Common Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis iobates (Hopffer, 1855)Tailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis jobates -> Cupidopsis iobatesTailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cyana pretoriae (Distant, 1897)Info
Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)Cream-striped owlInfo
Cymaroa grisea (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Cymaroa leptopepla -> Cymaroa griseaInfo
Cynaeda annuliferalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus orientis (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Diaphone angolensis -> Diaphone eumelaLily BorerInfo
Diaphone barnsi -> Diaphone eumelaCherry SpotInfo
Diaphone eumela (Stoll, 1781)Lily BorerInfo
Diaphone libertina -> Diaphone eumelaCherry SpotInfo
Diargyria argyrogramma (Krüger, 2005)Info
Diargyria argyrostolmus (Krüger, 2005)Info
Dingana bowkeri (Trimen, 1806)Bowker´s WidowInfo
Drepanogynis arcuifera (Prout, 1934)Info
Drepanogynis argentinitens (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis aspitatoides (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis bifasciata (Dewitz, 1881)Info
Drepanogynis determinata (Walker, 1860)Info
Drepanogynis dochmoleuca (Prout, 1917)Info
Drepanogynis hilaris (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis hypoplea (Prout, 1938)Info
Drepanogynis miltodes (Krüger, 2005)Info
Drepanogynis mixtaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Drepanogynis nephelochroa (Krüger, 2005)Info
Drepanogynis nipholibes (Prout, 1938)Info
Drepanogynis pulla (Krüger, 2002)Info
Drepanogynis styx (Krüger, 2005)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Ectropis delosaria (Walker, 1862)Info
Eicochrysops messapus (Godart, 1824)Cupreous BlueInfo
Eicochrysops messapus mahallakoaena (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Eicochrysops messapus messapus (Godart, 1824)Info
Emmalocera leucopleura (Hampson, 1918)Info
Entephria aurisquamaria (Krüger, 2005)Info
Entephria glaucocyma (Krüger, 2005)Info
Entephria leucosticta (Krüger, 2005)Info
Entephria maraisi (Krüger, 2005)Info
Entephria mesozona (Krüger, 2005)Info
Epascestria distictalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Epirrhoe achatina (Prout, 1915)Info
Estigmene lemniscata -> Popoudina lemniscataInfo
Eublemma anachoresis (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Eublemma brunneosuffusa -> Eublemma ornatulaInfo
Eublemma flaviceps (Hampson, 1902)Info
Eublemma foedosa (Guenée, 1852)Swift SetwingInfo
Eublemma ornatula (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Band-winged DragonletInfo
Eublemma scitula (Rambur, 1833)Info
Eublemma uninotata (Hampson, 1902)Info
Eudalaca albistriata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Eudalaca semicanus (Janse, 1919)Info
Eudonia gracilineata (Nuss, 2000)Info
Eugnosta trimeni (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Eupithecia altitudinis (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia angustiarum (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia hypophasma (Prout L.b., 1913)Info
Eupithecia infectaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Eupithecia laticallis (Prout L.b., 1922)Info
Eupithecia liqalaneng (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia maloti (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia monticola (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia pettyioides (Krüger, 2000)Info
Eupithecia polylibades (Prout L.b., 1916)Info
Eupithecia reginamontium (Krüger, 2000)Info
Euplexia augens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema brigitta brigitta (Stoll, , 1780)Info
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Eutelia geyeri (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Eutelia inextricata -> Eutelia geyeriInfo
Euxoa crassilinea (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fulgora coccinea -> Poiocera coccineaInfo
Fulgora limbata -> Euconomelus lepidusInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gegenes niso (Linnaeus, 1764)Plain Hottentot SkipperInfo
Gnophos spinicosta (Krüger, 2005)Info
Gnophos truncatipennis (Krüger, 2005)Info
Gonatomyrina lara -> Leptomyrina laraInfo
Grammarctia bilinea (Walker, 1865)Info
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes euclidioides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Grammodes exclusiva -> Grammodes congenitaInfo
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Grammoscelis aganniphus (Krüger, 2005)Info
Grammoscelis brincki (Krüger, 2005)Info
Graphium antheus (Cramer, 1779)Larger Striped SwordtailInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harpendyreus noquasa (Trimen & Bowker, 1887)Marsh BlueInfo
Harpendyreus tsomo (Trimen, 1868)Tsomo BlueInfo
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Heliocheilus stigmatia (Hampson, 1903)Info
Heliocheilus thelycritus (Matthews, 1999)Info
Heliothis armigera -> Helicoverpa armigeraCotton bollwormInfo
Heliothis disticta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Heliothis galatheae (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Heliothis scutuligera (Guenée, 1852)Info
Heliothis xanthiata (Walker, 1865)Info
Hellinsia basuto (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Homoeosoma stenotea (Hampson, 1918)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypotephrina polystriga (Krüger, 1998)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idia pulverea (Hampson, 1902)Info
Idia undulilinea (Krüger, 2005)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia oenone oenone (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kedestes barberae (Trimen, 1873)Info
Kedestes mohozutza (Wallengren, 1857)Harlequin SkipperInfo
Kedestes niveostriga (Trimen, 1864)Dark SkipperInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laelia xyleutis (Hampson, 1905)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lamprophaia ablactalis -> Poliobotys ablactalisBotys AblactalisInfo
Lepidochrysops grahami (Trimen, 1893)Graham´s BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops ketsi (Cottrell, 1965)Ketsi BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops lerothodi (Trimen, 1904)Lesotho BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops letsea (Trimen, 1870)Free State BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops letsia (Trimen, 1870)Info
Lepidochrysops loewensteini (Swanepoel, 1951)Loewenstein´s BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops methymna methymna (Trimen, 1862)Info
Lepidochrysops oosthuizeni (Swanepoel & Vári, 1983)Info
Lepidochrysops ortygia (Trimen, 1887)Koppie BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops patricia (Trimen, 1887)Patrician BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops variabilis (Cottrell, 1965)Variable BlueInfo
Leptomyrina hirundo (Wallengren, 1857)Tailed Black-eyeInfo
Leptomyrina lara (Linnaeus, 1764)Cape Black-eyeInfo
Leptotes pirithous pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Logunovium scortillum (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Lorymodes digonialis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Loxostege frustalis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Loxostege venustalis (Cramer, 1782)Info
Lycaena allardi -> Plebejus allardiInfo
Lycaena clarki (Dickson, 1971)Eastern Sorrel CopperInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macrosia chalybeata (Hampson, 1901)Info
Macrosia fumeola (Walker, 1854)Info
Malotia hirsuta (Krüger, 2005)Info
Masalia disticta -> Heliothis distictaInfo
Masalia galatheae -> Heliothis galatheaeInfo
Matopo typica (Distant, 1898)Info
Melanitis leda leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Evening BrownInfo
Meneris tulbaghia -> Aeropetes tulbaghiaTable Mountain BeautyInfo
Mentaxya muscosa (Geyer, 1837)Info
Mentaxya rimosa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Mentaxya viridea (Berio, 1955)Info
Merrifieldia innae (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Metarbela albitorquata -> Arbelodes albitorquataInfo
Metarbela leucostigma (Hampson, 1910)Info
Metarbela lornadepewae (I. Lehmann, 2008)Info
Metarbela naumanni (Mey, 2005)Info
Metarctia benitensis (Holland, 1893)Info
Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Info
Metisella aegipan (Trimen, 1868)Mountain SylphInfo
Metisella malgacha (Boisduval, 1833)Grassveld SylphInfo
Metisella malgacha malgacha (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Metisella malgacha orina (Vári, 1976)Info
Metisella medea (Evans, 1937)Medea SylphInfo
Metisella metis paris (Evans, 1937)Info
Metisella syrinx (Trimen, 1868)Bamboo SylphInfo
Micragrotis puncticostata (Hampson, 1902)Info
Micragrotis strigibasis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Micrilema craushayi (Hampson, 1903)Info
Micrilema crawshayi -> Micrilema craushayiInfo
Mimoclystia explanata (Walker, 1862)Info
Myelodes flavimargo (Hampson, 1930)Info
Mythimna corax (Krüger, 2005)Info
Mythimna mamohau (Krüger, 2005)Info
Mythimna semicorax (Krüger, 2005)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naarda melanommoides (Krüger, 2005)Info
Neita lotenia (Van Son, 1949)Loteni BrownInfo
Nomia amabilis (Cockerell, 1908)Info
Nomia brevipes (Friese, 1914)Info
Nomia candida (Smith, 1875)Info
Nomia rubella -> Lipotriches rubellaInfo
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochropleura creatochroa (Krüger, 2005)Info
Ochropleura distriata (Krüger, 2005)Info
Ochropleura reductistriga (Krüger, 2005)Info
Oligia ambigua (Walker, 1858)Info
Ophiusa selenaris (Guenée, 1852)Info
Orachrysops nasutus remus (Henning & Henning, 1994)Info
Oraidium barberae (Trimen, 1868)Dwarf BlueInfo
Ovenna vicaria (Walker, 1854)Ubiquitous FootmanInfo
Ozarba hypoxantha (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio euphranor (Trimen, 1868)Forest SwallowtailInfo
Paradigma mamalapi -> Neoparadigma mamalapiInfo
Paradigma pectinicorne -> Neoparadigma pectinicorneInfo
Paralacydes arborifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Paralacydes gracilis -> Paralacydes arboriferaInfo
Paramaenas strigosus (Grünberg, 1911)Info
Paraona interjecta (Strand, 1912)Info
Parectropis alticolaria (Krüger, 2005)Info
Parectropis pectinicornis (Krüger, 2005)Info
Parortholitha moerdyki (Herbulot, 1980)Info
Pasteosia orientalis (Hampson, 1909)Info
Pasteosia plumbea (Hampson, 1900)Info
Paternympha narycia -> Pseudonympha naryciaSpotted-eye BrownInfo
Perizoma artifex basutensis (Prout, 1925)Info
Perizoma lamprammodes (Prout, 1911)Info
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Piercia alpinaria (Krüger, 2005)Info
Piercia basutensis (Prout, 1925)Info
Piercia leptophyes (Prout L.b., 1935)Info
Piercia lichenocosmia (Krüger, 2005)Info
Piercia petraria (Krüger, 2005)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Pirateolea funebris (Krüger, 2005)Info
Platyptilia bowkeri (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Platyptilia sochivkoi (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Plebejus allardi (Oberthür, 1874)Info
Plusia angulum (Guenée, 1852)Info
Plusia limbirena -> Ctenoplusia limbirenaScar Bank GemInfo
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Pontia helice (Linnaeus, 1764)Meadow WhiteInfo
Popoudina lemniscata (Distant, 1898)Info
Pristocera hirsutula ()Info
Pristocera jacoti ()Info
Progonia grisea (Hampson, 1905)Info
Prosomphax horitropha (Krüger, 2005)Info
Pseudomaenas bidentata (Krüger, 2002)Info
Pseudomaenas dukei (Krüger, 1999)Info
Pseudomaenas orophila (Krüger, 1999)Info
Pseudomaenas staudei (Krüger, 1999)Info
Pseudonympha gaika (Riley, 1938)Gaika BrownInfo
Pseudonympha machacha (Riley, 1938)Machacha BrownInfo
Pseudonympha magoides (Van Son, 1955)False Silver-bottom BrownInfo
Pseudonympha magus (Fabricius, 1793)Silver-bottom BrownInfo
Pseudonympha narycia (Wallengren, 1857)Small Hillside BrownInfo
Pseudonympha paludis -> Pseudonympha magusPaludis BrownInfo
Pseudonympha penningtoni (Riley, 1938)Pennington´s BrownInfo
Pseudonympha trimenii (Butler, 1868)Trimen´s BrownInfo
Pseudonympha varii (Van Son, 1955)Vari´s BrownInfo
Pseudophragmatobia limbata (Krüger, 2009)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raghuva stigmatia -> Heliocheilus thelycritusInfo
Rhodochlaena albidior (Krüger, 2005)Info
Rhodochlaena hadenaeformis (Krüger, 2005)Info
Rhodogastria amasis (Cramer, 1779)Tri-coloured Tiger MothInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Saenura flava (Wallengren, 1858)Info
Sceliodes nodiferalis -> Achyra coelatalisInfo
Schizovalva guillarmodi (Janse, 1960)Info
Schizovalva isophanes (Janse, 1960)Info
Sciomesa punctipennis (Krüger, 2005)Info
Scolia erythropyga ()Info
Scolia fulvofimbriata ()Info
Scolia praestabilis ()Info
Scolia tropica nigripennis ()Info
Scopula gazellaria (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Scopula promethes (Prout, 1928)Info
Scopula sinnaria (Swinhoe, 1904)Info
Serradinga bowkeri -> Dingana bowkeriBowker´s WidowInfo
Sesamia ammopoecilma (Krüger, 2005)Info
Sesamia cretica (Lederer, 1857)Purple stem borerInfo
Sesamia epunctifera (Hampson, 1902)Info
Sesamia mediostriga (Krüger, 2005)Info
Sesamia rubritincta (Hampson, 1902)Info
Spialia agylla (Trimen, 1889)Grassveld SandmanInfo
Spialia asterodia (Trimen, 1864)Asterodia SandmanInfo
Spialia diomus ferax (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Spialia mafa (Trimen, 1870)Mafa grizzled skipperInfo
Spialia mafa mafa (Trimen, 1870)Info
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spilosoma dissimilis -> Afrospilarctia dissimilisInfo
Spilosoma scortillum -> Logunovium scortillumInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Stygionympha scotina (Quickelberge, 1979)Eastern Hillside BrownInfo
Stygionympha vigilans (Trimen, 1887)Western Hillside BrownInfo
Stygionympha wichgrafi (Van Son, 1955)Wichgraf´s BrownInfo
Stygionympha wichgrafi williami (Henning & Henning, 1996)Info
Syngrapha circumflexa -> Cornutiplusia circumflexaEssex YInfo
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Teragra leucostigma -> Metarbela naumanniInfo
Thestor basuta (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Thestor basutus (Wallengren, 1857)Basuto MagpieInfo
Thyretes caffra (Wallengren, 1863)Info
Thysanoplusia exquisita (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Torynesis pringlei (Dickson, 1979)Pringle´s WidowInfo
Trichaeta fulvescens (Walker, 1854)Info
Trichoplusia angulum (Guenée, 1852)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Trichoplusia orichalcea -> Thysanoplusia orichalceaSoybean looperInfo
Triphassa stalachtis (Hübner, 1818)Info
Tsitana tsita (Trimen, 1870)Dismal SylphInfo
Tycomarptes inferior (Guenée, 1852)Info
Tycomarptes superior (Krüger, 2005)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Species with ZBack  Top
Zalaca snelleni (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Zeritis orthrus -> Aloeides taikosamaDusky CopperInfo
Zeuzera petax -> Azygophleps legrainiInfo
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
438 Species in Lepidoptera for Lesotho 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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