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Distribution path and Subregions of Lithuania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - North Europe - Baltic region - Baltic States - Lithuania
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lithuania
Class
Lithuania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 210 families, 1694 genera, 4646 species
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Subclass
Lithuania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 209 families, 1693 genera, 4644 species
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Infraclass
Lithuania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 204 families, 1688 genera, 4637 species
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Superorder
Lithuania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 159 families, 1510 genera, 4252 species
Tree
Order
Lithuania
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 64 families, 981 genera, 2689 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
Lithuania
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     63 families, 980 genera, 2684 species
Suborder
Lithuania
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 1 genus, 5 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Lithuania
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 16 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 111 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 2 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 145 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 9 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 115 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 13 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 93 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 6 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 7 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 154 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 314 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 7 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 86 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 5 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 26 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 1 SpeciesImma Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 4 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 22 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 45 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 19 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 5 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 74 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 393 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 18 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 36 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 74 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 34 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 3 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 17 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 16 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 8 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 23 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 44 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 72 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 5 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 21 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 31 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 43 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 2 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 374 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 9 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 63 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 20 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesBurnet Moths
64 Families with 2691 Species in Lithuania
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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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