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Distribution path and Subregions of Maldives (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Maldives
Subregions: Medhu Province (Meemu Atoll)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Maldives
Class
Maldives
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 40 families, 97 genera, 124 species
Tree
Subclass
Maldives
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 40 families, 97 genera, 124 species
Tree
Infraclass
Maldives
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 39 families, 95 genera, 122 species
Tree
Superorder
Maldives
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 29 families, 79 genera, 105 species
Tree
Order
Maldives
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 18 families, 63 genera, 79 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
Maldives
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     18 families, 63 genera, 79 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Maldives
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 16 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesErebid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 2 SpeciesTeak Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 11 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) -> Pierinae - 1 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 6 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
18 Families with 79 Species in Maldives


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Maldives
Species with ANext  
Adoxophyes euryomis -> Adoxophyes privatanaAppleleaf-curling mothInfo
Adoxophyes privatana (Walker, 1863)Appleleaf-curling mothInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Aletia consanguis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Anthophila submarginalis -> Choreutis submarginalisInfo
Appias paulina galathea (Felder, 1862)Info
Athetis obtusa (Hampson, 1891)Info
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Bradina admixtalis (Walker, 1859)Info
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Catocala actaea actaea ()Info
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes picus -> Cephonodes hylasInfo
Chalciope mygdon (Cramer, 1777)Info
Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865)Info
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Choreutis submarginalis (Walker, 1865)Info
Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858)Info
Cyclophora anulifera -> Perixera anuliferaInfo
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Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Diaphania indica (Saunders, 1851)Cotton CaterpillarInfo
Dudua aprobola (Meyrick, 1886)Leaf-curling MothInfo
Dudua brachytoma (Diakonoff, 1973)Info
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Endotricha mesenterialis (Walker, 1859)Info
Epicrocis lateritialis (Walker, 1863)Info
Euproctis varians (Walker, 1855)Info
Eurrhyparodes tricoloralis (Zeller, 1852)Info
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Glyphodes bivitralis (GuenÃâ©e, 1854)Info
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Haritalodes derogata (Fabricius, 1775)Cotton Leaf RollerInfo
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Hyblaea maldivesa (H. Fischer & De Freina, 2012)Info
Hyblaea puera (Cramer, 1777)Teak defoliatorInfo
Hydrillodes lentalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832)Ornate HydririsInfo
Hypena indicatalis (Walker, 1859)Hoffmann┤s CheckerspotInfo
Hypena jussalis -> Hypena strigataWhite Angled-SulphurInfo
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena strigata -> Hypena laceratalisInfo
Hyperythra lutea (Stoll, 1781)Info
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Ischnurges gratiosalis (Walker, 1859)Info
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Lamprosema niphealis (Walker, 1859)Info
Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenée, 1854)Brinjal Fruit and Shoot BorerInfo
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Macroglossum gyrans (Walker, 1856)Info
Macroglossum sitiene (Walker, 1856)Info
Macroglossum svetlana (Eitschberger & H. Fischer, 2009)Info
Maliattha signifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Melathrix praetextella (Christoph, 1877)Info
Milanion pilumnus pilumnus (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)Info
Mixocera parvulata (Walker, 1863)Info
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Natada sericea -> Perola subpunctataInfo
Nola squalida (Staudinger, 1871)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Omiodes diemenalis (Guenée, 1854)Bean LeafrollerInfo
Ophiusa coronata Fabricius, 1775Info
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Panalipa immeritalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Pantydia metaspila (Walker, 1857)Info
Parapoynx stagnalis (Zeller, 1852)Rice CasewormInfo
Parotis suralis (Lederer, 1863)Info
Perixera anulifera (Hampson, 1893)Info
Perola subpunctata (Walker, 1855)Info
Polytela gloriosae (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Psara acrospila (Meyrick, 1886)Info
Pseudochazara hippolyte hippolyte (Esper, 1784)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Racotis boarmiaria -> Racotis hollowayiInfo
Racotis hollowayi (Sato, 2004)Info
Racotis inconclusa (Walker, 1860)Info
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Scopula actuaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula addictaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula aspilataria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula caesaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scythris atollicola (Nupponen , Saldaitis & Fischer, 2013)Info
Simplicia robustalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Sphenarches caffer (Zeller, 1852)Bottle Gourd Plume MothInfo
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Statherotis leucaspis (Meyrick, 1902)Info
Striglina scitaria (Walker, 1863)Daincha Leaf WebberInfo
Syllepte penthodes (Meyrick, 1902)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Temnolopha metallota -> Dudua brachytomaInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xylophanes thyelia (Carolus Linnaeus, 1758)Info
79 Species in Lepidoptera for Maldives 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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