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Distribution path and Subregions of Mauritania (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Mauritania
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mauritania
Class
Mauritania
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 117 families, 594 genera, 1176 species
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Subclass
Mauritania
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 116 families, 592 genera, 1173 species
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Infraclass
Mauritania
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 112 families, 581 genera, 1157 species
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Superorder
Mauritania
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 81 families, 444 genera, 902 species
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Order
Mauritania
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 25 families, 193 genera, 325 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
Mauritania
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     25 families, 193 genera, 325 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mauritania
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 2 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 21 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 14 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 16 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 14 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 131 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 9 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 21 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 11 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
25 Families with 325 Species in Mauritania
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Mauritania
Species with ANext  
Abrostola confusa (Dufay, 1958)Info
Acantholipes circumdata (Walker, 1858)Info
Achaea catella (Guenée, 1852)Banded AchaeaInfo
Achaea lienardi (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Acontia biskrensis (Oberthur, 1887)Info
Acontia imitatrix -> Acontia zelleriInfo
Acontia insocia (Walker, 1858)Info
Acontia nigrimacula (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia opalinoides (Guenée, 1852)Info
Acontia wahlbergi (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia zelleri (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acrobyla gloriosa (Rungs, 1945)Info
Adisura callima (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Aegocera rectilinea (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Africalpe vagabunda (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)Tamarisk PlumeSite
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis herzogi (Rebel, 1911)Spaldingīs DartInfo
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis sardzeana (Brandt, 1941)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregsonīs DartInfo
Agrotis trux (Hübner, 1824)Crescent DartInfo
Alcterogystia nilotica (Joannis, 1910)Info
Amyna axis -> Ilattia axisEight-SpotInfo
Amyna delicata (Wiltshire, 1994)Info
Anarta trifolii -> Nutmeg trifoliiClover cutwormInfo
Ancylolomia saharae (Leraut, 2012)Info
Androlymnia clavata (Hampson, 1910)Info
Anomalotinea cubiculella (Staudinger, 1859)Info
Anomalotinea occidentalis (Zagulajev, 1972)Info
Antarchaea conicephala -> Raparna conicephalaInfo
Anthene crawshayi vuattouxi (Libert, 2010)Info
Anthene kikuyu (Bethune-baker, 1910)Kikuyu Ciliate BlueInfo
Anumeta atrosignata (Walker, 1858)Info
Anumeta spilota -> Anumeta atrosignataInfo
Arctiocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
Arcyophora patricula (Hampson, 1902)Info
Argyrogramma signata (Fabricius, 1775)Green SemilooperInfo
Aspidifrontia berioi (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Aspidifrontia hemileuca (Hampson, 1909)Info
Aspidifrontia pallidula (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Aspidifrontia villiersi (Laporte, 1972)Info
Asplenia melanodonta (Hampson, 1896)Info
Attatha metaleuca (Hampson, 1913)Info
Audea kathrina (Kühne, 2005)Info
Audea melaleuca (Walker, 1865)Info
Audea paulumnodosa (Kühne, 2005)Info
Autoba teilhardi (De Joannis, 1909)Info
Azygophleps otello (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Azygophleps scalaris (Fabricius, 1775)Sesbania stem borerInfo
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Bazaria turensis (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois gidica (Godart, 1819)African Veined WhiteInfo
Bilulua mediopunctulata (Kiriakoff, 1979)Info
Borbo borbonica (Boisduval, 1833)Olive Haired SwiftInfo
Boreostaura variabilis (Kiriakoff, 1979)Info
Brachiolodes ziczac (Amsel, 1953)Info
Brachmia convolvuli -> Helcystogramma convolvuliSweet Potato MothInfo
Brachygystia mauretanicus (Lucas, 1907)Info
Brachygystia minor (Rungs, 1972)Info
Braura othello (Zolotuhin & Gurkovich, 2009)Info
Brevipecten confluens (Hampson, 1926)Info
Brithys crini (Fabricius, 1775)Kew ArchesInfo
Bryophilopsis tarachoides (Mabille, 1900)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calliodes pretiosissima (Holland, 1892)Info
Calophasia platyptera (Esper, 1788)Antirrhinum BrocadeInfo
Camellocossus abyssinica (Hampson, 1910)Info
Camellocossus henleyi (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Caradrina clavipalpis -> Paradrina clavipalpisPale Mottled WillowInfo
Cardepia affinis -> Cardepia sociabilisInfo
Cardepia sociabilis (De Graslin, 1850)Info
Cataonia mauritanica (Amsel, 1953)Info
Catopta minor -> Brachygystia mauretanicusInfo
Ceratophaga infuscatella (Joannis, 1897)Info
Cerocala albicornis -> Cerocala caelataInfo
Cerocala caelata (Karsch, 1896)Info
Chalciope pusilla (Holland, 1894)Info
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775)Satin MothInfo
Chasmina vestae -> Chasmina tibialisInfo
Chiasmia sudanata (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858)Tunbridge Wells GemInfo
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Clytie infrequens (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Clytie sancta (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Clytie tropicalis (Rungs, 1975)Info
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Coleophora mauretanica -> Coleophora tanyleucaInfo
Coleophora tanyleuca (Meyrick, 1936)Info
Colias heos (Herbst, 1792)Info
Colotis amata calais (Cramer, 1775)Info
Colotis antevippe (Boisduval, 1836)Large Orange TipInfo
Colotis aurigineus (Butler, 1883)Double-banded OrangeInfo
Colotis aurora -> Colotis aurigineusPlain Orange-tipInfo
Colotis aurora evarne (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis chrysonome (Klug, 1829)Golden Arab TipInfo
Colotis danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis eris (Klug, 1829)Banded Gold TipInfo
Colotis evarne (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis liagore (Klug, 1829)Desert Orange TipInfo
Colotis phisadia (Godart, 1819)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Colotis vesta amelia (Lucas, 1852)Info
Condica capensis (Guenée, 1852)The AfricanInfo
Condica conducta -> Condica capensisInfo
Condica viscosa (Freyer, 1831)Info
Coniesta ignefusalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Constantiodes pyralina (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cossus abyssinica -> Camellocossus abyssinicaInfo
Cossus abyssinicus -> Camellocossus abyssinicaInfo
Cossus aegyptiacus (Hampson, 1910)Info
Cossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus bianchii (Krüger, 1934)Info
Cossus bongiovannii -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus cheesmani -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus henleyi -> Camellocossus henleyiInfo
Cossus mauretanicus -> Brachygystia mauretanicusInfo
Cossus saharae -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Cossus tahlai -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus turati (Krüger, 1934)Info
Crypsotidia maculifera (Staudinger, 1898)Info
Crypsotidia remanei (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Cupidopsis iobates (Hopffer, 1855)Tailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis jobates mauritanica (Riley, 1932)Info
Cupidopsis mauritanica -> Cupidopsis iobatesTailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cyligramma fluctuosa (Drury, 1773)Info
Cyligramma magus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Diparopsis watersi (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Drasteria kabylaria (Bang-haas, 1906)Info
Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller, 1847)Exotic Greenhouse InvasiveInfo
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Dyspessa intermedia -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Dyspessa suavis (Staudinger, 1899)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias biplaga (Walker, 1866)Spiny BollwormInfo
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833)Cotton Spotted BollwormInfo
Empusa murati (Chopard, 1940)Info
Epimetasia monotona (Amsel, 1953)Info
Epinotia hesperidana (Kennel, 1921)Info
Eremocossus senegalensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Eremocossus vaulogeri (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Eublemma baccalix (Swinhoe, 1886)Info
Eublemma ecthaemata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901)Info
Eublemma parva (Hübner, 1808)Small MarbledInfo
Eublemma ragusana (Freyer, 1844)Info
Eublemma robertsi (Berio, 1969)Info
Eublemma scitula (Rambur, 1833)Info
Eublemma tytrocoides (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Eublemmoides apicimacula (Mabille, 1880)Chocolate Tip EublemmaInfo
Euchloe falloui (Allard, 1867)Scarce Green-striped WhiteInfo
Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval, 1833)Smoky bean cupidInfo
Eutelia polychorda (Hampson, 1902)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Filodes costiventralis -> Fissicrambus adonisInfo
Filodes costivitralis (Guenée, 1862)Window PearlInfo
Filodes productalis -> Fissicrambus adonisWindow PearlInfo
Fissicrambus adonis (Bleszynski, 1963)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gesonia obeditalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Gnamptonyx innexa (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes congenita (Walker, 1858)Info
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadena silenides (Staudinger, 1895)Info
Hadula trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Clover cutwormInfo
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Haplocestra similis (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Harutaeographa adusta (Hreblay & L. Ronkay, 1999)Info
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa assulta (Guenée, 1852)Cape gooseberry budwormInfo
Heliocheilus confertissima (Walker, 1865)Info
Heliothis albiseriata (Druce, 1903)Info
Heliothis nubigera (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Eastern Bordered StrawInfo
Heliothis nubila (Hampson, 1903)Info
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Hemidromodes affinis (Rothschild, 1915)Info
Heteropalpia acrosticta (Puneler, 1904)Info
Heteropalpia exarata (Mabille, 1890)Info
Heterostegane boghensis (Wiltshire, 1985)Info
Hippotion osiris (Dalman, 1823)Large Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Holcocerus baloutchistanensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Holcocerus powelli -> Brachygystia mauretanicusInfo
Hypena laceratalis (Walker, 1859)Lantana DefoliatorInfo
Hypena lividalis -> Ophiuche lividalisInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypocala rostrata (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Hypolycaena philippus (Fabricius, 1793)Common HairstreakInfo
Hypopta cognata -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta mussolinii -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta vaulogeri -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Hypotacha ochribasalis (Hampson, 1896)Info
Hypotia colchicalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Hypotia mauretanica (Leraut, 2007)Info
Hypotia mauritanica (Leraut, 2004)Info
Hypotia numidalis -> Hypotia colchicalisInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iambia jansei (Berio, 1966)Info
Ilattia axis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Infurcitinea marcunella (Rebel, 1910)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Isturgia quadriplaga (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamellocossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Leocyma appollinis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Leoniloma convergens (Hampson, 1926)Info
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827)The CosmopolitanInfo
Lithostege fissurata (Mabille, 1888)Info
Lophotidia brunnescens (Pinhey, 1968)Info
Lygephila exsiccata -> Tathorhynchus exsiccataInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macropyralis gigantalis (Amsel, 1953)Info
Marathyssa cuneata (Saalmüller, 1891)Info
Masalia albiseriata -> Masalia decorataInfo
Masalia bimaculata (Moore, 1888)Info
Masalia decorata (Moore, 1881)Info
Masalia nubila -> Heliothis nubilaInfo
Masalia rubristria (Hampson, 1903)Info
Maxera marchalii (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Maxera nigriceps -> Maxera marchaliiInfo
Megalophycita albicostella (Amsel, 1953)Info
Meganola reubeni (Agassiz, 2009)Info
Meharia semilactea (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Melanephia nigrescens (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Metachrostis quinaria (Moore, 1881)Info
Metopoceras duseutrei -> Metopoceras canrobertiInfo
Metopoceras kneuckeri (Rebel, 1903)Info
Mitrophrys magna (Walker, 1854)Velda PinemothInfo
Mormogystia reibellii (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Myrmecozela lambessella (Rebel, 1901)Info
Mythimna languida (Walker, 1858)Info
Mythimna umbrigera (Saalmuller, 1891)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neaxestis mesogonia (Hampson, 1905)Info
Negeta luminosa (Walker, 1858)Info
Negeta purpurascens (Hampson, 1912)Info
Nomima prophanes (Durrant, 1916)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Nordmannis esculi ()Info
Nutmeg trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Odontestis striata (Hampson, 1912)Info
Odontocheilopteryx ferlina (Gurkovich & Zolotuhin, 2009)Info
Ophiuche lividalis (Hübner, 1790)Info
Ophiusa mejanesi (Guenée, 1852)Info
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, 1773)Green Drab mothInfo
Oraesia intrusa (Krüger, 1939)Info
Ozarba rubrivena (Hampson, 1910)Info
Ozarba subtilimba (Berio, 1963)Info
Ozarba variabilis (Berio, 1940)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pandesma muricolor (Berio, 1966)Info
Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Papilio aurora -> Colias heosInfo
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Parachalciope benitensis (Holland, 1894)Info
Pardoxia graellsi -> Pardoxia graellsiiYellow DrabInfo
Pardoxia graellsii (Feisthamel, 1837)Yellow DrabInfo
Paropta henleyi (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Paropta pharaonis -> Alcterogystia niloticaInfo
Pediasia desertella -> Pediasia desertellusInfo
Pediasia desertellus (Lederer, 1855)Info
Pediasia dolicanthia (Song & Chen In Chen, Song & Yuan, 2004)Info
Penestoglossa mauretanica -> Penestoglossa marocanellaInfo
Pericyma mauritanica (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Pericyma mendax (Walker, 1858)Info
Pericyma metaleuca (Hampson, 1913)Info
Perissomastix agenjoi (G. Petersen, 1957)Info
Perissomastix biskraella (Rebel, 1901)Info
Phytometra viridaria (Clerck, 1759)Small Purple-barredInfo
Pinacopterix eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Plecopterodes moderata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Polydesma umbricola (Boisduval, 1833)Monkeypod MothInfo
Polytela cliens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Polytela tanit -> Polytela cliensInfo
Polytelodes florifera (Walker, 1858)Info
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Pontia glauconome (Klug, 1829)Desert WhiteInfo
Prionofrontia ochrosia (Hampson, 1926)Info
Prionofrontia politzari (Hacker & Hausmann, 2010)Info
Pseudosterrha paulula (Swinhoe, 1886)Info
Pseudozarba bipartita (Herrich-schäffer, 1850)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raparna conicephala (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Recophora canteneri (Duponchel, 1833)Info
Rhabdophera arefacta (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Rhabdophera clathrum (Guenée, 1852)Info
Rhabdophera hansali (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Rhodobates algiricella (Rebel, 1901)Info
Rhynchina leucodonta (Hampson, 1910)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salma mauritanica (Amsel, 1953)Info
Sarangesa coelius -> Sarangesa laeliusGrey ElfinInfo
Sarangesa laelioides -> Sarangesa laeliusGrey ElfinInfo
Sarangesa laelius (Mabille, 1877)Grey ElfinInfo
Sarangesa synestalmenus -> Sarangesa laeliusGrey ElfinInfo
Sarangesa tristis -> Sarangesa laeliusGrey ElfinInfo
Scopula donovani (Distant, 1892)Info
Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefèbvre, 1827)West African pink borerInfo
Sphingomorpha chlorea (Cramer, 1777)Info
Spialia doris daphne (Evans, 1949)Info
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spodoptera cilium (Guenée, 1852)Dark Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
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Tachosa fumata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Tarucus balkanica (Freyer, 1844)Little Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)Balkan PierrotInfo
Tarucus mediterraneae -> Tarucus rosaceaBalochistan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosacea (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean Tiger BlueInfo
Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Levant BlackneckInfo
Tenieta evae (Gozmany, 1967)Info
Thiacidas meii (Hacker & Zilli, 2007)Info
Thyridopsis monotona -> Epimetasia monotonaInfo
Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fabricius, 1775)Slender Burnished BrassInfo
Trichophaga bipartitella -> Trichophaga robinsoniInfo
Trichophaga robinsoni (Gaedike & Karsholt, 2001)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Trichoplusia orichalcea -> Thysanoplusia orichalceaSoybean looperInfo
Tuxentius balkanica (Freyer, 1843)Info
Tytroca dispar (Püngeler, 1904)Info
Tytroca leucoptera (Hampson, 1896)Info
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Ulotrichopus primulina (Hampson, 1902)Info
Ulotrichopus tinctipennis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Utetheisa callima (Linnaeus, 1758)Crimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
Utetheisa pulchella -> Utetheisa callimaCrimson-speckled FlunkeyInfo
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Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
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Wiltshireocossus pulcher (Rungs, 1942)Info
Wiltshirocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
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Xanthodes albago (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Xanthodes brunnescens -> Lophotidia brunnescensInfo
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Zekelita leucodonta (Hampson, 1910)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
325 Species in Lepidoptera for Mauritania 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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