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Distribution path and Subregions of Mediterranean Sea (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Atlantic Ocean - Mediterranean Sea
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mediterranean Sea
Class
Mediterranean Sea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 46 families, 105 genera, 173 species
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Subclass
Mediterranean Sea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 45 families, 104 genera, 171 species
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Infraclass
Mediterranean Sea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 42 families, 99 genera, 164 species
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Superorder
Mediterranean Sea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 41 families, 90 genera, 153 species
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Order
Mediterranean Sea
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 26 families, 73 genera, 135 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.455    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
Mediterranean Sea
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     26 families, 73 genera, 135 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mediterranean Sea
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 26 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 24 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 4 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 2 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 3 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 4 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesErmine Moths
26 Families with 135 Species in Mediterranean Sea
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Mediterranean Sea
Species with ANext  
Aedophron rhodites (Eversmann, 1851)Info
Aedophron rhodites (Eversmann, 1851)Info
Agapalsa lusciniaepennella (Treitschke, 1833)Info
Agonopterix cynarivora (Meyrick, 1932)Info
Agonopterix subpropinquella (Stainton, 1849)Ruddy Flat-bodyInfo
Agonopterix vendettella (Chrétien, 1908)Info
Agriphila latistria (Haworth, 1811)White-streak Grass-veneerInfo
Agrotis alexandriensis -> Agrotis ripaeInfo
Agrotis puta (Hübner, 1803)Shuttle-shaped DartInfo
Agrotis ripae (Fabricius, 1794)Sand DartInfo
Agrotis truculenta -> Dichagyris truculentaInfo
Anarta odontites (Boisduval, 1829)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactra bactrana (Kennel, 1901)Info
Bradyrrhoa gilveolella (Treitschke, 1832)Info
Brithys crini (Fabricius, 1775)Kew ArchesInfo
Brithys encausta -> Brithys criniLily BorerInfo
Brithys nipponica -> Brithys criniLily BorerInfo
Brithys pancratii -> Brithys criniLily BorerInfo
Brithys vertenteni -> Brithys criniLily BorerInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callisto denticulella (Thunberg, 1794)Garden Apple SlenderInfo
Carpochena salicorniae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1877)Info
Catocala delicata -> Catocala eutycheaInfo
Catocala eutychea (Treitschke, 1835)Info
Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)Foxy EmperorSite
Clostera albosigma (Fitch, 1856)Sigmoid prominentInfo
Coenonympha corinna (Hübner, 1803)Corsican HeathInfo
Coenonympha elbana (Staudinger, 1887)Corsican HeathInfo
Coleophora albisquamella -> Ecebalia sternipennellaInfo
Coleophora badiipennella (Duponchel, 1843)Lesser elm casebearerInfo
Coleophora binderella (Kollar, 1832)Grey Alder Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora currucipennella (Zeller, 1839)Scarce Wood Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora cypriacella -> Carpochena salicorniaeInfo
Coleophora deviella (Zeller, 1847)Grey Blite Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora draghiaella -> Coleophora lusciniaepenellaInfo
Coleophora flavaginella -> Coleophora deviellaInfo
Coleophora flavipennella (Duponchel, 1843)Tipped Oak Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora lusciniaepenella (Treitschke, 1833)Info
Coleophora lusciniaepennella -> Coleophora binderellaOsier Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora lutipennella -> Coleophora flavipennellaCommon Oak Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora moeniacella -> Coleophora deviellaInfo
Coleophora punctipennella -> Ecebalia sternipennellaInfo
Coleophora salicorniae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876)Glasswort Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora saxicolella (Duponchel, 1843)Orache Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora sternipennella (Zetterstedt, 1839)Speckled Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora trigeminella (Fuchs, 1881)Scarce Thorn Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora viminetella -> Coleophora lusciniaepenellaInfo
Crinopteryx familiella (Peyerimhoff, 1871)Info
Cryphia algae (Fabricius, 1775)Tree-lichen BeautyInfo
Cryptoblabes gnidiella (Milliere, 1867)Honeydew MothInfo
Cucullia scrophularivora (Guenée, 1852)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Depressaria erinaceella (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Dichagyris truculenta (Lederer, 1853)Info
Dioryctria peltieri (Joannis, 1908)Info
Discestra microdon -> Anarta odontitesInfo
Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller, 1847)Exotic Greenhouse InvasiveInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ecebalia sternipennella (Zetterstedt, 1839)Info
Ectoedemia albifasciella (Heinemann, 1871)White-banded PigmyInfo
Ectoedemia angulifasciella (Stainton, 1849)Bent-barred PigmyInfo
Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller, 1839)Locust bean mothInfo
Egira tibori (Hreblay, 1994)Info
Ennomos erosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)September ThornInfo
Ennomos erosarius (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)September ThornInfo
Ennomos fuscantaria (Haworth, 1809)Dusky ThornInfo
Epione repandaria (Hufnagel, 1767)Bordered BeautyInfo
Epirrita dilutata (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)November MothInfo
Erannis defoliaria (Clerck, 1759)Mottled UmberInfo
Eublemma deserta (Rothschild, 1909)Info
Eublemma virginalis (Oberthür, 1881)Info
Euchloe tagis -> Iberochloe tagisPortuguese Dappled WhiteInfo
Eupithecia expallidata (Doubleday, 1856)Bleached PugInfo
Eurynome aspera (Pennant, 1777)Strawberry crabInfo
Euzophera bigella (Zeller, 1848)Quince mothInfo
Euzophera osseatella (Treitschke, 1832)Eggplant BorerInfo
Euzopheroides vapidella ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gonepteryx cleopatra (Linnaeus, 1767)CleopatraInfo
Gortyna xanthenes -> Hydroecia xanthenesArtichoke mothInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadula odontites -> Anarta odontitesInfo
Hyles cretica -> Hyles tithymaliInfo
Hyles tithymali (Boisduval, 1834)Barbary Spurge Hawk-mothInfo
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Lepidechidna acharnias (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Megalophanes viciella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Mirificarma cabezella (Chrétien, 1925)Info
Mirificarma flavella (Duponchel, 1844)Info
Mompha langiella (Hübner, 1796)Clouded CosmetInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nepticula aeneofasciata -> Stigmella aeneofasciellaInfo
Nepticula aeneofasciella -> Stigmella aeneofasciellaInfo
Nepticula lapponica -> Stigmella lapponicaInfo
Nepticula ligustrella -> Stigmella prunetorumInfo
Nepticula minorella -> Ectoedemia angulifasciellaInfo
Nepticula saxatilella -> Stigmella floslactellaInfo
Nepticula schleichiella -> Ectoedemia angulifasciellaInfo
Nepticula utensis -> Ectoedemia angulifasciellaInfo
Nepticula vossensis -> Stigmella lapponicaInfo
Notocelia orientana -> Notocelia udmannianaBramble Shoot MothInfo
Notocelia uddmanniana (Linnaeus, 1758)Bramble Shoot MothInfo
Notocelia udmanniana (Linnaeus, 1758)Bramble Shoot MothInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ocnogyna baetica -> Ocnogyna boeticumWinter WebwormInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parornix solitariella -> Callisto denticulellaInfo
Phyllocnistis labyrinthella -> Phyllocnistis tremulellaInfo
Phyllocnistis ramulicola (Langmaid & Corley, 2007)Info
Phyllocnistis sorhageniella -> Phyllocnistis ramulicolaInfo
Phyllocnistis tremulella ()Info
Phyllonorycter apparella (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Aspen Leaf Blotch Miner MothInfo
Phyllonorycter atomariella -> Phyllonorycter apparellaInfo
Phyllonorycter harrisella (Linnaeus, 1761)White Oak MidgetInfo
Phyllonorycter hilarella (Zetterstedt, 1839)Sallow MidgetInfo
Phyllonorycter nicellii (Stainton, 1851)Red Hazel MidgetInfo
Phyllonorycter ontario -> Phyllonorycter apparellaInfo
Phyllonorycter spinolella -> Phyllonorycter hilarellaInfo
Phyllonorycter tremuloidiella -> Phyllonorycter apparellaAspen blotchminerInfo
Postvinculia lutipennella (Zeller, 1838)Info
Prays oleae (Bernard, 1788)Olive MothInfo
Psyche crassiorella (Bruand, 1850)Scarce Grass SweepInfo
Pterophorus spilodactylus -> Wheeleria spilodactylaHorehound Plume MothInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scythris constanti (Walsingham, 1898)Info
Scythris focella (Constant, 1885)Info
Sophronia semicostella (Hübner, 1813)White-shouldered SoberInfo
Sorbicola trigeminella (Fuchs, 1881)Info
Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval, 1833)Mediterranean BrocadeInfo
Stagmatophora rosmarinella -> Clostera albosigmaInfo
Stigmella aeneofasciella (Herrich-schäffer, 1855)Brassy PigmyInfo
Stigmella floslactella (Haworth, 1828)Coarse Hazel PigmyInfo
Stigmella lapponica (Wocke, 1862)Drab Birch PigmyInfo
Stigmella prunetorum (Stainton, 1855)Scarce Sloe PigmyInfo
Streblote acaciae (Klug, 1829)Info
Suireia badiipennella (Duponchel, 1843)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Telphusa brucinella ()Info
Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni (Tams, 1926)Info
Trigonophora flammea (Esper, 1785)Flame BrocadeInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vulcaniella rosmarinella (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wheeleria spilodactyla (Curtis, 1827)Horehound Plume MothInfo
Wheeleria spilodactylus -> Wheeleria spilodactylaHorehound Plume MothInfo
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Yigoga truculenta -> Dichagyris truculentaInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865)Dark Grass BlueInfo
135 Species in Lepidoptera for Mediterranean Sea 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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