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Distribution path and Subregions of Moldova (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - Southeast Europe - Moldova
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Moldova
Class
Moldova
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 142 families, 1103 genera, 2902 species
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Subclass
Moldova
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 141 families, 1102 genera, 2901 species
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Infraclass
Moldova
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 140 families, 1101 genera, 2900 species
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Superorder
Moldova
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 104 families, 959 genera, 2531 species
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Order
Moldova
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 36 families, 488 genera, 1054 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
Moldova
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     36 families, 488 genera, 1054 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Moldova
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 76 SpeciesTiger Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 2 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 11 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 37 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 9 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 1 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 48 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 95 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 50 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 12 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 20 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 431 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 14 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 17 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 38 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 11 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 15 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 8 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 10 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 5 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 21 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 34 SpeciesBurnet Moths
36 Families with 1054 Species in Moldova
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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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