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Distribution path and Subregions of Mongolia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Mongolia
Subregions: Govi-Altai
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mongolia
Class
Mongolia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 485 families, 3316 genera, 9970 species
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Subclass
Mongolia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 482 families, 3306 genera, 9955 species
Tree
Infraclass
Mongolia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 451 families, 3262 genera, 9894 species
Tree
Superorder
Mongolia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 305 families, 2624 genera, 8573 species
Tree
Order
Mongolia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 39 families, 540 genera, 1740 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
Mongolia
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     38 families, 539 genera, 1739 species
Suborder
Mongolia
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Mongolia
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 102 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 2 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 116 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 25 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 12 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 28 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 5 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 110 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 294 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 25 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 10 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 73 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 1 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 349 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 133 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 19 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 5 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 27 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 68 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 8 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 19 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 189 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 8 SpeciesBurnet Moths
39 Families with 1740 Species in Mongolia
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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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