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Distribution path and Subregions of Montenegro (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - Southeast Europe - Yugoslavia - Serbia and Montenegro - Montenegro
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Montenegro
Class
Montenegro
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 135 families, 677 genera, 1657 species
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Subclass
Montenegro
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 135 families, 677 genera, 1657 species
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Infraclass
Montenegro
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 134 families, 676 genera, 1656 species
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Superorder
Montenegro
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 82 families, 429 genera, 1067 species
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Order
Montenegro
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 12 families, 58 genera, 95 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
Montenegro
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     12 families, 58 genera, 95 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Montenegro
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 10 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 37 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 3 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 11 SpeciesHawk Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
12 Families with 95 Species in Montenegro


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Montenegro
Species with ANext  
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Amata phegea (Linnaeus, 1758)Nine-spotted mothInfo
Argynnis adippe -> Fabriciana adippeHigh Brown FritillaryInfo
Argynnis aglaja -> Speyeria aglajaDark Green FritillaryInfo
Argynnis niobe -> Fabriciana niobeNiobe FritillaryInfo
Autographa pulchrina (Haworth, 1809)Beautiful Golden YInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Boloria euphrosyne -> Clossiana euphrosynePearl-bordered FritillaryInfo
Boloria graeca (Staudinger, 1870)Balkan FritillaryInfo
Boloria pales (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Shepherd´s FritillaryInfo
Boloria titania (Esper, 1793)Titania´s FritillaryInfo
Brenthis daphne (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Marbled FritillaryInfo
Brenthis hecate (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Twin-spot FritillaryInfo
Bryotropha terrella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Cinerous GroundlingInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cameraria ohridella (Deschka & Dimic, 1986)Horse Chestnut Leaf-minerInfo
Carcharodus lavatherae (Esper, 1783)Marbled SkipperInfo
Carcharodus orientalis (Reverdin, 1913)Oriental SkipperInfo
Caryocolum srnkai (Huemer & Karsholt, 2011)Info
Cercopis arcuata (Fieber, 1844)Info
Cercopis bicolor (Gmelin, 1789)Info
Cercopis guttata -> Leptataspis semicinctaInfo
Cercopis leucoptera (Gmelin, 1789)Info
Cercopis lineolata (Gmelin, 1789)Info
Cercopis nebulosa -> Ptyelus nebulusInfo
Cercopis sanguinolenta (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Cercopis unicolor (Gmelin, 1789)Info
Cercopis venosa (Gmelin, 1789)Info
Cercopis vulnerata (Illiger In Rossi, 1807)Black-and-red froghopperSite
Chazara briseis (Linnaeus, 1764)Hermit ButterflyInfo
Chesias rufata pinkeri (Schawerda, 1939)Info
Clossiana euphrosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)Pearl-bordered FritillaryInfo
Coenonympha tullia (Müller, 1764)Large HeathInfo
Colias balcanica (Rebel, 1901)Info
Colias croceus (Fourcroy, 1785)Clouded YellowSite
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Empusa fasciata (Brullé, 1832)Info
Entephria nobiliaria (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Smoky-grey CarpetInfo
Erebia cassioides illyrica (Lorcovic, 1953)Info
Erebia ligea (Linnaeus, 1758)Arran BrownInfo
Erebia ottomana durmitorensis (Warren, 1932)Info
Euphydryas maturna maturna (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eupithecia adscriptaria -> Eupithecia oxycedrataInfo
Eupithecia oxycedrata (Rambur, 1833)Info
Eupithecia provinciata -> Eupithecia oxycedrataInfo
Exophyla rectangularis (Geyer, 1828)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Fabriciana adippe (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)High Brown FritillaryInfo
Fabriciana niobe (Linnaeus, 1758)Niobe FritillaryInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gegenes pumilio (Hoffmannsegg, 1804)Dark HottentotInfo
Glaucopsyche nausithous -> Maculinea nausithousDusky Large BlueInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hecatera bicolorata (Hufnagel, 1766)Broad-barred WhiteInfo
Hesperia malvae ()Info
Hesperia serratulae (Warren, 1926)Info
Hesperia sidae ()Info
Heteropterus morpheus (Pallas, 1771)Large chequered skipperInfo
Hipparchia fagi (Scopoli, 1763)Woodland GraylingInfo
Hipparchia syriaca (Staudinger, 1871)Eastern Rock GraylingInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Iphiclides podalirius (Linnaeus, 1758)Scarce SwallowtailSite
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lasiommata megera (Linnaeus, 1767)WallSite
Lasiommata petropolitana (Linnaeus, 1767)Northern Wall BrownInfo
Libythea celtis (Laicharting, 1782)Nettle-tree ButterflyInfo
Limenitis reducta (Staudinger, 1901)Southern White AdmiralInfo
Lycaena ottomanus (Lefèbvre, 1830)Grecian CopperInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maculinea arion (Linnaeus, 1758)Large BlueInfo
Maculinea nausithous (Bergsträsser, 1779)Dusky Large BlueInfo
Melanargia galathea (Linnaeus, 1758)Marbled WhiteInfo
Melanargia larissa (Geyer, 1828)Balkan Marbled WhiteInfo
Melitaea athalia (Rottemburg, 1775)Heath FritillaryInfo
Melitaea aurelia (Nickerl, 1850)Nickerl´s FritillaryInfo
Melitaea cinxia (Linnaeus, 1758)Glanville FritillaryInfo
Melitaea diamina (Lang, 1789)False-heath FritillaryInfo
Melitaea didyma (Esper, 1778)Spotted FritillaryInfo
Melitaea phoebe -> Melitaea cinxiaKnapweed FritillaryInfo
Melitaea phoebe punica (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Miltochrista miniata (J.r. Forster, 1771)Rosy FootmanInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochlodes venata (Bremer & Grey, 1853)Large SkipperInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Panchrysia aurea -> Panchrysia deaurataInfo
Pararge aegeria (Linnaeus, 1758)Speckled WoodSite
Parnassius apollo (Linnaeus, 1758)Mountain ApolloInfo
Phengaris arion -> Maculinea arionGlaucopsyche arionInfo
Phengaris nausithous -> Maculinea nausithousDusky Large BlueInfo
Phyllonorycter amseli (Povolný & Gregor, 1955)Info
Pieris ergane (Geyer, 1828)Mountain Small WhiteInfo
Plebeius argus -> Plebejus argusSilver-studded BlueInfo
Plebejus argus (Linnaeus, 1758)Silver-studded BlueInfo
Polygonia egea (Cramer, 1775)Southern CommaInfo
Polyommatus dorylas (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Turquoise BlueInfo
Polyommatus icarus (Rottemburg, 1775)Common BlueSite
Powellia orbifer ()Info
Pyrgus serratulae balcanica (Warren, 1926)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sattleria triglavica (Povolny, 1987)Info
Satyrium ilicis (Esper, 1779)Ilex HairstreakInfo
Scotopteryx olympia (Rezbanyai-reser, 2003)Info
Speyeria aglaja (Linnaeus, 1758)Dark Green FritillaryInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teinoptera olivina (Herrich-schäffer, 1852)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygaena ephialtes (Linnaeus, 1767)Variable BurnetInfo
Zygaena loti (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Slender Scotch BurnetInfo
95 Species in Lepidoptera for Montenegro 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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