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Distribution path and Subregions of Neogene (More Checklists)
Path: Fossils - Cenozoic - Neogene
Subregions: Miocene (Lower Miocene, Middle Miocene, Upper Miocene), Pliocene (Upper Pliocene)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Neogene
Class
Neogene
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 359 families, 1626 genera, 3195 species
Tree
Subclass
Neogene
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 355 families, 1617 genera, 3184 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neogene
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 338 families, 1545 genera, 3051 species
Tree
Superorder
Neogene
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 217 families, 1125 genera, 2351 species
Tree
Order
Neogene
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 26 families, 82 genera, 118 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
Neogene
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     26 families, 82 genera, 118 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Neogene
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 3 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 15 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 9 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 3 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 2 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesBurnet Moths
26 Families with 118 Species in Neogene
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Neogene
Species with ANext  
Aglais karaganica (Y. P. Nekrutenko, 1965)Info
Allotinus portunus portunus ()Info
Appias paulina galathea (Felder, 1862)Info
Arctiites deletus (Rebel, 1898)Info
Arhopala achelous achelous ()Info
Aroa scytodes (Collenette, 1932)Info
Atomaria protogaea (O. Heer, 1862)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bombycites buchii (O. Heer, 1865)Info
Bombycites oeningensis (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Brachynemata epiphragma (Meyrick, 1888)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callithomia lenea xantho (C. & R. Felder, 1860)Info
Caprona alida vespa (Evans, 1949)Info
Catacreagra galeodes (Meyrick, 1910)Info
Catocala actaea actaea ()Info
Catopsilia scylla scylla ()Info
Cerapteryx rufo costa (Tutt, 1891)Info
Cercopis amaguensis (Cockerell, 1927)Info
Cercopis charpentieri (O. Heer, 1853)Info
Cercopis fasciata -> Philaenus spumariusInfo
Cercopis germari (O. Heer, 1865)Info
Cercopis gigantea (O. Heer, 1853)Info
Cercopis hageni (O. Heer, 1865)Info
Cercopis herrichi (O. Heer, 1865)Info
Cercopis lanceolata (O. Heer, 1853)Info
Cercopis longicollis (O. Heer, 1853)Info
Cercopis oeningensis (Heer, 1853)Info
Cercopis pallida -> Philaenus spumariusInfo
Cercopis rectelinea (O. Heer, 1853)Info
Cerurites wagneri (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843)Green Garden LooperInfo
Coenonympha arcania arcania (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Colias cocandica maja (Grum-grshimaïlo, 1891)Info
Compsolechia ischnoptera (Meyrick, 1922)Info
Coniostola seira (Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2012)Info
Ctenognophos eolaria anax (Wiltshire, 1966)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Doritites bosniaskii (Rebel, 1898)Info
Dynamine alexae (E. Peñalver, 2006)Info
Dysschema noctuites (Butler, 1872)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elaphrus pliocenicus (L. Piton, 1939)Info
Elaphrus riparius (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Eriocranites hercynicus (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Eurema daira daira (Godart, 1819)Barred YellowInfo
Exoteleia oribatella (Rebel, 1918)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gallerites keleri (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Geometridites jordani (K. Kernbach, 1967)Info
Geometridites repens (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hamadryas glauconome oenoe -> Hamadryas glauconome glauconomeInfo
Hesperilla chrysotricha leucosia (Waterhouse, 1938)Info
Hyphantria penthetria (Dyar, 1912)Info
Hypolimnas anomala anomala (Wallace, 1869)Malayan EggflyInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Liptena submacula liberiana (Stempffer, Bennett & May, 1974)Info
Lycaenites gabbroensis (Rebel, 1899)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macroglossum bombus (Walker, 1856)Info
Mesene nola eupteryx (H. Bates, 1868)Info
Mesodina halyzia halyzia (Hewitson, 1868)Eastern Iris-skipperInfo
Milanion pilumnus pilumnus (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)Info
Mioclanis shanwangiana (Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994)Info
Miopieris talboti (Zeuner, 1942)Info
Morpho theseus aquarius (A.g. Butler, 1872)Info
Mycalesis anisops -> Bicyclus anisopsRed-ringed Bush BrownInfo
Mylothrites pluto (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Napeogenes tolosa amara (Godman, 1899)Tolosa TigerwingInfo
Naucoris crassus (L. Piton, 1935)Info
Noctuites caucasicus (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites effosa (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Noctuites gersdorfi (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Noctuites haidingeri (Heer, 1849)Info
Noctuites kaspievi (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites kozhantshikovi (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites kusnezovi (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites maximus (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites miocenicus (Kozhanchikov, 1957)Info
Noctuites radobojana (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Noctuites stavropolicus (Kozlov, 1988)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oiophassus nycterus (Zhang, 1989)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Parasa notonecta (Hering, 1931)Info
Parnassius mnemosyne (Linnaeus, 1758)Clouded ApolloInfo
Perophthalma tullius lasius ()Info
Phalaenites crenatus (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Phalaenites obsoleta (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Phoebis argante cypris -> Phoebis argante arganteInfo
Pinacopteryx eriphia eriphia (Godart, , 1819)Info
Pleurotus dryinus ()Veiled OysterInfo
Polyura moori saida (Preyer & Cator, 1894)Info
Polyvena horatis (Poinar & Brown, 1993)Info
Pontia freyeri (O. Heer, 1849)Info
Problongos baudiliensis (X. Mérit, 2008)Info
Protohepialus comstocki (Pierce, 1945)Info
Psychites pineellus (Heer, 1849)Info
Pyrrhopyge charybdis charybdis (Westwood, 1852)Charybdis FiretipInfo
Species with QBack  Next  Top
Quedius electrodominicanus (S. Chatzimanolis, 2013)Info
Quentalia maevia (Druce, 1898)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scardamia chrysolina (Meyrick, 1892)Info
Scolia distincta (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
Scolia saussureana (O. Heer, 1865)Info
Scoparia anaplecta (Meyrick, 1884)Info
Sirex spectabilis (O. Heer, 1867)Info
Speyeria callippe harmonia (Dos Passos & Grey, 1945)Callippe FritillaryInfo
Sphingidites weidneri (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Stauropolia nekrutenkoi (Skalski, 1988)Info
Stigmellites fossilis (C. Von Heyden, 1862)Info
Stigmellites heringi (Kernbach, 1967)Info
Stigmellites pliotityrellus (K. Kernbach, 1967)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Teleosphecia bibio -> Teleosphecia unicolorInfo
Thoressa fusca caenis (Leech, 1894)Info
Tiphia brevala (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
Tiphia dimidiata (J. Zhang, 1994)Info
Tiphia dolichogaster (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
Tiphia mediovena (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
Tiphia rara (J. Zhang, 1994)Info
Tiphia shanwangensis (Y. C. Hong, 1983)Info
Tiphia varia (J. F. Zhang, 1989)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa attavina (T. Charpentier, 1843)Info
Vanessa fossilis (Y. P. Nekrutenko, 1965)Info
Voltinia dramba (Hall, Robbins & Harvey, 2004)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zygaena miocaenica (Reiss, 1936)Info
Zygaena turolensis (F. Fernández-rubio, 1991)Info
Zygaenites controversus (H. Burgeff, 1951)Info
118 Species in Lepidoptera for Neogene 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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