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Distribution path and Subregions of Netherlands (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Europe - West Europe - Benelux - Netherlands
Subregions: North Netherlands (Groningen), South Netherlands (Limburg)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Netherlands
Class
Netherlands
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 478 families, 5068 genera, 16493 species
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Subclass
Netherlands
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 474 families, 5060 genera, 16482 species
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Infraclass
Netherlands
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 453 families, 5003 genera, 16342 species
Tree
Superorder
Netherlands
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 328 families, 4318 genera, 14862 species
Tree
Order
Netherlands
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 61 families, 1133 genera, 3687 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
Netherlands
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     59 families, 1130 genera, 3678 species
Suborder
Netherlands
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 1 genus, 7 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Netherlands
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 14 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Amphisbatidae (Spuler, 1910) -> Amphisbatinae - 0 Species
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 151 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 5 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 166 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 13 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 159 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 12 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 21 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 121 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 5 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 49 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 10 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 190 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 338 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 123 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 6 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 11 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 95 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 8 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 25 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 1 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 3 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 155 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 28 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 7 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 92 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 469 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 17 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 43 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 225 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 55 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 4 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 12 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 58 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 23 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 6 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 36 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 63 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 107 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 26 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 61 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 11 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 464 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 15 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 78 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 16 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 15 SpeciesBurnet Moths
61 Families with 3687 Species in Netherlands
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Netherlands without family allocation
Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
Buzkoiana capnodactylus ()Info
2 Species in Lepidoptera for Netherlands listed without family allocation
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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