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Distribution path and Subregions of Niger (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Niger
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Niger
Class
Niger
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 147 families, 816 genera, 1593 species
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Subclass
Niger
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 147 families, 816 genera, 1593 species
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Infraclass
Niger
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 142 families, 800 genera, 1566 species
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Superorder
Niger
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 99 families, 704 genera, 1439 species
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Order
Niger
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 29 families, 258 genera, 428 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
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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
Niger
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     29 families, 258 genera, 428 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Niger
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 52 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 9 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 29 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 82 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 8 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 11 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 31 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 1 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 38 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 6 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 5 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
29 Families with 428 Species in Niger
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Niger
Species with ANext  
Abrephia gracilis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Abrephia inconspicua (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Acantholipes circumdata (Walker, 1858)Info
Acanthovalva inconspicuaria (Hübner, 1819)Info
Achaea catella (Guenée, 1852)Banded AchaeaInfo
Achyra aurantiaca (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Achyra coelatalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Achyra nudalis (Hübner, 1796)Info
Acidaliastis micra (Hampson, 1896)Info
Acontia asbenensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Acontia basifera (Walker, 1857)Info
Acontia buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Acontia citrelinea (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Acontia gratiosa (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acontia imitatrix -> Acontia zelleriInfo
Acontia karachiensis (Swinhoe, 1889)Info
Acontia semialba (Hampson, 1910)Info
Acontia sublactea (Hacker, Legrain & Fibiger, 2008)Info
Acontia trimaculata -> Acontia umbrigeraInfo
Acontia umbrigera (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Acontia zelleri (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acropteris nigrisquama (Warren, 1897)Info
Adelpherupa flavescens (Hampson, 1919)Info
Adisura affinis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Adisura callima (Bethune-baker, 1911)Info
Aegocera brevivitta (Hampson, 1901)Info
Aegocera rectilinea (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Aegocera rectilineoides -> Aegocera brevivittaInfo
Afroarabiella buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Aglossa africana (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Aglossa aglossalis (Ragonot, 1892)Info
Aglossa pinguinalis (Linnaeus, 1758)Large TabbySite
Agoma trimenii (Felder, 1874)Info
Agrotis biconica (Kollar, 1844)Info
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Agrotis spinifera -> Agrotis ipsilonGregsonīs DartInfo
Alpenus affiniola (Strand, 1919)Info
Alpenus affinis -> Alpenus auriculatusInfo
Amalthocera ornata (Jordan, 1904)Info
Amerila brunnea (Hampson, 1901)Info
Amerila roseomarginata (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Anadiasa sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Anaphe vuilleti (De Joannis, 1907)Info
Anarta cinnamomina (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Anarta trifolii -> Nutmeg trifoliiClover cutwormInfo
Ancylosis airensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Ancylosis cretaceogrisea (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Ancylosis faustinella (Zeller, 1867)Info
Ancylosis limoniella (Chrétien, 1911)Info
Ancylosis medioalba (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Andriasa contraria contraria (Walker, 1856)Info
Anthene agumatsa nigeriensis (Libert, 2010)Info
Anthene princeps (Butler, 1876)Cupreous HairtailInfo
Apharitis nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Aphnaeus nilus -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Appias epaphia (Cramer, 1779)African AlbatrossInfo
Archichlora marginata (Warren, 1902)Info
Archithosia costimacula (Mabille, 1878)Info
Archithosia quadripunctata (Rothschild, 1912)Info
Ariathisa abyssinia (Guenée, 1852)Info
Asplenia melanodonta (Hampson, 1896)Info
Axiocerses amanga borealis (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
Azygophleps psyche -> Phragmataecia turkmenbashiInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Balacra daphaena (Hampson, 1898)Info
Balacra flavimacula (Walker, 1856)Info
Balacra separata (Strand, 1917)Info
Bathycolpodes anisotes (Prout, 1912)Info
Bathycolpodes subfuscata (Warren, 1902)Info
Belenois aurota (Fabricius, 1793)Pioneer WhiteInfo
Belenois creona (Cramer, 1776)African Common WhiteInfo
Belenois gidica (Godart, 1819)African Veined WhiteInfo
Beralade bistrigata (Strand, 1909)Info
Bostra asbenicola (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Brachyacma palpigera -> Mesophleps palpigeraSoybean Webworm MothInfo
Brachychira ferruginea (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Braura concolor (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Bunaeopsis hersilia (Westwood, 1849)Info
Byblisia ochracea (Jordan, 1907)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Casama griseola (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Casama innotata (Walker, 1855)Info
Catopsilia florella (Fabricius, 1775)African EmigrantInfo
Cerocala caelata (Karsch, 1896)Info
Chaliopsis junodi (Heylaerts, 1890)Info
Charaxes epijasius -> Charaxes jasiusTwo-tailed PashaInfo
Charaxes jasius (Linnaeus, 1767)Foxy EmperorSite
Charaxes legeri (Plantrou, 1978)StInfo
Chiasmia feraliata (Guenée, 1858)Info
Chiasmia sudanata (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Chilades eleusis (Demaison, 1888)Sky-blue CupidInfo
Chilo costifusalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cigaritis amine -> Zeritis neriene amineCheckered GemInfo
Cigaritis nilus (Hewitson, 1865)Saharan SilverlineInfo
Coeliades forestan (Stoll, 1782)Striped PolicemanInfo
Colotis amata calais (Cramer, 1775)Info
Colotis ankolensis -> Colotis hetaeraInfo
Colotis antevippe (Boisduval, 1836)Large Orange TipInfo
Colotis celimene (Lucas, 1852)Lilac TipInfo
Colotis celimene angusi (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Colotis celimene sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Colotis chrysonome (Klug, 1829)Golden Arab TipInfo
Colotis danae (Fabricius, 1775)Scarlet TipInfo
Colotis danae eupompe (Klug, 1829)Info
Colotis eris (Klug, 1829)Banded Gold TipInfo
Colotis euippe (Linnaeus, 1758)Smoky Orange TipInfo
Colotis evagore antigone (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Colotis halimede (Klug, 1829)Yellow Patch WhiteInfo
Colotis hetaera (Gerstäcker, 1871)Eastern Purple TipInfo
Colotis liagore (Klug, 1829)Desert Orange TipInfo
Colotis phisadia (Godart, 1819)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Comibaena longipennis (Warren, 1904)Info
Coniesta ignefusalis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Crestonica incisus (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Crocalia africana -> Aglossa aglossalisInfo
Crocidomera intensifasciata (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Crypsotidia griseola (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Crypsotidia maculifera (Staudinger, 1898)Info
Crypsotidia mesosema -> Crypsotidia postfuscaInfo
Crypsotidia postfusca (Kühne, 2005)Info
Crypsotidia remanei (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Crypsotidia voolastoni -> Crypsotidia maculiferaInfo
Crypsotidia wollastoni -> Crypsotidia maculiferaInfo
Cyana trigutta (Walker, 1854)Info
Cybalomia azzalana (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Cybalomia fenestrata (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Cybalomia ledereri (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Cyligramma latona (Cramer, 1775)Cream-striped owlInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus alcippus (Cramer, 1777)Info
Daphaenisca daphaena (Hampson, 1898)Info
Desmeocraera latex (Druce, 1901)Info
Desmeocraera sincera (Kiriakoff, 1958)Info
Discestra trifolii -> Nutmeg trifoliiThe NutmegInfo
Dysgonia torrida (Guenée, 1852)JigsawInfo
Dysodia collinsi (Whalley, 1968)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eccopsis wahlbergiana (Zeller, 1852)Info
Ectropis subapicata (Warren, 1904)Info
Elophila africalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Elophila difflualis (Snellen, 1880)Asian China-markInfo
Epicrocis pseudodiscomaculella -> Epidauria chionocraspisInfo
Epicrocis sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Epicrocis signatella (Pagenstecher, 1907)Info
Epicrocis umbratella (Pagenstecher, 1907)Info
Epidauria cantonella (Shibuya, 1931)Info
Epidauria chionocraspis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Epiphora bauhiniae (Guérin-méneville, 1829)Info
Eromene bahrlutella -> Euchromius vinculellusInfo
Estigmene rothi (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Estigmene unilinea -> Epilacydes unilineaInfo
Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)Lima bean podborerInfo
Eublemma bipars (Gaede, 1935)Info
Eublemma bipartita -> Eublemma biparsInfo
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852)Eublemma MothInfo
Eublemma deserti (Rothschild, 1909)Info
Eublemma dissoluta (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Eublemma exanimis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Eublemma parva (Hübner, 1808)Small MarbledInfo
Eublemma perkeo (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Eublemma pseudonoctua (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Euchromia fulvida -> Euchromia letheInfo
Euchromia lethe (Fabricius, 1775)The BaskerInfo
Euchromia nigricincta -> Euchromia letheInfo
Euchromius asbenicola (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Euchromius gnathosellus (Schouten, 1988)Info
Euchromius hampsoni (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811)Necklace VeneerInfo
Euchromius vinculellus (Zeller, 1847)Info
Euchrysops nilotica (Aurivillius, 1904)Milky Bean CupidInfo
Eudocima divitiosa (Walker, 1869)Info
Eulocastra aethiops (Distant, 1898)Info
Eulocastra pseudozarboides (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Eulocastra sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Euproctidion uniformis (Hering, 1927)Info
Euproctillina mesomelaena (Holland, 1893)Info
Euproctis rivularis (Gaede, 1916)Info
Euproutia aggravaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Eurema brigitta (Stoll, 1780)Broad-bordered Grass YellowInfo
Eurema hecabe solifera (Butler, 1875)Info
Eurema smilax (Donovan, 1805)Small Grass YellowInfo
Euwallengrenia reducta (Walker, 1855)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Furcivena rhodoneurialis (Hampson, 1898)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geodena auridisca (Warren, 1904)Info
Geodena impleta -> Geodena surrendraInfo
Glyphodes ectargyralis -> Glyphodes chrysialisInfo
Gnamptonyx innexa (Walker, 1858)Info
Gonoreta ansorgei (Warren, 1902)Info
Grammodes buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Grammodes stolida (Fabricius, 1775)The GeometricianInfo
Graphium angolanus (Goeze, 1779)Angola White LadyInfo
Graphium angolanus baronis (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Graphium leonidas leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadula trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Clover cutwormInfo
Hamanumida daedalus (Fabricius, 1775)GuineafowlInfo
Hapsifera niphoxantha (Gozmany, 1965)Info
Harutaeographa adusta (Hreblay & L. Ronkay, 1999)Info
Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner, 1805)Old World bollwormSite
Helicoverpa fletcheri (Hardwick, 1965)Info
Helicoverpa zea (Boddie, 1850)Cotton BollwormInfo
Heliocheilus confertissima (Walker, 1865)Info
Heliothis albiseriata (Druce, 1903)Info
Heliothis decorata -> Micriantha decorataInfo
Heliothis flavigera (Hampson, 1907)Info
Heliothis nubigera (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Eastern Bordered StrawInfo
Heliothis nubila (Hampson, 1903)Info
Heliothis peltigera (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Bordered StrawInfo
Hemidromodes robusta (Prout, 1913)Info
Herpetogramma bipunctalis (Fabricius, 1794)Two-spotted HerpetogrammaInfo
Heteropalpia acrosticta (Puneler, 1904)Info
Heteroschista nigranalis (Warren, 1903)Info
Hippotion crossi (Rothschild, 1896)Info
Holocerina angulata (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Homoeosoma asbenicola (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Homoeosoma basalis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Homoeosoma botydella (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Homoeosoma straminea (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Homoeosoma straminella (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Hyamia subterminalis -> Leucinodes laisalisRocky Mountain AgapemaInfo
Hypena conscitalis (Walker, 1866)Info
Hypena directa -> Trichypena directaChestnut SchizuraInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypena sordida -> Hypena obacerralisInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypopta cognata -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta mussolinii -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta reibelii (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea fylloidaria (Swinhoe, 1904)Info
Imbrasia butyrospermi (Vuillot, 1911)Info
Iolaus alienus bicaudatus (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Iolaus sudanicus (Aurivillius, 1905)Sudanian SapphireInfo
Iscadia plagosa (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Isturgia quadriplaga (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jana aurivilliusi (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kalenga pusillata -> Kalenga ansorgeiInfo
Khorassania gracilis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Khorassania inconspicua (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Knappetra fasciata (Walker, 1855)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laelaroa flavimargo (Hering, 1926)Info
Lamprosema latinigralis (Hampson, 1899)Info
Lepidochrysops polydialecta (Bethune-baker, 1922)Lilac Giant CupidInfo
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Common Zebra BlueInfo
Leptotes pulchra (Murray, 1874)Beautiful Zebra BlueInfo
Leucinodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)Info
Liparodonta uniformis (Hering, 1927)Info
Lobobunaea phaedusa (Drury, 1782)Info
Lomographa indularia (Guenée, 1858)Info
Lophorrhachia palliata (Warren, 1898)Info
Loxostege damergouensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Luxiaria ansorgei (Warren, 1903)Info
Lygephila exsiccata -> Tathorhynchus exsiccataInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macalla soudanensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Marbla paradoxa (Hering, 1926)Info
Marcipa bistriata (Pelletier, 1978)Info
Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)Mung MothInfo
Masalia albiseriata -> Masalia decorataInfo
Masalia buchanani -> Masalia decorataInfo
Masalia decorata (Moore, 1881)Info
Masalia nubila -> Heliothis nubilaInfo
Masalia terracottoides (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Massepha entephriadia (Hampson, 1898)Info
Meganaclia sippia (Plötz, 1880)Info
Melanephia nigrescens (Wallengren, 1856)Info
Melanephia trista (Snellen, 1872)Info
Melanitis libya (Distant, 1882)Violet-eyed Evening BrownInfo
Mesophleps palpigera (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Mesophleps safranella (Legrand, 1966)Info
Metarbela bifasciata (Gaede, 1929)Info
Metarbela funebris (Gaede, 1929)Info
Metarctia didyma (Kiriakoff, 1957)Info
Metasia angustipennis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Metasia parallelalis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Micralarctia albescens (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Micralarctia punctulata -> Micralarctia punctulatumInfo
Micralarctia punctulatum (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Micraphe intensior -> Micraphe lateritiaInfo
Micraphe lateritia (Karsch, 1896)Info
Micriantha decorata (Frivaldsky, 1875)Info
Microloxia ruficornis (Warren, 1897)Info
Mimopacha tripunctata (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Mimudea ignitalis (Hampson, 1913)Info
Miniodes discolor (Guenée, 1852)Info
Mitrophrys magna (Walker, 1854)Velda PinemothInfo
Mitrophrys menete (Cramer, 1775)Chinati SheepmothInfo
Mixocera albistrigata (Pagenstecher, 1893)Info
Mocis frugalis -> Mocis proveraiSugarcane LooperInfo
Mocis proverai (Zilli, 2000)Info
Monstruncusarctia aurantiaca (Holland, 1893)Info
Mormogystia reibellii (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Mussidia nigrivenella (Ragonot, 1888)Black-veined Knot-hornInfo
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Nacoleia aurotinctalis (Hampson, 1898)Info
Neopolyptychus pygarga (Karsch, 1891)Info
Neopolyptychus spurrelli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1912)Info
Neostega flaviguttata (Warren, 1903)Info
Nepheronia buquetii (Boisduval, 1836)Green-eyed MonsterInfo
Nephopterix dubiosa (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Nomia zonaria (Walker, 1871)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Noorda blitealis (Walker, 1859)Moringa MothInfo
Nutmeg trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766)Info
Nymphula difflualis (Snellen, 1880)Info
Nymphula osculatrix -> Nymphula difflualisInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oplerclanis rhadamistus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Ozarba damagarima (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Ozarba punctigera (Walker, 1865)Info
Ozarba rubrivena (Hampson, 1910)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachymeta immunda (Holland, 1893)Info
Pallastica sanricia (Zolotuhin & Gurkovich, 2009)Info
Palpita seminigralis (Hampson, 1898)Info
Pandesma robusta (Walker, 1858)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio menestheus (Drury, 1773)Western Emperor SwallowtailInfo
Papilio menestheus menestheus (Drury, 1773)Info
Paralebedella schultzei (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Parapoynx bipunctalis (Hampson, 1906)Info
Parapoynx plumbefusalis (Hampson, 1917)Info
Paropta buchanani -> Afroarabiella buchananiInfo
Pempelia interniplagella (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Pentila maculata (Kirby, 1887)Multi-spot PentilaInfo
Peratodonta rosacea (Kiriakoff, 1959)Info
Philotherma sordida (Aurivillius, 1905)Info
Phragmataecia psyche (Le Cerf, 1919)Info
Phragmataecia turkmenbashi (Yakovlev, 2008)Info
Phryganopsis asperatella (Walker, 1864)Info
Phryganopsis cinerella (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Pinacopterix eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pinacopteryx eriphia (Godart, 1819)Zebra WhiteInfo
Pinacopteryx eriphia tritogenia (Klug, 1829)Info
Pitthea trifasciata (Dewitz, 1881)Info
Platylesches chamaeleon (Mabille, 1891)Chamaeleon HopperInfo
Plecopterodes moderata (Wallengren, 1860)Info
Pleuroptya balteata (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Pogononeura buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Polydesma umbricola (Boisduval, 1833)Monkeypod MothInfo
Polyptychus hollandi (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polyptychus niloticus ponens (Pierre, 1989)Info
Polyptychus paupercula paupercula (Holland, 1889)Info
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Pontia glauconome (Klug, 1829)Desert WhiteInfo
Prionapteryx albostigmata -> Surattha albostigmataInfo
Proconica flaviguttalis (Hampson, 1898)Info
Psara bipunctalis (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Pseudantheraea discrepans (Butler, 1878)Info
Pseudoclanis occidentalis -> Pseudoclanis posticaInfo
Pseudosterrha rufistrigata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Pseudozarba abbreviata (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Pseudozarba bella (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Pseudozarba bipartita (Herrich-schäffer, 1850)Info
Pseudozarba opella (Swinhoe, 1885)Info
Pterothrixidia damergouensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Pusiola nigrifrons (Hampson, 1900)Info
Pusiola zelleri -> Phryganopsis cinerellaInfo
Pyralis comparalis -> Tegostoma comparalisInfo
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Racotis zebrina (Warren, 1899)Info
Raphia buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Rhodesia alboviridata (Saalmüller, 1880)Info
Rhynchina buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Rhynchina sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Rufoclanis rosea (Druce, 1882)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salagena nigropuncta (Le Cerf, 1919)Info
Saliunca mimetica (Jordan, 1907)Info
Saliunca nkolentangensis (Strand, 1913)Info
Sarangesa phidyle (Walker, 1870)Small ElfinInfo
Sceliodes laisalis -> Leucinodes laisalisAfrican Tomato PearlInfo
Sceliodes nodiferalis -> Achyra coelatalisInfo
Schausia leona (Schaus, 1893)Info
Scopula nepheloperas (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula plionocentra (Prout, 1920)Info
Scopula transsecta (Warren, 1898)Info
Scrancia leucopera (Hampson, 1910)Info
Sena virgo (Oberthür, 1916)Info
Siccia conformis (Hampson, 1914)Info
Spialia ploetzi occidentalis (De Jong, 1977)Info
Spialia spio (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain SandmanInfo
Spilosoma aurantiaca -> Monstruncusarctia aurantiacaInfo
Spilosoma crossi (Rothschild, 1910)Info
Spindasis kaduglii -> Cigaritis nilusSaharan SilverlineInfo
Spodoptera cilium (Guenée, 1852)Dark Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera exempta (Walker, 1857)Nutgrass armywormInfo
Spodoptera exigua (Hübner, 1808)Small Mottled WillowInfo
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)Lawn armywormInfo
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Stenoglene bipartita (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Surattha albostigmata (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Susia sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Syllepte hyalescens (Hampson, 1898)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarucus balkanica (Freyer, 1844)Little Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)Balkan PierrotInfo
Tarucus legrasi (Stempffer, 1948)Le Grasī PierrotInfo
Tarucus mediterraneae -> Tarucus rosaceaBalochistan PierrotInfo
Tarucus rosacea (Austaut, 1885)Mediterranean Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus theophrastus (Fabricius, 1793)Common Tiger BlueInfo
Tathorhynchus exsiccata (Lederer, 1855)Levant BlackneckInfo
Tegostoma comparalis (Hübner, 1796)Info
Tegostoma pseudonoctua (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Tegostoma sahariensis -> Tegostoma comparalisInfo
Tephris buchanani (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Thalassodes unicolor (Warren, 1902)Info
Theretra perkeo (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Thermoniphas togara (Plötz, 1880)Bright Chalk BlueInfo
Thumatha lunaris (Durante, 2007)Info
Thyridiphora calidella -> Cybalomia fenestrataInfo
Thyridiphora fenestrata -> Cybalomia fenestrataInfo
Thyridiphora furia (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Tmetopteryx bisecta (Rothschild, 1917)Info
Trachypteryx eximia (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Trichophysetis whitei (Rebel, 1906)Info
Trichoplusia ni (Hübner, 1803)Cabbage LooperInfo
Tuxentius balkanica (Freyer, 1843)Info
Tyndis umbrosus (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Tytroca dispar (Püngeler, 1904)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xenostega subumbrata -> Xenostega tinctaInfo
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima condamini nigeriae (Kielland, 1982)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamarada dilucida (Warren, 1909)Info
Zamarada minimaria (Swinhoe, 1895)Info
Zamarada nasuta (Warren, 1897)Info
Zamarada secutaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Zamarada torrida (Fletcher D. S., 1974)Info
Zekelita sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Zeritis neriene (Boisduval, 1836)Checkered GemInfo
Zeritis neriene amine (Butler, 1874)Info
Zeritis pulcherrima (Aurivillius, 1923)Info
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
428 Species in Lepidoptera for Niger 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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