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Distribution path and Subregions of Pacific Ocean (More Checklists)
Path: World Oceans - Pacific Ocean
Subregions: Central Pacific, North Pacific (Northwest Pacific), Pacific Islands (Pacific Subtropical Islands), South Pacific (Tasman Sea)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Pacific Ocean
Class
Pacific Ocean
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 153 families, 437 genera, 654 species
Tree
Subclass
Pacific Ocean
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 152 families, 435 genera, 652 species
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Infraclass
Pacific Ocean
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 147 families, 412 genera, 608 species
Tree
Superorder
Pacific Ocean
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 111 families, 340 genera, 479 species
Tree
Order
Pacific Ocean
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 17 families, 59 genera, 92 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.487    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
Pacific Ocean
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     17 families, 59 genera, 92 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Pacific Ocean
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 1 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesErebid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 23 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 1 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 17 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 5 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSnout Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 3 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 0 SpeciesErmine Moths
18 Families with 92 Species in Pacific Ocean


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Pacific Ocean
Species with ANext  
Abagrotis duanca (Smith, 1908)Dark Dart MothInfo
Achaea janata (Linnaeus, 1758)Castor Semi-LooperInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Agrius cordiae (Riotte, 1984)Info
Anomis flava (Fabricius, 1775)White-pupiled Scallop MothInfo
Anomis vulpina (Butler, 1886)Info
Anua indiscriminata -> Pandesma anysaInfo
Anua timorensis -> Pandesma anysaInfo
Anua tongaensis -> Pandesma anysaInfo
Apamea sora -> Apamea auranticolorInfo
Appias celestina (Boisduval, 1832)Common MigrantInfo
Appias paulina ega (Boisduval, 1836)Common AlbatrossInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamidia hirta (Walker, 1854)Wedge FootmanInfo
Cepora perimale scyllara (Macleay, 1826)Australian GullInfo
Ceratium contrarium ()Info
Ceratium horridum ()Info
Ceratium lineatum ()Info
Chrysodeixis quaestionis -> Chrysodeixis chalcitesInfo
Cryptophlebia pallifimbriana (Bradley, 1953)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus petilia -> Danaus chrysippusLesser WandererInfo
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Dichromia quinqualis (Walker, 1859)Info
Dryadaula tetraglossa -> Dryadaula terpsichorellaInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Earias vitella (Sherborn, 1902)Info
Erechthias penicillata (Swezey, 1909)Info
Erechthias psammaula (Meyrick, 1921)Brown-stripe MothInfo
Erinnyis penaeus -> Erinnyis oenotrusInfo
Erysichton lineata imperialis ()Info
Euclidia aurantiaca (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Info
Euclidia triquetra -> Euclidia aurantiacaInfo
Euploea core (Cramer, 1780)Australian CrowInfo
Euploea core corinna (Macleay, 1826)Common CrowInfo
Euploea corinna -> Euploea coreOleander ButterflyInfo
Euploea usipetes -> Euploea leucostictosInfo
Eurema brigitta australis (Wallace, 1867)No-brand Grass-yellowInfo
Eurema smilax (Donovan, 1805)Small Grass YellowInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gnathothlibus eras -> Gnathothlibus erotusInfo
Gnathothlibus erotus (Cramer, 1777)White-brow hawkmothInfo
Gonospileia triquetra -> Euclidia aurantiacaInfo
Grammia geneura -> Grammia nevadensisNevada Tiger-mothInfo
Grammia gibsoni -> Grammia nevadensisNevada Tiger-mothInfo
Grammia nevadensis (Grote & Robinson, 1866)Nevada Tiger-mothInfo
Grammia superba (Grote & Robinson, 1866)Nevada Tiger-mothInfo
Graphium aristeus aristeus ()Info
Graphium macleayanum insulanum ()Info
Graphium macleayanus insulana (Waterhouse, 1920)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Helicoverpa commoni -> Helicoverpa armigeraCotton bollwormInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hypena duplicalis -> Dichromia quinqualisInfo
Hypena quinqualis -> Dichromia quinqualisInfo
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina nerina (Fabricius, 1775)Common EggflyInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ionolyce brunnescens brunnescens (Tite, 1963)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia villida calybe (Godart, 1819)Meadow Argus ButterflyInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Melanitis leda bankia (Fabricius, 1775)Evening BrownInfo
Mythimna separata (Walker, 1865)Rice ear-cutting caterpillarInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nacoleia octasema (Meyrick, 1886)Banana scab mothInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858)Info
Opogona aurisquamosa (Butler, 1881)Info
Ornithoptera priamus eurysaces (Fruhstorfer, 1913)Info
Ornithoptera priamus poseidon (Parrott & Deslisle, 1989)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Persectania ewingii (Westwood, 1837)Southern ArmywormInfo
Plusidia abrostoloides -> Plusidia cheiranthiInfo
Plusidia cheiranthi (Tauscher, 1809)Info
Plusidia separanda -> Plusidia cheiranthiInfo
Polyura epigenes epigenes ()Info
Poya brunnea (Peters & Peters, 1980)Info
Prosotas dibiosa eborata ()Info
Pyroderces paroditis -> Anatrachyntis paroditisInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Speiredonia spectans (Guenée, 1852)Granny´s cloak mothInfo
Spodoptera litura (Fabricius, 1775)Asian Cotton LeafwormInfo
Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)Lawn armywormInfo
Strepsicrates ejectana -> Stictea ejectanaGuava bud mothInfo
Strepsicrates holotephras (Walker, 1863)Guava Bud MothInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tirathaba complexa (Butler, 1885)Info
Trachea atriplicis (Linnaeus, 1758)Orache MothInfo
Tridrepana albonotata (Moore, 1879)Info
Trigonocyttara clandestina (Turner, 1945)Info
Trissodoris honorariella (Walsingham, 1907)Pandanus Hole-cutter MothInfo
Trogium evansorum (Smithers, 1994)Info
Trogium nigrum -> Rhyopsocidus nigerInfo
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uresiphita ochrocrossa -> Uresiphita maorialisInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa itea (Fabricius, 1775)Yellow AdmiralInfo
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xestia apropitia -> Xestia speciosaInfo
Xestia mixta -> Xestia speciosaInfo
Xestia speciosa (Hübner, 1813)Info
Xestia speciosa (Hübner, 1813)Info
Xois sesara -> Ypthima sesaraInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizera labradus (Godart, 1823)Info
Zizina otis labradus (Godart, 1824)Grass BlueInfo
92 Species in Lepidoptera for Pacific Ocean 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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