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Distribution path and Subregions of Pakistan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - South Asia - Pakistan
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Pakistan
Class
Pakistan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 269 families, 1830 genera, 4291 species
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Subclass
Pakistan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 267 families, 1827 genera, 4287 species
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Infraclass
Pakistan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 263 families, 1818 genera, 4276 species
Tree
Superorder
Pakistan
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 184 families, 1410 genera, 3386 species
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Order
Pakistan
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 43 families, 564 genera, 1281 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
Pakistan
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     43 families, 564 genera, 1281 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Pakistan
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 57 SpeciesTiger Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 5 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 1 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 39 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 21 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 55 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 4 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 3 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 29 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 153 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 10 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 58 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 177 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 99 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 15 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 9 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 186 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 2 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 54 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 50 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterolonchidae (Meyrick, 1918) - 1 SpeciesLance Wing Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 12 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 8 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 5 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 46 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 5 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 44 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 5 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
42 Families with 1280 Species in Pakistan
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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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