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Distribution path and Subregions of Palau (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia - Palau
Subregions: Babeldaob
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Palau
Class
Palau
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 119 families, 475 genera, 969 species
Tree
Subclass
Palau
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 118 families, 474 genera, 968 species
Tree
Infraclass
Palau
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 117 families, 473 genera, 967 species
Tree
Superorder
Palau
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 81 families, 327 genera, 693 species
Tree
Order
Palau
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 12 families, 50 genera, 78 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
Palau
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     12 families, 50 genera, 78 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Palau
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesTiger Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 1 SpeciesGrass moth
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 3 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 16 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 26 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 7 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 5 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
12 Families with 78 Species in Palau


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Palau
Species with ANext  
Acytolepis puspa watasei (Matsumura, 1915)Info
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Appias ada ardens (Butler, 1898)Info
Appias paulina grisea (Moulton, 1923)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Badamia exclamationis (Fabricius, 1775)Narrow-winged AwlInfo
Bindahara phocides isabella (C Felder, 1860)Australian PlaneInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Catochrysops panormus papuana (Tite, 1959)Pale Pea-blueInfo
Catopsilia pomona (Fabricius, 1775)Lemon EmigrantInfo
Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (Linnaeus, 1758)Mottled EmigrantInfo
Cephonodes hylas (Linnaeus, 1771)Pellucid Hawk MothInfo
Cephonodes picus -> Cephonodes hylasInfo
Chliaria othona -> Hypolycaena othonaOrchid titInfo
Cryptophlebia amblyopa (Clarke, 1976)Info
Culladia evae (Bleszynski, 1970)Info
Curetis tagalica tagalina ()Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus affinis rubrica (Fruhstorfer, 1907)Info
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elymnias malelas saueri ()Info
Euchromia creusa (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Euchromia superposita -> Euchromia cyanitisInfo
Euchrysops cnejus cnidus (Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914)CupidInfo
Euploea abjecta -> Euploea algea abjectaInfo
Euploea algea (Godart, 1819)Long Branded Blue CrowInfo
Euploea algea abjecta (Butler, 1866)Info
Euploea eunice kadu (Von Eschscholtz, 1821)Info
Euploea modesta tiomana (Corbet, 1937)Info
Euploea mulciber mulciber (Cramer, 1777)Striped Blue CrowInfo
Euploea tulliolus pollita (Erichson, 1834)Info
Eurema blanda arsakia (Fruhstorfer, , 1910)Three-spot Grass YellowInfo
Eurema brigitta nebulosa (Kishida, 1933)Info
Eurema hecabe marginata (Kishida, 1933)Info
Euthalia teuta tiomanica (Eliot, 1978)Info
Everes lacturnus pulchra (Rothschild, 1915)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Flax micronesia (Fibiger, 2011)Info
Flax palaui (Fibiger, 2011)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Graphium agamemnon enoplus (Jordan, 1909)Info
Graphium antiphates insularis ()Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hasora chromus chromus (Cramer, 1780)Common Banded AwlInfo
Herpystis mimica (Clarke, 1976)Info
Hypolimnas antilope anomala (Wallace, 1869)Info
Hypolimnas bolina nerina (Fabricius, 1775)Common EggflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina palauensis (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolimnas octocula arakalulk (Semper, 1906)Info
Hypolycaena othona (Hewitson, 1865)Orchid titInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Icelita cirrholepida (Clarke, 1976)Info
Ischyja manlia (Cramer, 1776)Info
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Jamides bochus palauensis (Fruhstorfer, 1915)Info
Jamides malaccanus (Röber, 1886)Malacca CeruleanInfo
Junonia hedonia zelima (Fabricius, 1775)Brown SoldierInfo
Junonia villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
Junonia villida villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Leptocera lutea -> Limosina luteaInfo
Leptocera subtinctipennis (Brunetti, 1913)Info
Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793)Plumbago BlueInfo
Leptotes plinius pseudocassius (Murray, 1873)Plumbago BlueInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Melanitis leda ponapensis (Mathew, 1889)Info
Mycalesis perseus cepheus (Butler, 1867)Dingy Bush BrownInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nacaduba kurava euretes (Druce, 1891)Info
Neptis heliodore -> Lasippa heliodoreBurmese LascarInfo
Nippoptilia cinctipedalis (Walker, 1864)Info
Nippoptilia eochrodes -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Nippoptilia minor -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oxyptilus caryornis -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Oxyptilus cinctipedalis -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Papilio polytes palewensis (Nakamura, 1933)Info
Parnara bada (Moore, 1878)Ceylon SwiftInfo
Petrelaea tombugensis (Röber, 1886)Mauve Line-blueInfo
Phalanta exulans (Hopkins, 1927)Info
Polyura athamas athamas (Drury, 1770)Common NawabInfo
Prosotas dubiosa dubiosa (Semper, 1879)Small Purple LineblueInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sphinx irus -> Euchromia cyanitisInfo
Sphinx thelebas -> Euchromia cyanitisInfo
Stenoptilia minor -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanaecia pelea (Fabricius, 1787)Malay ViscountInfo
Trichoptilus eochrodes -> Nippoptilia pullumInfo
Species with VBack  Top
Vagrans egista brixia (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
78 Species in Lepidoptera for Palau 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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