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Distribution path and Subregions of Philippines (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Philippines
Subregions: Babuyanes, Balabac, Batanes, Biliran, Bogao, Bohol, Bongao, Busuanga, Calamian Group, Camotes, Cebu, Cuyo, Dinagat, Dumaran, Guimaras, Homonhon, Leyte, Luzon, Mapun, Marinduque, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Palawan, Panaon, Panay, Polillo, Samar, Sanga Sanga, Sarangani, Siargao, Siasi, Sibutu, Sibuyan, Siquijor, Sulu Archipelago (Basilan, Jolo, Tawi-Tawi), Tablas, Ticao
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Philippines
Class
Philippines
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 443 families, 4842 genera, 18573 species
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Subclass
Philippines
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 440 families, 4833 genera, 18563 species
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Infraclass
Philippines
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 422 families, 4743 genera, 18296 species
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Superorder
Philippines
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 280 families, 3689 genera, 15616 species
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Order
Philippines
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 56 families, 949 genera, 4214 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
Philippines
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     56 families, 949 genera, 4214 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Philippines
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 211 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 5 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 1 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 7 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Copromorphidae (Meyrick, 1905) - 3 SpeciesTropical Fruitworm Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 31 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 153 SpeciesGrass moth
Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae - 1 SpeciesWasp moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 10 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 3 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 10 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 117 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 3 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 9 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 22 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 189 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 12 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesSun Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 358 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Immidae (Heppner, 1977) - 5 SpeciesImma Moths
Lacturidae (Heppner, 1995) - 2 SpeciesTropical Burnet Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 19 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 21 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 14 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 847 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 4 Species
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 96 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 31 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 30 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1054 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 7 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 226 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 301 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 11 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 6 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 34 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 14 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 106 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 28 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 76 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 42 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 6 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 4 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesBurnet Moths
56 Families with 4214 Species in Philippines
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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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