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Distribution path and Subregions of Russia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Russia
Subregions: European Russia (Central European Russia, East European Russia, North European Russia, South European Russia), Siberia (Altai, East Siberia, Kolyma River, Middle Siberia, Northwest Siberia, Russian Far East, South Siberia, Southwest Siberia, West Siberia), Ural (Bashkortostan, Komi Republic, Kurgan Oblast, Samara Oblast, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Ural mountains)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Russia
Class
Russia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1010 families, 10689 genera, 45178 species
Tree
Subclass
Russia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 996 families, 10664 genera, 45132 species
Tree
Infraclass
Russia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 898 families, 10443 genera, 44693 species
Tree
Superorder
Russia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 532 families, 8524 genera, 39892 species
Tree
Order
Russia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 82 families, 2597 genera, 12281 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
Russia
    Eolepidopterigina (Rasnitsyn, 1983)
     1 family, 3 genera, 4 species
Suborder
Russia
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     79 families, 2590 genera, 12260 species
Suborder
Russia
    Zeugloptera (Chapman, 1917)
     1 family, 4 genera, 17 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Russia
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 69 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 20 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 382 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 21 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesFlower moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 12 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Brassolidae (Boisduval, 1836) -> Brassolini - 1 Species
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 3 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 16 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 35 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 555 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 91 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 44 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 670 SpeciesGrass moth
Douglasiidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 17 SpeciesDouglas Moths
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 56 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 12 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 397 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesGlory Moths
Eolepidopterigidae (Rasnitsyn, 1983) - 4 Species
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 36 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 263 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eriocottidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesOld World Spiny Winged Moths
Eriocraniidae (Rebel, 1901) - 11 SpeciesSparkling Archaic Sun Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 4 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 2 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 696 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 1424 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 27 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 286 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Heliodinidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesSun Moths
Heliozelidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 7 SpeciesShield Bearer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 29 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 121 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Himantopteridae (Rogenhofer, 1884) - 1 SpeciesLong Tailed Burnet Moths
Holcopogonidae (Gozmany, 1967) - 1 Species
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 19 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 63 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 9 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Lemoniidae (Hampson, 1918) - 4 SpeciesAutumn Silkworm Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 26 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 381 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 81 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Micropterigidae (Herrich-schäffer, 1855) - 17 SpeciesMandibulate Archaic Moths
Momphidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1857) - 12 SpeciesMompha Moths
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 192 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1889 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 86 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 144 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 630 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 114 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Opostegidae (Meyrick, 1893) - 12 SpeciesWhite Eye Cap Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 106 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 107 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 72 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Prodoxidae (Riley, 1881) - 17 SpeciesYucca Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 101 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 223 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 468 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 3 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Roeslerstammiidae (Bruand, 1850) - 2 SpeciesDouble-eye moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 24 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Schreckensteiniidae (Fletcher, 1929) - 1 SpeciesBristle Legged Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 4 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 93 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesHawk Moths
Symmocidae (Gozmany, 1957) -> Symmocinae - 1 SpeciesSymmocid Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 10 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 183 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 17 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1341 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 9 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Urodidae (Kyrki, 1984) - 1 SpeciesFalse Burnet Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 101 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 118 SpeciesErmine Moths
Ypsolophidae (Guenée, 1845) - 53 SpeciesYpsolophid Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 100 SpeciesBurnet Moths
82 Families with 12285 Species in Russia
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Russia without family allocation
Boudinoyiana notha ()Light Orange UnderwingInfo
1 Species in Lepidoptera for Russia listed without family allocation
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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