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Distribution path and Subregions of Saint Kitts and Nevis (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Saint Kitts and Nevis
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Class
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 33 families, 148 genera, 234 species
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Subclass
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 32 families, 147 genera, 233 species
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Infraclass
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 32 families, 147 genera, 233 species
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Superorder
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 17 families, 79 genera, 113 species
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Order
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 4 families, 30 genera, 39 species
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Show Info
Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species450.603    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
Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     4 families, 30 genera, 39 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesErebid Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 4 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 2 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
4 Families with 39 Species in Saint Kitts and Nevis


Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Acronicta aceris (Linnaeus, 1758)The SycamoreInfo
Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)Small TortoiseshellSite
Anicla infecta (Ochsenheimer, 1816)Green CutwormInfo
Anomis illita (Guenée, 1852)Okra Leafworm MothInfo
Antachara diminuta (Guenée, 1852)Info
Anticarsia gemmatalis (Hübner, 1818)Velvetbean mothInfo
Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758)RingletSite
Argyrogramma verruca (Fabricius, 1794)Golden LooperInfo
Bomolocha vetustalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Callopistria floridensis (Guenée, 1852)Florida Fern CaterpillarInfo
Characoma nilotica -> Garella niloticaBlack-olive CaterpillarInfo
Concana mundissima (Walker, 1857)Info
Cropia infusa (Walker, 1857)Info
Cydosia nobilitella (Cramer, 1779)Curve-lined Cydosia MothInfo
Eulepidotis addens (Walker, 1858)Info
Eulepidotis modestula (Herrich-schäffer, 1869)Info
Garella nilotica (Rogenhover, 1882)Bungee CaterpillarInfo
Gonodes liquida (Möschler, 1886)Info
Gonodonta incurva (Sepp, 1840)Info
Gonodonta sicheas (Cramer, 1777)Info
Leucania chejela (Schaus, 1921)Info
Leucania dorsalis -> Leucania humidicolaInfo
Leucania humidicola (Guenée, 1852)Sugarcane Budworm MothInfo
Melipotis contorta (Guenée, 1852)Info
Melipotis famelica (Guenée, 1852)Info
Melipotis januaris (Guenée, 1852)January Melipotis MothInfo
Micrathetis triplex (Walker, 1857)Triplex Cutworm MothInfo
Mocis repanda (Fabricius, 1794)Striped Grass LooperInfo
Mythimna sequax (Franclemont, 1951)Wheat Armyworm MothInfo
Neogalea esula -> Neogalea suniaInfo
Neogalea sunia (Guenée, 1852)Catabena MothInfo
Nola bistriga (Möschler, 1890)Info
Palthis angustipennis (Schaus, 1916)Info
Pseudaletia sequax -> Mythimna sequaxInfo
Ptichodis immunis (Guenée, 1852)Info
Spodoptera androgea (Stoll, 1780)Androgea Armyworm MothInfo
Spodoptera latifascia (Walker, 1856)Garden ArmywormInfo
Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée, 1852)Cotton CutwormInfo
Zale fictilis (Guenée, 1852)Info
39 Species in Lepidoptera for Saint Kitts and Nevis listed
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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