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Distribution path and Subregions of Saint Lucia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Caribbean - Caribbean islands - Antilles - Lesser Antilles - Saint Lucia
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Saint Lucia
Class
Saint Lucia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 93 families, 244 genera, 341 species
Tree
Subclass
Saint Lucia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 93 families, 244 genera, 341 species
Tree
Infraclass
Saint Lucia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 89 families, 232 genera, 326 species
Tree
Superorder
Saint Lucia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 61 families, 166 genera, 245 species
Tree
Order
Saint Lucia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 15 families, 46 genera, 58 species
Site
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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
Saint Lucia
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     15 families, 46 genera, 58 species

Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Saint Lucia
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTiger Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 4 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 16 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 4 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 1 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
15 Families with 58 Species in Saint Lucia


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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Saint Lucia
Species with ANext  
Agraulis vanillae incarnata (N. Riley, 1926)Gulf FritillaryInfo
Agraulis vanillae lucina (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862)Info
Agraulis vanillae maculosa (Stichel, 1908)Info
Agraulis vanillae vanillae -> Agraulis vanillae maculosaGulf FritillaryInfo
Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)Pink-spotted Hawk-mothInfo
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)Convolvulus Hawk-mothSite
Allosmaitia piplea (Godman & Salvin, 1896)Godmanīs HairstreakInfo
Anartia jatrophae jatrophae (Linnaeus, 1763)White PeacockInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Battus polydamas (Linnaeus, 1758)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Battus polydamas lucianus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Polydamas SwallowtailInfo
Biblis hyperia hyperia (Cramer, 1779)Red RimInfo
Boarmia humaria ()Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Callicore astarte antillena (Kaye, 1914)Info
Chiomara asychis grenada (Evans, 1953)White-patterned SkipperInfo
Cosmosoma lucia (Schaus, 1896)Info
Cosmosoma subflamma (Walker, 1854)Info
Cyclomia lilacina -> Cyclomia mopsariaInfo
Cyclomia mopsaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus plexippus insularis ()Info
Dasylophia lucia (Schaus, 1901)Info
Dryas iulia lucia (Riley, 1926)JuliaInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ectomyelois ceratoniae (Zeller, 1839)Locust bean mothInfo
Epione repandaria (Hufnagel, 1767)Bordered BeautyInfo
Erinnyis penaeus -> Erinnyis oenotrusInfo
Erinnyis stheno -> Erinnyis obscuraInfo
Eucereon clementsi (Schaus, 1892)Info
Eumorpha satellitia (Linnaeus, 1771)Satellite sphinxInfo
Eurema arbela gratiosa (E. Doubleday, 1847)Disjunct YellowInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Ganyra menciae (Ramsden, 1915)Cuban WhiteInfo
Gnathothlibus eras -> Gnathothlibus erotusInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion scrofa (Boisduval, 1832)Scrofa hawk mothInfo
Historis odius (Fabricius, 1775)Stinky LeafwingInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Isoplenodia vidalensis (Sihvonen & Staude, 2010)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptotes cassius (Cramer, 1775)Cassius BlueInfo
Loxiorhiza avicula ()Info
Lycorea halia atergatis (Doubleday, 1847)Tiger Mimic-QueenInfo
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Manduca rustica harterti (Rothschild, 1894)Info
Manduca sexta jamaicensis (Butler, 1875)Info
Memphis dominicana luciana (A. Hall, 1929)Dominican LeafwingInfo
Memphis verticordia luciana -> Memphis dominicana lucianaInfo
Mestra dorcas cowiana -> Mestra dorcas hersiliaInfo
Mestra dorcas hersilia (J.c. Fabricius, 1776)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Perileucoptera coffeella -> Leucoptera coffeellaCoffee leaf minerInfo
Phoebis agarithe pupillata (Dillon, 1947)Large Orange SulphurInfo
Platynota rostrana (Walker, 1863)Omnivorous Platynota MothInfo
Polygonus leo leo (Gmelin, 1790)Hammock SkipperInfo
Proteides mercurius angasi (Godman & Salvin, 1884)Mercurial SkipperInfo
Pseudochazara hippolyte hippolyte (Esper, 1784)Info
Pseudosphinx tetrio (Linnaeus, 1771)Plumeria caterpillarInfo
Pyrisitia leuce antillarum (A. Hall, 1936)Leuce YellowInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Stegasta bosqueella (Chambers, 1875)Rednecked peanutwormInfo
Stenostaura jansei (Kiriakoff, 1970)Info
Synargis calyce (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862)Blue TransparentInfo
Syntomeida syntomoides (Boisduval, 1836)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Theretra latreillii (Macleay, 1826)Pale Brown Hawk MothInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xylophanes chiron lucianus (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)Info
58 Species in Lepidoptera for Saint Lucia 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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