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Distribution path and Subregions of São Tomé and Príncipe (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Central Africa - São Tomé and Príncipe
Subregions: Príncipe, São Tomé
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in São Tomé and Príncipe
Class
São Tomé and Príncipe
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 128 families, 543 genera, 992 species
Tree
Subclass
São Tomé and Príncipe
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 126 families, 539 genera, 988 species
Tree
Infraclass
São Tomé and Príncipe
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 123 families, 530 genera, 971 species
Tree
Superorder
São Tomé and Príncipe
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 97 families, 464 genera, 888 species
Tree
Order
São Tomé and Príncipe
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 27 families, 207 genera, 391 species
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Tree
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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
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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
São Tomé and Príncipe
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     27 families, 207 genera, 391 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in São Tomé and Príncipe
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 20 SpeciesGrass moth
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 5 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 80 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 1 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 67 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 5 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 3 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 59 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 14 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 4 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 1 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 9 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 28 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
27 Families with 391 Species in São Tomé and Príncipe
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in São Tomé and Príncipe
Species with ANext  
Ableptina delospila (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Acanthodelta indicabilis -> Achaea indicabilisInfo
Acantuerta thomensis (Jordan, 1904)Info
Achaea faber (Holland, 1894)Info
Achaea flexuosa (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Achaea indicabilis (Walker, 1858)Info
Achaea thomensis -> Achaea ezeaInfo
Achaea usitata (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Acraea alcinoe -> Bematistes alcinoeInfo
Acraea alcinoe racaji -> Bematistes alcinoeInfo
Acraea annobona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea carmentis -> Acraea flavaJodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea esebria (Hewitson, 1861)Dusky AcraeaInfo
Acraea flava (Fabricius, 1793)Jodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea insularis (Sharpe, 1893)Info
Acraea jalema -> Acraea zetesLarge Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea jodutta -> Acraea flavaJodutta AcraeaInfo
Acraea jodutta jodutta (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Acraea lycoa (Godart, 1819)Lycoa AcraeaInfo
Acraea lycoa mediafra (Stoneham, 1936)Info
Acraea medea (Cramer, 1775)Info
Acraea newtoni (Sharpe, 1893)Info
Acraea niobe (Sharpe, 1893)Info
Acraea pharsaloides -> Acraea pharsalusPharsalus AcraeaInfo
Acraea pharsalus (Ward, 1871)Pharsalus AcraeaInfo
Acraea rudolfi (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea serena (Fabricius, 1775)Dancing AcraeaInfo
Acraea sidamona (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea zetes (Linnaeus, 1758)Large Spotted AcraeaInfo
Acraea zetes menippe (Drury, 1782)Info
Adrapsa occidens (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Aedia thomae -> Aedia leucomelasInfo
Aegocera naveli (Le Cerf, 1922)Info
Afrocerura cameroona (Bethune-baker, 1927)Info
Afrocerura thomensis (Talbot, 1929)Info
Agathodes thomensis (Castel-branco, 1973)Info
Agrotera albalis (Maes, 2003)Info
Agrotis omochra (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Alucita atomoclasta (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Amerila uniformis (Berio, 1935)Info
Amyna poecila -> Amyna rubrirenaInfo
Andronymus neander thomasi (Riley, 1928)Info
Anoectomychus lautipars (Prout, 1927)Info
Anomis iobapta (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Anthozela macambrarae (Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2014)Info
Anticarsia irrorata (Fabricius, 1781)Owl mothInfo
Anticarsia rubricans -> Anticarsia irrorataOwl mothInfo
Antitrygodes acinosa -> Scopula acinosaInfo
Antitrygodes dentilinea -> Scopula dentilineaInfo
Anua despecta -> Ophiusa despectaInfo
Anua dilecta -> Ophiusa dilectaInfo
Apospasta deprivata (A. E. Prout, 1927)Info
Archichlora marcescens (Warren, 1904)Info
Argyrogramma hainanensis -> Argyrogramma signataGreen SemilooperInfo
Argyrogramma signata (Fabricius, 1775)Green SemilooperInfo
Aristaea onychota (Meyrick, 1908)Info
Ascotis glaucotoxa (Prout, 1927)Info
Ascotis reciprocaria (Walker, 1860)Info
Asthenotricha tamsi -> Asthenotricha unipectenInfo
Asthenotricha unipecten (Prout, 1915)Info
Astronauta stellans (Meyrick, 1922)Info
Asura thomensis (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Aulocheta violacea (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bastilla angularis (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Bastilla conjunctura (Walker, 1858)Info
Bastilla derogans (Walker, 1858)Info
Bastilla diamesa (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Bastilla distincta (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Bastilla nesites (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Bastilla palpalis (Walker, 1865)Info
Bathycolpodes subferrata (Prout, 1930)Info
Bathycolpodes subfuscata (Warren, 1902)Info
Battus zetides (Munroe, 1971)Zetides SwallowtailInfo
Bematistes alcinoe (Felder, 1865)Alcinoe BematistesInfo
Bicyclus dorothea (Cramer, 1779)Light Bush BrownInfo
Bicyclus dorothea concolor (Condamin & Fox, 1964)Info
Bicyclus medontias (Hewitson, 1873)White-line Bush BrownInfo
Borbo falarus -> Borbo perobscuraSmall SwiftInfo
Borbo fatuellus thomea (Evans, 1937)Info
Borbo perobscura (Druce, 1912)Small SwiftInfo
Bradina itysalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Bunaea oremansi (Bouyer, 2008)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cabera nathaliae (Herbulot, 1991)Info
Cabera subalba (Warren, 1901)Info
Callopistria chera (A. E. Prout, 1927)Info
Callopistria miosticta -> Callopistria nigeriensisInfo
Callopistria nigrosticta (A. E. Prout, 1927)Info
Callyna thomae -> Callyna figuransInfo
Carelis ochrivirga (A. E. Prout, 1927)Info
Cerynea ignealis (Hampson, 1910)Info
Charaxes antiquus (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Charaxes barnsi (Joicey & Talbot, 1927)Info
Charaxes brutus antiquus -> Charaxes antiquusInfo
Charaxes candiope thomasius -> Charaxes thomasiusInfo
Charaxes defulvata (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Charaxes lemosi -> Charaxes lucretiusInfo
Charaxes lucretius (Cramer, 1777)Violet-washed CharaxesInfo
Charaxes monteiri (Staudinger, 1885)Info
Charaxes odysseus (Staudinger, 1892)Info
Charaxes thomasius (Staudinger, 1886)Info
Charaxes varanes defulvata (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Chiasmia fuscataria (Möschler, 1887)Info
Chilades sanctithomae (Sharpe, 1893)Info
Chiromachla insulare (Boisduval, 1833)Info
Chlorissa tanyptera (Prout, 1930)Info
Chloroclystis catoglypta (Prout, 1927)Info
Chloroclystis consobrina -> Mesocolpia consobrinaInfo
Chloroclystis laetitia (Prout, 1937)Info
Chloroclystis viridigrisea (Prout, 1937)Info
Chloroctenis gelasmoides (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Chlumetia insularis (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Choristoneura dinota (Meyrick, 1918)Info
Choristoneura saotome (Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2014)Info
Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789)Golden Twin-spotInfo
Cleora albitrigonis (Prout, 1927)Info
Cleora prosema (Prout, 1927)Info
Cleora subcincta (Warren, 1901)Info
Cleora tamsi (Fletcher D. S., 1967)Info
Cleora viettei (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Coeliades bocagii (Sharpe, 1893)Info
Coeliades hanno (Plötz, 1879)Western PolicemanInfo
Coelonia fulvinotata (Butler, 1875)Fulvous SphinxInfo
Coelonia nigrescens (Basquin, 1992)Info
Collix psephena (Prout, 1927)Info
Colocleora ansorgei tichomecha (Prout, 1938)Info
Colocleora indivisa (Prout, 1927)Info
Comostolopsis fluorita (Prout, 1927)Info
Comostolopsis rubristicta (Warren, 1899)Info
Condica pauperata (Walker, 1858)Info
Conservula cinisigna (De Joannis, 1906)Info
Cosmorrhyncha microcosma (Aarvik, 2004)Info
Cotachena smaragdina (Butler, 1875)Info
Craniophora adelphica (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Crocidosema plebejana (Zeller, 1847)Cotton tipwormInfo
Crorema quadristigata (Talbot, 1929)Info
Cryptographis rogenhoferi -> Palpita elealisInfo
Ctenoplusia edora (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Ctenypena tenuis (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Cyana rufifrons (Rothschild, 1912)Info
Cyclophora cedrici (Herbulot, 1991)Info
Cyclophora leonaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Cymothoe caenis (Drury, 1773)Common GliderInfo
Cyrestis camillus (Fabricius, 1781)African Map ButterflyInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus alcippoides (Moore, 1883)Info
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)Oleander Hawk-mothInfo
Delgamma sanctae -> Delgamma pangoniaInfo
Derambila alucitaria (Snellen, 1873)Info
Derambila macritibia (Prout, 1929)Info
Deudorix baronica -> Deudorix lorisonaCoffee PlayboyInfo
Deudorix caliginosa (Lathy, 1903)Dark Brown PlayboyInfo
Deudorix chalybeata (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Deudorix lorisona (Hewitson, 1862)Coffee PlayboyInfo
Diceratostaura fuscata (Talbot, 1929)Info
Dichromia effusa (Prout, 1927)Info
Dichromia thomensis (Prout, 1927)Info
Disclisioprocta natalata (Walker, 1862)Info
Disparctia thomensis (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Dixeia piscicollis (Pinhey, 1972)Info
Dracontogena metamorphica (Meyrick, 1928)Info
Dracontogena tonitrualis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Dysgonia angularis -> Bastilla angularisInfo
Dysgonia conjunctura (Walker, 1858)Info
Dysgonia derogans -> Bastilla derogansInfo
Dysgonia glaphyra (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Dysgonia humilis (Holland, 1894)Info
Dysgonia palpalis -> Bastilla palpalisInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Eccopsis chromatica -> Eccopsis praecedensInfo
Eccopsis incultana (Walker, 1863)Info
Eccopsis praecedens (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Elaeodopsis loxoscia (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Elesmoides thomae (Prout, 1927)Info
Endothenia gutturalis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Endotricha altitudinalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Endotricha rosealis (Walker, 1865)Info
Endotricha tamsi (Whalley, 1963)Info
Endotricha thomealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Endotricha viettealis (Whalley, 1963)Info
Eois pyrauges (Prout, 1927)Info
Eoophyla principensis (Agassiz, 2012)Info
Epigiaura trachylepis (Prout, 1927)Info
Erebus walkeri (Butler, 1875)Info
Erechthias dracaenura (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Ethmia spyrathodes (Meyrick, 1922)Info
Eublemma exanimis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Eublemma truncata -> Eublemmoides apicimaculaChocolate Tip EublemmaInfo
Eublemmoides apicimacula (Mabille, 1880)Chocolate Tip EublemmaInfo
Euchloron megaera (Linnaeus, 1758)Verdant HawkInfo
Euchloron megaera serrai (Darge, 1970)Info
Euchloron serrai (Darge, 1970)Info
Euchromia fulvida -> Euchromia letheInfo
Euchromia lethe (Fabricius, 1775)The BaskerInfo
Euchromia nigricincta -> Euchromia letheInfo
Eucosma sphalerodes (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Eucosma tonitrualis -> Dracontogena tonitrualisInfo
Eucosmocydia terreirana (Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2014)Info
Eudasychira thomensis (Talbot, 1929)Info
Eudocima fullonia -> Othreis fulloniaFruitpiercing mothInfo
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)A Fruit Piercing MothInfo
Eudonia thomealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Eulophonotus myrmeleon (Felder, 1874)Info
Eulophonotus nigrodiscalis (Yakovlev, 2011)Info
Eupithecia thomasina (Prout L.b., 1927)Info
Eutelia blandiatrix (Guenée, 1852)Info
Exelastis crepuscularis (Meyrick, 1909)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Feliniopsis africana (Schaus & Clements, 1893)Info
Feliniopsis gueneei (Laporte, 1973)Info
Feliniopsis hosplitoides (Laporte, 1979)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Giaura lia (A.e. Prout, 1927)Info
Glyphodes rhombalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Graphium angolanus baronis (Ungemach, 1932)Info
Graphium latreillianus (Godart, 1819)Coppery SwordtailInfo
Graphium latreillianus theorini (Aurivillius, 1881)Info
Graphium leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Veined SwordtailInfo
Graphium leonidas leonidas (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Graphium leonidas santamarthae (Joicey & Talbot, 1927)Info
Graphium leonidas thomasius (Le Cerf, 1924)Info
Graphium ridleyanus (White, 1843)Acraea SwordtailInfo
Gymnoscelis birivulata (Warren, 1902)Info
Gymnoscelis crassata (Warren, 1901)Info
Gymnoscelis desiderata (Prout, 1927)Info
Gymnoscelis idiograpta (Prout, 1935)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harmaclona tephrantha (Meyrick, 1916)Info
Heliconius charithonia (Linnaeus, 1767)Zebra HeliconianInfo
Hippotion balsaminae (Walker, 1856)Balsam Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion osiris (Dalman, 1823)Large Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hippotion roseipennis (Butler, 1882)Small Striped HawkInfo
Hippotion talboti (Clark, 1930)Info
Hyalobathra barnsalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Hydrillodes thomensis (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Hypena aequabilis -> Hypena neoplytaInfo
Hypena obacerralis (Walker, 1858)Info
Hypena ovalimacula (Lödl, 1995)Info
Hypocala dysdamarta (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolimnas salmacis (Drury, 1773)Blue DiademInfo
Hypolimnas salmacis thomensis (Aurivillius, 1910)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea insularum (Prout L. B., 1927)Info
Idaea rufulata -> Idaea insularumInfo
Inferuncus infesta (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Inferuncus toxochorda (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Iolaus bellina (Plötz, 1880)White-spot SapphireInfo
Iolaus bellina maris (Riley, 1928)Info
Isocentris barnsalis -> Hyalobathra dictatrixInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia cymodoce (Cramer, 1777)Western LeafInfo
Junonia cymodoce lugens (Schultze, 1912)Info
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kennelia albifascies (Walsingham, 1900)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Common Zebra BlueInfo
Leptotes terrenus (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Libythea labdaca (Westwood, 1851)African BeakInfo
Liptena evanescens (Kirby, 1887)Pink LiptenaInfo
Lithacodia blandula (Guenée, 1862)White FurculaInfo
Lobesia aeolopa (Meyrick, 1907)Info
Lobesia dryopelta -> Lobesia aeolopaInfo
Lobesia eustales -> Lobesia aeolopaInfo
Lobesia proterandra -> Lobesia aeolopaInfo
Lobidiopteryx thomae -> Lobidiopteryx stultaInfo
Lophoptera togata (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Lophorrhachia insulsa (Herbulot, 1991)Info
Lophorrhachia omorrhodia (Prout, 1930)Info
Lophorrhachia restricta (Herbulot, 1991)Info
Luxiaria epinephela (Prout, 1927)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Marcipa acuta (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Meganola hypenoides (Talbot, 1929)Info
Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melinoessa molybdauges (Prout, 1927)Info
Mesocolpia consobrina (Warren, 1901)Info
Mesocolpia dexiphyma (Prout, 1937)Info
Mesocolpia subcomosa (Warren, 1901)Info
Metachanda citrodesma (Meyrick, 1911)Info
Microzada subrosea (A.e. Prout, 1927)Info
Mycalesis dorothea (Cramer, 1782)Info
Mycalesis medontias -> Bicyclus medontiasWhite-line Bush BrownInfo
Mycalesis raesaces -> Mycalesis dorotheaLight Bush BrownInfo
Mylothris aneria -> Mylothris rembinaInfo
Mylothris nubila (Möschler, 1884)Info
Mylothris rembina (Plötz, 1880)Smoky Dotted BorderInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Negeta cyrtogramma (A.e. Prout, 1927)Info
Neostichtis gibbosa -> Neostichtis nigricostataMayapple Borer MothInfo
Nephele accentifera (Palisot De Beauvois, 1821)Accented hawkInfo
Nephele aequivalens (Walker, 1856)Great NepheleInfo
Neptis eltringhami (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Neptis larseni (Wojtusiak & Pyrcz, 1997)Info
Noctua signata -> Argyrogramma signataGreen SemilooperInfo
Noorda palealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Nyctemera apicalis -> Podomachla apicalisInfo
Nyctemera insulare -> Chiromachla insulareInfo
Nyctemera insularis -> Podomachla insularisInfo
Nyodes thomae (Prout, 1927)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Olethreutes decidua (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Olethreutes doctrinalis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Olethreutes gutturalis (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Ophiusa despecta (Holland, 1894)Info
Ophiusa dilecta (Walker, 1865)Info
Ophiusa tumiditermina (Hampson, 1910)Info
Opogona antiarcha (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Othreis fullonia -> Eudocima phaloniaInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palpita elealis (Walker, 1859)Info
Papilio chrapkowskoides nerminae (Koçak, 1983)Info
Papilio dardanus sulfurea (Palisot De Beauvois, 1806)Info
Papilio demodocus (Esper, 1798)Citrus SwallowtailInfo
Papilio nerminae (Storace, 1952)Broadly Green-banded SwallowtailInfo
Papilio zetes -> Acraea zetesInfo
Parallelia conjunctura -> Bastilla conjuncturaInfo
Parallelia derogans -> Bastilla derogansInfo
Parallelia humilis -> Dysgonia humilisInfo
Parallelia palpalis -> Bastilla palpalisInfo
Pardomima martinalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Paschiodes scoparialis (Viette, 1957)Info
Paschiodes thomealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Peridaedala algosa (Meyrick, 1912)Info
Phazaca angulata (Talbot, 1929)Info
Pingasa decristata (Warren, 1902)Info
Pingasa rhadamaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Pingasa ruginaria (Guenée, 1858)Info
Platyptilia farfarellus (Zeller, 1867)Info
Platyptilia infesta (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Platyptilia molopias -> Platyptilia farfarellusInfo
Platyptilia toxochorda -> Inferuncus toxochordaInfo
Plusiopalpa dichora (Holland, 1894)Info
Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus, 1758)Diamond-back MothInfo
Podomachla apicalis (Walker, 1854)Info
Podomachla insularis (Talbot, 1929)Info
Precis serena -> Precis sinuataWide-banded CommodoreInfo
Precis sinuata (Plötz, 1880)Wide-banded CommodoreInfo
Problepsis ochripicta (Warren, 1901)Info
Pseudacraea lucretia gamae (Joicey & Talbot, 1927)Info
Pseudoclanis canui (Darge, 1991)Info
Pseudoclanis postica (Walker, 1856)Mulberry HawkInfo
Pseudoclanis tomensis (Pierre, 1992)Info
Pseudonoorda palealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Psilocerea gratiosa (Prout, 1927)Info
Pterophorus niveodactyla (Pagenstecher, 1900)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Racotis canui (Herbulot, 1991)Info
Racotis squalida (Butler, 1878)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Scopula acinosa (Prout, 1932)Info
Scopula carnosa (Prout, 1925)Info
Scopula comes (Prout, 1927)Info
Scopula dentilinea (Warren, 1897)Info
Scopula dux (Prout, 1927)Info
Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)Petite WaveInfo
Scopula nucleata (Warren, 1905)Info
Scopula obliquifascia (Herbulot, 1999)Info
Scopula principis (Prout, 1932)Info
Scopula quintaria (Prout, 1916)Info
Serrodes cordifera -> Trichopalpina zethesiaInfo
Serrodes trispila (Mabille, 1890)Info
Sevenia boisduvali insularis (Joicey & Talbot, 1926)Info
Somatina fletcheri (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Somatina nucleata -> Scopula obliquifasciaInfo
Somatina sanctithomae (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Stathmopoda holothecta (Meyrick, 1934)Info
Stenopterygia firmivena (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Stictoptera rhabdota (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Stictoptera sanctae -> Stictoptera conturbataInfo
Stoermeriana thomensis (Talbot, 1929)Info
Syllepte amelialis (Viette, 1957)Info
Syllepte lagoalis (Viette, 1957)Info
Syllepte thomealis (Viette, 1957)Info
Syntarucus terrenus ()Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tavia lyga -> Tavia nycterinaInfo
Temnora albuquerqueae (Darge, 1970)Info
Temnora canui (Darge, 1991)Info
Temnora fumosa (Walker, 1856)Smoky TemnoraInfo
Temnora sardanus canui (Darge, 1991)Info
Thalassodes caprifolia (Herbulot, 1986)Info
Thalassodes quadraria (Guenée, 1857)Info
Thalassodes regressa (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Thaumatotibia batrachopa (Meyrick, 1908)Info
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick, 1913)False Codling MothInfo
Theatrocopia roseoviridis (Walsingham, 1897)Info
Theretra gauthieri (Darge, 1991)Info
Theretra viridis (Basquin, 1992)Info
Thetidia undulilinea (Warren, 1905)Info
Tobata elealis -> Palpita elealisInfo
Tolna atrigona (Prout A. E., 1927)Info
Tortrix dinota -> Choristoneura dinotaInfo
Tortrix prionistis (Meyrick, 1928)Info
Trachea chlorochrysa (Berio, 1937)Info
Trichopalpina zethesia (Hampson, 1926)Info
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Xanthopan morgani (Walker, 1856)Morgan´s SphinxInfo
Xanthopan morganii -> Xanthopan morganiInfo
Xanthorhoe tamsi (Fletcher D. S., 1963)Info
Xenostega latiscripta (Prout, 1927)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zamarada excavata (Bethune-baker, 1913)Info
Zamarada principis (Herbulot, 1958)Info
Zamarada tomensis (Pierre-baltus, 2005)Info
391 Species in Lepidoptera for São Tomé and Príncipe 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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