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Distribution path and Subregions of Singapore (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Singapore
Subregions: Pulau Ubin
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Singapore
Class
Singapore
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 214 families, 1381 genera, 2874 species
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Subclass
Singapore
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 214 families, 1381 genera, 2874 species
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Infraclass
Singapore
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 208 families, 1356 genera, 2835 species
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Superorder
Singapore
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 127 families, 1003 genera, 2249 species
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Order
Singapore
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 37 families, 430 genera, 1087 species
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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
Singapore
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     37 families, 430 genera, 1087 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Singapore
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 1 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 55 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 2 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 2 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 11 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 32 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 139 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 3 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 322 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 34 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 17 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 210 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 50 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 62 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 2 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 22 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 12 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 20 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tineodidae (Meyrick, 1885) - 1 SpeciesFalse Plume Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 7 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 2 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 5 SpeciesBurnet Moths
37 Families with 1087 Species in Singapore
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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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