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Distribution path and Subregions of Somaliland (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - East Africa - Somaliland
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Somaliland
Class
Somaliland
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 35 families, 142 genera, 212 species
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Subclass
Somaliland
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 35 families, 142 genera, 212 species
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Infraclass
Somaliland
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 35 families, 142 genera, 212 species
Tree
Superorder
Somaliland
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 31 families, 135 genera, 199 species
Tree
Order
Somaliland
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 23 families, 104 genera, 146 species
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Families238    worldwide
Genera26.590    worldwide
Species451.487    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
Somaliland
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     22 families, 103 genera, 145 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Somaliland
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesTiger Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 8 SpeciesGrass moth
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 1 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 50 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 2 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 1 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 1 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 1 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 2 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 1 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 1 SpeciesBurnet Moths
22 Families with 145 Species in Somaliland
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Somaliland
Species with ANext  
Achthina ctenodes (Durrant, 1916)Info
Acidaliastis subbrunnescens (Prout, 1916)Info
Acontia caeruleopicta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acontia ectorrida (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acontia mesoleuca -> Acontia mesoleucoidesInfo
Acontia mesoleucoides (Poole, 1989)Info
Acontia miogona (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acraea braesia lucida (Talbot, 1932)Info
Acraea mirabilis (Butler, 1885)Marvelous AcraeaInfo
Acrapex albicostata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Acroriesis ignifusa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx mesosticta (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx simillima (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Aethalopteryx steniptera (Hampson In Poulton, 1916)Info
Agrotis pictifascia (Hampson, 1896)Info
Alaena johanna (Sharpe, 1890)Johanna´s ZuluInfo
Alpenus diversata -> Alpenus diversatusInfo
Anadiasa simplex (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Anania conistrotalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Anoba trigonosema (Hampson, 1916)Info
Anthene opalina (Stempffer, 1946)Opal HairtailInfo
Anthene somalina (Stempffer, 1936)Info
Asplenia rubrescens -> Asplenia melanodontaInfo
Athetis discopuncta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Authadistis camptogramma (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Beihania diascota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Beralade fulvostriata (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Bostra pyrochroalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Calamoschoena ascriptalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Caradrina ectomelaena (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia eurymelas (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia mesonephele (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia pericyma (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia poliochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Catephia pyramidalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cerocala albimacula (Hampson, 1916)Info
Chiasmia calvifrons (Prout, 1916)Info
Chiasmia puerilis (Prout, 1916)Info
Chionoxantha leucophaea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Coenina collenettei (Prout, 1931)Info
Coenina tergimacula (Prout, 1916)Info
Coenobasis chloronoton (Hampson, 1916)Info
Constantiodes pyralina (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cornifrons albidiscalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Cupido lactinatus ()Info
Cupido polydialecta ()Info
Cupido quadratus (Grant, 1899)Info
Cyana squalida (Karisch, 2013)Info
Cynaeda globuliferalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
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Discomiosis protrusifrons (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Dysmilichia pictimargo (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Ecpyrrhorrhoe rubritinctalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ellenbeckia monospila (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Enispa flavipars (Hampson, 1916)Info
Epamera glaucus ()Info
Epiorna xanthosoma (Jordan, 1907)Info
Eretmocera fasciata (Walsingham, 1896)Info
Estigmene griseata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ethiopica ignecolora (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ethiopica phaeocausta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma arenostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma eremochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eublemma ochricosta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eucosma somalica (Durrant, 1916)Info
Eucrostes astigmatica (Prout, 1916)Info
Eulocastra argyrostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Eutelia grisescens (Hampson, 1916)Info
Euterpiodes bleptoides (Krüger, 2012)Info
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Featheria obvia (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galtara somaliensis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Gavara leucomera (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadjina plumbeogrisea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heliocheilus albivenata (Montague, 1914)Info
Hemidromodes subbrunnescens (Prout, 1916)Info
Hemituerta nana (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heortia ocellata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Heraclia thruppi (Butler, 1886)Info
Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)Saltbush SootywingInfo
Hierochthonia featheri (Prout, 1916)Info
Hippotion moorei (Jordan, 1926)Info
Hippotion pentagramma (Hampson, 1910)Info
Hippotion rebeli (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Rebel´s Striped HawkInfo
Hypotia costinotalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Hypotia peratalis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Hypotia perstrigata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea aperta (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Idaea subtorrida (Prout L.b., 1916)Info
Isturgia prionogyna (Prout, 1916)Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kuja hamatipex (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Ludia arguta (Jordan, 1922)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Matopo heterochroa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Metarbela diodonta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Metarbela perstriata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Mimasura croceisticta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naarda nigripalpis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Neromia manderensis (Prout, 1916)Info
Nomima prophanes (Durrant, 1916)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrota somalensis (Strand, 1922)Info
Odontoretha featheri (Hampson, 1916)Info
Oedicodia melanographa (Hampson, 1916)Info
Oedicodia strigipennis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba endoplaga (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba endoscota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba exolivacea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba hemipyra (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba hemisarca (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba mesozonata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Ozarba semitorrida (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pachycoa olivacea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Phiala punctulata (Pagenstecher, 1903)Info
Plecoptera polymorpha (Hampson, 1916)Info
Poliana micra (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Info
Polymona finitorum (Collenette, 1931)Info
Postscrancia discomma (Jordan, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma perpulverata (Prout, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma perscripta (Prout, 1916)Info
Prasinocyma subfasciata (Prout, 1916)Info
Pyrausta sthenialis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rabila albiviridis (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rhesala grisea (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rhynchina endoleuca (Hampson, 1916)Info
Rufoclanis erlangeri (Rothschild & K. Jordan, 1903)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salagena eustrigata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Salma purpureopicta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Scopula horiochroea (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula minoa (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula nepheloperas (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula pyrrhochra (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula somaliata (Prout L. B., 1916)Info
Scopula timia (Prout, 1916)Info
Scopula tornisecta (Prout, 1916)Info
Scotinochroa minor (Hampson, 1916)Info
Sesquialtera ridicula (Prout, 1916)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarucus quadratus (Oglivie-grant, 1899)Info
Thalatha melanostrota (Hampson, 1916)Info
Thiacidas cerurodes (Hampson, 1916)Info
Toana nigrilineata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Typhonia psephota (Durrant, 1916)Info
Typhonia recondita (Durrant, 1916)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Udea melanostictalis -> Udea zernyiInfo
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Victoria sematoperas (Prout, 1916)Info
Virachola livia (Klug, 1834)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima asterope asterope (Klug, 1832)Info
Species with ZBack  Top
Zekelita albiscripta (Hampson, 1916)Info
Zekelita perangulata (Hampson, 1916)Info
Zeuctoboarmia syntropha (Prout, 1931)Info
146 Species in Lepidoptera for Somaliland 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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