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Distribution path and Subregions of South Korea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Korea - South Korea
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in South Korea
Class
South Korea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 350 families, 3268 genera, 7475 species
Tree
Subclass
South Korea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 348 families, 3265 genera, 7469 species
Tree
Infraclass
South Korea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 330 families, 3197 genera, 7306 species
Tree
Superorder
South Korea
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 213 families, 2560 genera, 6110 species
Tree
Order
South Korea
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 54 families, 1206 genera, 2843 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
South Korea
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     54 families, 1206 genera, 2843 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in South Korea
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Apatelodidae (Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894) - 1 SpeciesAmerican Silkworm Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 95 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 4 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brahmaeidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 2 SpeciesBrahmin Moths
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 1 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Carposinidae (Walsingham, 1907) - 9 SpeciesFruitworm Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 24 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 160 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 42 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 1 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 15 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 3 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 148 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 5 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 1 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 71 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 453 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 59 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 52 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Incurvariidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesLeafcutter Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 16 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 6 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 17 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 98 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 528 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 31 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 103 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 227 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 17 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 33 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 23 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 2 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 7 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 112 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 15 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 67 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 11 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 11 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 298 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 11 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 1 SpeciesTimber Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 13 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 16 SpeciesBurnet Moths
54 Families with 2843 Species in South Korea
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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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