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Distribution path and Subregions of Thailand (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Thailand
Subregions: Central Thailand (Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Pathom, Phetchaburi), East Thailand (Chanthaburi, Chonburi, Trat), North Thailand (Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Uttaradit), Northeast Thailand (Chaiyaphum, Loei, Nakhon Ratchasima, Roi Et, Udon Thani), South Thailand (Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani, Phuket, Ranong, Satun, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Trang, Yala), West Thailand (Tak)
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Thailand
Class
Thailand
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 435 families, 4176 genera, 13981 species
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Subclass
Thailand
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 432 families, 4162 genera, 13966 species
Tree
Infraclass
Thailand
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 412 families, 4043 genera, 13683 species
Tree
Superorder
Thailand
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 270 families, 3243 genera, 12112 species
Tree
Order
Thailand
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 52 families, 1173 genera, 4804 species
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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
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
Thailand
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     52 families, 1173 genera, 4804 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Thailand
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 113 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Callidulidae (Moore, 1877) - 6 SpeciesOld World Butterfly Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 7 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 8 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 63 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 153 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 12 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 4 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epermeniidae (Spuler, 1910) - 1 SpeciesFringe Tufted Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 156 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 8 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 10 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 27 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 187 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Glyphipterigidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesSedge Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 41 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 616 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 3 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 20 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 12 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 43 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 949 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 8 Species
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 199 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 47 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 40 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 1048 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Palaeosetidae (Turner, 1922) - 1 SpeciesMiniature Ghost Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 239 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 194 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 3 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 13 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 18 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 43 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 68 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 14 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 232 SpeciesHawk Moths
Thyrididae (Herrich-schäffer, 1846) - 6 SpeciesPicture Winged Leaf Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 17 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 127 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Yponomeutidae (Stephens, 1829) - 5 SpeciesErmine Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 9 SpeciesBurnet Moths
51 Families with 4803 Species in Thailand
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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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