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Distribution path and Subregions of United Arab Emirates (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - United Arab Emirates
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in United Arab Emirates
Class
United Arab Emirates
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 135 families, 538 genera, 1058 species
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Subclass
United Arab Emirates
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 135 families, 538 genera, 1058 species
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Infraclass
United Arab Emirates
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 129 families, 524 genera, 1035 species
Tree
Superorder
United Arab Emirates
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 96 families, 460 genera, 943 species
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Order
United Arab Emirates
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 33 families, 227 genera, 402 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
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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
United Arab Emirates
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     33 families, 227 genera, 402 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in United Arab Emirates
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 1 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 1 SpeciesFlower moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 1 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 18 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 17 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 17 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 55 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 9 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 12 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 SpeciesErebid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 5 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 53 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 1 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 6 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Nepticulidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesMinute Eye Cap Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 21 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 3 SpeciesTuft moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 8 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 4 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 3 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 6 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 18 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 83 SpeciesSnout Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 2 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 3 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tischeriidae (Spuler, 1898) - 1 SpeciesTrumpet Leafminer Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 11 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 10 SpeciesTimber Moths
33 Families with 402 Species in United Arab Emirates
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in United Arab Emirates
Species with ANext  
Acalyptris galinae (Puplesis, 1984)Info
Acalyptris gielisi (Van Nieukerken, 2010)Info
Acalyptris psammophricta (Meyrick, 1921)Info
Acalyptris repeteki (Puplesis, 1984)Info
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)Death´s-head Hawk-mothInfo
Acherontia styx (Westwood, 1847)Info
Achyra ochrifascialis (Christoph, 1877)Info
Acontia biskrensis (Oberthur, 1887)Info
Acontia trimaculata -> Acontia umbrigeraInfo
Acontia umbrigera (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874)Info
Acrobasis minutalis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Acteniopsis robustus (Asselbergs, 2010)Info
Adelosemia dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Adelosemia odontella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia satanella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Adelosemia subsoritella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Aeschremon desertalis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Aeschremon ochrealis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Aeschremon similis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Africalpe intrusa -> Africalpe vagabundaInfo
Africalpe vagabunda (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Agdistis nanodes (Meyrick, 1906)Info
Agdistis olei (Arenberger, 1976)Info
Agdistis qurayyahiensis (Gielis, 2008)Info
Agdistis tamaricis (Zeller, 1847)Tamarisk PlumeSite
Agdistis tenera (Arenberger, 1976)Info
Age arabica -> Age onychisticaInfo
Age onychistica (Diakonoff, 1982)Info
Aglossa aglossalis (Ragonot, 1892)Info
Agrotis sardzeana (Brandt, 1941)Info
Alloclita cerritella (Riedl, 1993)Info
Alloclita delozona (Meyrick, 1919)Info
Alucita inflativora (Gielis & Buszko, 2009)Info
Ambluncus nervocellus (Amsel, 1953)Info
Amselia heringi (Amsel, 1935)Info
Anatrachyntis simplex (Walsingham, 1891)Info
Anatrachyntis vanharteni (Koster, 2010)Info
Ancylis sederana (Chrétien, 1915)Info
Ancylolomia benderella -> Ancylolomia micropalpellaInfo
Ancylolomia micropalpella (Amsel, 1951)Info
Ancylosis albifrontella (Asselbergs, 2010)Info
Ancylosis aspilatella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Ancylosis costistrigella (Ragonot, 1890)Info
Ancylosis lacteicostella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Ancylosis nubeculella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Ancylosis obscuripunctella (Roesler, 1973)Info
Ancylosis ochraceela (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Ancylosis partitella (Ragonot, 1887)Info
Anerastia ablutella -> Raphimetopus ablutellaGreen BorerInfo
Anthene amarah (Guérin-méneville, 1847)Black-striped HairtailInfo
Antigastra catalaunalis (Duponchel, 1833)Sesame Leafroller MothInfo
Anumeta asiatica (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Anydrophila stuebeli (Calberla, 1891)Info
Aphomia sabella (Hampson, 1901)Greater Date MothInfo
Arctiocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
Arenipses sabella -> Aphomia sabellaGreater Date MothInfo
Armada maritima (Brandt, 1939)Info
Arsenaria caidalis (Hampson, 1900)Info
Arsenaria hyrcanalis (Amsel, 1951)Info
Asalebria adiudicata (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Ascalenia callynella (Kasy, 1968)Info
Ascalenia kairaella (Kasy, 1969)Info
Aucha polyphaenoides (Wiltshire, 1961)Info
Autocharis amethystina -> Autocharis fessalisInfo
Autocharis fessalis (Swinhoe, 1886)Info
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bactra minima (Meyrick, 1909)Info
Bactra venosana (Zeller, 1847)Nutsedge BorerInfo
Batrachedra amydraula (Meyrick, 1916)Lesser Date MothInfo
Bazaria lixiviella (Erschoff, 1874)Info
Bazaria pempeliella (Ragonot, 1893)Info
Belutchistania squamalis (Amsel, 1951)Info
Belutschistania squamalis (Amsel, 1951)Info
Bifascioides leucomelanella (Rebel, 1916)Info
Brachyglossina sciasmatica (Brandt, 1941)Info
Brephidium exilis (Boisduval, 1852)Western Pygmy BlueInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Canthelea safadalis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Capperia celeusi (Schmid, 1887)Info
Caradrina africarabica (Plante, 1997)Info
Cardepia legraini (Hacker, 1998)Info
Ceutholopha isidis (Zeller, 1867)Info
Cherchera abatesella (Dumont, 1932)Info
Chilades parrhasius (Fabricius, 1793)Indian CupidInfo
Chloroclystis palaearctica (Brandt, 1938)Info
Choreutis aegyptiaca (Zeller, 1867)Info
Choreutis hypocroca -> Choreutis aegyptiacaInfo
Churia gallagheri (Wiltshire, 1985)Info
Cleora nana (Hausmann & Skou, 2008)Info
Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis (Boisduval, 1833)Lesser Rice-LeafrollerInfo
Coccidiphila nivea (Koster, 2010)Info
Coleophora albidorsella (Toll, 1942)Info
Coleophora arabica -> Coleophora viettellaInfo
Coleophora eilatica (Baldizzone, 1994)Info
Coleophora fulgidella (Toll & Amsel, 1967)Info
Coleophora gymnocarpella (Walsingham, 1907)Info
Coleophora jerusalemella (Toll, 1942)Info
Coleophora lasloella (Baldizzone, 1982)Info
Coleophora mausolella (Chrétien, 1908)Info
Coleophora niphomesta (Meyrick, 1917)Info
Coleophora nurmahal (Toll, 1957)Info
Coleophora palaestinella -> Coleophora mausolellaInfo
Coleophora safadella (Van Der Wolf, 2008)Info
Coleophora sarobiensis -> Coleophora niphomestaInfo
Coleophora sudanella (Rebel, 1916)Info
Coleophora thermoleuca -> Coleophora mausolellaInfo
Coleophora versurella (Zeller, 1849)Pale Orache Case-bearerInfo
Coleophora viettella (Toll, 1956)Info
Colias hyale (Linnaeus, 1758)Pale Clouded YellowInfo
Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775)Topaz ArabInfo
Colotis phisadia (Godart, 1819)Blue-spotted ArabInfo
Cosmopterix crassicervicella (Chrétien, 1896)Info
Cossus aegyptiacus (Hampson, 1910)Info
Cossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus bianchii (Krüger, 1934)Info
Cossus bongiovannii -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus cheesmani -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus saharae -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Cossus tahlai -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Cossus turati (Krüger, 1934)Info
Creatonotos omanirana (De Freina, 2007)Info
Crocidosema plebejana (Zeller, 1847)Cotton tipwormInfo
Cucullia boryphora (Fischer Von Waldheim, 1840)Info
Cucullia lignata -> Cucullia boryphoraInfo
Cucullia rimula -> Cucullia boryphoraInfo
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dalakia uniformella (Amsel, 1961)Info
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Dasodis cladographa (Diakonoff, 1983)Info
Depressaria arabica -> Depressaria moranellaInfo
Dhahrania fasciella -> Alloclita delozonaInfo
Diaphana indica (Saunders, 1851)Cucumber MothInfo
Ditrachyptera verruciferella (Ragonot, 1888)Info
Divona parvella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Drasteria kabylaria (Bang-haas, 1906)Info
Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller, 1847)Exotic Greenhouse InvasiveInfo
Dyspessa intermedia -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elachista densa (Parenti, 1981)Info
Elachista veruta (Kaila, 2008)Info
Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)Morning-glory Plume MothSite
Emprepes flavomarginalis -> Heliothela flavomarginalisInfo
Empusa hedenborgii (Stal, 1871)Info
Epicrocis pseudodiscomaculella -> Epidauria chionocraspisInfo
Epicrocis safadalis (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Epicrocis sahariensis (Rothschild, 1921)Info
Epicrocis signatella (Pagenstecher, 1907)Info
Epicrocis umbratella (Pagenstecher, 1907)Info
Epidauria cantonella (Shibuya, 1931)Info
Epidauria chionocraspis (Hampson, 1918)Info
Epiepischnia minimella (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Epimetasia rufoarenalis (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Epischnia albella (Amsel, 1954)Info
Eremocossus senegalensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Eremocossus vaulogeri (Staudinger, 1897)Info
Eretmocera bradleyi (Amsel, 1961)Info
Eretmocera impactella (Walker, 1864)Info
Eteobalea sumptuosella (Lederer, 1855)Info
Ethmia alba (Amsel, 1949)Info
Ethmia euphraticella -> Ethmia lepidellaInfo
Ethmia lecmima (Sattler, 1967)Info
Ethmia lepidella (Chrétien, 1907)Info
Ethmia libyella (Ragonot, 1892)Info
Ethmia niveella -> Ethmia libyellaInfo
Ethmia quadrinotella (Mann, 1861)Info
Etiella zinckenella (Treitschke, 1832)Lima bean podborerInfo
Eublemma blanca (Fibiger & Legrain, 2009)Info
Eublemma fastrei (Fibiger & Legrain, 2009)Info
Eublemma siticuosa (Lederer, 1858)Info
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811)Necklace VeneerInfo
Euchromius vinculellus (Zeller, 1847)Info
Euclasta mirabilis (Amsel, 1949)Info
Eupithecia amiralis (Wiltshire, 1986)Info
Eupithecia maerkerata (Schütze, 1961)Info
Eupithecia mekrana (W. Brandt, 1941)Info
Eupithecia mekrana amiralis (Wiltshire, 1986)Info
Eupithecia tenellata (Dietze, 1906)Info
Eupithecia ultimaria (Boisduval, 1840)Channel Islands PugInfo
Eurrhyparodes tricoloralis (Zeller, 1852)Info
Evergestis desertalis (Hübner, 1813)Info
Evergestis laristanalis (Amsel, 1961)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Faveria cineracella (Amsel, 1953)Info
Faveria dionysia (Zeller, 1846)Info
Faveria tchourouma (Amsel, 1961)Info
Fulcrifera refrigescens (Meyrick, 1924)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galleria mellonella (Linnaeus, 1758)Honeycomb mothInfo
Gisilia gielisi (Koster, 2010)Info
Gisilia sclerodes (Meyrick, 1909)Info
Glossotrophia chalcographata -> Scopula chalcographataInfo
Glossotrophia gracilis (Brandt, 1941)Info
Glossotrophia similata -> Scopula sordariaInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hadena hajara (Hacker & Legrain, 1996)Info
Hapsiferona arabica (Gaedike, 2009)Info
Harpadispar diffusalis (Guenée, 1854)Info
Helcystogramma convolvuli (Walsingham, 1908)Black leaf folderInfo
Heliothela flavomarginalis (Amsel, 1951)Info
Heliothela kruegeri -> Heliothela oreiasInfo
Heliothela ophideresana (Walker, 1863)Info
Heliothela oreias (Turner, 1915)Info
Heliothela pusilla -> Heliothela oreiasInfo
Hellula undalis (Fabricius, 1781)Old World WebwormInfo
Hemidromodes sabulifera (Prout, 1922)Info
Hemidromodes sabulifera hessa (Prout, 1935)Info
Hemithea punctifimbria (Warren, 1896)Info
Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)Grass WebwormInfo
Hesperilla chrysotricha leucosia (Waterhouse, 1938)Info
Heteropalpia acrosticta (Puneler, 1904)Info
Heteropalpia rosacea (Rebel, 1907)Info
Heteropalpia vetusta (Walker, 1865)Info
Hipparchia parisatis (Kollar, 1849)White-edged Rock BrownInfo
Hippotion celerio (L., 1758)Silver-striped Hawk-mothInfo
Holcocerus baloutchistanensis -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Holcocerus desioi -> Holcocerus holosericeusInfo
Holcocerus faroulti -> Holcocerus holosericeusInfo
Holcocerus holosericeus (Staudinger, 1884)Info
Holcocerus persicus -> Holcocerus holosericeusInfo
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)Striped Hawk-mothInfo
Hymenoptychis sordida (Zeller, 1852)Pneumatophore MothInfo
Hyperythra swinhoei (Butler, 1880)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypopta cognata -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta mussolinii -> Mormogystia reibelliiInfo
Hypopta vaulogeri -> Cossus bianchiiInfo
Hypotia birgita (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Hypotia colchicalis (Herrich-schäffer, 1851)Info
Hypotia mimicralis (Amsel, 1951)Info
Hypotia mineti (Leraut, 2004)Info
Hypotia numidalis -> Hypotia colchicalisInfo
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idaea eremica (Brandt, 1941)Info
Idaea granulosa (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Idaea illustris (Brandt, 1941)Info
Idaea mimetes (Brandt, 1941)Info
Idaea sanctaria (Staudinger, 1900)Info
Idaea sanctaria crassisquama (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Idaea sordida (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Isauria dilucidella (Duponchel, 1836)Info
Isturgia disputaria (Guenée, 1858)Maltese BloomInfo
Species with JBack  Next  Top
Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1764)Eyed PansyInfo
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lamellocossus aries -> Arctiocossus ariesInfo
Lamoria adaptella (Walker, 1863)Plain LamoriaInfo
Lamoria anella -> Lamoria attamascaInfo
Lamoria attamasca (Whalley, 1964)Info
Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenée, 1854)Brinjal Fruit and Shoot BorerInfo
Lithostege fissurata (Mabille, 1888)Info
Lithostege fissurata inanis (Prout In Seitz, 1941)Info
Loboschiza koenigiana (Fabricius, 1775)Leaf WebberInfo
Lycaena phlaeas shima (Gabriel, 1954)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)Mung MothInfo
Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactylus -> Megalophipida defectalisSpiderling Plume MothInfo
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megasis cuencella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Meharia breithaupti (Yakovlev, 2014)Info
Meharia semilactea (Warren & Rothschild, 1905)Info
Microloxia indecretata (Walker, 1863)Info
Microloxia ruficornis (Warren, 1897)Info
Mormogystia reibellii (Oberthür, 1876)Info
Myelois quadripunctella (Zerny, 1914)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neoblastobasis eurotella (Adamski, 2010)Info
Neorastia albicostella (Amsel, 1953)Info
Neromia pulvereisparsa (Hampson, 1896)Info
Nigilgia superbella (Rebel, 1907)Info
Nola squalida (Staudinger, 1871)Info
Nola trini (Fibiger & Legrain, 2009)Info
Nomia forbesi (Kirby, 1900)Info
Nomia forbesii (W. F. Kirby, 1900)Info
Nomia lutea (Warncke, 1976)Info
Nomia zonaria (Walker, 1871)Info
Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)Rush VeneerInfo
Noorda blitealis (Walker, 1859)Moringa MothInfo
Nycterosea obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)The GemInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oligochroa terrella -> Faveria dionysiaInfo
Ophiorrhabda cellifera (Meyrick, 1912)Info
Oraesia intrusa (Krüger, 1939)Info
Orthonama obstipata -> Nycterosea obstipataGemInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Palaeaspilates sublutearia (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Palepicorsia ustrinalis (Christoph, 1877)Info
Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Lime ButterflyInfo
Papilio machaon (Linnaeus, 1758)SwallowtailSite
Papilio machaon muetingi (Seyer, 1976)Info
Paralaodamia ajbanica (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Pasiphila palaearctica (Brandt, 1938)Info
Pediasia numidella (Rebel, 1903)Info
Pediasia numidellus (Rebel, 1903)Info
Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius, 1798)Dark Small-branded SwiftInfo
Pempelia arida (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Pempelia malacella -> Pseudosyria malacellaInfo
Pempelia tchabaharella (Amsel, 1950)Info
Pempeliella malacella (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Pempeliella matilella (Leraut, 2001)Info
Perissomastix versicolor (Gaedike, 2009)Info
Perissomastix wadimaidaq (Gaedike, 2009)Info
Phaiogramma discessa (Walker, 1861)Info
Phycita arabica (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Phyllocnistis citrella (Stainton, 1856)CLMInfo
Pieris rapae (Linnaeus, 1758)White butterflySite
Piletocera opacalis (Rebel, 1926)Info
Pingasa lahayei (Oberthür, 1887)Info
Pingasa lahayei multispurcata (Prout, 1913)Info
Plecoptera reflexa (Guenée, 1852)Info
Pontia daplidice -> Pontia edusaBath WhiteInfo
Pontia edusa (Fabricius, 1777)Eastern Bath WhiteInfo
Prionapteryx soudanensis -> Surattha soudanensisInfo
Prionapteryx strioliger -> Surattha strioligerInfo
Prochoristis rupicapralis (Lederer, 1855)Info
Prochoristis rupricapralis (Lederer, 1855)Info
Pseudascalenia riadella (Kasy, 1968)Info
Pseudomegasis gabalitella -> Divona parvellaInfo
Pseudosterrha rufistrigata (Hampson, 1896)Info
Pseudosyria gracilis -> Pseudosyria malacellaInfo
Pseudosyria malacella (Staudinger, 1870)Info
Psorosticha acrolopha -> Psorosticha zizyphiCitrus Leaf RollerInfo
Psorosticha zizyphi (Stainton, 1859)Citrus Leaf RollerInfo
Pterophorus wahlbergi (Zeller, 1851)Info
Pyralis comparalis -> Tegostoma comparalisInfo
Pyralis pictalis (J. Curtis, 1834)Painted Meal MothInfo
Pyrausta laristanalis (Amsel, 1961)Info
Pyrausta panopealis -> Pyrausta phaenicealisPerilla Leaf MothInfo
Pyrausta phaenicealis (Hübner, 1818)Perilla Leaf MothInfo
Pyrausta phragmatidalis (Hampson, 1908)Info
Pyrausta pilatealis (Barnes & Mcdunnough, 1914)Info
Pyroderces argentata (Koster, 2010)Info
Pyroderces wolschrijni (Koster & Sinev, 2003)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Raphimetopus ablutella (Zeller, 1839)Green BorerInfo
Raphimetopus buxtoni -> Raphimetopus ablutellaGreen BorerInfo
Raphimetopus stigmatella -> Raphimetopus ablutellaGreen BorerInfo
Rhinaphe seeboldi -> Raphimetopus ablutellaGreen BorerInfo
Rhodometra sacraria (Linnaeus, 1767)The VestalInfo
Rungsina mimicralis -> Hypotia minetiInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Salagena guichardi (Wiltshire, 1980)Info
Saluria eremica (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Scolia carbonaria (Linneus, 1767)Info
Scopula adelpharia (Püngeler, 1894)Info
Scopula caesaria (Walker, 1861)Info
Scopula caesaria walkeros (Wiltshire, 1981)Info
Scopula chalcographata (Brandt, 1938)Info
Scopula harteni (Hausmann, 2009)Info
Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)Petite WaveInfo
Scopula omana (Wiltshire, 1977)Info
Scopula relictata (Walker, 1866)Info
Scopula similata (Le Cerf, 1924)Info
Scopula sordaria (Karisch, 2001)Info
Scotomera gielisi (Asselbergs, 2008)Info
Scotomera minimalis (Amsel, 1949)Info
Scythris amplexella (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Scythris cucullella (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Scythris elachistoides (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Scythris kebirella (Amsel, 1935)Info
Scythris nipholecta (Meyrick, 1924)Info
Scythris pangalactis -> Scythris pelinaulaInfo
Scythris parenthesella (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Scythris pelinaula (Meyrick, 1916)Info
Scythris valgella (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Scythris valvaearcella (Bengtsson, 2002)Info
Selania resedana (Obraztsov, 1959)Info
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Walker., 1864)Geranium Plume MothInfo
Spialia doris (Walker, 1870)Aden SkipperInfo
Spialia mangana (Rebel, 1899)Arabian Grizzled SkipperInfo
Spiralisigna angusta (Hausmann & Skou, 2008)Info
Spoladea recurvalis (Fabricius, 1775)Beet webwormInfo
Stagmatophora sclerodes -> Gisilia sclerodesInfo
Staphylus oeta (Plötz, 1884)Oeta SootywingInfo
Stathmopoda auriferella (Walker, 1864)Info
Stathmopoda bicolorella (Koster, 2010)Info
Stathmopoda ficivora (Kasy, 1973)Info
Staudingeria adustella -> Ancylosis partitellaInfo
Staudingeria albifrontella -> Ancylosis albifrontellaInfo
Staudingeria aspilatella -> Ancylosis aspilatellaInfo
Staudingeria partitella -> Ancylosis partitellaInfo
Stenodacma wahlbergi -> Stenoptilia aktashiensisInfo
Stenoptilia aethiopica (Gibeaux, 1994)Info
Stenoptilia aktashiensis (Gibeaux, 1997)Info
Stenoptilodes taprobanes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)Info
Stigmella birgittae (Gustafsson, 1985)Info
Stigmella xystodes (Meyrick, 1916)Info
Stiphrometasia monialis (Erschoff, 1872)Info
Surattha soudanensis (Hampson, 1919)Info
Surattha strioliger (Rothschild, 1913)Info
Surattha stroblei -> Surattha strioligerInfo
Susia uberalis (Swinhoe, 1884)Info
Synclera traducalis (Zeller, 1852)Variegated PearlInfo
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Tarucus balkanica (Freyer, 1844)Little Tiger BlueInfo
Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer, 1844)Balkan PierrotInfo
Tarucus theophrastus (Fabricius, 1793)Common Tiger BlueInfo
Tegostoma comparalis (Hübner, 1796)Info
Thiacidas postica (Walker, 1855)Info
Tischeria ptarmica (Meyrick, 1908)Info
Tortilia pallidella (Kasy, 1973)Info
Traminda mundissima (Walker, 1861)Info
Trogium vanharteni (Lienhard, 2008)Info
Turatia iranica (Gozmany, 1967)Info
Tuxentius balkanica (Freyer, 1843)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Ulotrichopus tinctipennis (Hampson, 1902)Info
Utetheisa amhara (Jordan, 1939)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
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Wiltshirocossus aries (Püngeler, 1902)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xanthorhoe peribleta (Brandt, 1941)Info
Xanthorhoe wiltshirei (Brandt, 1941)Info
Species with YBack  Next  Top
Ypthima asterope -> Ypthima granulosaAfrican RingletInfo
Ypthima granulosa (Butler, 1883)Granular RingletInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zygophyxia relictata -> Scopula relictataInfo
402 Species in Lepidoptera for United Arab Emirates 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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