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Distribution path and Subregions of Vietnam (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - Southeast Asia - Indochinese Peninsula - Vietnam
Subregions: North Vietnam (Tonkin), South Vietnam
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Vietnam
Class
Vietnam
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 386 families, 3684 genera, 11045 species
Tree
Subclass
Vietnam
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 383 families, 3674 genera, 11033 species
Tree
Infraclass
Vietnam
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 356 families, 3605 genera, 10927 species
Tree
Superorder
Vietnam
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 243 families, 2755 genera, 9018 species
Tree
Order
Vietnam
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 44 families, 712 genera, 2028 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
Vietnam
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     44 families, 712 genera, 2028 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Vietnam
Adelidae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesLonghorned Fairy Moths
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 61 SpeciesTiger Moths
Bombycidae (Latreille, 1802) - 25 SpeciesSilkworm Moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Castniidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGiant Butterfly Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 1 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 59 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 37 SpeciesGrass moth
Drepanidae (Meyrick, 1895) - 24 SpeciesHooktip Moths
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 8 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) -> Eulophidae - 1 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Endromidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 1 SpeciesGlory Moths
Epicopeiidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 1 SpeciesOriental Swallowtail Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesErebid Moths
Eupterotidae (Swinhoe, 1892) - 7 SpeciesGiant Lappet Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 4 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 97 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 14 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hepialidae (Stephens, 1829) - 2 SpeciesGhost Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 217 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 7 SpeciesLappet Moths
Lecithoceridae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 6 SpeciesTropical Longhorned Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 38 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 336 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005) - 2 Species
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 41 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 11 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 48 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 329 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 170 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 98 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 9 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 19 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesSnout Moths
Riodinidae (Grote, 1895) - 5 SpeciesMetalmark Butterflies
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 8 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 3 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 47 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 4 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 219 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Uraniidae (Blanchard, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSwallowtail Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 8 SpeciesBurnet Moths
44 Families with 2028 Species in Vietnam
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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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