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Distribution path and Subregions of Yemen (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - West Asia - Near East - Yemen
Subregions: Socotra, South Yemen
Taxonomy for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Yemen
Class
Yemen
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 234 families, 1423 genera, 3036 species
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Subclass
Yemen
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 229 families, 1414 genera, 3023 species
Tree
Infraclass
Yemen
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 224 families, 1407 genera, 3016 species
Tree
Superorder
Yemen
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 159 families, 1177 genera, 2601 species
Tree
Order
Yemen
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 44 families, 527 genera, 1317 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
Yemen
    Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
     43 families, 526 genera, 1316 species

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Family overview for Lepidoptera (Lepidopterans) in Yemen
Alucitidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesMany Plumed Moths
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) - 27 SpeciesTiger Moths
Autostichidae (Le Marchand, 1947) - 4 SpeciesAutostichid Moths
Batrachedridae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 2 SpeciesFlower moths
Brachodidae (Agenjo, 1966) - 2 SpeciesLittle Bear Moths
Choreutidae (Stainton, 1854) - 2 SpeciesMetalmark Moths
Coleophoridae (Hübner, 1825) - 15 SpeciesCasebearer Moths
Cosmopterigidae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876) - 4 SpeciesCosmet Moths
Cossidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesCarpenterworm Moths
Crambidae (Latreille, 1810) - 64 SpeciesGrass moth
Dudgeoneidae (Berger, 1958) - 15 SpeciesDudgeon Carpenterworm Moths
Elachistidae (Bruand, 1851) - 3 SpeciesGrass Miner Moths
Erebidae (Leach, 1815) - 145 SpeciesErebid Moths
Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) - 11 SpeciesEuteliid Moths
Galacticidae (Minet, 1986) - 4 SpeciesGalacticid Moths
Gelechiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 15 SpeciesTwirler Moths
Geometridae (Leach, 1815) - 216 SpeciesGeometer Moths
Gracillariidae (Stainton, 1854) - 6 SpeciesLeafminer Moths
Hesperiidae (Latreille, 1809) - 23 SpeciesSkipper Butterflies
Hyblaeidae (Hampson, 1903) - 1 SpeciesTeak Moths
Lasiocampidae (Harris, 1841) - 2 SpeciesLappet Moths
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) - 1 SpeciesSlug Caterpillar Moths
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) - 66 SpeciesGossamer Winged Butterflies
Lyonetiidae (Stainton, 1854) - 9 SpeciesLyonet Moths
Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) - 289 SpeciesOwlet Moths
Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) - 34 SpeciesTuft moths
Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) - 1 SpeciesProminent Moths
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) - 62 SpeciesBrush Footed Butterflies
Oecophoridae (Bruand, 1851) - 1 SpeciesConcealer Moths
Papilionidae (Latreille, 1802) - 4 SpeciesSwallowtail Butterflies
Pieridae (Duponchel, 1835) - 30 SpeciesYellows & Whites & Sulphurs
Plutellidae (Guenée, 1845) - 6 SpeciesDiamondback Moths
Psychidae (Boisduval, 1828) -> Psychinae - 1 SpeciesBagworm Moths
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) - 53 SpeciesPlume Moths
Pyralidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesSnout Moths
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) - 4 SpeciesEmperor Moths
Scythrididae (Rebel, 1901) - 7 SpeciesFlower Moths
Sesiidae (Boisduval, 1828) - 4 SpeciesClearwing Moths
Sphingidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesHawk Moths
Tineidae (Latreille, 1810) - 24 SpeciesFungus Moths
Tortricidae (Latreille, 1803) - 7 SpeciesLeafroller Moths
Xyloryctidae (Meyrick, 1890) - 56 SpeciesTimber Moths
Zygaenidae (Latreille, 1809) - 2 SpeciesBurnet Moths
43 Families with 1316 Species in Yemen
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Species overview - Checklist for Lepidoptera in Yemen without family allocation
Armatophallus hackeri (Bidzilya, 2015)Info
1 Species in Lepidoptera for Yemen listed without family allocation
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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