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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 252 families, 2312 genera, 5493 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 251 families, 2311 genera, 5492 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 242 families, 2257 genera, 5354 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 181 families, 2003 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 53 families, 1045 genera, 3061 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 52 families, 1044 genera, 3060 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 52 families, 1044 genera, 3060 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 51 families, 1043 genera, 3059 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 25 families, 246 genera, 415 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Sesiina (Heppner, 1995)
 5 families, 32 genera, 47 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Zygaenoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Burnets)
 4 families, 30 genera, 45 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Limacodidae (Duponchel, 1845) (Slug Caterpillar Moths) - Systematics
 22 genera, 28 species
Site
Tree
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Genera392    worldwide
Species2.797    worldwide
Common namesSlug Caterpillar Moths, Cup moths, Slug moths, Saddleback caterpillar moths, Slug caterpillars, Saddleback caterpillars, Slug-caterpillar moths, Saddleback-caterpillar moths, Limacodids
German namesSchneckenspinner, Asselspinner, Schildmotten, Schneckespinner
Dutch namesSlakrupsvlinders, Slakrupsen
Danish namesSneglespindere
Finnish namesEtanaperhoset
Norwegian namesSneglespinnere
Swedish namesSnigelspinnare
AuthorDuponchel, 1845
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Laos, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLimacodidae in bie.ala.org.au
Limacodidae in afromoths.net
Limacodidae in faunaeur.org
Limacodidae in itis.gov
Limacodidae in dyntaxa.se
Limacodidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Limacodidae in Sierra Leone
Altha rubrifusalis (Hampson, 1910)Info
Alunus amatus (Hering, 1935)Info
Brachiopsis conjunctoides (Hering, 1933)Info
Casphalia flavicolis (Walker, 1866)Info
Casphalia flavicollis (Walker, 1866)Info
Casphalia picta (Schaus, 1893)Info
Chrysectropa roseofasciata (Aurivillius, 1900)Info
Chrysopoloma rudis (Walker, 1865)Info
Cosuma rugosa (Walker, 1855)Info
Ctenolita anacompa (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ctenolita epargyra (Karsch, 1896)Info
Ectropona revelli (Kurshakov & Zolotuhin, 2013)Info
Halseyia fimbriata (Karsch, 1896)Info
Latoia canescens (Walker, 1855)Info
Latoia picta (Walker, 1855)Info
Latoia vivida (Walker, 1865)Info
Miresa gliricidiae (Hering, 1933)Info
Natada desperata (Hering, 1928)Info
Neomocena convergens (Hering, 1928)Info
Niphadolepis seleniphora (Hering, 1933)Info
Omocena syrtis (Schaus, 1893)Info
Parasa chlorophila (Hering, 1935)Info
Parasa semiochracea (Hering, 1933)Info
Phorma pepon (Karsch, 1896)Info
Susica molybdea (Hampson, 1910)Info
Trachyptena nigromaculata (Hering, 1928)Info
Xanthopteryx confusa (Walker, 1865)Info
Zinara ploetzi (Schaus, 1893)Info
28 Species in Limacodidae for Sierra Leone listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionTineina
SubsectionSesiina
SuperfamilyZygaenoidea
Burnets
FamilyLimacodidae
Slug Caterpillar Moths, Cup moths, Slug moths, Saddleback caterpillar moths, Slug caterpillars, Saddleback caterpillars, Slug-caterpillar moths, Saddleback-caterpillar moths, Limacodids
AuthorDuponchel, 1845
 
Synonyms
Apodidae
Cochlidiidae
Cochlidionidae
Eucleidae

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