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Distribution path and Subregions of Antarctica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Antarctica
Subregions: Antarctic Islands (South Orkney Islands)
Taxonomy for Lycaenidae (Gossamer Winged Butterflies) in Antarctica
Class
Antarctica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Subclass
Antarctica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Infraclass
Antarctica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 121 families, 526 genera, 787 species
Tree
Superorder
Antarctica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 95 families, 470 genera, 658 species
Tree
Order
Antarctica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 51 families, 379 genera, 538 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Antarctica
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 50 families, 377 genera, 535 species
Tree
Infraorder
Antarctica
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 50 families, 377 genera, 535 species
Tree
Division
Antarctica
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 46 families, 373 genera, 528 species
Tree
Section
Antarctica
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 21 families, 262 genera, 376 species
Tree
Subsection
Antarctica
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 16 families, 224 genera, 332 species
Tree
Superfamily
Antarctica
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 3 families, 9 genera, 9 species
Tree
Family
Antarctica
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) (Gossamer Winged Butterflies) - Systematics
 4 genera, 4 species
Site
Tree
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Genera831    worldwide
Species31.297    worldwide
Common namesGossamer Winged Butterflies, Hairstreaks & Coppers & Blues, Imperial Hairstreak butterflies, Harvesters, Blue butterflies, Gossamers
German namesBläulinge
Dutch namesVuurvlinders en blauwtjes, Kleine pages, Blauwtjes
Danish namesBlåfuglefamilien
Finnish namesNopsasiivet, Kultasiivet, Sinisiivet, Sinisiipiset
Norwegian namesGlansvinger
Swedish namesJuvelvingar
French namesLycènes
AuthorLeach, 1815
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region
Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Antarctic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, 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, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, 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 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 ReferencesLycaenidae in bie.ala.org.au
Lycaenidae in faunaeur.org
Lycaenidae in itis.gov
Lycaenidae in dyntaxa.se
Lycaenidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Lycaenidae in Antarctica
Alaena rosei (Vane-wright, 1980)Info
Albulina loewi afghana (Howarth & Povolny, 1976)Info
Anthene lycotes ()Info
Arhopala micale amytis (Hewitson, 1862)Common OakblueInfo
4 Species in Lycaenidae for Antarctica 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
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyLycaenidae
Gossamer Winged Butterflies, Hairstreaks & Coppers & Blues, Imperial Hairstreak butterflies, Harvesters, Blue butterflies, Gossamers
AuthorLeach, 1815
 
Synonyms
Lycanidae (Leach, 1815)

Keywords
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