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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Nymphalidae (Brush Footed Butterflies) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 108 families, 583 genera, 1167 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 20 families, 199 genera, 438 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Division
Lesotho
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 19 families, 198 genera, 436 species
Tree
Section
Lesotho
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 12 families, 159 genera, 359 species
Tree
Subsection
Lesotho
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 10 families, 153 genera, 345 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 4 families, 52 genera, 116 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) (Brush Footed Butterflies) - Systematics
 18 genera, 37 species
Site
Tree
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Genera1.114    worldwide
Species62.273    worldwide
Common namesBrush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies
German namesEdelfalter, Scheckenfalter, Fleckenfalter
Dutch namesVossen, Parelmoervlinders en weerschijnvlinders, Schoenlappers, Parelmoervlinders en zandoogjes, Aurelia´s, Aurelia’s
Danish namesTakvingefamilien
Finnish namesTäpläperhoset
Norwegian namesNymfevinger
Swedish namesPraktfjärilar, Ädelfjärilar
French namesNymphalides
AuthorRafinesque, 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


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, 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 ReferencesNymphalidae in bie.ala.org.au
Nymphalidae in faunaeur.org
Nymphalidae in itis.gov
Nymphalidae in dyntaxa.se
Nymphalidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Nymphalidae in Lesotho
Acraea anacreon (Trimen, 1868)Large Orange AcraeaInfo
Acraea horta (Linnaeus, 1764)Garden AcraeaInfo
Acraea lygus (Druce, 1875)Lygus AcraeaInfo
Acraea neobule (Doubleday, 1847)Wandering Donkey AcraeaInfo
Acraea stenobea (Wallengren, 1860)Suffused AcraeaInfo
Aeropetes tulbaghia (Linnaeus, 1764)Mountain PrideInfo
Byblia ilithyia (Drury, 1773)JokerInfo
Charaxes jasius saturnus (Butler, 1866)Foxy CharaxesInfo
Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758)Plain TigerInfo
Danaus chrysippus orientis (Aurivillius, 1909)Info
Dingana bowkeri (Trimen, 1806)Bowker´s WidowInfo
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Junonia hierta cebrene (Trimen, 1870)Info
Junonia oenone (Carolus Linnaeus/linnaues, 1764)Dark Blue PansyInfo
Junonia oenone oenone (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Junonia orithya madagascariensis (Guenée, 1865)Info
Melanitis leda leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common Evening BrownInfo
Meneris tulbaghia -> Aeropetes tulbaghiaTable Mountain BeautyInfo
Neita lotenia (Van Son, 1949)Loteni BrownInfo
Paternympha narycia -> Pseudonympha naryciaSpotted-eye BrownInfo
Phalanta phalantha aethiopica (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903)Common Leopard FritillaryInfo
Pseudonympha gaika (Riley, 1938)Gaika BrownInfo
Pseudonympha machacha (Riley, 1938)Machacha BrownInfo
Pseudonympha magoides (Van Son, 1955)False Silver-bottom BrownInfo
Pseudonympha magus (Fabricius, 1793)Silver-bottom BrownInfo
Pseudonympha narycia (Wallengren, 1857)Small Hillside BrownInfo
Pseudonympha paludis -> Pseudonympha magusPaludis BrownInfo
Pseudonympha penningtoni (Riley, 1938)Pennington´s BrownInfo
Pseudonympha trimenii (Butler, 1868)Trimen´s BrownInfo
Pseudonympha varii (Van Son, 1955)Vari´s BrownInfo
Serradinga bowkeri -> Dingana bowkeriBowker´s WidowInfo
Stygionympha scotina (Quickelberge, 1979)Eastern Hillside BrownInfo
Stygionympha vigilans (Trimen, 1887)Western Hillside BrownInfo
Stygionympha wichgrafi (Van Son, 1955)Wichgraf´s BrownInfo
Stygionympha wichgrafi williami (Henning & Henning, 1996)Info
Torynesis pringlei (Dickson, 1979)Pringle´s WidowInfo
Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)Cosmopolitan Painted LadySite
37 Species in Nymphalidae for Lesotho 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
FamilyNymphalidae
Brush Footed Butterflies, Fritillaries, Browns, Admirals, Four-footed butterflies, Brushfoot butterflies, Purples, Mourningclocks, Crescent-spots, Checker-spots, Anglewings, Brushfooted Butterflies
AuthorRafinesque, 1815

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