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Distribution path and Subregions of Micronesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Micronesia
Subregions: Caroline Islands (Federated States of Micronesia), Guam, Kiribati, Line Islands (Northern Line Islands, Southern Line Islands), Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), Palau
Taxonomy for Nymphalidae (Brush Footed Butterflies) in Micronesia
Class
Micronesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 231 families, 1150 genera, 2793 species
Tree
Subclass
Micronesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 230 families, 1148 genera, 2791 species
Tree
Infraclass
Micronesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 226 families, 1133 genera, 2753 species
Tree
Superorder
Micronesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 145 families, 833 genera, 2077 species
Tree
Order
Micronesia
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 26 families, 172 genera, 312 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Micronesia
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 26 families, 172 genera, 312 species
Tree
Infraorder
Micronesia
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 26 families, 172 genera, 312 species
Tree
Division
Micronesia
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 26 families, 172 genera, 312 species
Tree
Section
Micronesia
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 13 families, 119 genera, 247 species
Tree
Subsection
Micronesia
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 12 families, 89 genera, 167 species
Tree
Superfamily
Micronesia
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 4 families, 43 genera, 91 species
Tree
Family
Micronesia
Nymphalidae (Rafinesque, 1815) (Brush Footed Butterflies) - Systematics
 17 genera, 51 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


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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)

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Species overview - Checklist for Nymphalidae in Micronesia
Species with DNext  
Danaus affinis rubrica (Fruhstorfer, 1907)Info
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)MonarchInfo
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elymnias malelas saueri ()Info
Euploea abjecta -> Euploea algea abjectaInfo
Euploea algea (Godart, 1819)Long Branded Blue CrowInfo
Euploea algea abjecta (Butler, 1866)Info
Euploea algea eleutho (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)Info
Euploea eunice (Godart, 1819)Blue-banded King CrowInfo
Euploea eunice kadu (Von Eschscholtz, 1821)Info
Euploea hewitsonia (Bryk, 1937)Info
Euploea hewitsonii (C. & R. Felder, 1865)Hewitson´s Dwarf CrowInfo
Euploea leucostictos -> Euploea westwoodii leocharesOrange-flash CrowInfo
Euploea leucostictos nemertes (Hübner, 1807)Info
Euploea modesta tiomana (Corbet, 1937)Info
Euploea mulciber mulciber (Cramer, 1777)Striped Blue CrowInfo
Euploea nemertes -> Euploea leucostictos nemertesInfo
Euploea tulliolus pollita (Erichson, 1834)Info
Euploea westwoodii leochares (Fruhstorfer, 1910)Info
Euthalia teuta tiomanica (Eliot, 1978)Info
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Hypolimnas anomala (Wallace, 1869)Malayan EggflyInfo
Hypolimnas antilope anomala (Wallace, 1869)Info
Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758)Blue Moon ButterflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina holdeni (Butler, 1884)Info
Hypolimnas bolina nerina (Fabricius, 1775)Common EggflyInfo
Hypolimnas bolina palauensis (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
Hypolimnas bolina rarik (Eschscholtz, 1821)Info
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)MimicInfo
Hypolimnas octocula arakalulk (Semper, 1906)Info
Hypolimnas octocula marianensis (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
Hypolimnas pithoeka pithoeka (Kirsch, 1877)Info
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Junonia hedonia zelima (Fabricius, 1775)Brown SoldierInfo
Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1764)Eyed PansyInfo
Junonia villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
Junonia villida villida (Fabricius, 1787)Meadow ArgusInfo
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Lycorea halia atergatis (Doubleday, 1847)Tiger Mimic-QueenInfo
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Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758)Common evening brownInfo
Melanitis leda ponapensis (Mathew, 1889)Info
Mycalesis perseus cepheus (Butler, 1867)Dingy Bush BrownInfo
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Neptis heliodore -> Lasippa heliodoreBurmese LascarInfo
Neptis hylas guamensis (Swinhoe, 1916)Info
Neptis rivularis coenobita (Goeze, 1799)Info
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Pedaliodes palpita palpita (Adams, 1986)Info
Phalanta exulans (Hopkins, 1927)Info
Polyura athamas athamas (Drury, 1770)Common NawabInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tanaecia pelea (Fabricius, 1787)Malay ViscountInfo
Tirumala hamata hamata (Macleay, 1826)Blue TigerInfo
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Vagrans egestina (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)Info
Vagrans egista (Cramer, 1780)VagrantInfo
Vagrans egista brixia (Fruhstorfer, 1912)Info
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Ypthima baldus evanescens (Butler, 1881)Info
51 Species in Nymphalidae for Micronesia listed
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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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