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Distribution path and Subregions of Antarctica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Antarctica
Taxonomy for Pterophoridae (Plume Moths) in Antarctica
Class
Antarctica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 100 families, 469 genera, 699 species
Tree
Subclass
Antarctica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 100 families, 469 genera, 699 species
Tree
Infraclass
Antarctica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 100 families, 469 genera, 699 species
Tree
Superorder
Antarctica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 82 families, 426 genera, 591 species
Tree
Order
Antarctica
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 51 families, 369 genera, 521 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Antarctica
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 50 families, 366 genera, 517 species
Tree
Infraorder
Antarctica
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 50 families, 366 genera, 517 species
Tree
Division
Antarctica
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 46 families, 362 genera, 510 species
Tree
Section
Antarctica
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 23 families, 98 genera, 135 species
Tree
Subsection
Antarctica
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 20 families, 90 genera, 125 species
Tree
Superfamily
Antarctica
Pterophoroidea (Kuznetsov & Stekolnikov, 1979)
 1 family, 8 genera, 17 species
Tree
Family
Antarctica
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) (Plume Moths) - Systematics
 8 genera, 17 species
Site
Tree
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Genera128    worldwide
Species2.883    worldwide
Common namesPlume Moths, Pterophorid Moths
German namesFedermotten, Federgeistchen, Geistchen
Dutch namesVedermotten, Vedermotjes
Danish namesFjermøl
Finnish namesSulkaperhoset
Norwegian namesFjærmøll
Swedish namesFjädermott
AuthorZeller, 1841
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, 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, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, 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, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesPterophoridae in afromoths.net
Pterophoridae in faunaeur.org
Pterophoridae in itis.gov
Pterophoridae in plumemoth.com
Pterophoridae in dyntaxa.se
Pterophoridae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Pterophoridae in Antarctica
Agdistis buffelsi (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2015)Info
Agdistis gornostaevi (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2010)Info
Agdistis mostovskii (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2010)Info
Agdistis swakopi (Arenberger, 2009)Info
Agdistis violaceus (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2010)Info
Agdistis yakovi (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2010)Info
Exelastis pilum (Gielis, 2009)Info
Leesi masoala (Gibeaux, 1996)Info
Merrifieldia innae (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Paracapperia infernus (Meyrick, 1939)Info
Picardia tumbuka (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin., 2014)Info
Platyptilia albilobata (Gielis, 2011)Info
Platyptilia fletcheri (Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2016)Info
Platyptilia postbarbata (Meyrick, 1938)Info
Platyptilia stanleyi (Ustjuzhanin & Kovtunovich, 2016)Info
Stenoptilia melanoloncha (Meyrick, 1927)Info
Stenoptilia tyropiesta (Meyrick, 1932)Info
17 Species in Pterophoridae 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
SectionTineina
SubsectionTineina
SuperfamilyPterophoroidea
FamilyPterophoridae
Plume Moths, Pterophorid Moths
AuthorZeller, 1841

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