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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Pterophoridae (Plume Moths) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 148 families, 692 genera, 1397 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 147 families, 691 genera, 1396 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 145 families, 689 genera, 1393 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 105 families, 566 genera, 1125 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 194 genera, 423 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 20 families, 194 genera, 423 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 19 families, 193 genera, 421 species
Tree
Division
Lesotho
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 19 families, 193 genera, 421 species
Tree
Section
Lesotho
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 5 families, 30 genera, 49 species
Tree
Subsection
Lesotho
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 5 families, 30 genera, 49 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Pterophoroidea (Kuznetsov & Stekolnikov, 1979)
 1 family, 3 genera, 4 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) (Plume Moths) - Systematics
 3 genera, 4 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:

America
Asia
Eurasia
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical
Afrotropical


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


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 Lesotho
Hellinsia basuto (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Merrifieldia innae (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Platyptilia bowkeri (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
Platyptilia sochivkoi (Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2011)Info
4 Species in Pterophoridae 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
SectionTineina
SubsectionTineina
SuperfamilyPterophoroidea
FamilyPterophoridae
Plume Moths, Pterophorid Moths
AuthorZeller, 1841

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