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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Pterophoridae (Plume Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 245 families, 2094 genera, 4901 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 244 families, 2093 genera, 4900 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 235 families, 2040 genera, 4768 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 176 families, 1790 genera, 4414 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 870 genera, 2609 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 869 genera, 2608 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 868 genera, 2607 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 22 families, 197 genera, 324 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Tineina (Stainton, 1857)
 17 families, 171 genera, 286 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Pterophoroidea (Kuznetsov & Stekolnikov, 1979)
 1 family, 4 genera, 7 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Pterophoridae (Zeller, 1841) (Plume Moths) - Systematics
 4 genera, 7 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 Sierra Leone
Megalophipida defectalis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida congrualis (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida defectalis -> Megalophipida defectalisInfo
Megalorhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Megalorhipida leucodactylus -> Megalophipida defectalisSpiderling Plume MothInfo
Megalorrhipida leucodactyla (Fabricius, 1793)Info
Pterophorus candidalis (Walker, 1864)Info
7 Species in Pterophoridae for Sierra Leone 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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