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Distribution path and Subregions of Sierra Leone (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Sierra Leone
Taxonomy for Saturniidae (Emperor Moths) in Sierra Leone
Class
Sierra Leone
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 248 families, 2118 genera, 4995 species
Tree
Subclass
Sierra Leone
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 247 families, 2117 genera, 4994 species
Tree
Infraclass
Sierra Leone
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 238 families, 2063 genera, 4856 species
Tree
Superorder
Sierra Leone
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 177 families, 1810 genera, 4498 species
Tree
Order
Sierra Leone
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 50 families, 881 genera, 2656 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Sierra Leone
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 49 families, 880 genera, 2655 species
Tree
Infraorder
Sierra Leone
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 49 families, 880 genera, 2655 species
Tree
Division
Sierra Leone
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 48 families, 879 genera, 2654 species
Tree
Section
Sierra Leone
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 24 families, 602 genera, 2047 species
Tree
Subsection
Sierra Leone
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 18 families, 546 genera, 1950 species
Tree
Superfamily
Sierra Leone
Bombycoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Hawk-moths)
 4 families, 51 genera, 148 species
Tree
Family
Sierra Leone
Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837) (Emperor Moths) - Systematics
 11 genera, 28 species
Site
Tree
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Genera279    worldwide
Species6.203    worldwide
Common namesEmperor Moths, Saturniids, Saturniid moths, Royal moths, Giant silkworm moths, Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths, Silk moths, Giant-silkworm moths, Wild Silk Moths
German namesPfauenspinner, Pfauenaugen, Augenspinner, Nachtpfauenaugen
Dutch namesNachtpauwogen
Danish namesNatpåfugleøjer
Finnish namesRiikinkukkokehrääjät
Norwegian namesPåfuglspinnere
Swedish namesPåfågelsspinnare
AuthorBoisduval, 1837
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Oriental


Fossils:

Cenozoic


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesSaturniidae in afromoths.net
Saturniidae in faunaeur.org
Saturniidae in itis.gov
Saturniidae in dyntaxa.se
Saturniidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Saturniidae in Sierra Leone
Aurivillius arata (Westwood, 1849)Info
Aurivillius triramis (Rothschild, 1907)Info
Carnegia mirabilis (Aurivillius, 1895)Info
Epiphora boolana (Strand, 1909)Info
Eudaemonia argiphontes (Maassen, 1877)Info
Eudaemonia brachyura -> Gonimbrasia belinaInfo
Eudaemonia minor -> Gonimbrasia belinaInfo
Holocerina angulata (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Imbrasia crameri -> Imbrasia epimetheaInfo
Imbrasia diomede -> Imbrasia epimetheaInfo
Imbrasia epimethea (Drury, 1822)Info
Imbrasia nadari -> Imbrasia epimetheaInfo
Imbrasia paradoxa -> Imbrasia epimetheaInfo
Lobobunaea acetes (Westwood, 1849)Info
Lobobunaea alberici -> Lobobunaea acetesInfo
Lobobunaea leopoldi -> Lobobunaea acetesInfo
Lobobunaea phaedusa (Drury, 1782)Info
Micragone herilla (Westwood, 1849)Info
Micragone nenia (Westwood, 1849)Info
Nudaurelia alopia (Westwood, 1849)Info
Nudaurelia eblis (Strecker, 1878)Info
Nudaurelia jamesoni (Druce, 1890)Info
Nudaurelia mitfordi (Kirby, 1892)Info
Nudaurelia staudingeri (Aurivillius, 1893)Info
Nudaurelia xanthomma (Rothschild, 1907)Info
Pselaphelia flavivitta (Walker, 1862)Info
Pselaphelia gemmifera -> Pselaphelia flavivittaInfo
Pseudobunaea alinda (Sonthonnax, 1899)Info
28 Species in Saturniidae 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
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyBombycoidea
Hawk-moths
FamilySaturniidae
Emperor Moths, Saturniids, Saturniid moths, Royal moths, Giant silkworm moths, Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths, Silk moths, Giant-silkworm moths, Wild Silk Moths
AuthorBoisduval, 1837

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