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Taxonomy for Noctuoidea (Moths)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 451495 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450944 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 449660 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 446402 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324859 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297729 species
Tree
Superfamily
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 24 families, 7960 genera, 107883 species
Tree
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Families24
Genera7.960
Species107.883
Common namesMoths
German namesEulenfalter
Finnish namesYökköset, Hammaskehrääjät, Villakehrääjät, Siilikehrääjät, Yökkösmäiset
AuthorLatreille, 1809
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Carboniferous, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, Central Pacific)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea)


Countries
Checklists
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, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, 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, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesNoctuoidea in bie.ala.org.au
Noctuoidea in faunaeur.org
Noctuoidea in itis.gov
Noctuoidea in dyntaxa.se
Noctuoidea in Wikipedia (English)
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Family    Aganaidae (Boisduval, 1833) -> Aganainae
     0 species
Family    Agaristidae (Boisduval, 1833) -> Agaristinae
     0 species
Family    Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths)
     1451 genera, 24240 species
Site
Family    Cocytiidae
     0 species
Family    Ctenuchidae (W. Kirby, 1837) -> Arctiinae
     40 genera, 56 species
Family    Dasychiridae (Packard, 1864)
     0 species
Family    Dilobidae (Kiriakoff, 1970)
     0 species
Family    Dioptidae (J. Bechyné, 1950) -> Dioptinae
     0 species
Family    Erebidae (Leach, 1815) (Erebid Moths)
     1218 genera, 18019 species
Site
Family    Euteliidae (Grote, 1882) (Euteliid Moths)
     56 genera, 1100 species
Site
Family    Herminiidae (Leach, 1815) -> Herminiinae
     0 species
Family    Hypsidae (Holloway, 1976) -> Aganainae
     0 species
Family    Liparidae (Kontkanen, 1933) -> Lymantriinae
     1 genus, 0 species
Family    Lymantriidae (Hampson, 1893) -> Lymantriinae
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Micronoctuidae (Fibiger In Fibiger & Lafonteine, 2005)
     58 genera, 296 species
Family    Noctuidae (Latreille, 1809) (Owlet Moths)
     3908 genera, 51280 species
Site
Family    Nolidae (Hampson, 1894) (Tuft moths)
     238 genera, 4415 species
Site
Family    Notodontidae (Stephens, 1829) (Prominent Moths)
     988 genera, 8463 species
Site
Family    Oenosandridae (Miller, 1991) (Snub Moths)
     2 genera, 11 species
Site
Family    Orgyiidae (Wallengren, 1861)
     0 species
Family    Pantheidae (Smith, 1898) -> Pantheinae
     0 species
Site
Family    Strepsimanidae (Meyrick, 1930) -> Strepsimaninae
     0 species
Family    Syntomidae (Herrich Schaffer, 1846) -> Syntomini
     0 species
Family    Thaumetopoeidae (Aurivillius, 1889) -> Thaumetopoeinae
     2 species
Family    Thyretidae (Butler, 1876) -> Thyretina
     0 species
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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
SuperfamilyNoctuoidea
Moths
AuthorLatreille, 1809
 
Synonyms
Notodontoidea (Stephens, 1829)

Keywords
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