Lepidoptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 17,874,743

    Occurrences
  • 263,661

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Lepidoptera

Common names

  • butterflies eng
  • moths eng
  • Borboleta por
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Lepidoptera
family
204
genus
27,146
species
263,661
 
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Occurrence datasets

Checklists

Bibliography

De Pauw, N. & Vannevel, R. (eds.) (1991)

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.