Lepidoptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 14,103,884

    Occurrences
  • 263,661

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Lepidoptera

Common names

  • butterflies eng
  • moths eng
  • pepepe eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Georeferenced data

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All 12,355,426 | In viewable area

Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

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

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Appears in

Occurrence datasets

Checklists

Bibliography

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M-C. ; Grenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrm, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eeastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. 9: Phylum ARTHROPODA subphylum hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2.

Macfarlane, R. P. ; Maddison, P. A. ; Andrew, I. G. ; Berry, J. A. ; Johns, P. M. ; Hoare, R. J. B. ; Lariviere, M. -C. ; Greenslade, P. ; Henderson, R. C. ; Smithers, C. N. ; Palma, R. L. ; Ward, J. B. ; Pilgrim, R. L. C. ; Towns, D. R. ; McLellan, I. D. ; Teulon, D. A. J. ; Hitchings, T. R. ; Eastop, V. F. ; Martin, N. A. ; Fletcher, M. J. ; Stufkens, M. A. W. ; Dale, P. J. ; Burckhardt, D. ; Buckley, T. R. ; Trewick, S. A. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 2. [Chapter] Nine: Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Hexapoda: Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects, Checklist of New Zealand Hexapoda

NZAC February 2012

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Scott, R. R. ; Emberson, R. M. 1999: Handbook of the New Zealand Insect Names: Common and Scientific Names for Insects and Alllied Organisms. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of New Zealand 12: 100pp

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.