Lepidoptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 16,276,207

    Occurrences
  • 258,217

    Species
View occurrences

Overview

Full Name

Lepidoptera

Common names

  • butterflies eng
  • moth eng
  • moths eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

Living period

196.5 to 0.0 Ma

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Lepidoptera
family
210
genus
27,435
species
258,217
 
complete classification

...

1 / 1

Bibliography

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

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (121111965) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.