Lepidoptera

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsecta

  • 17,408,852

    Occurrences
  • 257,083

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Lepidoptera

Common names

  • butterflies eng
  • moths eng
  • Borboleta por
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Lepidoptera
family
206
genus
27,397
species
257,083
 
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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 (117262017) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.