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Lepidoptera

12144  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:12144)

Linnaeus, 1758
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  1. Family Acanthopteroctetidae Davis, 1978
  2. Family Adelidae Bruand, 1850
  3. Family Aenigmatineidae Kristensen & Edwards in Kristensen et al., 2015
  4. Family Agathiphagidae Kristensen, 1967
  5. Family Aididae Schaus, 1906
  6. Family Alucitidae Leach, 1815
  7. Family Andesianidae Davis & Gentili, 2003
  8. Family Anomosetidae Tillyard, 1919
  9. Family Anthelidae Turner, 1904
  10. Family Apatelodidae Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894
  11. Family Archaeolepidae Whalley, 1985 †
  12. Family Argyresthiidae Bruand, 1850
  13. Family Ascololepidopterigidae Zhang, Shih, Labandeira & Ren in Zhang et al., 2013 †
  14. Family Attevidae Mosher, 1916
  15. Family Autostichidae Le Marchand, 1947
  16. Family Batrachedridae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  17. Family Bedelliidae Meyrick, 1880
  18. Family Blastobasidae Meyrick, 1894
  19. Family Bombycidae Latreille, 1802
  20. Family Brachodidae Agenjo, 1966
  21. Family Brahmaeidae Swinhoe, 1892
  22. Family Bucculatricidae Fracker, 1915
  23. Family Callidulidae Moore, 1877
  24. Family Carposinidae Walsingham, 1897
  25. Family Carthaeidae Common, 1966
  26. Family Castniidae Boisduval, 1828
  27. Family Cecidosidae Bréthes, 1916
  28. Family Choreutidae Stainton, 1858
  29. Family Cimeliidae Chrétien, 1916
  30. Family Coleophoridae Bruand, 1850
  31. Family Copromorphidae Meyrick, 1905
  32. Family Cosmopterigidae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  33. Family Cossidae Leach, 1815
  34. Family Crambidae Latreille, 1810
  35. Family Cyclotornidae Meyrick, 1912
  36. Family Dalceridae Dyar, 1898
  37. Family Depressariidae Meyrick, 1883
  38. Family Doidae Donahue & Brown, 1987
  39. Family Douglasiidae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  40. Family Drepanidae Boisduval, 1828
  41. Family Dudgeoneidae Berger, 1958
  42. Family Elachistidae Bruand, 1850
  43. Family Endromidae Boisduval, 1828
  44. Family Eolepidopterigidae Rasnitsyn, 1983 †
  45. Family Epermeniidae Spuler, 1910
  46. Family Epicopeiidae Swinhoe, 1892
  47. Family Epipyropidae Dyar, 1903
  48. Family Erebidae Leach, 1815
  49. Family Eriocottidae Spuler, 1898
  50. Family Eriocraniidae Rebel, 1901
  51. Family Eupterotidae Swinhoe, 1892
  52. Family Euteliidae Grote, 1882
  53. Family Galacticidae Minet, 1986
  54. Family Gelechiidae Stainton, 1854
  55. Family Geometridae Leach, 1815
  56. Family Glyphipterigidae Stainton, 1854
  57. Family Gracillariidae Stainton, 1854
  58. Family Hedylidae Guenée, 1858
  59. Family Heliodinidae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  60. Family Heliozelidae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  61. Family Hepialidae Stephens, 1829
  62. Family Hesperiidae Latreille, 1809
  63. Family Heterobathmiidae Kristensen & Nielsen, 1979
  64. Family Heterogynidae Rambur, 1866
  65. Family Himantopteridae Rogenhofer, 1884
  66. Family Hyblaeidae Hampson, 1903
  67. Family Immidae Common, 1979
  68. Family Incurvariidae Spuler, 1898
  69. Family Lacturidae Heppner, 1995
  70. Family Lasiocampidae Harris, 1841
  71. Family Lecithoceridae Le Marchand, 1947
  72. Family Lepidoptera incertae sedis
  73. Family Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845
  74. Family Lophocoronidae Common, 1973
  75. Family Lycaenidae Leach, 1815
  76. Family Lyonetiidae Stainton, 1854
  77. Family Lypusidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857
  78. Family Megalopygidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
  79. Family Mesokristenseniidae Huang, Nel & Minet, 2010 †
  80. Family Metarbelidae Strand, 1909
  81. Family Micropterigidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
  82. Family Millieriidae Heppner, 1982
  83. Family Mimallonidae Burmeister, 1878
  84. Family Mnesarchaeidae Eyer, 1924
  85. Family Momphidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857
  86. Family Neopseustidae Hering, 1925
  87. Family Neotheoridae Kristensen, 1978
  88. Family Nepticulidae Stainton, 1854
  89. Family Noctuidae Latreille, 1809
  90. Family Noctuoidea incertae sedis †
  91. Family Nolidae Bruand, 1847
  92. Family Notodontidae Stephens, 1829
  93. Family Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815
  94. Family Oecophoridae Bruand, 1850
  95. Family Oenosandridae Miller, 1991
  96. Family Opostegidae Meyrick, 1893
  97. Family Palaeosetidae Turner, 1922
  98. Family Palaephatidae Davis, 1986
  99. Family Papilionidae Latreille, 1802
  100. Family Phaudidae Kirby, 1892
  101. Family Phiditiidae Minet, 1994
  102. Family Pieridae Swainson, 1820
  103. Family Plutellidae Guenée, 1845
  104. Family Praydidae Moriuti, 1977
  105. Family Prodidactidae Epstein & Brown, 2003
  106. Family Prodoxidae Riley, 1881
  107. Family Prototheoridae Meyrick, 1917
  108. Family Pseudobistonidae Minet, Rajaei & Stüning in Rajaei et al., 2015
  109. Family Psychidae Boisduval, 1829
  110. Family Pterolonchidae Meyrick, 1918
  111. Family Pterophoridae Latreille, 1802
  112. Family Pyralidae Latreille, 1809
  113. Family Ratardidae Hampson, 1898
  114. Family Riodinidae Grote, 1895
  115. Family Roeslerstammiidae Bruand, 1850
  116. Family Saturniidae Boisduval, 1837
  117. Family Schistonoeidae Hodges, 1998
  118. Family Schreckensteiniidae Fletcher, 1929
  119. Family Scythrididae Rebel, 1901
  120. Family Sematuridae Guenée, 1858
  121. Family Sesiidae Boisduval, 1828
  122. Family Simaethistidae Minet, 1991
  123. Family Somabrachyidae Hampson, 1920
  124. Family Sphingidae Latreille, 1802
  125. Family Stathmopodidae Janse, 1917
  126. Family Thyrididae Herrich-Schäffer, 1846
  127. Family Tineidae Latreille, 1810
  128. Family Tineodidae Meyrick, 1885
  129. Family Tischeriidae Spuler, 1898
  130. Family Tortricidae Latreille, 1802
  131. Family Tridentaformidae Regier, Mitter, Kristensen, Davis, van Nieukerken, Rota, Simonsen, Mitter, Kawahara, Yen, Cummings & Zwick, 2015
  132. Family Undopterigidae Kozlov, 1988 †
  133. Family Uraniidae Leach, 1815
  134. Family Urodidae Kyrki, 1988
  135. Family Whalleyanidae Minet, 1991
  136. Family Xyloryctidae Meyrick, 1890
  137. Family Yponomeutidae Stephens, 1829
  138. Family Ypsolophidae Guenée, 1845
  139. Family Zygaenidae Latreille, 1809
  140. Family Blastodacnidae Clarke, 1962 accepted as Elachistidae Bruand, 1850 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  141. Family Lepidoptera (awaiting allocation) (temporary name)
  142. Family Zygaenoidea (awaiting allocation) (temporary name)
  143. Family Acraeidae Boisduval, 1833 accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily/tribe)
  144. Family Acrolepidae accepted as Glyphipterigidae Stainton, 1854 (Misspelling of Acrolepiidae)
  145. Family Acrolepiidae Heinemann, 1870 accepted as Glyphipterigidae Stainton, 1854
  146. Family Acrolophidae Fracker, 1915 accepted as Tineidae Latreille, 1810 (currently treated as subfamily)
  147. Family Aganaidae Boisduval, 1833 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  148. Family Agaristidae Boisduval, 1833 accepted as Noctuidae Latreille, 1809 (currently treated as subfamily)
  149. Family Agonoxenidae Meyrick, 1926 accepted as Elachistidae Bruand, 1850 (currently treated as subfamily Parametriotinae in Elachistidae)
  150. Family Amathusiidae Moore, 1894 accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as tribe)
  151. Family Amphisbatidae Spuler, 1910 accepted as Lypusidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857
  152. Family Amphitheridae Meyrick, 1914 accepted as Roeslerstammiidae Bruand, 1850
  153. Family Anomoeotidae Hering, 1937 accepted as Himantopteridae Rogenhofer, 1884 (currently treated as subfamily)
  154. Family Apoprogonidae Hampson, 1918 accepted as Sematuridae Guenée, 1858 (currently treated as subfamily)
  155. Family Arbelidae Hampson, 1893 accepted as Metarbelidae Strand, 1909 (unavailable (type genus is a junior homonym))
  156. Family Arctiidae Leach, 1815 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  157. Family Arrhenophanidae Walsingham, 1913 accepted as Psychidae Boisduval, 1829 (currently treated as subfamily)
  158. Family Axiidae Rebel, 1919 accepted as Cimeliidae Chrétien, 1916 (junior homonym and synonym)
  159. Family Brassolidae Boisduval, 1836 accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as tribe)
  160. Family Carcinidae Meyrick, 1906 accepted as Depressariidae Meyrick, 1883 (junior homonym and synonym)
  161. Family Cercophanidae accepted as Saturniidae Boisduval, 1837 (currently treated as subfamily)
  162. Family Chimabachidae Heinemann, 1870 accepted as Lypusidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1857 (currently treated as subfamily)
  163. Family Chrysopolomidae Aurivillius, 1895 accepted as Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 (currently treated as subfamily)
  164. Family Cochylidae accepted as Tortricidae Latreille, 1802 (currently treated as tribe)
  165. Family Cocytiidae accepted as Sphingidae Latreille, 1802
  166. Family Coelopoetidae Hodges, 1978 accepted as Pterolonchidae Meyrick, 1918 (currently treated as subfamily)
  167. Family Cosmopterygidae accepted as Cosmopterigidae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876 (misspelling)
  168. Family Crinopterygidae Spuler, 1898 accepted as Incurvariidae Spuler, 1898 (currently treated as subfamily)
  169. Family Cryptophasidae Kirby, 1897 accepted as Xyloryctidae Meyrick, 1890
  170. Family Ctenuchidae Kirby, 1837 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subtribe)
  171. Family Cymatophoridae Herrich-Schäffer, 1847 accepted as Drepanidae Boisduval, 1828
  172. Family Danaidae accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  173. Family Dioptidae accepted as Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (currently treated as subfamily)
  174. Family Epimarptidae Meyrick, 1914 accepted as Batrachedridae Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
  175. Family Epiplemidae Hampson, 1892 accepted as Uraniidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  176. Family Erycinidae Swainson, 1827 accepted as Riodinidae Grote, 1895
  177. Family Ethmiidae Busck, 1909 accepted as Depressariidae Meyrick, 1883 (currently treated as subfamily)
  178. Family Eucosmidae Heinrich, 1923 accepted as Tortricidae Latreille, 1802 (synonym)
  179. Family Glyphipterygidae accepted as Glyphipterigidae Stainton, 1854
  180. Family Heliconidae accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (misspelling (of Heliconiidae))
  181. Family Heliconiidae Swainson, 1822 accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  182. Family Holcopogonidae Gozmány, 1967 accepted as Autostichidae Le Marchand, 1947 (currently treated as subfamily)
  183. Family Hypsidae accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (synonym of a subfamily)
  184. Family Ithomiidae accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as tribe)
  185. Family Lemoniidae Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894 accepted as Brahmaeidae Swinhoe, 1892
  186. Family Libytheidae Boisduval, 1833 accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  187. Family Lithosiidae Stephens, 1829 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815
  188. Family Lymantriidae Hampson, 1893 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  189. Family Megathymidae Comstock & Comstock, 1895 accepted as Hesperiidae Latreille, 1809
  190. Family Metachandidae accepted as Oecophoridae Bruand, 1850
  191. Family Micronoctuidae Fibiger, 2005 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as tribe)
  192. Family Micropterygidae accepted as Micropterigidae Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 (misspelling)
  193. Family Mirinidae accepted as Endromidae Boisduval, 1828 (synonym)
  194. Family Morphidae accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815
  195. Family Ochsenheimeriidae accepted as Ypsolophidae Guenée, 1845 (currently treated as subfamily)
  196. Family Olethreutidae accepted as Tortricidae Latreille, 1802 (currently treated as subfamily)
  197. Family Orneodidae accepted as Alucitidae Leach, 1815
  198. Family Orthosiidae accepted as Noctuidae Latreille, 1809
  199. Family Oxychirotidae accepted as Tineodidae Meyrick, 1885
  200. Family Oxytenidae accepted as Saturniidae Boisduval, 1837 (currently treated as subfamily)
  201. Family Pantheidae Smith, 1898 accepted as Noctuidae Latreille, 1809 (currently treated as subfamily)
  202. Family Peleopodidae Hodges, 1974 accepted as Depressariidae Meyrick, 1883 (currently treated as subfamily)
  203. Family Pericopidae Walker, 1869 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as subtribe)
  204. Family Phalaenidae accepted as Noctuidae Latreille, 1809 (unavailable (type genus is a suppressed name))
  205. Family Phaloniidae accepted as Tortricidae Latreille, 1802
  206. Family Phyllocnistidae accepted as Gracillariidae Stainton, 1854 (currently treated as subfamily)
  207. Family Pseudarbelidae accepted as Psychidae Boisduval, 1829
  208. Family Pterothysanidae accepted as Callidulidae Moore, 1877 (currently treated as subfamily)
  209. Family Pyralididae accepted as Pyralidae Latreille, 1809 (variant spelling)
  210. Family Satyridae accepted as Nymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 (currently treated as subfamily)
  211. Family Stenomatidae accepted as Depressariidae Meyrick, 1883 (currently treated as subfamily)
  212. Family Symmocidae Gozmány, 1957 accepted as Autostichidae Le Marchand, 1947 (currently treated as subfamily)
  213. Family Syntomidae accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815 (currently treated as tribe)
  214. Family Syringopaidae Hodges, 1998 accepted as Pterolonchidae Meyrick, 1918 (currently treated as subfamily)
  215. Family Thaumatopoeidae accepted as Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (misspelling (of Thaumetopoeidae), latter currently accepted as a subfamily)
  216. Family Thaumetopoeidae accepted as Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (currently treated as subfamily)
  217. Family Thyatiridae accepted as Drepanidae Boisduval, 1828 (currently treated as subfamily)
  218. Family Thyretidae Kiriakoff, 1949 accepted as Erebidae Leach, 1815
  219. Family Xylorictidae accepted as Xyloryctidae Meyrick, 1890 (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2021). Lepidoptera. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=12144 on 2023-12-07
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2010-05-31 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

additional source van Nieukerken, E. J.; Kaila, L.; Kitching, I. J.; Kristensen, N. P.; Lees, D. C.; et al. (2011). Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3148: 212-221. [details]   

taxonomy source Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

current name source Ruggiero, M. A.; Gordon, D. P.; Orrell, T. M.; Bailly, N.; Bourgoin, T.; Brusca, R. C.; Cavalier-Smith, T.; Guiry, M. D.; Kirk, P. M. (2015). A higher level classification of all living organisms. <em>PLOS ONE.</em> 10(4): e0119248., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119248 [details]   

extant flag source van Nieukerken, E. J.; Kaila, L.; Kitching, I. J.; Kristensen, N. P.; Lees, D. C.; et al. (2011). Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3148: 212-221. [details]   

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