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Provisional species list of the Lepidoptera
 

Species identified so far are listed below.  Any queries should be directed to Charlie Perez at cperez (''at'') gonhs.org. Updated 29 February 2016.

MICROPTERIGIDAE

Micropterix imperfectella

NEPTICULIDAE

Acalyptris minimella

Ecteodemia leucothorax

TISCHERIIDAE

Coptotriche marginea

Deuterotinea paradoxella

ADELIDAE

Nemophora raddella                                                            Nematopogon stenochlora

PSYCHIDAE

Eumasia parietariella
Ptilocephala albida

Typhonia ciliaris

TINEIDAE

Ateliotum insulare

Crassicornella agenjoi

Infurcitinea italica

Infurticinea maura

Monopis imella

Monopis nigricantella

Monopis obviella

Nemapogon nevadella

Oinophila v-flava

Opogona omoscopa

Opogona sacchari

Reisserita chrysopterella

Tinagma balteolella

Tinea dubiella

Tinea pellionella

Tinea trinotella

Trichophaga bipartitella
Trichophaga tapetzella

 

GRACILLARIIDAE

Caloptilia coruscans
Caloptilia hemidactylella

Dialectica scalariella

Metriochroa latifoliella

Phyllonorycter millierella

Phyllonorycter trifasciella

Phyllonorycter ulicicolella

YPONOMEUTIDAE

Cedestis subfasciella

Paradoxus osyridella

Prays citri
Prays oleae
Ypsolopha instabilella

Zelleria oleastrella

PLUTELLIDAE

Bedellia somnulentella

Digitivalva eglanteriella

Distagmos ledereri
Eidophasia syenitella

Glyphipterix umbilici

Plutella xylostella

BEDELLIIDAE

Bedellia somnulentella

OECOPHORIDAE

Batia lunaris

Decantha iagathella

Decantha luquetiella

Epicallima mercedella

Esperia sulphurella

Goidanichiana jourdheuillella

Pleurota ericella

DEPRESSARIIDAE

Agonopteryx alstromeriana

Agonopterix aspersella

Agonopterix heracliana

Agonopterix pallorella
Agonopterix rutana
Agonopterix scopariella
Agonopterix subpropinquella
Agonopterix thapsiella

Agonopterix vendettella

Depressaria pastinacella

COLEOPHORIDAE

Coleophora albicosta

Coleophora crepidinella
Coleophora dianthi

Coleophora mausolella
Coleophora pennella
Coleophora vulnerariae

ETHMIIDAE

Ethmia bipunctella
Ethmia terminella

BLASTOBASIDAE

Blastobasis phycidella

COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Anatrachyntis badia

Pyroderces argyrogrammos

Cosmopterix pulchrimella

Cosmopterix orichalcea

GELECHIIDAE

Anarsia spartiella
Aproaerema anthyllidella

Aristotelia brizella

Aristotelia ericinella

Aristotelia mirabilis
Carpatolechia fugacella

Dichomeris lamprostoma
Epidola stigma
Isophrictis anthemidella
Isophrictis kefersteiniellus
Mesophelps oxycedrella

Mesophelps trinotella
Mirificarma eburnella
Mirificarma interrupta
Ochrodia subdiminutella

Ornativalva pseudotamariciella

Palumbina guerinii

Phthorimaea operculella

Platyedra subcinerea
Pseudosophronia exustellus

Scrobipalpa ocellatella
Syncopacma polychromella

 

SYMMOCIDAE

Apatema mediopallidum
Dysspastus fallax
Oegoconia deauratella

Oegoconia quadripuncta
Stibaromacha ratella
Symmoca petrogenes

Symmoca signatella

LECITHOCERIDAE

Eurodachtha pallicornella
Eurodachtha canigella
Homaloxestis briantiella

Pterolonche pulverulenta

SCYTHRIDAE

Enolmis acanthella

COSSIDAE

Zeuzera pyrina

TORTRICIDAE

Acrolita subsequana
Aethes beatricella
Aethes deaurana

Aethes mauretanica
Aethes moribundana

Aethes rutilana
Aethes smeathmanniana
Aleimma loeflingiana

Aneuxanthis locupletana

Avaria hyerana
Blastesthia tessulatana

Cacoecimorpha pronubana
Clepsis consimilana
Clepsis coriacana

Clepsis peritana

Cnephasia alticolana
Cnephasia longana
Cnephasia hellenica

Cnephasia pasiuana

Cochylimorpha decolorella

Cochylimorpha sparsana
Crocidosema plebejana

Cydia pomonella
Cydia ulicetana

Cydia strigulatana
Cydia triangulella

Epinotia thapsiana
Hysterophora maculosana
Lobesia botrana
Lozotaeniodes cupressanus
Phalonodia contractana

Phtheochroa duponchelana

Phtheochroa rugosana

Piniphila bifasciana

Rhyacionia buoliana

Selania leplastriana

Thiodia trochilana

BRACHODIDAE

Brachodes funebris

SESIIDAE

Bembecia ichneumoniformis

Chamaesphecia aerifrons

Paranthrene tabaniformis sygnagriformis

Tinthia tineiformis

CHOREUTIDAE

Choreutis nemorana
Choreutis pariana
Tebenna micalis

ZYGAENIDAE

Zygaena fausta faustina
Zygaena hilaris

EPERMENIIDAE

Epermenia aequidentella

ALUCITIDAE

 

Alucita desmodactyla

Alucita palodactyla

PYRALIDAE

Achyra nudalis

Acrobasis romanella
Aglossa brabanti

Aglossa caprealis
Aglossa pinguinalis

Agriphila geniculea
andalusiellus
Agriphila inquinatella
Agriphila trabeatellus

Alophia combustella

Amphithrix sublineatella

Anania verbascalis

Ancylolomia tentaculella
Ancylosis cinnamomella

Ancylosis convexella

Ancylosis ustella

Antigastra catalaunalis
Aphomia cephalonica

Apomyelois ceratoniae
Aporodes floralis

Bostra obsoletalis

Bradyrrhoa cantenerella
Calamotropha paludella
Cryptoblabes gnidiella

Diasemiopsis ramburalis
Diplopseustis perieresalis

Dolicharthria aetnaealis

Dolicharthria bruguieralis
Dolicharthria punctalis
Duponchelia fovealis
Ematheudes punctellus
Endotrichia flammealis

Ephestia disparella

Ephestia elutella

Ephestia kuehniella
Ephestia parasitella

Epischnia illotella
Etiella zinckenella
Euchromius bella

Euchromius ocellea
Euchromius vinculellus

Eudonia angustea
Eudonia delunella

Eudonia lineola

Evergestis insatidalis
Evergestis limbata
Galleria mellonella
Hellula undalis
Hodebertia testalis

Homoeosoma sinuellum
Hydriris ornatalis

Hypotia corticalis

Hypotia muscosalis

Hypsopygia costalis
Hypsopygia glaucinalis

Hypsopygia incarnatalis

Lamoria anella
Loryma egregalis

Mecyna asinalis
Metallostichodes nigrocyanella
Metasia suppandalis
Myelois circumvoluta

Nomophila noctuella
Nyctegretis ruminella
Nymphula nitidulata

Oxybia transversella
Palpita vitrealis
Pempeliella ardosiella
Plodia interpunctella
Pseudarenipses insularum

Pyralis farinalis

Pyrausta aurata
Pyrausta purpuralis
Pyrausta sanguinalis
Sceliodes laisalis

Sitochroa palealis
Spoladea recurvalis

Stemmatophora brunnealis

Stemmatophora combustalis

Stemmatophora vulpecalis

Synaphe lorquinalis

Synaphe moldavica

Synaphe punctalis

Udea ferrugalis
Udea numeralis
Uresiphita gilvata
Zophodia grossulariella

PTEROPHORIDAE

Agdistis frankeniae
Agdistis heydeni

Agdistis pseudocanariensis
Amblyptilia acanthodactyla
Crombrugghia distans
Crombrugghia laeta

Crombrugghia tristis
Emmelina monodactyla
Hellinsia inulae

Lantanophaga pusillidactylus
Merrifieldia tridactyla
Oidaematophorus lithodactyla
Puerphorus olbiadactylus

Stangeia siceliota
Stenoptilia stigmatodactyla
Stenoptilia zophodactyla
Tabulaephorus punctinervis

HESPERIIDAE

Borbo borbonica zelleri
Carcharodus tripolinus
Gegenes nostrodamus
Pyrgus malvoides

Spialia sertorius

PAPILIONIDAE

Iphiclides podalirius feisthamelii
Papilio machaon

Zerynthia rumina
rumina

PIERIDAE

Anthocharis euphenoides

Colias crocea

Colotis evagore nouna

Euchloe belemia

Euchloe crameri

Euchloe tagis

Gonepteryx cleopatra

Gonepteryx rhamni

Leptidea sinapis

Pieris brassicae

Pieris napi

Pieris rapae

Pontia daplidice

NYMPHALIDAE

Argynnis pandora

Aglais io

Charaxes jasius
Danaus chrysippus
Danaus plexippus
Euphydryas aurinia

Hipparchia fidia

Lasiommata megera

Melanargia ines

Melitaea aetherie

Nymphalis polychloros

Pararge aegeria

Pyronia bathseba

Pryonia cecilia

Vanessa atalanta

Vanessa cardui

LYCAENIDAE

Aricia cramera
Cacyreus marshalli
Celastrina argiolus

Lampides boeticus
Leptotes pirithous
Lycaena phlaeas

Polyommatus celina

Satyrium ilicis
Satyrium spini

Tomares ballus

Zizeeria knysna

DREPANIDAE

Cilix glaucata
Watsonalla binaria
Watsonalla uncinula

GEOMETRIDAE

Abraxas pantaria
Acanthovalva inconspicuaria

Anthometra plumularia
Athroolopha pennigeraria
Brachyglossina hispanaria

Biston strataria
Casilda consecraria
Catarhoe basochesiata
Chesias rufata cinereata
Chiasmia aestimaria

Colotois pennaria

Crocallis auberti

Crocallis dardoinaria
Cyclophora porata
Cyclophora puppillaria
Euchrognophos mucidaria

Eupithecia centaureata
Eupithecia dodoneata
Eupithecia gratiosata
Eupithecia irriguata
eriguata
Eupithecia liguriata

Eupithecia massiliata
Eupithecia oxycedrata

Eupithecia pantellata

Eupithecia satyrata

Eupithecia scopariata
Eupithecia unedonata

Gerenia honoraria
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
Horisme scorteata
Idaea alyssumata
Idaea attenuaria
Idaea belemiata
Idaea cervantaria
Idaea consanguiberica

Idaea degeneraria
Idaea efflorata

Idaea elongaria
Idaea eugeniata
Idaea fractilineata subrufaria
Idaea inquinata
Idaea mediaria
Idaea minuscularia
Idaea mustelata

Idaea obsoletaria lilaceola

Idaea ostrinaria
Idaea subsericeata

Isturgia deerraria

Isturgia spodiaria

Kuchleria insignata

Larentia malvata
Menophora abruptaria

Menophora japygiaria
Microloxia herbaria
Nebula ibericata

Odontognophos perspersata

Onychora agaritharia
Opisthograptis luteolata

Orthonama obstipata

Pennithera ulicata
Peribatodes rhomboidaria vaucheri

Petrophora narbonea
Phaiogramma faustinata
Pseudoterpna coronillaria
Rhodometra sacraria
Rhoptria asperaria

Selidosema pyrenaearia oliveirata

Selidosema taeniolaria

Semiaspitates ochrearia

Scopula imitaria
Scopula ornata

Scopula marginepunctata
Scopula submutata

Stegania trimaculata
Tephronia sepiaria

Thera cupressata

Timandra comae
Xanthorhoe fluctuata
iberaria
Xenochlorodes olympiaria

 

LASIOCAMPIDAE

Lasiocampa trifoli
Malacosoma neustria
Streblote panda

SATURNIIDAE

Saturnia pyri

SPHINGIDAE

Acherontia atropos
Agrius convolvuli
Hyles euphorbiae
Hyles livornica
Hippotion celerio
Hippotion osyris
Macroglossum stellatarum
Polyptychus trisecta

NOTODONTIDAE

Furcula bifida

THAUMETOPOEIDAE

Traumatocampa pityocampa

LYMANTRIIDAE

Lymantria atlantica
Lymantria dispar
Orgyia trigotephras

ARCTIIDAE

Apaidia mesogona

Arctia villica
Coscinia cribaria                                                               
Cymbalophora pudica
Eilema caniola

Eilema lurideola

Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Utetheisa pulchella

NOCTUIDAE

Abrostola triplasia
Acontia lucida
Acontia trabeali

Acronicta psi
Acronicta rumicis
Aegle vespertinalis

Agrotis bigramma
Agrotis ipsilon
Agrotis lata
Agrotis obesa
Agrotis puta
Agrotis segetum
Agrotis spinifera

Allophyes alfaroi

Amphipyra effusa

Anarta trifolii

Anarta pugnax

Anthracia ephialtes
Antitype chi
Apopestes spectrum
Aporophyla nigra
Autographa gamma
Brithys crini pancratii
Bryophila raptricula

Bryophila ravula

Bryophila vandalusiae

Calophasia platyptera
Calopistria juventina

Calopistria latreillei

Caradrina clavipalpis
Caradrina flavirena
Caradrina germaini

Caradrina ibeasi
Catephia alchymista
Catocala conjucta
Catocala conversa
Catocala elocata
Catocala nymphaea
Catocala nymphagoga

Cerastis faceta

Chrysodeixis chalcites
Craniophora pontica

Cryphia algae
Ctenoplusia accentifera

Ctenoplusia limbirena
Cucullia calendulae
Cucullia chamomillae

Dryobotes tenebrosa
Dysgonia algira
Earias albovenosana
Earias insulana
Eublemma cochylioides

Eublemma ostrina
Eublemma parva
Eublemma pura
Eutelia adulatrix
Hadena sancta
Hadena perplexa
Hecatera weissi
Hecatera dysodea
Heliothis armigera
Heliothis incarnata

Heliothis nubigera
Heliothis peltigera
Hoplodrina ambigua
Hypena lividalis
Hypena obsitalis
Lacanobia oleracea
Leucania putrescens

Luperina dumerilii

Mesapamea secalis
Mesoligia furuncula
Metachrostis velox
Mniotype occidentalis

Mormo maura
Mythimna loreyi
Mythimna albipuncta
Mythimna l-album
Mythimna vitellina
Mythimna languida
Mythimna unipuncta
Mythimna prominens
Mythimna sicula

Noctua comes
Noctua fimbriata
Noctua janthe
Noctua pronuba
Nodaria nodosalis
Nola cicatricalis
Nola cristatula

Nola subchlamydula

Nyctobrya muralis
Ochropleura leucogaster
Ochropleura plecta

Omphalophana antirrhini
Ophiusa tirhaca
Orthosia cerasi
Parascotia nisseni

Pandesma robusta

Panolis flammea
Peridroma saucia
Phlogophora meticulosa
Polymixis dubia

Polypogon crinalis
Polypogon plumigeralis

Pseudozarba bipartita
Raphia hybris
Schrankia costaestrigalis

Sesamia nonagrioides
Spodoptera cilium
Spodoptera exigua
Spodoptera littoralis
Spudaea ruticilla
Synthymia fixa
Tathorhynchus exsiccata
Thalpophila vitalba

Thysanoplusia daubei

Thysanoplusia orichalcea
Trichoplusia ni
Tyta luctuosa
Xestia c-nigrum
Xylocampa areola
Zebeeba falsalis


To link directly to the Lepidoptera family select below.

Lepidoptera families

 

Adelidae

Alucitidae

Arctiidae

Bedelliidae

Blastobasidae

Brachodidae

Choreutidae

Coleophoridae

Cosmopterigidae

Cossidae

Depressariidae

Drepanidae

Epermeniidae

Ethmiidae

Gelechiidae

Geometridae

Gracillariidae

Hesperiidae

Lasiocampidae

Lecithoceridae

Lycaenidae

Lymantriidae

Micropterigidae

Nepticulidae

Noctuidae

Notodontidae

Nymphalidae

Oecophoridae

Papilionidae

Pieridae

Plutellidae

Psychidae

Pterophoridae

Pyralidae

Saturnidae

Scythridae

Sesiidae

Sphingidae

Symmocidae

Tischeriidae

Thaumetopoeidae

Tineidae

Tortricidae

Yponomeutidae

Zygaenidae