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Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)

 

Family: Agathiphagidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Agathiphaga queenslandensis Dumbleton, 1952 Kauri moth - Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Brahmaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calliprogonos miraculosa Mell, 1937 - (rediscovered) China Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Castniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Synemon edwardsi Williams & Williams 2016 Kukerin sunmoth, Splendid sun-moth - Western Australia (south-western), Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Choreutidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Brenthia elachista           Access

 

 

Family: Coleophoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Coleophora leucochrysella           Access

 

 

Family: Cosmopterigidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Euclemensia woodiella           Access
Hyposmocoma neckerensis           Access

 

 

Family: Crambidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Omiodes anastrepta Meyrick, 1899   - O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes anastreptoides Swezey, 1913 Kohala Mountain sedge hedyleptan moth - Hawai'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes asaphombra Meyrick, 1899 'Ohe hedyleptan moth - Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes continuatalis (Wallengren, 1860)   - all main islands except Kaho‘olawe & Ni‘ihau, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes epicentra Meyrick, 1899 Oahu swamp hedyleptan moth 1900's Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes euryprora Meyrick, 1899 Ola'a banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes fullawayi Swezey, 1913 Fullaway's banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes giffardi Swezey, 1921 Giffard's 'ohe hedyleptan moth 1982 Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes iridias Meyrick, 1899 Kilauea Pa'Iniu hedyleptan moth - Hawai'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes laysanensis Meyrick, 1914 (Swezey, 1914?) Laysan hedyleptan moth 1911 Laysan, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes meyricki Swezey, 1907 Meyrick's banana hedyleptan moth 1982 Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes monogona Meyrick, 1888 Hawaiian bean leafroller moth - all main islands except Kaho‘olawe & Ni‘ihau, Hawaiian islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes musicola Swezey, 1909 Maui banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes telegrapha Meyrick, 1899 Telegraphic hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Erebidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Grammia edwardsi           Access
Gurna indica (Moore, 1879) - (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Holomelina nigricans           Access
Hypena laysanensis           Access
Hypena newelli           Access
Hypena plagiota           Access
Hypena senicula           Access
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926 - - Belgaum, Karnataka & Maharashtra, India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Ethmiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ethmia monachella           Access

 

 

Family: Geometridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Antonechloris smaragdaria maritima           Access
Chrysolarentia decisaria (Walker, 1863) Grassland looper moth, Tunbridge looper moth - Tasmania & Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Eupithecia pusillata anglicata           Access
Lambdina canitiaria           Access
Milionia aetheria (Turner, 1947) - - Mt. Lewis, Queensland (north), Australia Rediscovered Access
Scopula achroa (Lower, 1902) Saltmarsh looper moth - Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access
Scotorythra megalophylla           Access
Scotorythra nesiotes           Access
Scotorythra paratactis           Access
Semiothisa ochrifascia           Access
Thera juniperata orcadensis           Access
†Tritocleis microphylla           Access
Xanthorhoe bulbulata           Access

 

 

Family: Gracillariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Parectopa leucocyma Meyrick, 1889 - - New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Philodoria sp. nov. 'Oahu'           Access

 

 

Family: Hepialidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aoraia mairi           Access
Gazoryctra mcglashani Edwards, 1886 - (rediscovered) California, USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Hesperiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Croitana aestiva Edwards, 1979 Desert sand-skipper, Aestiva skipper (rediscovered) MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia Rediscovered Access
Dalla bubobon (Dyar, 1921) - (rediscovered) Michoacán, Mexico Rediscovered Access
Epargyreus zestos oberon           Access
Euphyes bayensis Shuey, 1989 Bay skipper, Bay St. Louis skipper (rediscovered) Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, USA Rediscovered Access
Halpe sikkima Moore, 1882 - (rediscovered) China Rediscovered Access
Hesperia busiris           Access
Hesperia meskei pinocayo           Access
Hesperilla mastersi marakupa           Access

 

 

Family: Immidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Moca chlorolepis           Access

 

 

Family: Lycaenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anthene juanitae Henning & Henning, 1993 Juanita's hairtail (rediscovered) Limpopo Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri Comstock & Huntington, 1943 Miami blue (rediscovered) Florida, USA Rediscovered Access
Deloneura immaculata           Access
Erikssonia edgei Gardiner & Terblanche, 2010 Waterberg copper, Edge's acraea copper, tilodi copper (rediscovered) South Africa Rediscovered Access
Eumaeus atala florida Rueber Florida hairstreak (rediscovered) Florida, USA Rediscovered Access
Famegana alsulus taiwana
          Access
Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel, 1977 Palos Verdes blue (rediscovered) Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles County, California, United States Rediscovered Access
Glaucophysche xerces           Access
Icaricia icarioides fenderi Macy, 1931 - - Willamette Valley, Oregon (northwestern), USA Rediscovered Access
Lepidochrysops hypopolia           Access
Lepidochrysops lotana Swanepoel, 1962 Lotana blue - Limpopo Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Lepidochrysops methymna dicksoni           Access
Leptotes mandersi (Druce, 1907) Mauritius blue (rediscovered) Mauritius Rediscovered Access
Lycaena dispar dispar           Access
Maculinea arion eutyphron           Access
Maculinea teleius burdigalensis           Access
Ogyris halmaturia Tepper, 1890 Eastern large bronze azure butterfly - South Australia (including Kangaroo Island), Australia Rediscovered Access
Ogyris subterrestris petrina Field, 1999 Lake Douglas arid bronze azure - Lake Douglas, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Orachrysops niobe (Trimen, 1862) Brenton blue - South Africa Rediscovered Access
Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida Crosby, 1951 Eltham copper - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Philotes sonorensis extinctis           Access
Plebejus argus masseyi           Access
Plebejus icarioides pheres           Access
Plebejus idas lotis           Access
Plebejus saepiolus aureolus           Access
Plebejus saepiolus insulanus           Access
Polyommatus caeruleus Staudinger, 1871 Caspian blue argus - Caspian area Rediscovered Access
Polyommatus escheri ahmar           Access
Polyommatus theresiae Schurian, van Oorschot & van den Brink, 1992 Saimbeyli blue, Theresia’s blue, Teressa blue - Adana Province, Turkey (southern) Rediscovered Access
Trimenia malagrida malagrida           Access
Trimenia wallengrenii wallengrenii           Access

 

 

Family: Nepticulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ectoedemia castaneae           Access
Ectoedemia phleophaga           Access
Stigmella maoriella           Access

 

 

Family: Noctuidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Agrotis ceropachoides Guenée, 1868   1860's (1885?) Mid Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Agrotis cremata Butler, 1880 Maui Agrotis noctuid moth, Cremata Agrotis noctuid moth, Maui cutworm ? Maui and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis crinigera Butler, 1881 Poko noctuid moth, Larger Hawaiian cutworm February 1879 or later Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai Laysan, Maui, Molokai and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis fasciata Rothschild, 1894 (Hubner, 1824?) Midway noctuid moth, Midway mudworm pre-1909 Midway Atoll (aka Midway Island/s), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis kerri Swezey, 1920 Kerr's noctuid moth 26 June 1923 or later French Frigate Shoals, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis laysanensis Rothschild, 1894 Laysan noctuid moth 1911 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis melanoneura Meyrick, 1899 Black-veined agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis microreas Meyrick, 1899 Microreas agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis panoplias Meyrick, 1899 Kona agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis photophila Butler, 1879 Light-loving noctuid moth c.1900 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis procellaris Meyrick, 1900 Procellaris agrotis noctuid moth pre-1901 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis tephrias Meyrick, 1899 Kauai agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Anomocala hopkinsi Tams, 1935 - (rediscovered) Savai'i, Samoa Rediscovered Access
Apamea smythi           Access
Autoplusia olivacea           Access
Cucullia gnaphalii occidentalis           Access
Eustrotia matercula (Saalmüller, 1880) - (rediscovered) Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Euxoa chimoensis           Access
Hecatesia sp. nov. "amata" - Mimetic whistling moth (rediscovered) Australia Rediscovered Access
Helicoverpa confusa Hardwick, 1965 Confused moth, Confused helicoverpan noctuid moth, Confusing bollworm moth (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Helicoverpa minuta           Access
Lithophane furcifera suffusa           Access
Pachetra sagittigera britannica           Access
Papaipema aerata           Access
Papaipema angelica           Access
Papaipema aweme           Access
Papaipema dribi           Access
Sparkia immacula (Grote, 1883) - - Arizona & New Mexico, USA Rediscovered Access
Xestia staudingeri           Access

 

 

Family: Notodontidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heterocampa ditta           Access
Heterocampa simulans           Access
Himeropteryx yui Okano, 1969 - - Taiwan Rediscovered Access
Oligocentria paradisus           Access
Oligocentria pinalensis           Access
Ptilophora rufula Kobayashi, 1994 - - Taiwan Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Nymphalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Actinote zikani (d'Almeida, 1951)   - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Antanartia borbonica mauritiana Manders, 1908 Mauritius admiral 1947 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Missing Access
Argynnis hyperbius inconstans           Access
Boloria pales yangi           Access
Calinaga aborica Tytler, 1915 - (rediscovered) Arunachal Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
Calisto israeli Torre, 1973 - (rediscovered) Cuba Rediscovered Access
Cercyonis pegala wheeleri           Access
Cercyonis sthenele sthenele           Access
Charaxes inopinatus (Röber, 1939) - - New Britain Rediscovered Access
Chlosyne leanira obsoleta           Access
Dingana fraterna Henning & Henning, 1996 Stoffberg widow (rediscovered) Stoffberg (southwest), Mpumalanga Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Erebia epiphron epiphron           Access
Euphydryas chalcedona perdiccas           Access
Euploea eleutho
          Access
Euploea euphon desjardinsii           Access
Euploea phaenareta juvia           Access
Euploea rogeri           Access
Heliconius nattereri Felder & Felder, 1865 Natterer's longwing (rediscovered) Brazil (eastern) Rediscovered Access
Libythea ancoata           Access
Libythea cinyras           Access
Libythea collenettei Poulton & Riley, 1928 Marquesan snout butterfly - Nuku Hiva and Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Missing Access
Neonympha mitchellii francisci Parshall & Kral, 1989 St. Francis’ satyr, Saint Francis' satyr - North Carolina, USA Rediscovered Access
Neptis guamensis           Access
Neptis soma shania Evans, 1924 - - Bangladesh Rediscovered Access
Orobrassolis latusoris Penz & Simonsen 2011 - 1919 Paraná, Brazil Missing Access
Phalanta philiberti           Access
Polyura pyrrhus tiberius           Access
Pseudochazara mamurra amymone Brown, 1976 - - Albania & Greece Rediscovered Access
Salamis augustina vinsoni           Access
Speyeria adiaste atossa           Access
Speyeria callippe extincta           Access
Speyeria callippe ssp. nov.           Access
Speyeria zerene myrtleae           Access
Stuardosatyrus williamsianus (Butler, 1868) - - Chile Rediscovered Access
Stygionympha dicksoni           Access
Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 Scarce jester - Arunachal Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
Telchinia guichardi           Access
Vagrans egistina           Access
Ypthima norma posticalis           Access

 

 

Family: Papilionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Battus polydamas antiquus           Access
Bhutanitis lidderdalii ocellatomaculata           Access
Bhutanitis ludlowi Gabriel, 1942 Ludlow's Bhutan swallowtail, Bhutan glory butterfly (rediscovered) Bhutan & India Rediscovered Access
Chilasa moerneri mayrhoferi Bang-Haas, 1939 - (rediscovered) New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago Rediscovered Access
Eurytides iphitas           Access
Graphium macleayanum insulanum           Access
Graphium weiskei goodenovii Rothschild, 1915 - (rediscovered) Goodenough Island, D'Entrecasteaux group, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Meandrusa payeni payeni           Access
Papilio elephenor Doubleday, 1845 Yellow-crested spangle - Assam, India (northern) Rediscovered Access
Papilio phorbanta nana           Access
Papilio polydamas antiquus           Access
Parnassius clodius strohbeeni           Access

 

 

Family: Pieridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Colias mendozina Breyer, 1939 - (rediscovered) Argentina Rediscovered Access
Colias ponteni           Access
Euchloe ausonides insulanus Guppy and Shepard, 2001 Island marble (rediscovered) Gabriola Islands, San Juan Island & Vancouver Island Rediscovered Access
Neophasia menapia tehachapina           Access
Pieris mannii haroldi           Access
Pieris mannii reskovitsi           Access
Pieris napi atlantis           Access
Pieris wollastoni           Access

 

 

Family: Plutellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880 - - Norway Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Pyralidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Genophantis leahi           Access
Oeobia sp. nov.           Access

 

 

Family: Riodinidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calephelis freemani           Access
Pseudotinea caprina (Hewitson, 1859) - - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Stichelia pelotensis Biezanko, Mielke and Wedderhoff, 1979 - - Brazil (southern) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Sesiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heterosphecia tawonoides Kallies, 2003   - Malaysia Rediscovered Access
Synanthedon castaneae (Busck, 1913) Chestnut clearwing moth - USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Sphingidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Batocnema coquereli aldabrensis           Access
Cephonodes tamsi Griveaud, 1960 Seychelles bee-hawkmoth, Seychelles bee hawkmoth - Mahé, Praslin & Silhouette, Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Macroglossum alluaudi Joannis, 1893 Seychelles hummingbird hawkmoth - Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Nephele leighi           Access

 

Family: Tischeriidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tischeria perplexa           Access

 

 

Family: "Titanomidae"1

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Titanomis sisyrota1           Access

1 This species is incertae sedis. I have tentatively placed it in the undiagnosed family "Titanomidae" (in quotation marks as this website is not a taxonomic work, thus leaving the name available for professional taxonomists).

 

Family: Uraniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Urania sloanus           Access

 

 

Family: Yponomeutidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Argyresthia castaneella           Access
Swammerdamia castaneae           Access

 

 

Family: Zygaenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heteropan dolens           Access
Levuana iridescens           Access
Zygaena purpuralis segontii           Access
Zygaena viciae ytenensis           Access
Zygaenoprocris eberti (Alberti, 1968) - - Afghanistan Rediscovered Access