Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Lepidoptera

Common Name
butterflies
moths

Explore Branches

The table below is a high-level overview of the subsequent branches of this taxon, organized by taxonomic level and further subdivided by items that FWS focuses on, either through a regulatory or other capacity. You can change your list view by selecting an option from the overview table:

  • To view all branches of a respective taxonomic level, see the Taxa column.
  • To further filter your view of branches that FWS focuses on, see the FWS Focus column.
  • By default, the list view will always show the child branches of the current taxon.

Branches of Lepidoptera

Taxonomic Level Taxa FWS Focus
Suborder 0
Infraorder 0
Section 0
Subsection 0
Superfamily 15
Family 28
Subfamily 90
Tribe 134
Subtribe 44
Genus 633
Subgenus 31
Species 1574 87
Aberration 0
Form 0
Morph 0
Race 0
Stirp 0
Subspecies 147 68
Unspecified 0
Variety 0
All Subtaxa 2696 155

Location in Taxonomic Tree

Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Bilateria
Infrakingdom Protostomia
Superphylum Ecdysozoa
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Hexapoda
Class Insecta
Subclass Pterygota
Infraclass Neoptera
Superorder Holometabola
Order Lepidoptera

Viewing: descendants of Lepidoptera