Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Butterflies

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 34
Family 82
Subfamily 183
Tribe 233
Subtribe 58
Genus 1477
Subgenus 39
Species 7024 86
Aberration 0
Form 0
Morph 0
Race 0
Stirp 0
Subspecies 1923 68
Unspecified 0
Variety 0
All Subtaxa 11053 154

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