Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Explore the Taxonomic Tree

Butterflies

Common Name
butterflies

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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 Papilionoidea

Taxonomic Level Taxa FWS Focus
Family 5
Subfamily 22
Tribe 37
Subtribe 27
Genus 151
Subgenus 39
Species 540 16
Aberration 0
Form 0
Morph 0
Race 0
Stirp 0
Subspecies 1303 52
Unspecified 0
Variety 0
All Subtaxa 2124 68

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
Superfamily Papilionoidea

Viewing: descendants of Papilionoidea