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Taxonomic Serial No.: 117232

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Frenatae
  Common Name(s): butterflies [English]
    moths [English]
    papillons [French]
    papillons de nuit [French]
    Borboleta [Portuguese]
    Mariposa [Portuguese]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Superfamily Acanthopteroctetoidea   
                                  Superfamily Alucitoidea   
                                  Superfamily Bombycoidea   
                                  Superfamily Choreutoidea   
                                  Superfamily Copromorphoidea   
                                  Superfamily Cossoidea   
                                  Superfamily Drepanoidea   
                                  Superfamily Epermenioidea   
                                  Superfamily Eriocranioidea   
                                  Superfamily Galacticoidea   
                                  Superfamily Gelechioidea   
                                  Superfamily Geometroidea   
                                  Superfamily Gracillarioidea   
                                  Superfamily Hepialoidea Stephens, 1828  
                                  Superfamily Hesperioidea Latreille, 1809  
                                  Superfamily Hyblaeoidea   
                                  Superfamily Incurvarioidea   
                                  Superfamily Lasiocampoidea   
                                  Superfamily Micropterigoidea   
                                  Superfamily Mimallonoidea   
                                  Superfamily Nepticuloidea   
                                  Superfamily Noctuoidea Latreille, 1809  
                                  Superfamily Papilionoidea Latreille, 1802 – butterflies, papillons 
                                  Superfamily Pterophoroidea   
                                  Superfamily Pyraloidea   
                                  Superfamily Schreckensteinioidea   
                                  Superfamily Sesioidea   
                                  Superfamily Thyridoidea   
                                  Superfamily Tineoidea   
                                  Superfamily Tischerioidea   
                                  Superfamily Tortricoidea   
                                  Superfamily Urodoidea   
                                  Superfamily Yponomeutoidea   
                                  Superfamily Zygaenoidea   

  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Lepidoptera    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: papillons[French], papillons de nuit [French]   
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Borboleta[Portuguese], Mariposa [Portuguese]   
  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Lepidoptera   
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Lepidoptera   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lepidoptera   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Reference for: Lepidoptera   

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