List of Lepidoptera of Cape Verde

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Location of Cape Verde

Lepidoptera of Cape Verde represent about 134 known species. A total of 130 moth species have been recorded. Four species of butterfly are known from Cape Verde,[1] none of which are endemic.[2]

The moths (mostly nocturnal) and butterflies (mostly diurnal) together make up the taxonomic order Lepidoptera.

Butterflies[edit]

Hesperiidae[edit]

Lycaenidae[edit]

Nymphalidae[edit]

Papilionidae[edit]

Pieridae[edit]

Satyrinae[edit]

Moths[edit]

Arctiidae[edit]

Crambidae[edit]

Elachistidae[edit]

Geometridae[edit]

Gracillariidae[edit]

Noctuidae[edit]

Nolidae[edit]

Pterophoridae[edit]

Pyralidae[edit]

Sphingidae[edit]

Tortricidae[edit]

References[edit]

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