Order Lepidoptera: Butterflies and Moths


Apatelodidae (Apatelodid Moths)

Apaturidae

Arctiidae
(Tiger Moths)

Cossidae
(Carpenter Moths)

Danaidae
(Monarchs)


Drepanidae
(Hook Tip Moths)

Geometridae

Hesperiidae
(Skippers)

Incurvariidae
(Fairy Moths)

Lasiocampidae
(Tent
Caterpillars)

Limacodidae
(Saddlebacks)

Lycaenidae
(Coppers, Blues,
Hairstreaks)

Lymantriidae
(Tussock Moths)

Mimallonidae
(Mimallonid Moths)


Noctuidae
(Noctuid Moths)

Notodontidae
(Prominents)

Nymphalidae
(Brush-footed
Butterflies)

Oecophoridae

Papilionidae
(Swallowtail
Butterflies)

Pieridae

Pterophoridae

Pyralidae
(Snout Moths)

Saturniidae
(Giant Silk
Moths)

Satyridae

Sesiidae
(Clear Wing
Wasps)

Sphingidae
(Sphinx Moths)

Tortricidae
(Leaf
Rollers/Tiers)
     

Taxonomic tree of Lepidoptera families