Taxinomic list of world Lepidoptera
Martin John Ellis
mjellis at netcomuk.co.uk
Tue Oct 20 17:32:09 EDT 1998
Jonathan Sylvestre wrote:
> I need a list of all lepidoptera starting at the order lepidoptera level
>and including the family level ,if possible, ending at the subfamily
The only list I've managed to track down on the Internet is at www.troplep.org/famlist.htm.
This list by J.B. Heppner is dated May 1997. It is published by the Association for Tropical
Lepidoptera. It lists worldwide Lepidoptera to sub-family level.
British family classification is different from the European, which in turn is different from
the American. They can't all be right, though they are probably all incorrect! I guess I'll
just have to change my labels, files, indexes and records everytime a new checklist is
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