List of Lepidoptera of Palmyra Atoll

The Lepidoptera of Palmyra Atoll consist of both the butterflies and moths recorded from Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The atoll consists of an extensive reef, two shallow lagoons, and some 50 sand and reef-rock islets and bars covered with vegetation—mostly coconut trees, Scaevola, and tall Pisonia trees.

Palmyra Atoll

According to a recent estimate, there are 11 Lepidoptera species on Palmyra Atoll.

Butterflies Edit

Nymphalidae Edit

Moths Edit

Agonoxenidae Edit

Cosmopterigidae Edit

Crambidae Edit

Gelechiidae Edit

Gracillariidae Edit

  • 1 undescribed species

Noctuidae Edit

Sphingidae Edit

Tineidae Edit

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