Familie’s

De taxonomie boom ziet er als volgt uit:

Ropalocera

  • Heteroneura
    • Hesperioidea
    • Papilionoidea
      • Lycaenidae – Kleine pages, vuurvlinders, blauwtjes (Gossamer-wing butterflies)
      • Nymphalidae – Schoenlappers, parelmoervlinders, zandogen (Brush-footed butterflies)
      • Papilionidae – Pages (Swallowtails, parnassians)
      • Pieridae – Witjes (Whites and sulphurs)
      • Riodinidae – Prachtvlinders (Metalmark butterflies)

Macroheterocera

  • Heteroneura
    • Bombycidea
      • Bombycidae – Echte spinners (Silkworm moths)
      • Brahmaeidae – Herfstspinners (Brahmin moths)
      • Endromidae – Gevlamde vlinders (Glory Moths)
      • Saturniidae – Nachtpauwogen (Wild silk moths)
      • Sphingidae – Pijlstaarten (Sphinx and hawkmoths)
    • Drepanoidea
      • Cimeliidae – Goudmotten (Gold moths)
      • Drepanidae – Eénstaartjes (Hooktip and false owlet moths)
    • Geometroidea
      • Geometridae – Spanners (Geometer moths, looper moths)
      • Uraniidae – Uraniavlinders (Swallowtail moths)
    • Lasiocampidea
    • Noctuoidea
      • Erebidae – Spinneruilen (Erebid moths)
      • Euteliidae – (Euteliid moths)
      • Noctuidae – Uilen (Owlet moths, miller moths)
      • Nolidae – Visstaartjes (Tuft moths)
      • Notodontidae – Tandvlinders (Prominent moths)

Microheterocera

  • Exoporia
    • Hepialoidea
  • Heteroneura
    • Acanthopteroctidea
      • Acanthopteroctetodae – (Archaic sunmoths)
    • Adeloidea
      • Adelidae – Langsprietmotten (Adelid moths)
      • Heliozelidae – (Shield bearer moths)
      • Incurvariidae – Witvlekmotten (Leafcutter moths)
      • Prodoxidae – Yuccamotten (Yucca moths)
    • Alucitoidea
    • Carposinoidea
      • Carposinidae – (Fruitworm moths)
    • Choreutoidea
    • Cossoidea
      • Brachodidae – (Little bear moths)
      • Castniidae – (Castniid moths)
      • Cossidae – Houtboorders (Carpenter and leopard moths)
      • Sesiidae – Wespvlinders (Clear wing moths)
    • Epermenioidea
      • Epermeniidae – Borstelmotten (Fringe-tufted moths)
    • Eriocranioidea
      • Eriocraniidae – Purpermotten (Sparkling archaic sun moths)
    • Galacticoidea
      • Galacticidae – (Galacticid moths)
    • Gelechioidea
      • Autostichidae – Dominomotten (Autostichid moths)
      • Batrachedridae – Smalvleugelmotten (Batrachedrid moths)
      • Blastobasidae – (Scavenger moths)
      • Chimabachidae – Kortvleugelmotten
      • Coleophoridae – Kokermotten (Casebearer moths)
      • Cosmopterigidae – Prachtmotten (Cosmet moths)
      • Elachistidae – Grasmineermotten (Grass miner moths)
      • Gelechiidae – Tastermotten (Twirler moths)
      • Lecithoceridae – (Long-horned moths)
      • Lypusidae – Zaksikkelmotten
      • Momphidae – Wilgenroosjesmotten (Momphid moths)
      • Oecophoridae – Sikkelmotten (Concealer moths)
      • Pleopodidae – Vuurmotten (Peleopodid moths)
      • Pterolonchidae – (Plume moths)
      • Scythrididae – Dikkopmotten (Flower moths)
      • Stathmopodidae – Pootmotten
    • Gracillarioidea
      • Bucculatricidae – Ooglapmotten (Bucculatricid moths)
      • Gracillariidae – Mineermotten (Leaf blotch miner moths)
      • Roeslerstammiidae
    • Micropterigoidea
      • Micropterigidae – Oermotten (Mandibulate archaic moths)
    • Nepticuloidea
      • Nepticulidae – Dwergmineermotten (Pygmy leafmining moths)
      • Opostegidae – Oogklepmotten (White eyecap moths)
    • Pterophoroidea
    • Pyraloidea
    • Schreckensteinioidea
      • Schreckensteiniidae – (Bristle-legged moths)
    • Thyridoidea
      • Thyrididae – Venstervlekjes (Picture-winged leaf moths)
    • Tineoidea
      • Eriocottidae – (Old world spiny-winged moths)
      • Psychidae – Zakjesdragers (Bagworm moths)
      • Tineidae – Echte motten (Clothes moths)
    • Tischerioidea
      • Tischeriidae – (Trumpet leafliner moths)
    • Tortricoidea
    • Urodoidea
      • Urodidae – (False burnet moths)
    • Yponomeutoidea
      • Argyresthiidae – Pedaalmotten (Shiny head-standing moths)
      • Bedelliidae – Venstermineermotten
      • Glyphipterigidae – Parelmotten (Sedge moths)
      • Heliodinidae – Roestmotten (Sun moths)
      • Lyonetiidae – Sneeuwmotten (Snow moths)
      • Plutellidae – Koolmotten
      • Praydidae – Gladkopjes (False ermine moths)
      • Yponomeutidae – Stippelmotten (Ermine moths)
      • Ypsolophidae – Spitskopmotten (Ypsolophid moths)
    • Zygaenoidea
      • Heterogynidae – (Burnet moths)
      • Limacodidae – Slakrupsvlinders (Slug caterpillar moths)
      • Zygaenidae – Bloedvlekvlinders (Burnet and forester moths)