Taxon profile


Apharitis Riley, 1925

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lycaenidae - gossamer-winged butterflies »  tribus Aphnaeini

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Apharitis buchanani Rothschild, 1921
species Apharitis cilissa (Lederer, 1891)
species Apharitis epargyros (Eversmann, 1854)
species Apharitis gillettii Riley, 1925
species Apharitis maxima (Staudinger, 1901)
species Apharitis myrmecophila (Dumont, 1922) - Desert Leopard
species Apharitis nilus (Hewitson, 1865)

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1374193]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Apharitis Riley, 1925]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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