Taxon profile


Lycaena Fabricius, 1807

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

Type taxon:Papilio phlaeas Linnaeus, 1761

Included taxa

Number of records: 32

subgenus Antipodolycaena Smart, 1975
subgenus Chalceria Scudder, 1876
subgenus Epidemia Scudder, 1876
subgenus Heodes Dalman, 1816
subgenus Hyllolycaena L.D. Miller & F.M. Brown, 1979
subgenus Lycaena Fabricius, 1807
subgenus Palaeochrysophanus Verity, 1943
subgenus Tharsalea Scudder, 1876
subgenus Thersamolycaena Verity, 1957
subgenus Thersamonia Verity, 1919
species group hermelycaena
species group hyrcanana
species group phoenicurusia
species Lycaena bathinia Snellen, 1899
species Lycaena clarki Dickson, 1971
species Lycaena evansii (de Nicéville, 1902)
species Lycaena irmae Bailey, 1932
species Lycaena kasyapa (Moore, 1865)
species Lycaena li (Oberthür, 1886)
species Lycaena orbitulus (Esper, 1800)
species Lycaena orus (Stoll, 1780)
species Lycaena ouang (Oberthür, 1891)
species Lycaena pallida Miskin, 1891
species Lycaena panava (Westwood, 1852)
species Lycaena pang (Oberthür, 1886)
species Lycaena pavana (Kollar, 1844)
species Lycaena standfussi (Grum-Grshimailo, 1891)
species Lycaena susanus (Swinhoe, 1889)
species Lycaena svenhedini (Nordström, 1935)
species Lycaena tseng (Oberthür, 1886)
species Lycaena younghusbandi Elwes, 1906
species Lycaena zariaspa (Moore, 1874)

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