Brephidium metophis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Brephidium
Species: Brephidium metophis

Name[edit]

Brephidium metophis (Wallengren, 1860) .

Type Locality: Namibia, "Ad Kuisip Africae".

Holotype: not located.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Lycaena metophis Wallengren, 1860: 37.
  • Brephidium metophis (Wallengren); D'Abrera, 1980: 551; Willams.

References[edit]

  • D'Abrera, B., 1980. Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region, Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne: xx, 593 pp.
  • Wallengren, H. D. J., 1860. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. Wien ent. Monats. 4(2): 33-46.
  • Williams, M.Afrotropical Butterflies.
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