Oxylides faunus

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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: Theclinae
Tribus: Oxylidini
Genus: Oxylides
Species: Oxylides faunus
Subspecies: (2)
O. f. camerunica – O. f. faunus

Name[edit]

Oxylides faunus (Drury, [1773]).

Type locality: West Africa, Ghana.

Neotype: ♀ BMNH: "Bendu, Sierra Leone, 11.viii.1912 (J. J. Simpson); Neallotype ♂ BMNH: "Sierra Leone, (Capt. Skinner); both designated by Libert, 2004: 146.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Papilio faunus Drury, [1773]: pl. 1, figs 4, 5.
  • Hesperia hesiodus Fabricius, 1793: 260.
  • Oxylides faunus (Drury); Scudder, 1875: 234
  • Oxylides faunus faunus (Drury);Stempffer, 1967: 115; Libert, 2004: 146.

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