Spalgis lemolea

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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: Miletinae
Tribus: Miletini
Genus: Spalgis
Species: Spalgis lemolea
Sub-Species: S. l. lemolea – S. l. pilos


Spalgis lemolea Druce, 1890.

Type Locality: Nigeria: "Lagos".

Holotype: not located.


  • Spalgis lemolea Druce, 1890: 26.
  • Spalgis latimarginata Sharpe, 1890: 347. Senegal/Gambia.
  • Spalgis s-signata Holland, 1890: 426. Gabon.


  • Druce, H. H., 1890. Descriptions of twelve new species of Lycaenidae from West Africa and one from the Solomon Islands, in the collection of Herbert Druce. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6)5: 24-31. reference page 
  • Holland, W. J., 1890a. Descriptions of new West African Lycaenidae. Psyche, a Journal of Entomology. Cambridge, Mass. 5: 423-431. reference page 
  • Sharpe, E.M., 1890. Descriptions of some new species of African butterflies in the collection of Captain G.E. Shelley. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 6: 346-350.
  • Williams, M. C., 2008. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from Afrotropical Butterflies.
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