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Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Riodinidae
Subfamilia: Nemeobiinae
Tribus: Nemeobiini
SubTribus: Abisarina
Genus: Afriodinia
Species: A. delicata – A. lico –



Type species: Abisara (Papilio) gerontes Fabricius, 1781, by original designation.


  • Bayliss, J.L., Congdon, T.C.E., Richardson, I.D. & Collins, S.C. 2022. Revision of the A. delicata group of Afriodinia d’Abrera, 2009 (Papilionoidea: Riodinidae) with the description of a new species from Mount Lico, Northern Mozambique, and the reinstatement of a species. Metamorphosis 33: 34–41. PDF. Reference page
  • Kirk-Spriggs, A.H.; Barraclough, D.A. 2009: The puparium of an Afrodinia species (Diptera: Odiniidae) from South Africa, with a review of the known immature stages of Odiniidae and notes on biology and functional morphology. African entomology, 17(2): 161–169. DOI: 10.4001/003.017.0206