Allosmaitia piplea

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Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
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
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Eumaeini
Genus: Allosmaitia
Species: Allosmaitia piplea


Allosmaitia piplea (Godman & Salvin, 1896).

Type Locality: St. Vincent.

Holotype: BMNH.


  • Thecla piplea Godman & Salvin, 1896: 516.
  • Thecla subobscura Lathy, 1904: 452; ♀. Dominica. Synonymy in Lamas, 2004: 127.
  • Allosmaitia piplea (Godman & Salvin); Bridges, 1994: VIII.373; Lamas, 2004: 127.


  • Bridges, C. A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Riodinidae & Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL. Reference page
  • Godman, F. & Salvin, O., 1896. On the Butterflies of St. Vincent, Grenada and the adjoining Islands of the West Indies. Proceedings of the zoological Society, London 1896(2): 513–520. BHL Reference page
  • Lamas, G. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera Volume 5A; Checklist: 4A; Hesperioidea-Papilionoidea. Assoc. Trop. Lep. Inc, Gainesville. Reference page
  • Lathy, P. I., 1904. A Contribution towards the Knowledge of the Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera of Dominica B.W.I. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1904(1): 450–454. BHL. Reference page