Aloeides pierus

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Aloeides pierus as Papilio pierus Cramer, from original description.
Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

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
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Aphnaeini
Genus: Aloeides
Species: Aloeides pierus

Name[edit]

Aloeides pierus (Cramer, 1779).

Type locality: South Africa: “Kaap de Goede Hoop”.

Holotype: not located.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Papilio pierus Cramer, 1779 in Cramer, 1779-80 3: 84.
  • Papilio euadrus Fabricius, 1787: 89. South Africa: “Cap. Bon. Spei”.
  • Papilio suetonius Fabricius, 1793. Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta 3 (1): 320. [West Africa]: “Indiis”. [False locality.]
  • Zeritis pierus (Cramer); Trimen, 1887: 202.
  • Aloeides pierus (Cramer); Stempffer, 1967: 176; Tite & Dickson, 1975: 259; Henning, 1993: 147.

References[edit]

  • Cramer, P., 1775-1780. De Uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in der drie Waereld-Deelen Asia, Afrika en America (etc). Amsterdam, Baalde & Utrecht, 4 vols (252 pp. 400 pls.) and Suppl. (184 pp. 42 pls.) 1, 2 txt, pls; 3 both, 4 txt, pls; Supplement [1]. reference page