Cacyreus dicksoni

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Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Cacyreus
Species: Cacyreus dicksoni


Cacyreus dicksoni (Pennington, 1962)

Type locality: Citrusdal Pass, Clanwilliam District.

Holotype: ♂ Coll. Pennington 16.XI.1957.


  • Pennington, K.M., 1962: Descriptions of a new Neptis, new Lycaenidae, and records of rare species and additions to the list of Southern African Rhopalocera (Lepidoptera). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 25: 266-286. reference page 
  • Williams, M. C., 2008. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from Afrotropical Butterflies. reference page