Cigaritis collinsi

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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: Theclinae
Tribus: Aphnaeini
Genus: Cigaritis
Species: Cigaritis collinsi


Cigaritis collinsi (Kielland, 1980)

Type locality: Tanzania: “W. Usambara, Lushoto”.

Holotype: tbc.


  • Spindasis collinsi Kielland in: D'Abrera, 1980: 482; D'Abrera, 2009: 706.
  • Cigaritis collinsi (Kielland); Heath et al, 2002; Williams, 2008.


  • D'Abrera, B., 1980. Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region, Lansdowne Editions, Melbourne: xx, 593 pp.reference page 
  • D'Abrera, B., 2009. Butterflies of the Afrotropical Region, new and revised edition, Part 3, Lycaenidae, Riodinidae. Hill House, Melbourne, London. 260pp. reference page 
  • Heath, A., Newport, M.A., & Hancock, D., 2002. The butterflies of Zambia. African Butterfly Research Institute and The Lepidopterists’ Society of Africa. i-xvii, 1-137. reference page