Cupidesthes lithas

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Lycaenesthini
Genus: Cupidesthes
Species: Cupidesthes lithas

Name[edit]

Cupidesthes lithas (Druce, 1890).

Type locality: W Africa (Ghana), Addah.

Holotype: BMNH male ♂.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Lycaenesthes lithas Druce, 1890: 24
  • Lycaenesthes voltae Sharpe, 1890: 105. Ghana: “Volta River”. Synonymized in Larsen, 2005.
  • Cupidesthes lithas (Druce); Bethune-Baker, 1910: 11; Libert, 2010: 213

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