Euchrysops malathana

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Euchrysops malathana
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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Euchrysops
Species: Euchrysops malathana

Name[edit]

Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval, 1833).

Type locality: “Madagascar”.

Holotype: not located.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Lycaena malathana Boisduval, 1833: 174.
  • Lycaena asopus Hopffer, 1855: 642. Mozambique. Synonymy in Williams, 2008: 122.
  • Lycaena kama Trimen, 1862: 403. South Africa: “King William’s Town”. Synonymy in Williams, 2008: 122.
  • Lycaena conguensis Mabille, 1877: 218. “Congo”. Synonymy in Williams, 2008: 122.
  • Euchrysops malathana (Boisduval); Williams, 2008: Polyommatini 1: 120.

References[edit]

  • Boisduval, J. B., 1833. Mémoire sur les Lépidoptères de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Nouvelles Annales du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle. Paris 2: 149–270. BHL. Reference page
  • Hopffer, C., 1855. Lepidoptera Diurna. Berichte uber die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Königl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1855: 639–643. BHL. Reference page
  • Mabille, P., 1877. Catalogue des Lepidopteres du Congo. Bulletin de la Societe Zoologique de France 2: 214–240. BHL. Reference page
  • Trimen, R., 1862. On some new species of South African butterflies collected in British Kaffraria by W.S.M. D'Urban Esq., during 1860–1861. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)1(4): 398–406. BHL. Reference page
  • Williams, M.C. 2007. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from Afrotropical Butterflies. Reference page