Euchrysops nandensis

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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: Euchrysops
Species: Euchrysops nandensis


Euchrysops nandensis (Neave, 1904)

Type locality: Kenya: “Nyangori”.

Holotype: not located.


  • Catochrysops nandensis Neave, 1904. Novitates Zoologicae 11: 339, pl. 1, fig. 12.
  • Catochrysops nandensis abyssiniae Storace, 1953: 3. Doriana 1 (35): 3 (4 pp.). Ethiopia: “Bahrdàr (Lago Tana)”.
  • Euchrysops nandensis (Neave); Williams, 2008: Poilyommatini 1: 123.


  • Neave, S.A., 1904. On a large collection of rhopalocera from the shores of the Victoria Nyanza. Novitates Zoologicae 11: 323-363, pl. 1. text, plate. reference page 
  • Storace, L., 1953. Su alcune Lycaenidae Abissine del Museo di Genova (Lepidoptera). Doriana 1 (35): 4 pp.
  • Williams, M. C., 2008. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from Afrotropical Butterflies. reference page