Euselasia euphaes

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Eurygona euphaes from original description.


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: Riodinidae
Subfamilia: Nemeobiinae
Tribus: Euselasiini
Genus: Euselasia
Species: Euselasia euphaes


Euselasia euphaes (Hewitson, [1855]).

Type locality: "Brazil".

Holotype: ♂ BMNH, #1204, images.


  • Eurygona euphaes Hewitson, [1855]: Eurygona III, text, figs 27,28.
  • Euselasia phrygia Stichel, 1925: 17. Synonymised by Lamas, 2004: 143.
  • Euselasia euphaes fulviplaga Lathy, 1926: 146. Synonymised by Lamas, 2004: 143.
  • Euselasia euphaes (Hewitson); Seitz, 632, pl.122d; Bridges, 1994: VIII.166; Lamas, 2004: 143.


  • Bridges, C. A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Riodinidae & Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL. Reference page
  • Hewitson, W.C. 1852–1877. Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of Saunders & Hewitson. London, van Voorst. 5 volumes. 1; 2; 3; 4; 5. Reference page
  • Lamas, G. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera Volume 5A; Checklist: 4A; Hesperioidea-Papilionoidea. Assoc. Trop. Lep. Inc, Gainesville. Reference page
  • Seitz, A., 1910-1924. Die Amerikanischen Tagfalter. in Grossschmettelinge Erde 5: 3-1055, pls 1-194. Alfred Kernan, Stuttgart. BHL text, plates Reference page
  • Stichel, H. 1925. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Riodiniden fauna Südamerikas. VI, VII. Nord-Brasilien (Amazonas). Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Insektenbiologie 20: 14–23, 53–56, 84–93, 256–264. Reference page