Euselasia gyda

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Euselasia gyda early images.


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 gyda
Subspecies: (2) per Lamas, 2004: 142.
E. g. gyda – E. g. gydina


Euselasia gyda (Hewitson, [1860]).

Type Locality: Brazil.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH, #1146 images.


  • Eurygona gyda Hewitson, [1860]: Eurygona) VIII text, fig.79.
  • Eurygona chirone Hewitson, [1874]: 13. Bolivia, BMNH, #1147, images.
  • Euselasia chionea Seitz, 1913: 631, pl.122h. ♀ Colombia, images.
  • Euselasia gyda Seitz, 1913: 631, pl.122c; Bridges, 1994: VIII.199; Lamas, 2004: 141.


  • 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
  • Hewitson, W. C. 1874. Bolivian Butterflies Collected by Mr. Buckley: 1-48. London, van Voorst. web. 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