Euselasia modesta

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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 modesta


Euselasia modesta (Bates, 1868).

Type Locality: Brazil, Amazon, Tapajos.

Syntype: ♂ BMNH #1193, images.


  • Eurygona modesta Bates, 1868: 376.
  • Euselasia satyroides Lathy, 1926: 414. Synonymy in Bridges, 1994: 414.
  • Euselasia modesta (Bates); Bridges, 1994: VIII.306; Lamas, 2004: 143.


  • Bates, H.W. 1868. A Catalogue of Erycinidae, a Family of Diurnal Lepidoptera. Journal of the Linnean Society of London 9: 367-459. BHL. Reference page
  • 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
  • Lamas, G. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera Volume 5A; Checklist: 4A; Hesperioidea-Papilionoidea. Assoc. Trop. Lep. Inc, Gainesville. Reference page
  • Lathy, P., 1926. Notes of the American Theclinae (Lepidoptera). Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 17: 35–47. Reference page