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Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Eumaeini
Genus: Megathecla
Species: M. corentini – M. cupentus – M. gigantea


Megathecla Robbins, 2002: 820.

Type Species: Thecla gigantea, Hewitson, [1867]


  • Gulliveria D'Abrera & Bálint, 2001. (invalid junior homonym of Gulliveria Castelnau, 1878, [Pisces])
  • Gullivera D'Abrera, 2001. subsequent misspelling.
  • Megathecla Robbins, 2002, replacement name for Gulliveria d'Abrera and Bálint, 2001
  • Gullicaena Bálint, 2002, replacement name for Gulliveria D'Abrera & Bálint 2001, objective junior synonym of Megathecla Robbins 2002.
  • Cupathecla Bálint, 2006.


  • D'Abrera & Bálint, 2001. The Concise Atlas of Butterflies of the World. Melbourne, Hill House Publications. 353 pp., 150 pls., figs. Reference page
  • Hewitson, W.C. 1863–1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp, 107 pls. Text, plates. Reference page
  • Robbins, R.K., 2002: Replacement names in the Eumaeini (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae). Proceedings of the entomological Society of Washington 104 (3): 820-821. BHL Reference page
  • Robbins, R.K., 2004. Lycaenidae. Theclinae. Tribe Eumaeini, pp. 118-137. In: Lamas, G. (Ed.), Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. 4A. Gainesville, Association for Tropical Lepidoptera; Scientific Publishers. Reference page