Hypolycaena jacksoni

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Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

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
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Hypolycaenini
Genus: Hypolycaena
Species: Hypolycaena jacksoni


Hypolycaena jacksoni Bethune-Baker, 1906

Type Locality: Western Uganda, Toro

Holotype: Not located


Hypolycaena buxtoni puella Joicey and Talbot, 1921. Uganda: “Ruwenzori, western slope, 2500 m”.


  • Bethune-Baker, G. T., 1906. Descriptions of some new African butterflies. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 17: 104-110.
  • Joicey, J. J. and Talbot, G., 1921. New Lepidoptera collected by T. A. Barnes in east central Africa.2. New forms of Lepidoptera. Bull. Hill Mus. 1(1):44-118, Pls: 5-16.
  • Williams, M. C., 2008. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from [1] Afrotropical Butterflies.