Hypolycaena scintillans

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Hypolycaenini
Genus: Hypolycaena
Species: Hypolycaena scintillans

Name[edit]

Hypolycaena scintillans Stempffer, 1957

Type locality: Cameroon: “Itoki, Kitta, N’Dian”.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Hypolycaena lebona ab. scintillans Aurivillius, 1895: 210.
  • Hypolycaena scintillans Stempffer, 1957: 121.
  • Hypolycaena lebona coerulea Stempffer, Ackery et al., 1995: 603.
  • Hypolycaena scintillans Stempffer, 1957, Larsen, 1997: 179.
  • Hypolycaena paralourga paralourga Clench, ms. Liberia. Arrangement in Carnegie Mus.
  • Hypolycaena paralourga batangae Clench, ms. Cameroon. Arrangement in Carnegie Mus.
  • Hypolycaena anadelpha Clench (?); HT ♂ RMCA, Nigeria, Lagos, (Dr P. Roche), images.

References[edit]

  • Ackery, P.R., Smith, C.R., Vane-Wright, R.I., et al, 1995. Carcasson's African Butterflies: An annotated Catalogue of the Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea of the Afrotropical Region. British Museum (Natural History), London: i-xi, 1-803.
  • Aurivillius, P., 1895. Beiträgezur Kenntniss der Insecktenfauna von Kamerun, 2: Tagfalter, 3.Ent. Tidskr. 16: 195–220.
  • Larsen, T. 1997. A revision of the Hypolycaena lebona group of African Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera), with description of two new species and one new subspecies. Metamorphosis, 6: 172–182. ISSN: 1018-6409
  • Stempffer, H., 1957. Les Lepidopteres de l’Afrique Noire Francaise. Initiations Africaines. Dakar 14 (Fasc. 3 Lycaenides): 1–228.
  • Williams, M. C., 2008. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from [1] Afrotropical Butterflies.