Metisella syrinx

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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: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Heteropterinae
Genus: Metisella
Species: Metisella syrinx



Metisella syrinx Trimen, 1868.

Type Locality: "Gakias Kop, Amatola Mountains"

Holotype: male, BMNH.


  • Cyclopides syrinx Trimen, 1868: 93, Pl.5 Fig8.
  • Metisella syrinx (Trimen); Evans, 1937: 75; Bridges, 1994: VIII.219.


  • Bridges, C.A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Hesperioidea (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL Reference page
  • Evans, W.H. 1937. A Catalogue of the African Hesperiidae: indicating the classification and nomenclature adopted in the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1–212. Reference page
  • Trimen, R., 1868. On some undescribed species of South African butterflies including a new genus of Lycaenidae. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 16(1): 69–96. BHL. Reference page