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Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Satyrinae
Tribus: Satyrini
Subtribus: Pronophilina
Genus: Oxeoschistus
Species: O. cothon – O. cothonides – O. duplex – O. euriphyle – O. hilara – O. iphigenia – O. leucospilos – O. pronax – O. protogenia – O. puerta – O. romeo – O. tauropolis


Oxeoschistus Butler, 1867

Type species: Pronophila puerta Westwood, 1851 by original designation.



  • Adams, M.J., 1986: Pronophiline butterflies (Satyridae) of the three Andean Cordilleras of Colombia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 87: 235-320.
  • Butler, 1867, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 20: 2068
  • Lamas, G., 2004, Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera;Checklist:Part 4A; Hesperioidea-Papilionoidea.
  • Pyrcz, T.W., 2004: Pronophiline butterflies of the highlands of Chachapoyas in northern Peru: faunal survey, diversity and distribution patterns (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Genus 15 (4): 455-622. Full article: [1]
  • Pyrcz, T.W. & S. Fratello, 2005: Cloud forest butterfly fauna of the Pantepui‒poor or poorly known? Description of new species and records of new genera of Pronophilina: Eretris agata and Oxeoschistus romeo (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 59 (4): 200-211. Full article: [2].