Pseudonympha southeyi

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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: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Satyrinae
Tribus: Satyrini
Subtribus: Ypthimina
Genus: Pseudonympha
Species: Pseudonympha southeyi
Subspecies: P. s. kamiesbergensis – P. s. southeyi – P. s. wykehami


Pseudonympha southeyi Pennington, 1953

Type locality: RSA, N.E. Cape, Witteberg Mountains, at the top of Joubert Pass between 7300 ft.-7600 ft.

Holotype: Coll. Pennington. male ♂. 20.IX.1952.



  • Dickson, C.G.C., 1967: Two new subspecies of Pseudonympha southeyi (Pennington) (Lepidoptera: Satyridae) from the Western Cape Province. The Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation, 79: 93-96.
  • Pennington, K.M., 1953: New species and subspecies and other additions to the butterflies of Southern Africa, together with new records of little known species. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 16: 94-111.
  • Williams, M. C., 2008: Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007).