Pyrrhopyge papius

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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
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Pyrrhopyginae
Tribus: Pyrrhopygini
Subtribus: Pyrrhopygina
Genus: Pyrrhopyge
Species: Pyrrhopyge papius
Subspecies: P. p. papius –P. p. pasca


Pyrrhopyge papius Hopffer, 1874.

Type locality: "Moxos, Pavon", "Neu Granada".

Lectotype: ♂ ZMHU, images.


  • Pyrrhopyge papius Hopffer, 1874: 369.
  • Pyrrhopyge papius papius Hopffer; Evans, 1951: 10; Lamas, 2004: 29.


  • Butterflies of America
  • Evans, W.H. 1951–55. A Catalogue of the American Hesperiidae. Pt.1 (1951): x+92pp, pls. 1–9; Pt.2 (1952): v.+178pp, pls. 10–25; Pt.3 (1953): v+246pp, pls. 26–53; Pt.4 (1955): v+499pp, pls. 54–88. Reference page
  • Hopffer, C. 1874. Neue Lepidopteren von Peru und Bolivia. Ent. Zeit. Stettin 35: 329–371. BHL. Reference page
  • Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol. 5A. Association for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439p. Reference page