Stygionympha vansoni

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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: Stygionympha
Species: Stygionympha vansoni


Stygionympha vansoni Pennington, 1953

Type locality: RSA, Kamiesberg Mountains, in Namaqualand, 2400 ft.

Holotype: Coll. Pennington. male ♂. 1946.



  • 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, Mark C., 2008: Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea