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Tartesa astarte, ♀, as Nacaduba astarte in Druce, 1891.
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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Tartesa
Species: T. astarte – T. ugiensis


Tartesa Hirowatari, 1992: 22.

Type species: Lampides astarte Butler, 1882: 150.


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  • Druce, H. H., 1891b. On the Lycaenidae of the Solomon Islands. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1891(3): 357-373, 2 pls. reference page 
  • Hirowatari, T., 1992. A generic classification of the tribe Polyommatini of the Oriental and Australian regions (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae). Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture (B), 44 (Suppl.) reference page 
  • Tite, G. E., 1963. A synonymic list of the genus Nacaduba and allied genera (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Ent) 13(4): 67-116, 91 figs, pls. 1,2. text, plates. reference page