Thestor rileyi

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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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Miletinae
Tribus: Miletini
Genus: Thestor
Species: Thestor rileyi


Thestor rileyi Pennington, 1956

Type locality: RSA, Lourensford, Somerset West, 1550 ft.

Holotype: Coll. Pennington. male ♂. 24.XII.1954


  • Pennington, K.M., 1956: A new species of Thestor Hübner (Lepidoptera – Lycaenidae) from the western Cape Province and notes on the life history of Desmolycaena mazoensis Trimen. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa, 19: 33-36.
  • Williams, M. Afrotropical Butterflies. Consulted 26.iv.2009.