Alaena amazoula

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Poritiinae
Tribus: Liptenini
Subtribus: Pentilina
Genus: Alaena
Species; Alaena amazoula
Subspecies: (4) per Williams, 2007.
A. a. amazoula – A. a. congoana – A. a. nyasana – A. a. ochroma

amazoula in Seitz, Vol.13.
amazoula, ♂, in Rhopalocera Africae Australis.
Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: 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

NameEdit

Alaena amazoula (Boisduval, 1847).

Type locality: South Africa: “Pays des Amazoulous”.

Holotype: tbc.

SynonymyEdit

  • Acraea amazoula Boisduval, 1847: 591.
  • Acraea (Alaena) amazoula Boisduval; Trimen, [1862]: 111, pl.3 fig.3.
  • Alaena amazoula (Boisduval); Aurivillius, [1899]: 255.
  • Alaena amazoula amazoula orphina (form) Vári, 1976: 127, pl.14 figs 3,4. South Africa: “Amahlongwa, Umzinto Distr.”. Infrasubspecific form. Synonymy in Williams, 2007: Liptenina 74.
  • Alaena amazoula amazoula (Boisduval); Aurivillius, [1899]: 299, pl.61c; Stempffer, 1967: 9; Williams, 2007: Pentilina 2.

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