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: 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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Eumaeini
Genus: Arcas
Species: A. alleluia – A. arcadia – A. cypria – A. delphia – A. ducalis – A. gozmanyi – A. imperialis – A. jivaro – A. lecromi – A. marginata – A. nicolayi – A. splendor – A. tuneta


Arcas Swainson, 1832

Type species: Papilio imperialis Cramer, 1775 by monotypy.


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  • Bálint, Zs., 2006: Arcas Swainson, 1832 is revisited: review of some species-group names, identification of the sister group and a key for species (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae: Eumaeini). Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 98: 147–158. Full article: [2].
  • Nicolay, S.S., 1971: A review of the genus Arcas with descriptions of new species (Lycaenidae, Strymonini). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 25 (2): 87–108. Full article: [3].