Leptotes pirithous insulanus

TaxonavigationEdit

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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Leptotes
Species: Leptotes pirithous
Subspecies: Leptotes pirithous insulanus

NameEdit

Leptotes pirithous insulanus (Aurivillius, 1909).

Type locality: Mozambique: “Insel Europa”.

Holotype: not located.

SynonymyEdit

  • Cupido telicanus insulana (var.) Aurivillius, 1909: 324.
  • Syntarucus pirithous insulanus (Aurivillius); Stempffer, 1967: 221.
  • Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus); Williams, 2008, Polyommatini 1: 55. Treated as a subspecies of Leptotes pirithous by Ackery et al., 1995: 644. Synonymised with L. pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767) by Lees et al., 2003.

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