Metisella aegipan


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
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
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: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Heteropterinae
Genus: Metisella
Species: Metisella aegipan



Metisella aegipan Trimen, 1868.

Type Locality: S. Africa, Amatola Mts.

Holotype: male BMNH.


  • Cyclopides aegipan Trimen, 1868: 94, Pl.VI, fig.9.
  • Metisella aegipan (Trimen); Evans, 1937: 68.


  • Evans, W.H. 1937. A Catalogue of the African Hesperiidae: indicating the classification and nomenclature adopted in the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1–212. Reference page
  • Trimen, R., 1868. On some undescribed species of South African butterflies including a new genus of Lycaenidae. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 16(1): 69–96. BHL. Reference page