Taxonavigation edit

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: Pyrginae
Tribus: Carcharodini
Subtribus: Carcharodina
Genus: Spialia
Subgenus: Spialia
Speciesː Spialia mafa
Subspecies: S. m. higginsi –S. m. mafa

Name edit

Spialia mafa (Trimen, 1870)

Type localityː South Africa, "Basutoland".

Typusː male BMNH.

Synonymy edit

  • Pyrgus mafa Trimen, 1870: 386, Pl.6 Fig.12.
  • Hesperia mafa (Trimen); Seitz, [1908]: Pl.75 Row.c.
  • Spialia mafa mafa (Trimen); Evans, 1937: 62; Kielland, 1990: 236; Bridges, 1994: viii.132; Zhang et al., 2020: 188.

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