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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Lycaenidae (Gossamer Winged Butterflies) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 201 families, 1010 genera, 2032 species
Tree
Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 199 families, 1007 genera, 2028 species
Tree
Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 194 families, 999 genera, 2015 species
Tree
Superorder
Lesotho
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 107 families, 577 genera, 1154 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 20 families, 196 genera, 426 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 20 families, 196 genera, 426 species
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 19 families, 195 genera, 424 species
Tree
Division
Lesotho
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 19 families, 195 genera, 424 species
Tree
Section
Lesotho
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 12 families, 158 genera, 353 species
Tree
Subsection
Lesotho
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 10 families, 152 genera, 339 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Papilionoidea (Latreille, 1802) (True butterflies)
 4 families, 52 genera, 114 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Lycaenidae (Leach, 1815) (Gossamer Winged Butterflies) - Systematics
 25 genera, 64 species
Site
Tree
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Genera831    worldwide
Species31.048    worldwide
Common namesGossamer Winged Butterflies, Hairstreaks & Coppers & Blues, Imperial Hairstreak butterflies, Harvesters, Gossamer-winged butterflies, Gossamer-wing Butterflies, Blue butterflies, Gossamers, Blues and Coppers, Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks
German namesBläulinge
Dutch namesVuurvlinders en blauwtjes, Kleine pages, Blauwtjes
Danish namesBlåfuglefamilien
Finnish namesNopsasiivet, Kultasiivet, Sinisiivet, Sinisiipiset
Norwegian namesGlansvinger
Swedish namesJuvelvingar
AuthorLeach, 1815
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Australasian
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Oriental


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean


CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLycaenidae in faunaeur.org
Lycaenidae in itis.gov
Lycaenidae in dyntaxa.se
Lycaenidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Lycaenidae in Lesotho
Species with ANext  
Actizera lucida (Trimen, 1883)Rayed BlueInfo
Aloeides aranda (Wallengren, 1857)Aranda CopperInfo
Aloeides braueri (C.g.c. Dickson, 1968)Brauer´s CopperInfo
Aloeides dentatis (Swierstra, 1909)Roodepoort CopperInfo
Aloeides dentatis maseruna (Riley, 1938)Info
Aloeides henningi (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Henning´s CopperInfo
Aloeides lenningi (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Info
Aloeides maluti (Pringle, 1983)Maluti CopperInfo
Aloeides molomo (Trimen, 1870)Molomo CopperInfo
Aloeides oreas (Tite & Dickson, 1968)Oreas CopperInfo
Aloeides pierus (Cramer, 1782)Dull CopperInfo
Aloeides rileyi (Tite & C.g.c. Dickson, 1976)Riley´s CopperInfo
Aloeides taikosama (Wallengren, 1857)Dusky CopperInfo
Aloeides taylori -> Aloeides rileyiRiley´s CopperInfo
Aloeides trimeni (Tite & Dickson, 1973)Trimen´s CopperInfo
Aloeides trimeni trimeni ()Info
Anthene butleri (Oberthür, 1880)Pale HairtailInfo
Anthene butleri livida (Trimen, 1881)Info
Azanus jesous (Guérin-méneville, 1849)African Babul BlueInfo
Azanus moriqua (Wallengren, 1857)Black-bordered Babul BlueInfo
Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)Bright Babul BlueInfo
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Cacyreus fracta (Grünberg, 1912)Info
Cacyreus lingeus (Stoll, 1782)Bush BronzeInfo
Cacyreus marshalli (Butler, 1898)Geranium BronzeInfo
Cacyreus tespis (Herbst, 1804)Water BlueInfo
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1843)Grass JewelInfo
Chrysoritis chrysaor (Trimen, 1864)Golden CopperInfo
Chrysoritis pelion (Pennington, 1953)Machacha OpalInfo
Chrysoritis turneri amatola (Dickson & Mcmaster, 1967)Info
Cigaritis mozambica (Bertolini, 1850)Mozambique SilverlineInfo
Crudaria leroma (Wallengren, 1857)Silver-spotted GreyInfo
Cupidopsis cissus (Godart, 1824)Common Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis iobates (Hopffer, 1855)Tailed Meadow BlueInfo
Cupidopsis jobates -> Cupidopsis iobatesTailed Meadow BlueInfo
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Eicochrysops messapus (Godart, 1824)Cupreous BlueInfo
Eicochrysops messapus messapus (Godart, 1824)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Gonatomyrina lara -> Leptomyrina laraInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Harpendyreus noquasa (Trimen & Bowker, 1887)Marsh BlueInfo
Harpendyreus tsomo (Trimen, 1868)Tsomo BlueInfo
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Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)Long-tailed BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops grahami (Trimen, 1893)Graham´s BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops ketsi (Cottrell, 1965)Ketsi BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops lerothodi (Trimen, 1904)Lesotho BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops letsea (Trimen, 1870)Free State BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops letsia (Trimen, 1870)Info
Lepidochrysops loewensteini (Swanepoel, 1951)Loewenstein´s BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops methymna methymna ()Info
Lepidochrysops oosthuizeni (Swanepoel & Vári, 1983)Info
Lepidochrysops ortygia (Trimen, 1887)Koppie BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops patricia (Trimen, 1887)Patrician BlueInfo
Lepidochrysops variabilis (Cottrell, 1965)Variable BlueInfo
Leptomyrina hirundo (Wallengren, 1857)Tailed Black-eyeInfo
Leptomyrina lara (Linnaeus, 1764)Cape Black-eyeInfo
Leptotes pirithous pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Lycaena allardi -> Plebejus allardiInfo
Lycaena clarki (Dickson, 1971)Eastern Sorrel CopperInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Orachrysops nasutus remus (Henning & Henning, 1994)Info
Oraidium barberae (Trimen, 1868)Dwarf BlueInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Plebejus allardi (Oberthür, 1874)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Thestor basuta (Wallengren, 1857)Info
Thestor basutus (Wallengren, 1857)Basuto MagpieInfo
Species with ZBack  Top
Zeritis orthrus -> Aloeides taikosamaDusky CopperInfo
Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)Dark Grass BlueInfo
Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)Little Grass-blueInfo
64 Species in Lycaenidae for Lesotho listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
DivisionDitrysia
Moths, Butterflies, Skippers
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyLycaenidae
Gossamer Winged Butterflies, Hairstreaks & Coppers & Blues, Imperial Hairstreak butterflies, Harvesters, Gossamer-winged butterflies, Gossamer-wing Butterflies, Blue butterflies, Gossamers, Blues and Coppers, Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks
AuthorLeach, 1815

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