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Erysichton

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Erysichton
Higher classification  Lycaenidae
Order  Butterflies and moths
Family  Lycaenidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Psychonotis, Petrelaea, Ionolyce, Catopyrops

Erysichton is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The species of this genus are found in the Australasian realm.

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Etymology

The genus is named after the mythological figure of Erysichthon of Thessaly.

Species

  • Erysichton lineata (Murray, 1874)
  • Former species

  • Erysichton albiplaga is now known as Jameela albiplaga (Tite, 1963)
  • Erysichton palmyra is now known as Jameela palmyra (Felder, 1860)
  • References

    Erysichton Wikipedia


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