Deloneura immaculata 

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Amphiesmenoptera > Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) > Glossata > Coelolepida > Myoglossata > Neolepidoptera > Heteroneura > Ditrysia > Apoditrysia > Obtectomera > Macrolepidoptera > Rhopalocera (butterflies) > Superfamily: Papilionoidea > Family: Lycaenidae > Subfamily: Lipteninae > Tribe: Liptenini > Genus: Deloneura

One of the three specimens of Deloneura immaculata and one of the oldest specimens in the Iziko South African Museum, collected by Colonel JH Bowker (see Wikipedia) in 1863: upperside (top left), underside (top right), labels (bottom). Click on butterfly images to see larger versions. [photos S. van Noort, Iziko ]

 


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