Subfamily: Theclinae

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Genera indigenous to southern Africa

Tribe: Amblypodini

 

 
 

Myrina

 

Tribe: Aphnaeini

 

 
 

Aloeides

 

 

Aphnaeus

 

 

Argyraspodes

One species indigenous to southern Africa: Argyraspodes argyraspis (Warrior silver-spotted copper)

 

Axiocerses

 

 

Chloroselas

 

 

Chrysoritis

 

 

Cigaritis

 

 

Crudaria

 

 

Erikssonia

One species indigenous to southern Africa: Erikssonia acraeina (Eriksson's copper)

 
 

Lipaphnaeus

One species indigenous to southern Africa: Lipaphnaeus aderna

 
 

Phasis

 

 

Trimenia

 

 

Tylopaedia

One species indigenous to southern Africa: Tylopaedia sardonyx (King clopper)

 
 

Zeritis

One species indigenous to southern Africa: Zeritis sorhagenii

 

Tribe: Deudorigini

 

 
 

Capys

 

 

Deudorix

 

Tribe: Hypolycaenini

 

 
 

Hypolycaena

 

 

Leptomyrina

 

Tribe: Iolaini

 

 
 

Iolaus

 

Publications

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.


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