Satyrium (butterfly)

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"Chrysophanus" redirects here. This rejected name was also applied to Lycaena.
Satyrium pruni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Theclinae
Genus: Satyrium
Scudder, 1876

Numerous, see text


Argus Gerhard, 1850 (non Bohadsch, 1761: preoccupied)
Armenia Dublatov & Korshunov, 1984
Bakeriia Tutt, 1907 (non Kieffer, 1905: preoccupied)
Callipsyche Scudder, 1876
Chattendenia Tutt, 1908
Chrysophanus Hübner, 1818 (suppressed)
Edwardsia Tutt, 1907 (non Costa, 1838: preoccupied)
Erschoffia Tutt, 1907 (non Swinhoe, 1900: preoccupied)
Euristrymon Clench, 1961
Fixsenia Tutt, 1907
Felderia Tutt, 1907 (non Walsingham, 1887: preoccupied)
Harkenclenus dos Passos, 1971
Klugia Tutt, 1907 (non Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863: preoccupied)
Kollaria Tutt, 1907 (non Pictet, 1841: preoccupied)
Leechia Tutt, 1907 (non South, 1901: preoccupied)
Necovatia Verity, 1951
Neolycaena de Nicéville, 1890
Nordmannia Tutt, 1907
Pseudothecla Strand, 1910
Rhymnaria Zhdanko, 1983
Strymonidia Tutt, 1908
Superflua Strand, 1910
Thecliolia Strand, 1910
Tuttiola Strand, 1910

The genus Satyrium contains butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. The members (species) of this genus are found in the Holarctic ecozone.


Listed alphabetically within species-group.[1]

The satyrium species-group:

The armenia species-group:

The nordmannia species-group:

The superflua species-group:

Unknown species-group:



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