Chilades

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Jewel blues
Chiladestrochylus.jpg
Chilades trochylus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Chilades
Moore, [1881]
Species

Several, see text

Synonyms

Edales Swinhoe, 1910
Freyeria Courvoisier, 1920
Lachides Nekrutenko, 1984
Luthrodes H.H.Druce, 1895

Chilades, commonly called jewel blues,[1] is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. The species of this genus are found in the Old World and in Australia.

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically within groups:[2]

The cleotas species group:

The galba species group:

The lajus species group:

Incertae sedis:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7. 
  2. ^ Chilades at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Chilades at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Chilades at Wikispecies