Cupido (butterfly)

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Cupido
Eastern Tailed Blue 1.jpg
C. comyntas, Eastern Tailed-blue
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Polyommatinae
Tribe: Polyommatini
Genus: Cupido
Schrank, 1801
Species

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Synonyms

Binghamia Tutt, 1908
Tiora Evans, 1912
Ununcula van Eecke, 1915
Zizera Moore, 1881
Everes Hübner, 1819

Cupido is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The subgenus Everes (Hübner, [1819]) is included here.[2] The genus is confined to the Palearctic.

Species[3][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cupido, funet.fi
  2. ^ http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/old_site/uasm//Opler&Warren.pdf Paul A. Opler and Andrew D. Warren. Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico.
  3. ^ Cupido, funet.fi
  4. ^ The Global Lepidoptera Names Index CUPIDO myrrha, Original:LYCAENA Herrich-Schäffer, 1851

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