Hemiargus hanno

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Hemiargus hanno
Hanno blue (Hemiargus hanno filenus) male.jpg
Male H. h. filenus, Cuba
Hanno blue (Hemiargus hanno filenus) underside.jpg
Ventral side, H. h. filenus, Grand Cayman
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hemiargus
Species: H. hanno
Binomial name
Hemiargus hanno
(Stoll, [1790])[1]
Synonyms
  • Papilio hanno Stoll, [1790]
  • Lycaena hanno
  • Hemiagrus hanno
  • Polyommatus hanno filenus (Poey, 1832)

Hemiargus hanno is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Suriname, Brazil,[2] Colombia and on Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico and Hispaniola.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Hemiargus hanno hanno (Suriname)
  • Hemiargus hanno bogotana Draudt, 1921 (Colombia)
  • Hemiargus hanno filenus (Poey, 1832) (Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Cuba, Cayman Islands)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hemiargus at Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera
  2. ^ Garwood, Kim (2009). Butterflies of Southern Amazonia. Carter & Carter. p. 23. 
  3. ^ R. R. Askew and P. A. van B. Stafford, Butterflies of the Cayman Islands (Apollo Books, Stenstrup 2008) ISBN 978-87-88757-85-9, pp. 82/3