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Hypolycaena sipylus (Mindanao, Philippines).jpg
Hypolycaena sipylus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Tribe: Hypolycaenini
Genus: Hypolycaena
C. Felder & R. Felder, 1862
  • Tatura Butler, 1888

Hypolycaena is a butterfly genus in the family Lycaenidae. Hypolycaena species are found in the Australasian, Indomalayan and Afrotropical realms.


Hypolycaena from William Chapman Hewitson's Illustrations of Diurnal Lepidoptera

External links[edit]

  • Hypolycaena at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Cassidy A.C. & Rawlins A., 2011. On Hypolycaena from Maluku, Indonesia, including the first description of male Hypolycaena asahi (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). ZooKeys 115: 53–84. doi:10.3897/zookeys.115.1406