Hypolycaena merguia

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Hypolycaena merguia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Hypolycaena
Species: H. merguia
Binomial name
Hypolycaena merguia
(Doherty, 1889)[1]
  • Chliaria merguia Doherty, 1889
  • Chliaria merguia watsoni Swinhoe, 1911
  • Chliaria merguia histiaea Fruhstorfer, 1914
  • Chliaria merguia histiäa Fruhstorfer, 1914
  • Hypolycaena skapane Druce, 1895
  • Chliaria merguia sobanas Fruhstorfer, 1914
  • Chliaria merguia palpatoris Fruhstorfer, 1914

Hypolycaena merguia is a butterfly in the Lycaenidae family. It was described by Doherty in 1889. It is found in South-east Asia.


  • Hypolycaena merguia merguia (Mergui, southern Burma, Thailand)
  • Hypolycaena merguia watsoni (Swinhoe, 1911) (Burma, Thailand)
  • Hypolycaena merguia histiaea (Fruhstorfer, 1914) (Sumatra)
  • Hypolycaena merguia skapane Druce, 1895 (Borneo)
  • Hypolycaena merguia palpatoris (Fruhstorfer, 1914) (western Java)


  1. ^ Hypolycaena, funet.fi