Calycopis

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Calycopis
Calycopiscecrops.JPG
Calycopis cecrops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Calycopis
Scudder, 1876
Species

Many, see text

Synonyms

Antrissima K.Johnson, 1991
Argentostriatus K.Johnson, 1991
Calistryma Field, 1967 (lapsus)
Calystryma Field, 1967
Cyanodivida K.Johnson, 1991
Distissima K.Johnson, 1991
Femniterga K.Johnson, 1988
Fieldia K.Johnson, 1991 (non Nicolescu, 1979: preoccupied)
Furcovalva K.Johnson, 1991
Gigantofalca K.Johnson, 1991
Klaufera K.Johnson, 1991
Kroenleina K.Johnson, 1991
Mercedes K.Johnson, 1991
Morphissima K.Johnson, 1991
Profieldia K.Johnson, 1992
Reversustus K.Johnson, 1991
Serratofalca K.Johnson, 1991
Serratoterga K.Johnson, 1991
Terminospinissima K.Johnson, 1991
Tergissima K.Johnson, 1988

Some Calycopis in a plate from William Chapman Hewitson's Illustrations of Diurnal Lepidoptera

Calycopis is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. Massively split up by Kurt Johnson in 1991, most modern authors consider the changes proposed at that time to be unjustified. Most of the species of this genus are found in the Neotropical realm and others in the Nearctic realm.

Species include:

Several proposed species are of doubtful validity.

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