Strephonota sphinx

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Strephonota sphinx
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Strephonota
Species: S. sphinx
Binomial name
Strephonota sphinx
(Fabricius, 1775)[1]
  • Papilio sphinx Fabricius, 1775
  • Papilio dindymus Cramer, [1775]
  • Thecla stilbia Hewitson, 1867
  • Thecla proba Godman & Salvin, [1887]
  • Thecla climicles Dyar, 1914
  • Thecla purissima Draudt, 1920

Strephonota sphinx is a species of butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in Panama, Colombia, the Amazon, Bolivia, Peru and the Guianas.


  1. ^ "Strephonota Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms