Lysandra (butterfly)

Lysandra is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.

Lysandra
Lysandra bellargus.jpg
Lysandra bellargus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Polyommatinae
Tribe: Polyommatini
Genus: Lysandra
Hemming, 1933
Synonyms[1]
  • Argus Scopoli, 1763
  • Uranops Hemming, 1929

SpeciesEdit

Listed alphabetically:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lysandra at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Talavera, G, Lukhtanov, V.A.,Pierce, N.E. & Vila, R. (2012): Establishing criteria for higher-level classification using molecular data: the systematics of Polyommatus blue butterflies (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Cladistics. 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00421.x
  • Talavera, G., Lukhtanov, V.A., Rieppel, L., Pierce, N.E. & Vila, R. (2013): In the shadow of phylogenetic uncertainty: The recent diversification of Lysandra butterflies through chromosomal change. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 469–478.

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