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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Eumaeini
Subtribus: Calycopidina
Genus: Lamprospilus
Species: L. aunus – L. ayawi – L. coelicolor – L. collucia – L. decorata – L. draudti – L. genius – L. japola – L. nicetus – L. occidentalis – L. orcidia

Lamprospilus Geyer, 1832.

Type species: Lamprospilus genius Geyer, [1832]: 30.

Gigantorubra Johnson, 1993: 2. Type Species: Thecla collucia (Hewitson, 1877): 186. See Duarte & Robbins, 2010: 50.


Costa, M., Viloria, A.L., Attal, S., Benmesbah, M., Fratello, S. & Bálint, Z. 2019. Lepidoptera from the Pantepui. Part VII. A distinctive Lamprospilus species from the Guiana Highlands (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae). Opuscula Zoologica Budapest 50(2): 111–128, 46 figs. Reference page. .
Duarte, M. & Robbins, R., 2010. Description and phylogenetic analysis of the Calycopidina (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Theclinae, Eumaeini): a subtribe of detritivores. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 54(1): 45–65. pdf. Reference page.
Geyer, C.M., [1832-37] in Hübner, J., 1808 - 1837. Zuträge zur Sammlung Exotischer Schmettelinge. Augsburg. By Geyer after Hübner's death: Vol.1, Vol.2, Vol.3, Vol.4, Vol.5. 172 pls. Reference page.
Hewitson, W.C. 1863–1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp, 107 pls. Text, plates. Reference page.
Johnson, K., 1993. Neotropical Hairstreak Butterflies: New Sister Genera of the Electrostrymon/Angulopis Grade of Eumaeini (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Theclinae). Reports of the Museum of Natural History, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point 32: 1–76. pdf. Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.

Lamprospilus is a Neotropical genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.[1]


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