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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Tagiadinae
Tribus: Celaenorrhinini
Genus: Loxolexis
Species: L. dimidia – L. hollandi – L. holocausta

Loxolexis is an Afrotropical genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.


Loxolexis dimidia (Holland, 1896)
Loxolexis drucei (Larsen, 2002)
Loxolexis hollandi (Druce, 1909)
Loxolexis holocausta (Mabille, 1891)


Loxolexis was treated as a synonym of Katreus by Ackery et al. in 1995 but re-instated as a valid genus by Larsen in 2005.[2]
Katreus, funet.fi

Afrotropical Butterflies: Hesperiidae - Subfamily Pyrginae

External links

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

Insects Images

Biology Encyclopedia

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