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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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Acytolepis
Species: (5)
A. lilacea – A. najara – A. puspa – A. ripte – A. samanga
Name

Acytolepis Toxopeus, 1927: 271, 288.

Type species: Polyommatus puspa Horsfield, 1828: 67.

Common hedge blue

Acytolepis puspa

References

Eliot, J. N. & Kawazoé, A. 1983. Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group. British Museum (Natural History), London. ISBN 0-565-00860-9 Reference page.
Horsfield, T. 1828–1829. A descriptive catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the museum of the Honourable East India Company. 144 pp., 8 pls. London. BHL text, plates. Reference page.
Toxopeus, L. J., 1927-1928. Eine Revision der javanischen, zu Lycaenopsis und verwandten Genera gehörigen Arten. Tijdschr. Ent. 70: 232-302, 1pl., 27 figs; ibid. 71: 179-265, 1 pl., 29 figs. Reference page.

Vernacular names
中文: 鈕灰蝶屬

Acytolepis is a genus of small butterflies that belongs to the lycaenids or blues (family Lycaenidae). The genus was first described by Lambertus Johannes Toxopeus in 1927. The species are found in the Indomalayan and the Australasian realms.

Taxonomy

The type specimen for the genus Acytolepis is Acytolepis puspa.[1][2]
Species

Acytolepis puspa (Horsfield, 1828)
Acytolepis lilacea (Hampson, 1889)
Acytolepis najara (Fruhstorfer, 1910)
Acytolepis ripte (H. H. Druce, 1895)
Acytolepis samanga (Fruhstorfer, 1910)

See also

List of butterflies of India
List of butterflies of India (Lycaenidae)

References

Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Acytolepis". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Acytolepis puspa". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 15, 2018.

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