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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: Theclini
Genus: Antigius
Species: A. attilia – A. butleri – A. cheni – A. jinpingi – A. shizuyai
Name

Antigius Sibatani & Ito, 1942.

Type species: Thecla attilia Bremer, 1861: 469.
References

Fujioka, T., 1993: Zephyrus (Thechlini butterflies) in the world (3). Genus: Antigius and allied genera. Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 4: 3–20.
Koiwaya, S., 2002: Descriptions of seven new species and a new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China and Indo-China. Gekkan-Mushi 373: 5–14.
Koiwaya, S. 2004. Description of a new species of the genus Antigius and discovery of male of Howarthia kimurai. Gekkan-Mushi 405: 2–5. Reference page.
Morita, S., 2003: Eight new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China and Vietnam. Futao 42: 8–13.
Sibatani, A. & Ito, S., 1942. Beitrag zur Systematik der Theclinae im Kaiserreich Japan unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der sogenannten Gattung Zephyrus (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Tenthredo (3): 299-334. Reference page.

Antigius is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. The species of this genus are found in the eastern Palearctic realm (China, Korea, Japan, and the Russian Far East), as well as Taiwan and Myanmar.
Species

Antigius attilia (Bremer, 1861)
Antigius butleri (Fenton, 1881)
Antigius cheni Koiwaya, 2004
Antigius jinpingi Hsu, 2009
Antigius shizuyai Koiwaya, 2002

External links

A new species of Antigius (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclini) from Taiwan
"Antigius Sibatani & Ito, 1942" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
Images representing Antigius at Consortium for the Barcode of Life

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