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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: Loxurini
Genus: Eooxylides
Species: E. etias – E. meduana – E. tharis

Eooxylides Doherty, 1889.

Type Species: Oxylides tharis Geyer, [1837]: 22, figs 883, 884, by monotypy.

Marshallia Doherty, 1889: 410 nota, TS: Oxylides tharis Geyer.
Indoxylides Doherty, 1889: 410 nota, TS: Oxylides tharis Geyer.
Eooxylides de Nicéville, 1890: 19, 432, TS: Oxylides tharis Geyer.
Eoöxilides [sic] Fruhstorfer, [1904]: 311.
Eoöxylides [sic] Fruhstorfer, 1904: 204.


Doherty, W., 1889. On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim. J. asiat. Soc. Beng. 58(4): 409–440, pl.23. text, plate. Reference page.
Eliot, J.N. 1973. The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology 28(6): 371-505. Reference page.
Fruhstorfer, H., [1904]. Neue Lycaeniden. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift. Iris 16: 310-312. Reference page.
Fruhstorfer, H., 1904. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Rhopaloceren-Fauna der Insel Engano. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 49: 170-206, Archive. 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.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.
de Nicéville, L., 1890. The butterflies of India, Burmah & Ceylon. 3. Calcutta, xi + 503 pp. Text, Plates.

Eooxylides is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. The species in this genus are found in the Indomalayan realm.

Eooxylides tharis (Geyer, [1837])
Eooxylides etias (Distant & Pryer, 1887)
Eooxylides meduana (Hewitson, 1869)

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