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Glaucopsyche paphos

Glaucopsyche paphos , Germasogeia (Yermasoyia), Cyprus, Photo:  Augusta Stylianou Artist

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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Glaucopsyche
Species: Glaucopsyche paphos
Glaucopsyche paphos Chapman, 1920

Glaucopsyche paphos is a small butterfly found in the Palearctic that belongs to the blues family. It is endemic to Cyprus[2] It is sometimes considered to be a subspecies of Glaucopsyche melanops.
See also

List of butterflies of Europe


Chapman, 1920An undescribed Lycaenid Butterfly from Cyprus, Glaucopsyche paphos, sp. n. (Lycaenidae) Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1920 (1/2) : 166-169, pl. 5
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