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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: Riodinidae
Subfamilia: Riodininae
Tribus: Eurybiini
Subtribus: Mesosemiina
Genus: Hermathena
Species: H. candidata – H. eburna – H. oweni

Hermathena Hewitson, 1874: 15.

Type species: Hermathena candidata Hewitson, 1874: 16.

Hewitson, W. C. 1874. Bolivian Butterflies Collected by Mr. Buckley: 1-48. London, van Voorst. web. Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Seraphim, N., Kaminski, L.A., DeVries, P.J., Penz, C.M., Callaghan, C.J., Wahlberg, N., Silva-Brandão, K.L. & Freitas, A.V.L. 2018. Molecular phylogeny and higher systematics of the metalmark butterflies (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Systematic Entomology 43(2): 407–425. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12282 Reference page.

Hermathena is a genus of butterflies in the family Riodinidae containing a total of three known species. A small Neotropical genus of uncommon montane butterflies. The larvae feed on bromeliads.

Hermathena candidata Hewitson, 1874
Hermathena eburna Hall & Harvey, 2005
Hermathena oweni Schaus, 1913

Hewitson, William Chapman (1876). Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies, selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson. Vol. 5.
Hall, J. P. W. (2005). A Phylogenetic Revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). Entomological Society of Washington, Washington, DC. 235 pp.
Lamas G, ed. (2004). Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

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