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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: Eumaeini
Genus: Janthecla
Species: J. armilla – J. aurora – J. cydonia – J. flosculus – J. janthina – J. janthodonia – J. leea – J. malvina – J. rocena – J. sista

Janthecla Robbins & Venables, 1991.

Type species: Thecla janthina Hewitson, 1867: 93, pl.37, figs 104,105.

Hewitson, W.C. 1863–1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp, 107 pls. Text, plates. Reference page.
Robbins and Venables, 1991. Synopsis of a new Neotropical hairstreak genus, Janthecla, and description of a new species (Lycaenidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 45(1): 11-33, 30 figs., 3 tabs. (14 August). PDF. 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.

Janthecla is a Neotropical genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.[1]

Janthecla rocena (Hewitson, 1867)
Janthecla malvina (Hewitson, 1867)
Janthecla janthodonia (Dyar, 1918)
Janthecla cydonia (Druce, 1890)
Janthecla leea Venables & Robbins, 1991
Janthecla armilla (Druce, 1907)
Janthecla janthina (Hewitson, 1867)
Janthecla sista (Hewitson, 1867)
Janthecla aurora (Druce, 1907)
Janthecla flosculus (Druce, 1907)


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