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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: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Lampides
Species (1): L. boeticus

[source: Catalogue of Life: 2013 Annual Checklist, minus (67) L. aberrans – L. aestivus – L. aetherialis – L. agnatinus – L. allectus – L. alsietus – L. amphissa – L. amphissina – L. anops – L. areas – L. biru – L. bochus – L. buruana – L. butleri – L. byneri – L. caerulea – L. callistus – L. cleodus – L. coeligena – L. conferenda – L. coruscans – L. cunilda – L. daones – L. daonides – L. dromicus – L. eclectus – L. elpidion – L. elpis – L. emetallicus – L. epilectus – L. evanescens – L. festivus – L. filicaudis – L. goodenovii – L. griseus – L. hyphasis – L. kankena – L. kondulana – L. lacteata – L. latimargus – L. limes – L. lithargyria – L. lividus – L. lucide – L. lunata – L. marakata – L. margarita – L. nemea – L. nitens – L. paralectus – L. paramalaccana – L. pelotus – L. philatus – L. porphyris – L. pseudelpis – L. pseudocassius – L. pseudosias – L. sarsina – L. seminiger – L. stresemanni – L. subdita – L. suidas – L. tertius – L. virgulatus – L. vyneri – L. wandammenensis – L. zachaeina
[Note: Recent authors are united in considering Lampides monobasic. Those other taxa listed above from Catalogue of Life are now mostly referred to the genus Jamides Hubner, where they will be found as species and subspecies.]

Lampides Hübner, [1819].

Type species: Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767, by subsequent designation of Grote (1873: 179).

Cosmolyce Toxopeus, 1927: 268.
Lampidella Hemming, 1933: 224.

Peablue in Autumn

Lampides boeticus


Grote, A.R. 1873a. Description of a butterfly new to the lower lake region. Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1(3): 178–179. BHL Reference page.
Hemming, A. F., 1933. Additional notes on the Types of certain butterfly genera. Entomologist 66: 222–225. Reference page.
Hübner, J. 1816–1826. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge. Augsburg. Papilionoidea. BHL Reference page.
Toxopeus, L. J., 1927-1928. Eine Revision der javanischen, zu Lycaenopsis und verwandten Genera gehörigen Arten. Tijdschr. Ent. 70: 232-302, 1pl., 27 figs; ibid. 71: 179-265, 1 pl., 29 figs. Reference page.

Lampides is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.

It currently consists of one species: Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767), the peablue or long-tailed blue. Lampides used to contain other species, most of which have now been moved to the genus Jamides.

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