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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Morphinae
Tribus: Brassolini
Subtribus: Brassolina
Genus: Opoptera
Species Group aorsa

Species (5): O. aorsa – O. arsippe – O. bracteolata – O. hilaris – O. staudingeri
Species Group syme

Species (3): O. fruhstorferi – O. sulcius – O. syme

Opoptera Aurivillius, 1882

Type species: Caligo syme Hübner, 1821

Penz, C.M. 2009: The phylogeny of Opoptera butterflies, and an assessment of the systematic position of O. staudingeri (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Zootaxa, 1985: 1–20. Abstract & excerpt

Opoptera is a genus of South American butterflies formerly considered to be part of the genus Opsiphanes.

Species group aorsa
Opoptera aorsa (Godart, [1824])
Opoptera arsippe (Hopffer, 1874)
Opoptera bracteolata Stichel, 1901
Opoptera hilaris Stichel, 1901
Opoptera staudingeri (Godman & Salvin, 1894)
Species group syme
Opoptera fruhstorferi (Röber, 1896)
Opoptera sulcius (Staudinger, 1887)
Opoptera syme (Hübner, [1821])


"Opoptera Aurivillius, 1882" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
Opoptera at the Tree of Life Web Project

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