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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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Oreolyce
Subgenera (2): Arletta – Oreolyce
Overview of species (6)

O. archena – O. boulti – O. dohertyi – O. nearcha – O. quadriplaga – O. vardhana

Oreolyce Toxopeus, 1927: 257, 277.

Type species: Lycaena quadriplaga Snellen, 1892

Moorea Toxopeus, 1927: 255. Type species: Poltommatus vardhana Moore, 1874 by original designation. [Homonym of Moorea Jones & Kirby, 1869]
Arletta Hemming, 1935: 3. [Replacement name for Moorea Toxopeus]


Eliot, J. N. & Kawazoé, A. 1983. Blue butterflies of the Lycaenopsis group. British Museum (Natural History), London. ISBN 0-565-00860-9 Reference page.
Snellen, P. C. T., 1892. Beschrijving van eenige Javaansche Dagvlinders. Tijdschr. Ent. 35: 133-147. 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.

Oreolyce is an Indomalayan genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.[1]

Subgenus Oreolyce

Oreolyce quadriplaga (Snellen, 1892) – Naga hedge blue
Oreolyce archena (Corbet, 1940)
Oreolyce boulti (Chapman, 1912) Borneo
Oreolyce dohertyi (Tytler, 1915) Naga Hills

Subgenus Arletta Hemming, 1935

Oreolyce vardhana (Moore, [1875]) – dusky hedge blue


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