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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: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Taractrocerini
Genus: Sabera
Species: S. aruana – S. biaga – S. caesina – S. dobboe – S. dorena – S. expansa – S. fulginosa – S. fusca – S. iloda – S. kumpia – S. madrella – S. metallica – S. misola – S. tabla

Sabera Swinhoe, 1908: 30.

Type-species: Hesperia caesina Hewitson, 1866: 491

Sabera metallica

Sabera metallica upperside (left), underside (right)


de Jong, R. 2008. Notes on some skippers of the Taractrocera-group (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) from New Guinea. Zoologische Mededelingen 82(10): 1-16; 73–80.Reference page.
Hewitson, W.C. [1866]. Descriptions of New Hesperidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London Series 3, Vol. 2: 479–501. BHL. Reference page.
Parsons, M.J. 1986. A new genus and twenty-six new species of butterflies (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae) from Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya. Tyô to Ga 37(3): 103–177, 160 figs. web. Reference page.
Parsons, M.J. 1998. The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea xvi+736pp., 136 pls. Academic Press, London, ISBN 0125455550. Reference page.
Swinhoe, C. 1908. On the species of Hesperidae from the Indo-Malayan and African Regions, described by Herr Plötz, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1908, Pt.1: 1–36, pls. 1–3. Text, plates. Reference page.

Sabera is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.

Sabera aruana (Plötz, 1886)
Sabera biaga Evans, 1949
Sabera caesina (Hewitson, [1866])
Sabera dobboe (Plötz, 1885)
Sabera dorena Evans, 1935
Sabera expansa Evans, 1935
Sabera fuliginosa (Miskin, 1889)
Sabera fusca Joicey & Talbot, 1917
Sabera iloda Parsons, 1989
Sabera kumpia Evans, 1949
Sabera madrella Parsons, 1986
Sabera metallica de Jong, 2008
Sabera misola Evans, 1949
Sabera tabla (Swinhoe, 1905)


Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database
Notes on some skippers of the Taractrocera-group (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae) from New Guinea
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