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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: Oxylidini
Genus: Syrmoptera
Species: (6):
S. amasa – S. bonifacei – S. caritas – S. homeyerii – S. melanomitra – S. mixtura

Syrmoptera Karsch, 1895.

Type species: Syrmoptera melanomitra Karsch, 1895: 308.

Oxylides (partim); Aurivillius (nec Hübner), 1898: 312; 1922: 381.


Aurivillius, C. [1899]. Rhopalocera æthiopica; die Tagfalter des æthiopischen Faunengebietes… Bihang till Kungliga Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar 31(5): 1–561. BHL. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.8773 Reference page.
Aurivillius, C. 1908–1925. In: Seitz, A., 1908–25. Die Großschmetterlinge des Afrikanischen Faunengebietes. Grossschmetterlinge Erde 13: 1-613, pls. 1-80. Reference page.
Karsch, F. 1895. Aethiopische Rhopaloceren II. Entomologische Nachrichten 21: 289–322. BHL Reference page.
Libert, M., 2004. Revision du genre Oxylides Huebner (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Lambillionea 104 (2) (Tome I): 143–158. Reference page.
Libert, M., 2004b. Revision du genre Syrmoptera Karsch (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Lambillionea 104 (3) (Tome II): 433–445. Reference page.
Williams, M.C. 2007. Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea. 7th Edn. (April 2007). Downloaded from Afrotropical Butterflies. Reference page.

Syrmoptera is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. They are found in the Afrotropical realm.

Syrmoptera amasa (Hewitson, 1869)
Syrmoptera bonifacei Stempffer, 1961
Syrmoptera caritas Libert, 2004
Syrmoptera homeyerii (Dewitz, 1879)
Syrmoptera melanomitra Karsch, 1895
Syrmoptera mixtura (Hulstaert, 1924)

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