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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: Theclinae
Tribus: Theclini
Genus: Wagimo
Species: (4) per Koiwaya, 2007.
W. asanoi – W. insularis – W. koizumii – W. signatus – W. sulgeri

Wagimo Sibatani & Ito, 1942: 319.

Type species: Thecla signata Butler, [1882]: 854, by original designation.


Wagimo signatus, Japan.


Butler, A. G., [1882]. On butterflies from Japan. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881(4): 846–855. BHL. Reference page.
Fujioka, T., 1994. Zephyrus (Theclini butterflies) in the world (7). Genera Thecla, Shirozua and Wagimo. Butterflies (Teinopalpus) 9: 3–18. Reference page.
Fujioka, T. 2003. Descriptions of new species and new subspecies belonging to Tribe Theclini from Myanmar, Vietnam and west China. Gekkan-Mushi 384: 2–10. Reference page.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.
Koiwaya, S. 2002. Descriptions of seven new species and a new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China and Indo-China. Gekkan-Mushi 373: 5–14. Reference page.
Koiwaya, S., 2007. The Zephyrus Hairstreaks of the World. 1: 1–300 2: pls 1-256. Mushi-Sha, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 978-4-943955-05-4. Reference page.
Koiwaya, S. 2014. Descriptions of two new species and three new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from Western and Northern China. Gekkan-Mushi 521: 21–30. Reference page.
Sibatani, A. & Ito, S., 1942. Beitrag zur Systematik der Theclinae im Kaiserreich Japan unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der sogenannten Gattung Zephyrus (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Tenthredo (3): 299-334. Reference page.

Wagimo is a small East Asian (Ussuri, Myanmar, China, Korea, Japan) genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.

Cladogram from Catalogue of Life:


Wagimo insularis

Wagimo iwateanus

Wagimo signata

Wagimo slugeri


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