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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: Zesiini
Genus: Zesius
Species: (2)
Z. chrysomallus – Z. phaeomallus

Zesius Hübner, [1819]: 76-77.

Type species: Zesius chrysomallus Hübner, [1823]2: 20, figs 301-302; by designation of Scudder, 1875: 292.

Hübner, J. 1819. Verzeichniß bekannter Schmettlinge 2–11: 17–176. BHL Reference page.
Hübner, J. 1808–1837. Zuträge zur Sammlung Exotischer Schmettelinge. Augsburg, 5 volumes, also by Geyer after Hübner's death. Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, Vol. 5. 172 plates. Reference page.
Scudder, S.H. 1875. Historical sketch of the generic names proposed for butterflies. Proc. amer. Soc. Arts Sci. Boston 10: 91–293. BHL Reference page.

Zesius is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae.[1]

Zesius chrysomallus Hübner, 1821 - redspot
Zesius phaeomallus Hübner, [1819-1821] Type locality: "Surinam".


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