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Erysichton
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Erysichton is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The species of this genus are found in the Australasian realm.

Etymology

The genus is named after the mythological figure of Erysichthon of Thessaly.

Species

Former species

References

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  1. ^ Erysichton at Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera
  • Eliot, J.N. 1973: The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology, 28: 371-505. BHL
  • Fruhstorfer, H., 1916. Nacaduba Artengruppe Erysichton. Zool. Meded. 2: 137.
  • Grund, R. & R. Eastwood 2010: New Australian butterfly genus Jameela gen. nov. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Polyommatinae: Polyommatini) revealed by morphological, ecological and molecular data. Entomological Science 13 (1): 134-143. DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8298.2010.00368.x. Abstract: [1].
  • Hirowatari, T. 1992: A generic classification of the tribe Polyommatini of the Oriental and Australian regions (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae). Bulletin of the University of Osaka Prefecture (B), 44(Suppl.)
  • Parsons, M., 1999. The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea Academic Press, .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}ISBN 0-12-545555-0
  • Tite, G.E. 1963: A synonymic list of the genus Nacaduba and allied genera (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology, 13(4): 67-116, plates 1,2.


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Erysichton is a genus of butterfly in the family Lycaenidae. The species of this genus are found in the Australasian realm.

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