DeudoriginiAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Deudorix section
- Deudorix (the Playboys)
- Paradeudorix (the Fairy Playboys)
- Sithon (Plushes)
- Sinthusa (the Sparks)
- Araotes (the Witches)
- Rapala (the Flashes)
- Pilodeudorix (the Playboys)
- Capys section
Fairly widespread in the Old World, with most taxa occurring in Africa and Southeast Asia, including the widespread genus Deudorix, which ranges from Africa to Australia.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsThe classification represented here is that of Larsen (2005), which is in turn based on Libert (2004).
Ackery, P. R., Smith, C. R. & Vane-Wright, R. I. (ed.) 1995 Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.
Larsen, T. B. 1991 The butterflies of Kenya and their natural history. Oxford, U. K.: Oxford University Press.
Bridges CA. 1988. Catalogue of family-group and genus-group names (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Charles A. Bridges, Urbana, IL.
Eliot JN. 1973. The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 371-505, 6 pls.
Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.
Libert, M. 2004. Révision des Deudorix africains (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Lambillionea, Tervuren, Belgium.
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