the Purple HaristreakAndrew V. Z. Brower
A monotypic western Palearctic genus.
This species is placed by many authors in Favonius. However, the cladistic analysis of Hsu and Lin (1994) implied that Favonius is paraphyletic with respect to Sibataniozephyrus if Q. quercus is included in it.
Hsu, Y.-F. & Lin, M.-Y. 1994 Systematic position of Sibataniozephyrus and description of a new speceis from Taiwan (Lycaenidae: Theclinae). J. Lepid. Soc. 48, 129-147.
Tuzov, V. K., Bogdanov, P. V., Devyatkin, A. L., Kaabak, L. V., Korolev, V. A., Murzin, V. S., Samodurov, G. D. & Tarasov, E. A. 1997 Guide to the butterflies of Russia and adjacent territories (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). Sofia: Pensoft.
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