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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Lycaenidae: Theclinae | Polyommatinae
Over 1200 species of Lycaenidae are known in the neotropical region and it's estimated at least 500 more await discovery.  Click on the thumbnails below to access detailed articles about each species.
Theclinae

Erora carla

Erora subflorens

Erora lampetia

Cyanophrys pseudolongula

Cyanophrys longula

Cyanophrys herodotus

Rhamma familiaris

Chalybs janias

Chlorostrymon simaethis

Arawacus dolylas

Arawacus leucogyna

Arawacus separata

Laothus gibberosa

Panthiades bathildis

Thestius selina

Brangas caranus

Rekoa meton

Rekoa palegon

Arcas tuneta

Theritas hemon

Theritas mavors

Terenthina terentia

Pseudolycaena marsyas

Meridaria nr hightoni

Calycopis gentilla

Calycopis atnius

Calycopis malta

Calycopis calus

Calycopis demonassa

Symbiopsis tanais

Badecla lanckena

Strephonota purpurantes 

Contrafacia imma

Gargina gargophia

Gargina gnosia

Gargina emessa

Ostrinotes halciones

Theclopsis demea

Theclopsis lydus

Ministrymon cleon

Ministrymon una

Ministrymon zilda

Aubergina alda

Tmolus cydrara

Tmolus echion

Strymon davara

Strymon mulucha

Strymon daraba

Strymon ziba

Nicolaea heraldica

Nicolaea pyxis

Ocaria elongata

Ocaria thales

Ocaria ocrisia

Ocaria aholiba

Penaincisalia descimoni

Ipidecla schausi

 

 

 

Olynthus narbal

 

Polyommatinae

Hemiargus ramon

Hemiargus hanno

Zizula cyna

Leptotes lamasi

Leptotes bathyllos

Cupido comyntas

 

Nabokovia cuzquenha

Madeleinea koa

 

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