Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and moths) ➔ Family Lycaenidae (Gossamer-wing butterflies)

Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)

African Grass Blue

Synonyms:

Lycaena knysna Trimen, 1862 [original combination] | Papilio lysimon Hübner, 1805 |

  • Zizeeria knysna  1399
    Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)    African Grass Blue 
    Zizeeria knysna
    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma; 2007-02-25 11:03:09
    Image number: 1399

    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma
    2007-02-25 11:03:09

  • Zizeeria knysna  1400
    Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)    African Grass Blue 
    Zizeeria knysna
    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma; 2007-03-12 10:36:30
    Image number: 1400

    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma
    2007-03-12 10:36:30

  • Zizeeria knysna, male  5849
    Zizeeria knysna (Trimen, 1862)    African Grass Blue 
    Zizeeria knysna, male; conf. Armin Hemmersbach
    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma; 2012-04-28 09:45:47
    Image number: 5849
    male
    ES, Fuerteventura, Costa Calma
    2012-04-28 09:45:47
    conf. Armin Hemmersbach

Classification:
Zizeeria knysna belongs to the subfamily Lycaeninae, tribe Polyommatini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums