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Lycaenidae

Wikipedia Abstract

Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind Nymphalidae, brush-footed butterflies), with over 5,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies.
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Genus

Abisara (7)
Abloxurina (3)
Acesina (2)
Acrodipsas (3)   (1)
Actis (1)
Actizera (7)
Acupicta (4)
Acytolepis (2)
Adaluma (1)
Adelotypa (11)
Aethiopana (1)
Agriades (Blue) (9)   (1)
Agrodiaetus (52)
Ahlbergia (7)
Alaena (Blue) (25)
Albulina (6)
Alesa (1)
Allosmaitia (3)
Allotinus (53)
Aloeides (Blue) (44)
Amblopala (1)
Amblypodia (76)
Amphiselenis (1)
Ancema (13)
Ancyluris (3)
Angulopis (5)
Anteros (8)
Anthene (Hairtails) (95)
Antigius (2)
Apharitis (8)
Aphnaeus (78)
Aphniolaus (1)
Apodemia (2)
Apporasa (1)
Araotes (2)
Araragi (1)
Arases (1)
Arawacus (stripestreaks) (3)   (1)
Arcas (3)
Archaeogerydus (1)
Argentostriatus (1)
Argiolaus (14)
Argyraspodes (1)
Argyrocheila (3)
Argyrocupha (Copper) (1)
Argyrogrammana (5)
Arhopala (182)
Aricia (13)
Aricoris (1)
Arletta (1)
Arrhenothrix (1)
Artipe (3)
Artopoetes (1)
Aslauga (15)
Astraeodes (1)
Athamanthia (2)
Athysanota (3)
Atlides (Great purple hairstreak) (7)
Aubergina (1)
Audre (11)
Aurea (4)
Austrozephyrus (2)
Axiocerses (11)
Azanus (11)
Baeotis (3)
Bajluana (1)
Baliochila (buffs) (16)
Barbicornis (1)
Baspa (2)
Batelusia (1)
Bidaspa (1)
Biduanda (12)
Bindahara (4)
Bothrinia (2)
Bowkeria (Blue) (1)
Brangas (1)
Brephidium (Western pygmy blue) (4)
Britomartis (2)
Bryna (1)
Bullis (4)
Cacyreus (7)
Caerofethra (2)
Caerulea (1)
Calephelis (9)
Caleta (3)
Callicista (3)
Callictita (3)
Callipsyche (1)
Callophrys (Elfin butterly) (16)
Calospila (11)
Calycopis (36)
Calydna (13)
Calystryma (13)
Candalides (Blue) (17)
Candora (1)
Capys (5)
Caria (2)
Castalius (Butterfly) (21)
Catapoecilma (7)
Catochrysops (9)
Catocyclotis (1)
Catopyrops (5)
Celarchus (1)
Celastrina (49)
Celatoxia (2)
Celmia (1)
Chaetoprocta (2)
Chalodeta (3)
Chalybs (3)
Chamaelimnas (3)
Charana (4)
Charis (7)
Cheritra (Butterfly) (8)
Cheritrella (1)
Chilades (Jewel Blues) (18)
Chimastrum (2)
Chliaria (11)
Chloroselas (2)
Chlorostrymon (3)
Chorinea (2)
Chrysoritis (Copper) (3)   (1)
Chrysozephyrus (50)
Cigaritis (7)
Cissatsuma (1)
Citrinophila (7)
Cnodontes (4)
Colaciticus (1)
Contrafacia (4)
Cooksonia (2)
Cordelia (1)
Coreana (2)
Cowania (1)
Cremna (3)
Creon (1)
Creusa (1)
Crimsinota (3)
Crudaria (2)
Cupidesthes (17)
Cupido (141)
Cupidopsis (3)
Curetis (Butterfly) (33)
Cyaniriodes (1)
Cyaniris (32)
Cyanophrys (Butterfly) (12)
Cyclargus (5)
Cyclyrius (Butterfly) (5)
Cycnus (1)
Cyprotides (1)
Dacalana (11)
Danis (51)
Dapidodigma (2)
Darasana (1)
Deciduphagus (1)
Deloneura (7)
Deramas (17)
Desmolycaena (3)
Deudorix (78)
Dianesia (1)
Dicallaneura (4)
Diopetes (11)
Discolampa (2)
Dodona (3)
Dolymorpha (1)
Drina (4)
Drupadia (posies) (16)
Durbania (Butterfly) (2)
Durbaniella (1)
Durbaniopsis (1)
Dysmathia (1)
Ebepius (1)
Echinargus (3)
Edales (1)
Eicochrysops (13)
Eiseliana (2)
Electrostrymon (5)
Eliotia (3)
Elkalyce (28)
Ematurgina (3)
Emesis (7)
Eooxylides (1)
Epamera (44)
Epidemia (4)
Epimastidia (8)
Epitola (90)
Epitolina (4)
Eresina (18)
Eresinopsides (1)
Eresiomera (4)
Erikssonia (2)
Erina (32)
Erora (5)
Erysichton (Blue) (3)
Esakiozephyrus (3)
Esthemopsis (3)
Euaspa (1)
Euchrysops (30)
Euliphyra (2)
Euliphyrodes (1)
Eumaeus (Hairstreak) (8)
Euphilotes (Blue) (6)
Eurybia (2)
Euselasia (24)
Euthecta (1)
Evenus (1)
Everes (6)
Exoplisia (1)
Falcuna (17)
Famegana (1)
Favonius (8)
Femniterga (10)
Feniseca (Harvester) (2)
Fixsenia (11)
Flos (Butterfly) (7)
Freyeria (4)
Gaeides (1)
Gigantorubra (3)
Ginzia (6)
Glaucopsyche (Silvery blue) (19)
Gonerilia (2)
Habrodais (Boisduval's hairstreak) (1)
Harkenclenus (1)
Harpendyreus (14)
Heliophorus (Butterfly) (15)
Helleia (1)
Hemiargus (Reakirt's eyed blue) (6)
Hemiolaus (2)
Heoda (1)
Heodes (4)
Hermathena (1)
Hermelycaena (1)
Hewitsonia (8)
Holochila (1)
Horaga (13)
Howarthia (1)
Hyllolycaena (1)
Hypaurotis (Colorado hairstreak) (1)
Hyphilaria (4)
Hypochlorosis (8)
Hypochrysops (68)
Hypojamides (1)
Hypokopelates (29)
Hypolycaena (Tit butterfly) (61)
Hypomyrina (2)
Hypophytala (6)
Hypostrymon (2)
Hypothecla (2)
Hyrcanana (1)
Hysudra (2)
Iaspis (3)
Icaricia (Blue) (1)
Imelda (1)
Incisalia (Brown elfin) (9)
Iolana (3)
Iolaphilus (15)
Iolaus (Butterfly) (54)
Ionolyce (2)
Iophanus (1)
Ipidecla (3)
Iraota (9)
Iratsume (1)
Iridana (17)
Isapis (1)
Ithomeis (2)
Ithomiola (2)
Ithomiopsis (1)
Itylos (10)
Jacoona (8)
Jalmenus (Blue) (12)
Jamides (Butterfly) (62)
Janthecla (2)
Japonica (2)
Keraunogramma (1)
Klaufera (3)
Kopelates (1)
Kretania (1)
Lachnocnema (Woolly Legs) (15)
Laeosopis (2)
Lamasa (2)
Lampides (Blue butterfly) (54)
Lamprospilus (5)
Larinopoda (12)
Lasaia (2)
Lectiles (1)
Lemonias (2)
Lepidochrysops (Butterfly) (119)   (1)
Lepricornis (2)
Leptomyrina (5)
Leptotes (23)
Leucantigius (1)
Leucochimona (1)
Lipaphnaeus (1)
Liphyra (4)
Liptena (78)
Liptenara (4)
Logania (25)
Loweia (2)
Loxura (Butterfly) (3)
Lucia (8)
Lucillella (2)
Luthrodes (4)
Lycaeides (Blue) (16)
Lycaena (Bog copper) (227)
Lycaenesthes (3)
Lycaenopsis (30)
Lyropteryx (1)
Lysandra (23)
Maculinea (Blue) (6)
Macusia (2)
Magnastigma (1)
Mahathala (3)
Manastigma (5)
Maneca (2)
Manto (2)
Mantoides (2)
Megalopalpus (6)
Megisba (6)
Melanis (11)
Melanolycaena (2)
Menander (1)
Mercedes (3)
Mesene (4)
Mesenopsis (3)
Mesosemia (19)
Metacharis (1)
Methone (2)
Micandra (3)
Michaelus (5)
Micropentila (31)
Micropsyche (1)
Microscena (1)
Miletographa (1)
Miletus (60)
Mimacraea (27)
Mimeresia (11)
Ministrymon (6)
Mithras (1)
Mitoura (Olive hairstreak) (9)
Molus (1)
Monethe (2)
Monodontides (3)
Morphissima (1)
Mota (1)
Myrina (17)
Nabokovia (2)
Nacaduba (57)
Nadisepa (1)
Napaea (3)
Narathura (58)
Neaveia (1)
Necyria (2)
Neocheritra (3)
Neoepitola (1)
Neolucia (4)
Neolycaena (3)
Neomyrina (2)
Neopithecops (4)
Neozephyrus (4)
Nesiostrymon (5)
Nesolycaena (2)
Neurellipes (8)
Neurypexina (4)
Nicolaea (1)
Nilasera (5)
Niphanda (9)
Nirodia (1)   (1)
Nomiades (2)
Nordmannia (4)
Noreena (9)
Notarthrinus (Butterfly) (3)
Novosatsuma (1)
Nymphidium (10)
Oboronia (7)
Ocaria (1)
Oenomaus (1)
Ogyris (18)
Olynthus (4)
Ops (3)
Orachrysops (4)   (1)
Oraidium (1)
Orcya (11)
Oreolyce (Butterfly) (5)
Ornipholidotos (Butterfly) (29)
Orthomiella (5)
Ourocnemis (2)
Oxychaeta (Butterfly) (1)   (1)
Oxylides (5)
Pachythone (1)
Paiwarria (1)
Palaeochrysophanus (2)
Palaeophilotes (1)
Pamela (1)
Panara (2)
Panchala (Butterfly) (12)
Pandemos (1)
Panthiades (10)
Parachilades (1)
Parachrysops (1)
Paraduba (3)
Paragerydus (1)
Paragrodiaetus (2)
Paralaxita (1)
Paralucia (Butterfly) (4)   (1)
Paralycaeides (1)
Paraphnaeus (2)
Paraslauga (1)
Parcella (1)
Parelodina (1)
Parrhasius (6)
Paruparo (3)
Pathalia (1)
Penaincisalia (13)
Pendantus (1)
Pentila (65)
Pepliphorus (2)
Petrelaea (4)
Petrocerus (1)
Phaedrotes (2)
Phaenochitonia (2)
Phaeostrymon (Soapberry Hairstreak) (1)
Phasis (Butterfly) (9)
Phengaris (large blues) (3)
Philiolaus (1)
Philiris (70)
Philotes (Dotted blue) (7)
Philotiella (Blue) (1)
Phlyaria (3)
Phoenicurusia (1)
Phytala (11)
Pilodeudorix (2)
Pistoria (1)
Pithecops (7)
Plebejus (Blue) (77)
Plebicula (3)
Plebulina (1)
Plesiocyanophrys (1)
Poecilmitis (Copper) (42)   (2)
Polycaena (2)
Polyniphes (2)
Polyommatus (Blue) (109)   (2)
Pons (1)
Pontirama (2)
Poriskina (1)
Poritia (25)
Powellana (2)
Praephilotes (2)
Praetaxila (1)
Pratapa (13)
Prosotas (19)
Protantigius (1)
Protialmenus (1)
Pseudaletis (18)
Pseudalmenus (2)
Pseuderesia (17)
Pseudiolaus (2)
Pseudoaricia (1)
Pseudochliaria (1)
Pseudochrysops (1)
Pseudodipsas (12)
Pseudolucia (7)
Pseudolycaena (4)
Pseudomyrina (1)
Pseudonacaduba (2)
Pseudoneaveia (1)
Pseudophilotes (5)   (1)
Pseudothecla (1)
Pseudozizeeria (1)
Psychonotis (8)
Ptelina (2)
Pterographium (1)
Ptox (1)
Purlisa (1)
Pycnophallium (2)
Quercusia (1)
Radissima (2)
Rapala (67)
Rathinda (2)
Ravenna (1)
Rekoa (2)
Remelana (2)
Reversustus (1)
Rhamma (9)
Rhetus (2)
Rhinelephas (2)
Ritra (1)
Rodinia (2)
Roeberella (1)
Rubrapterus (1)
Rubroserrata (1)
Rysops (1)
Saigusaozephyrus (1)
Sandia (1)
Sarota (3)
Sarthusia (1)
Satadra (1)
Satyrium (12)
Scolitantides (5)
Semanga (1)
Semomesia (3)
Serratofalca (2)
Setabis (3)
Shapiroana (2)
Sheffieldia (1)
Shijimia (1)
Shijimiaeoides (Blue) (2)
Shirozua (1)
Siderus (1)
Sidima (4)
Simiskina (10)
Sinia (2)
Sinthusa (11)
Siseme (2)
Sithon (34)
Sospita (7)
Spalgis (8)
Spindasis (Blue) (49)
Stalachtis (13)
Stempfferia (1)
Stichelia (4)
Stilbon (1)
Strymon (Hairstreak) (93)
Stugeta (6)
Suasa (3)
Sukidion (1)
Superflua (1)
Surendra (9)
Symbiopsis (10)
Symmachia (9)
Synargis (5)
Syrmatia (2)
Syrmoptera (6)
Tajuria (38)
Talicada (5)
Tanuetheira (1)
Taracus (1)
Taraka (2)
Tartesa (1)
Tarucus (blue pierrots) (22)
Taxila (1)
Telipna (30)
Teratoneura (1)
Teratophthalma (2)
Teratozephyrus (3)
Tergissima (4)
Teriomima (7)
Terra (8)
Tetrarhanis (12)
Thaduka (1)
Thamala (5)
Tharsalea (3)
Thaumaina (1)
Thecla (849)
Theclinesthes (6)
Thecliolia (1)
Theclopsis (4)
Thecloxurina (5)
Themone (1)
Theope (10)
Theorema (4)
Thereus (7)
Theritas (3)
Thermoniphas (14)
Thermozephyrus (1)
Thersamonia (4)
Thestius (1)
Thestor (Butterfly) (29)
Thrix (2)
Ticherra (2)
Tigrinota (3)
Tiora (2)
Titea (2)
Tmolus (14)
Tomares (4)
Tongeia (2)
Toxochitona (5)
Trichiolaus (1)
Trichonis (2)
Triclema (19)
Trimenia (Copper) (2)   (1)
Tumerepedes (1)
Turanana (2)
Tuttiola (1)
Tuxentius (2)
Tylopaedia (1)
Udara (26)
Una (1)
Upolampes (1)
Uranobothria (1)
Uranothauma (Butterfly) (16)
Ussuriana (2)
Ussuriensia (1)
Vacciniina (2)
Vadebra (7)
Vaga (1)
Virachola (18)
Virgarina (2)
Wagimo (2)
Waigeum (12)
Xamia (1)
Xenandra (2)
Yasoda (4)
Zarona (4)
Zelotaea (1)
Zeltus (2)
Zeritis (11)
Zesius (2)
Zetona (1)
Ziegleria (2)
Zinaspa (2)
Zintha (1)
Zizeeria (grass blues) (5)
Zizina (1)
Zizula (grass blues) (1)

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