Family Lycaenidae Leach 1815 (gossamer-winged butterfly)

Insecta - Lepidoptera - Lycaenidae

Parent taxon: Papilionoidea according to J. C. Sohn et al. 2012

See also Carpenter 1992

Sister taxa: Archaeolycorea, Hesperiidae, Lithopsyche, Nymphalidae, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Riodinidae, Stolopsyche

Subtaxa: Aquisextana Lycaenites

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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