Tmolus, Hubner, 1819

Cock, Matthew J. W. & Robbins, Robert K., 2016, Annotated checklist and biogeographic composition of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) of Trinidad, West Indies, Insecta Mundi 2016 (506), pp. 1-33: 25

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Nicolaea dolium (H.H. Druce, 1907)  

A photograph from Penal, 28 Feb 2010 by K. Sookdeo may represent this species, but specimens are needed to confirm this.

Ministrymon cruenta (Gosse, 1880)   *

Ministrymon cleon (Fabricius, 1775)  

Although this species has been reported from Trinidad ( Druce 1907; Kaye 1914, 1921; Barcant 1970; Lewis 1974; D’Abrera 1995), thus far all specimens have proved to be M. ecbatana   .

Ministrymon una (Hewitson, 1873)  

Gargina thyesta (Hewitson, 1869)  

Gargina caninius (H.H. Druce, 1907)  

Siderus leucophaeus (Hübner, 1818)  

This species has been reported from Trinidad ( Kaye 1904, 1921; Draudt 1919 –1921; Barcant 1970) but all material examined to date has been S. parvinotus   , which at that time was considered a synonym. Simmonds (1930, 1933) reports S. leucophaeus   feeding on berries of Clidemia hirta   in Trinidad, but this is most probably an error for Ostrinotes tympania   , which is commonly reared from flowers and berries of this plant. The record is repeated in Waterhouse and Norris (1987).

Theclopsis lydus (Hübner, [1819])   *

Ostrinotes halciones (Butler and H. Druce, 1872)