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: 9-10

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Ocaria thales (Fabricius, 1793)  

Calycopis thales (Fabricius)   : Kaye (1921, no. 229), Barcant (1970, no. 317)

Transandean and Amazonian Region

Ocaria ocrisia (Hewitson, 1868)  

Siderus ocrisia (Hewitson)   : Kaye (1921, no. 239), Barcant (1970, no. 340)

Transandean and Amazonian Region

Chlorostrymon simaethis (Drury, 1773)  

Tmolus simaethis (Drury)   : Kaye (1914)

Chalybs simaethis (Drury)   : Kaye (1921, no. 258), Barcant (1970, no. 332)

Chalybs simaethis sarita (Skinner)   : Johnson (1989b)

This species has been divided into subspecies ( Nicolay 1980; Johnson 1989b), but this is questionable in that no one has analyzed wing pattern variation over the entire range of the species, so a division into wing pattern subspecies is not yet documented by evidence.

Transandean and Amazonian Region

Chlorostrymon telea (Hewitson, 1868)  

Chalybs telea (Hewitson)   : Kaye (1921, no. 255), Barcant (1970, no. 331)

Chlorostrymon telea (Hewitson)   : Johnson (1989b)

Transandean and Amazonian Region