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Niphanda tessellata, ♀, from original description by Moore [1875].


Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Niphandini
Genus: Niphanda
Species: N. anthenoides – N. asialis – N. cymbia – N. fusca – N. stubbsi – N. tessellata


Niphanda Moore, [1875]: 572.

Type Species: Niphanda tessellata Moores, 1875, by monotypy. Malaysia, Penang.


  • Eliot, J. N., 1973a: The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative arrangement. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), entomology, 28: 371-505. reference page 
  • Moore, F., [1875]. Descriptions of New Asiatic Lepidoptera. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1874: 565-579, 2 pls. reference page 
  • Okubo, K., 2007. A new species of Niphanda (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) from Mindanao, the Philippines. Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan. 58(4): 410-412. Abstract and full article: [1]
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