Allora major

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Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
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
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Coeliadinae
Genus: Allora
Species: Allora major
Subspecies: A. m. lectra – A. m. major – A. m. talesia – A. m. zita


Allora major Rothschild, 1916

Type Locality: Carstenz Peak (Puncak Jaya), West Papua.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH


  • Hasora doleschalii major [sic] Rothschild, 1916: 41.
  • Allora major major (Rothschild); Evans, 1949: 54; Parsons, 1998: 147, Pl.3 Fig.3.


  • Evans, W.H. 1949. A catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum (Natural History). xix + 502pp., 53 pls. BMNH, London. BHL Reference page
  • Parsons, M., 1998. The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea xvi+736pp., 136 pls. Academic Press, London, ISBN 0125455550 Reference page
  • Rothschild, L.W. 1916. Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea (Macrolepidoptera). 182 pp., 2 pls. Zoological Museum, Tring. Text, plates. Reference page