Anthene emolus

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Anthene emolus, <♂:♀>, Thailand


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: 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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Lycaenesthini
Genus: Anthene
Species: Anthene emolus
Subspecies: A. e. andamanicus – A. e. emolus – A. e. goberus – A. e. javanus – A. e. minor – A. e. modesta


Anthene emolus (Godart, 1824)

Type locality: Bengal.

Holotype: not located.


  • Lampides balliston Hübner, 1823: 11, figs 229-230, "aus Georgien in Florida", [nomen oblitum].
  • Polyommatus emolus Godart, 1824: 656.
  • Lycaenesthes bengalensis Moore, [1866]: 773, pl. 41, fig. 9.
  • Lycaenesthes balliston (Hübner) Semper, 1879: 165.
  • Plebeius balliston (Hübner) Kheil, 1884: 28.
  • Nacaduba klanga Corbet, 1938: 143.
  • Anthene emolus (Godart) Corbet, 1956: 457; Tite, 1966: 257.


  • Corbet, A. S., 1938. A Revision of the Malayan Species of the Nacaduba Group of Genera (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Trans. R. ent. Soc, Lond. 87: 125–146, 1 pl., 26 text figs. Reference page
  • Corbet, A. S. & Pendlebury, H. M., 1956. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula Edn. 2. Edinburgh Oliver and Boyd xi+537 pp, 159 figs, 55 pls. Reference page
  • Godart, J. B. 1819–1824. In Latreille & Godart, Encyclopedie méthodique. Histoire naturelle des Crustacés, des Arachnides et des Insectes 9 (article Papillons) (1): 1–328; (2): 329-828. Paris. Reference page
  • Hübner, J. 1808–1837. Zuträge zur Sammlung Exotischer Schmettelinge. Augsburg, 5 volumes, also by Geyer after Hübner's death. Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3, Vol. 4, Vol. 5. 172 plates. Reference page
  • Kheil, N. M., 1884. Die Rhopalocera der Insel Nias. 38 pp., 5 pls., R. Friedländer & Sohn, Berlin. Reference page
  • Moore, F., [1866]. On the lepidopterous insects of Bengal. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865(3): 755-823, 3 pls.
  • Semper, G., 1879. Beitrag zur Rhopaloceranfauna von Australien. J. Mus. Godeffroy, 5: 138–194, 2 pls.
  • Tite, G. E., 1966. A revision of the genus Anthene from the Oriental region. Bull. Brit. Mus. nat. Hist. '18: 253–275, 2 pls, 28 text figs.

Vernacular names[edit]

中文: 尖角灰蝶
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