Anthene seltuttus

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Anthene seltuttus affinis, ♂, Australia.


Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

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
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Lycaenesthini
Genus: Anthene
Species: Anthene seltuttus
Subspecies: A. s. affinis – A. s. amboinensis – A. s. keyensis – A. s. seltuttus – A. s. violacea


Anthene seltuttus (Röber, 1886).

Type Locality: Indonesia, Aru.

Holotype: not located


  • Plebeius seltuttus Röber, 1886: 67, pl. 5, fig. 24.
  • Lycaenesthes aruana Butler, 1899: 344, Aru.
  • Anthene seltuttus (Röber) Tite, 1966: 259.


  • Butler, A. G., 1899. Descriptions of new species of the genus Lycaenesthes. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7)4:341-344.
  • Röber, J., 1886. Neue Tagschmetterlinge der Indo-Austalischen Fauna. Dt. Ent. Z. Iris. 1(1):45-72, 4 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.
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