Anthene villosa

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Anthene villosa, ♂♂, North Sulawesi


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 villosa


Anthene villosa (Snellen, 1878).

Type Locality: Indonesia, Sulawesi.

Holotype: not located


  • Pseudodipsas villosa Snellen, 1878: 24, pl. 1, fig. 6.
  • Lycaenesthes lycaenina licates Hewitson; Fruhstorfer, 1916: 101, (part.).
  • Anthene villosa (Snellen) Tite, 1966: 271; Vane-Wright, 2003: 140.


  • Fruhstorfer, H., 1916. Übersicht der indo-australischen Lycaenesthes-formen.. Zool. Meded. 2: 96-102, 4 text figs..
  • Snellen, P. C. T., 1878. In Piepers & Snellen, 1878, Opgave van en Aanteekeningen over Lepidoptera in Zud-West Celebes Verzameld. Tijdschr. Ent. 21:1-43, 1 pl.
  • 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.
  • Vane-Wright, R. I. & de Jong, R., 2003. The Butterflies of Sulawesi, NMNH, Leiden.
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