Charana cepheis

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Charana cepheis, ♂, Assam, from original description.
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
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Iolaini
Genus: Charana
Species: Charana cepheis


Charana cepheis de Nicéville, 1894.

Type locality: N.India, Assam, Cachar.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH.


  • Charana cepheis de Nicéville, 1894: 40, pl. 5, fig. 10; Evans, 1927: 184; Wynter-Blyth, 1957: 347; D'Abrera, 1986: 607.


  • D'Abrera, B., 1986. Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part III Lycaenidae & Riodinidae: pp. 536-672. Melbourne.
  • Evans, W. H., 1927. The identification of Indian butterflies, edn 1. xii + 302 pp., 32 pls, 11 figs. Madras.
  • de Nicéville, L., 1894. On new and little-known butterflies from the Indo-Malayan Region. J. Asiatic. Soc. Beng. 63: 1-58, 5 pls.
  • Wynter-Blyth, M. A., 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
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