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amakosa from Staudinger, 1888.
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: Poritiinae
Tribus: Liptenini
Subtribus: Durbaniina
Genus: Durbania
Species: (2)
D. amakosa – D. limbata


Durbania Trimen, 1862.

Type Species: Durbania amakosa Trimen, 1862, by monotypy.


  • D'Urbania Trimen, 1862: 400.
  • Durbania Trimen; Trimen, 1894: 58; Stempffer, 1967: 27.


  • Trimen, R., 1862. On some new species of South African butterflies collected in British Kaffraria by W.S.M. D'Urban Esq., during 1860–1861. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3)1(4): 398–406. BHL.  reference page 
  • Trimen, R., 1894. On the collection of butterflies made in Manica, tropical south-east Africa, by Mr. F.C. Selous, in the year 1892. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1894: 14-82. BHL. reference page