Neptis penningtoni

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Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Limenitidinae
Tribus: Neptini
Genus: Neptis
Species: Neptis penningtoni


Neptis penningtoni van Son, 1935

Type locality: Mozambique, Amatongas.

Holotype: TMP. male ♂. 22.VIII.1957. leg. K.M. Pennington.


  • Son, van G., 1977: A new species of Neptis Fabricius, 1807 from southern Africa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 30 (15): 157-160.
  • Williams, M.C., 2008: Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed.