Poritia phama courvoisieri

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Poritia phama courvoisieri, ♀, Holotype, Java, Courvoisier collection, NHM Basel.


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Poritiinae
Tribus: Poritiini
Genus: Poritia
Species: Poritia phama
Subspecies: Poritia phama courvoisieri



Poritia phama courvoisieri Fruhstorfer, 1917

Type species: East Java.

Holotype: ♀ NHMB, Courvoisier collection.


  • Poritia pleurata courvoisieri Fruhstorfer, 1917: 40.
  • Poritia phama courvoisieri Fruhstorfer; Corbet, 1940: 343; Cassidy, 2013: 141.
  • Poritia pleurata courvoisieri Fruhstorfer; Corbet, 1948: 93.
  • Poritia phama rajata Corbet, 1940: 343.
  • Poritia phama pheda Corbet, 1940: 343.
  • Poritia pleurata pheda Corbet; Corbet, 1948: 93. Synonymised by Saito & Seki, 2003: 10.
  • Poritia pleurata rajata Corbet; Corbet, 1948: 93. Synonymised by Saito & Seki, 2003: 10.
  • Poritia phama rajata Corbet; Eliot, 1992: 411.
  • Poritia hewitsoni courvoisieri Fruhstorfer; Saito & Seki, 2003: 10.


  • Cassidy, A.C., 2013. On some type specimens of Lycaenidae from South East Asia (Lepidoptera). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo 34(3): 137–144, 63 figs. web Reference page
  • Corbet, A. S., 1940. A revision of the Malayan species of Poritiinae (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 90: 337–350, 1 pl., 21 figs. Reference page
  • Corbet, A. S., 1948. Revisional Notes on Oriental Lycaenidae: 1. Proc. R. ent. Soc Lond. (B)17(7/8):93-97. Reference page
  • Eliot, J. N. 1992. With plates by D'Abrera, in Corbet & Pendlebury. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula 4th Edn. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 595pp., 69 pls. Reference page
  • Fruhstorfer, H., 1917. Neue Poritia Rassen. Soc. ent. 32(10):39-40. Reference page
  • Saito, K. & Seki, Y., 2003. A revision of Poritia hewitsoni Moore, [1866] and Poritia phama H. H. Druce, 1895 from India to S.E. Asia (Lepidoptera; Lycaenidae) Butterflies 38: 4–11, 48 figs.
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