Poritia promula

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Poritia promula elegans, <♂:♀> West Malaysia


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 promula
Subspecies: P. p. elegans – P. p. promula



Poritia promula Hewitson, 1874

Type locality: Java

Holotype: ♀ BMNH


  • Poritia promula Hewitson, 1874: 347, ♀. 1878: 216, pl. lxxxviii, figs 12, 13 ♀.
  • Poritia phraatica Distant nec Hewitson, 1884: 199, pl. xxi, fig. 21.
  • Poritia promula promula Hewitson; D'Abrera, 1986: 540.


  • D'Abrera, B., 1986. Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part III: pp. 536-672. Melbourne.
  • Distant, W. L., 1882-1886. Rhopalocera Malayana. 16 + 481 pp., 41 pls. London.
  • Hewitson, W. C., 1874. Descriptions of new species of Lycaenidae from his own collection. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874(3): 343-355.
  • Hewitson, W. C., 1863-1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. Text Plates London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp. etc
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