Yasoda tripunctata

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Yasoda tripunctata, ♂, N. India, misidentified as Yasoda pita, in Westwood, 1851.


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
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
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Loxurini
Genus: Yasoda
Species: Yasoda tripunctata
Subspecies: Y. t. atrinotata  – Y. t. tripunctata


Yasoda tripunctata (Hewitson, 1869).

Type locality: N. India, Sylhet.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH.


  • Loxura pita Horsfield; Westwood, 1851: pl. 74, fig. 2 [Misidentifcation].
  • Loxura tripunctata Hewitson, 1863: 26.
  • Yasoda tripunctata (Hewitson); Fruhstorfer, 1912: 224; Wynter-Blyth, 1957: 330; D'Abrera, 1986: 590.
  • Yasoda tripunctata tripunctata (Hewitson); Yutaka & Saito, consulted 15.viii.2013.


  • D'Abrera, B., 1986. Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part III Lycaenidae & Riodinidae: pp. 536-672. Melbourne.
  • Fruhstorfer, H., 1912. Ubersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begründet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors. Berl. ent. Z. 56(3/4): 197-272, 4 Figs.
  • Hewitson, W. C., 1863-1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp. Text Plates.
  • Westwood, J. O., [1851]. In Doubleday, E. 1846-1852, The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, 2. pp. 251-534, pls. 31-80 + suppl. pl. London.
  • Wynter-Blyth, M. A., 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region Scholarly Publications, 523pp, (1982 Reprint).
  • Yutaka, I. & Saito, K., A Checklist of Butterflies in Indo-China, Chiefly from Thailand, Laos & Vietnam.
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