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Taxonomic Revision and Distribution of Family Lycaenidae (Papilionoidea: Lepidoptera) from Indian Himalaya

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Series: Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India Volume: 22/3

By: Avtar Kaur Sidhu(Author), Charn Kumar(Author)

352 pages, 36 plates with colour photos, 130 plates with b/w photos; tables

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Jan 2016 | #231261 | ISBN-13: 9788181714367
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Language: English

This monograph presents a thorough taxonomic revision of the Family Lycaenidae (Papilionoidea: Lepidoptera) from the Indian Himalayas.


Review of literature
Material, methods and procedure of study

Genus Abisara Felder and Felder
1. Abisara fylla (Westwood)

Genus Zemeros Boisduval
2. Zemeros flegyas (Cramer)

Genus Dodona Hewitson
Key to the species of the genus Dodona Hewitson
3. Dodona eugenes bates
4. Dodona dipoea Hewitson
5. Dodona durga (Kollar)
Diagnostic characters of the subfamily Poritiinae Doherty

Genus Poritia Moore
6. Poritia hewitsoni Moore

Genus Allotinus Felder and Felder
7. Allotinus drumila (Moore)

Genus Spalgis Moore
8. Spalgis epeus (Westwood)
9. Curetis acuta moore
10. Curetis bulis (Westwood)

Genus Styrium Scudder
11. Satyrium sassanides (Kollar)

Genus Horaga Moore
12. Horaga onyx (Moore)
13. Horaga albimacula (Wood-Mason and de Niceville)

Genus Hypolycaena Felder and Felder
14. Hypolycaena erylus (Godart)

Genus Zeltus de Niceville
15. Zeltus amasa (Hewitson)

Genus Chliaria Moore
16. Chliaria othona (Hewitson)
17. Chliaria kina (Hewitson)

Genus Spindasis Wallengren
18. Spindasis rukma (de Nieville)
19. Spindasis elima (Moore)
20. Spindasis ictis (Hewitson)
21. Spindasis lohita (horsfield)
22. Spindasis vulcanus (Fabricius)
23. Spindasis syama (Horsfield)
24. Spindasis rukmini (de Niceville)
25. Spindasis nipalicus (moore)
26. Spindasis elwesi Evans

Genus Apharitis Riley
27. Apharitis lilacinus Moore

Genus Remelana Moore
28. Remelana jangala (Horsfield)

Genus Ancema Eliot
29. Ancema ctesia (Hewitson)

Genus Charana de Niceville
30. Charana mandarina (Hewitson)

Genus Pratapa Moore
31. Pratapa icetas (Hewitson)

Genus Chaetoprocta de Niceville
32. Chaetoprocta odata (Hewitson)

Genus Euaspa Moore
33. Euaspa millionia (Hewitson)
34. Euaspa ziha (Hewitson)

Genus Chrysozephyrus Shirozu and Yamamoto
35. Chrysozephyrus ataxus (Westwood)
36. Chrysozephyrus birupa (Moore)

Genus Esakiozephyrus Shirozu and Yamamoto
37. Esakiozephyrus mandara (Doherty)

Genus Sinthusa Moore
38. Sinthusa chandrana (Moore)

Genus Deudorix Hewitson
39. Deudorix epijarbas (Moore)

Genus Virachola Moore
40. Virachola Isocrates (Fabricius)

Genus Rapala Moore
41. Rapala tara de Niceville
42. Rapala iarbus (Fabricius)
43. Rapala scintilla de Niceville
44. Rapala manea Hewitson
45. Rapala selira (Moore)
46. Rapala nissa (Kollar)
47. Rapala pheretima (Hewitson)

Genus Loxura Horsfield
48. Loxura atymnus (Stoll)

Genus Surendra Moore
49. Surendra vivarna (Horsfield)
50. Surendra florimel Doherty

Genus Arhopala Boiduval
51. Arhopala abseus (Hewitson)
52. Arhopala alax (Evans)
53. Arhopala atrax (Hewitson)
54. Arhopala amantes (Hewitson)
55. Arhopala pseudocentaurus (Doubleday)
56. Arhopala dodonaea (Moore)
57. Arhopala ganesa (Moore)
58. Arhopala rama (Kollar)
59. Arhopala paramuta (de Niceville)

Genus Flos Doherty
60. Flos areste (Hewitson)
61. Flos asoka (de Niceville)

Genus Ticherra (de Niceville)
62. Ticherra acte (Moore)

Genus Cheritra Moore
63. Cheritra freja (Fabricius)

Genus Heliophorus Geyer
64. Heliophorus sena (Kollar)
65. Heliophorus ila (de Niceville)
66. Heliophorus epicles (Godart)
67. Heliophorus oda (Hewitson)
69. Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson)
70. Heliophorus androcles (Westwood)
71. Heliophorus brahma Moore
72. Heliophorus tamu (Kollar)

Genus Lycaena Fabricius
73. Lycaena phlaeas (Linnaeus)
74. Lycaena panava (Westwood)
75. Lycaena kasyapa (Moore)
76. Anthene emolus (Godart)
77. Anthene lycaenina (R. Felder)

Genus Jamides Hubner
78. Jamides bochus (Stoll)
79. Jamides celeno (cramer)
80. Jamides alecto C. Felder
81. Jamides elpis (Godart)

Genus Azanus Moore
82. Azanus ubaldus (Stoll)
83. Azanus uranus Butler

Genus Leptotes Scudder
84. Leptotes plinius (Fabricius)

Genus Tarucus Moore
85. Tarucus venosus Moore
86. Tarucus hazara Evans
87. Tarucus alteratus Moore
88. Tarucus balkanicus (Freyer)
89. Tarucus indica Evans

Genus Castalius Hubner
90. Castalius rosimon (Fabricius)

Genus Castalius Hubner
91. Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus)

Genus Prosotas H. H. Druce
92. Prosotas dubiosa (Semper)
93. Prosotas nora (C. Felder)

Genus Nacaduba Moore
94. Nacaduba beroe (Felder and felder)
95. Nacaduba hermus (C. Felder)

Genus Everes Hubner
96. Everes lacturnus (Godart)
97. Everes argiades (Pallas)
98. Everes huegelii (Gistel)

Genus Catochrysops Boisduval
99. Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius)

Genus Chilades Moore
100. Chilades lajus (Cramer)
101. Chilades parrhasius (Fabricius)
102. Chilades pandava (Horsfield)

Genus Euchrysops Butler
103. Euchrysops cnejus (Fabricius)

Genus Albulina Tutt
104. Albulina metallica (Felder and Felder)
105. Albulina imphisa (Moore)
106. Albulina galathea (Blanchard)

Genus Polyommatus Latreille
107. Polyommatus florenciae (Tytler)
108. Polyommatus eros (Ochsenheimer)
109. Polymmatus icarus (Rottemburg)

Genus Pseudophilotes Beuret
110. Pseudophilotes vicrama (Moore)

Genus Aricia R. L.
111. Aricia agestis (Denis and Schiffermuller)

Genus Freyeria Courvoisier
112. Freyeria trochylus (Freyer)
113. Freyeria pulti (Kollar)

Genus Zizula Chapman
114. Zizula hylax (Fabricius)

Genus Zizina Chapman
115. Zizina otis (Fabricius)

Genus Zizeeria Chapman
116. Zizeeria karsandra (Moore)

Genus Pseudozizeeria Beuret
117. Pseudozizeeria maha (Kollar)

Genus Caleta Fruhstorfer
118. Caleta elna (Hewitson)
119. Caleta decidia (Hewitson)

Genus Talicada Moore
120. Talicada nyseus (Guerin Meneville)

Genus Megisba Moore
121. Megisba malaya (Horsfield)

Genus Neopithecops Distant
122. Neopithecops zalmora (Butler)

Genus Oreolyce Toxopeus
123. Oreolyce (Arletta) vardhana (Moore)

Genus Acytolepis Toxopeus
124. Acytolepis puspa (Horsfield)

Genus Udara Toxoepus
Subgenus Udara toxopeus
125. Udara udara dilecta Moore

Subgenus Penudra Eliot and Kawazoe
126. Udara (Penudara) albocaeruleus Moore

Genus Celastrina Tutt
127. Celastrina argiolus (Linnaeus)
128. Celastrina huegelii (Moore)
129. Celastrina gigas (Hemming)

Genus Celatoxia Eliot and Kawazoe
130. Celatoxia marginata (de Niceville)

General conclusions, discussion and scope for further research

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