Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Iolaini
Genus: Dacalana
Species: Dacalana cotys

Dacalana cotys, ♂, ♀, India, Bengal, Assam, Cherra Punji, Courvoisier collection NHM Basel, Alan Cassidy photo.
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

Name edit

Dacalana cotys (Hewitson, 1865).

Type locality: Nepal.

Holotype: ♂ BMNH.

Synonyms edit

  • Iolaus cotys Hewitson, 1865: 43, pl. 19, figs 19, 20.
  • Dacalana cotys (Hewitson); Moore, 1884: 36; Eliot, 1992: 309; Smith, 1993: 45.
  • Camena cotys (Hewitson); de Nicéville, 1890: 342; de Nicéville, 1896: 473; Fruhstorfer, [1912]: 207.
  • Pratapa cotys (Hewitson); Swinhoe, [1912]: 147, pl. 731, figs 4, 4a, 4b; Evans, 1927: 180.
  • Camena cotoides Tytler, 1915: 140, pl. 4, fig. 38 ♂. N. India, Manipur, Sebong.

References edit

  • Eliot, J. N., 1992. In Corbet & Pendlebury, The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. 4th Edn. Kuala Lumpur.
  • Evans, W. H., 1927. The identification of Indian butterflies, edn 1. xii + 302 pp., 32 pls, 11 figs. Madras.
  • Fruhstorfer, H. 1911. Ubersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begründet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 56(3/4): 197–272, 4 figs. Reference page
  • Hewitson, W. C., 1863-1878. Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae. London, van Vorst, x + 229 pp. Text Plates.
  • Moore, F., 1884. Descriptions of some new Asiatic diurnal lepidoptera; chiefly from Specimens contained in the Indian Museum, Calcutta. J. asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt II, 53(1):16-52.
  • de Nicéville, L., 1890. The butterflies of India, Burmah & Ceylon. 3. Calcutta, xi + 503 pp. Text, Plates.
  • de Nicéville, L. & Martin, L., 1896. A list of butterflies of Sumatra with special reference to the species occurring in the North-East of the island. J. Asiat. Soc. Beng. (2)64(3)[1895]: 357-555.
  • Smith, C., 1993. Illustrated Checklist of Nepal's Butterflies, 128pp. Rohit Kumar, Lashkar (Gwalior).
  • Swinhoe, C., [1912]. In Moore, Lepidoptera Indica. 9 (1911-1912) Lycaenidae (cont.) and Hesperiidae, x + 278 pp, pls 706-756. London.
  • Tytler, H. C., 1915. Notes on some new and interesting butterflies from Manipur and the Naga Hills, Pt. II. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 24: 119-155, pl. 3, pl. 4.
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