the Palm KingsAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Amathusia andamanensis
- Amathusia binghami
- Amathusia friderici
- Amathusia masina
- Amathusia ochraceofusca
- Amathusia perakana
- Amathusia phidippus
- Amathusia schoenbergi
- Amathusia taenia
- Amathusia virgata
IntroductionA genus of large brown forest butterflies with "tails," ranging from the Andaman Islands to Sulawesi. Larvae feed on palms (Arecaceae).
Other Names for Amathusia
- Vernacular Names: the Palm Kings
Corbet AS, Pendlebury HM, and Eliot JN. 1992. The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
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