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Cethosia hypsea Doubleday 1847

the Malay lacewing

Andrew V. Z. Brower
Containing group: Cethosia


This species is distributed from Myanmar through the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, the Philippines and the Indonesian Archipelago as far east as Bali. There are numerous described subspecies/geographical races.

Other Names for Cethosia hypsea Doubleday 1847


Corbet, A.S., Pendlebury, H.M.,Eliot, J.N. 1992. The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.

Müller, C.J.,Beheregaray, L.B. 2010. Palaeo island-affinities revisited - biogeography and systematics of the Indo-Pacific genus Cethosia Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 57: 314-326.

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