Alcides

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Alcides
Alcidis agathyrsus.JPG
Alcides agathyrsus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Uraniidae
Subfamily: Uraniinae
Genus: Alcides
Hübner, 1822
Synonyms
  • Alcidia Westwood, 1879
  • Orontes Swainson, 1833
  • Alcidis Hübner, 1823 (lapsus)
This article is about Alcides (moth). For other uses, see Alcides (disambiguation).

Alcides is a genus of uraniid moths from northern Australia, New Guinea, and other islands in the region. They are diurnal and strongly marked with iridescent colours.

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