List of butterflies of Taiwan

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At least 377 species of butterfly have been recorded in Taiwan, with some reports putting the number at over 400. Of these, 56 species are endemic to the island. Taiwan is in the Indomalaya ecozone.

Following is a list of all butterflies found in Taiwan.

Family Hesperiidae[edit]

Subfamily Coeliadinae[edit]

  1. Badamia exclamationis (Fabricius, 1775) Brown Awl
  2. Bibasis jaina formosana (Fruhstorfer, 1911) - formerly Burara
  3. Choaspes benjaminii formosanus (Fruhstorfer, 1911) Indian Awl King
  4. Choaspes xanthopogon chrysopterus Hsu, 1988
  5. Hasora anura taiwana Hsu, Tsukiyama & Chiba, 2005 Slate Awl
  6. Hasora badra (Moore, 1858) Common Awl
  7. Hasora chromus(Cramer, 1782) Banded Awl
  8. Hasora taminatus vairacana Fruhstorfer, 1911 White-banded Awl

Subfamily Hesperiinae[edit]

  1. Aeromachus bandaishanus Murayama & Shimonoya, 1968 ※Endemic
  2. Aeromachus inachus formosana Matsumura, 1931
  3. Aeromachus matsudai (Murayama, 1943) ※Endemic
  4. Ampittia dioscorides etura (Mabille, 1891) Bush Hopper
  5. Ampittia virgata miyakei Shonen Matsumura, 1910 Striped Bush Hopper
  6. Borbo cinnara (Wallace, 1866) Formosan Swift
  7. Caltoris bromus yanuca (Fruhstorfer, 1911) Colon Swift
  8. Caltoris cahira austeni (Moore, 1883) Dark Swift
  9. Erionota torus Evans, 1941 Banana Skipper
  10. Halpe gamma Evans, 1937
  11. Isoteinon lamprospilus formosanus Fruhstorfer, 1911 Shiny-spotted Bob
  12. Notocrypta curvifascia (C. & R. Felder, 1862) Restricted Demon
  13. Notocrypta feisthamelii (Boisduval, 1832)
    1. N. f. alinkara Fruhstorfer, 1911
    2. N. f. arisana Sonan, 1930
  14. Ochlodes bouddha yuchingkinus Matsuyama & Shimonoya, 1963
  15. Ochlodes formosanus (Matsumura, 1919) ※Endemic
  16. Onryza maga takeuchii (Matsumura, 1929)
  17. Parnara bada (Moore, 1878) Oriental Straight Swift
  18. Parnara guttata (Bremer & Grey, 1852) Common Straight Swift
  19. Pelopidas agna (Moore, 1866) Little Branded Swift
  20. Pelopidas conjuncta (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) Conjoined Swift
  21. Pelopidas mathias oberthueri Evans, 1937
  22. Pelopidas sinensis (Mabille, 1877) Small Branded Swift
  23. Polytremis eltola tappana (Matsumura, 1919)
  24. Polytremis kiraizana (Sonan, 1938) ※Endemic
  25. Polytremis lubricans taiwana Matsumura, 1919 Contiguous Swift ※Endemic
  26. Polytremis theca asahinai Shirozu, 1952
  27. Polytremis zina taiwana Murayama, 1981
  28. Potanthus confucius angustatus (Matsumura, 1910) Chinese Dart
  29. Potanthus diffusus Hsu, Tsukiyama & Chiba, 2005
  30. Potanthus motzui Hsu, Li, & Li, 1990 ※Endemic
  31. Potanthus pava (Fruhstorfer, 1911) Yellow Band Dart
  32. Potanthus wilemanni (Evans, 1934) ※Endemic
  33. Pseudoborbo bevani (Moore, 1878)
  34. Suastus gremius (Fabricius, 1798) Indian Palm Bob
  35. Telicota bambusae horisha Evans, 1934
  36. Telicota colon bayashikeii Tsukiyama, Chiba & Fujioka, 1997 Pale Palm Dart
  37. Telicota ohara formosana Fruhstorfer, 1911 Dark Palm Dart
  38. Thoressa horishana (Matsumura, 1910) ※Endemic
  39. Udaspes folus (Cramer, 1775) Grass Demon

Subfamily Pyrginae[edit]

  1. Abraximorpha davidii ermasis Fruhstorfer, 1914 Magpie Flat
  2. Celaenorrhinus chihhsiaoi Hsu, 1990 ※Endemic
  3. Celaenorrhinus horishanus Shirozu, 1960 ※Endemic
  4. Celaenorrhinus kurosawai Shirozu, 1960 ※Endemic
  5. Celaenorrhinus maculosus (C. & R. Felder, 1919)
  6. Celaenorrhinus osculus major Hsu, 1990
  7. Celaenorrhinus pulomaya formosanus Fruhstorfer, 1909
  8. Celaenorrhinus ratna Fruhstorfer, 1908
  9. Coladenia pinsbukana (Shimonoya & Murayama, 1976) ※Endemic
  10. Daimio tethys niitakana Matsumura, 1907
  11. Lobocla bifasciata kodairai Sonan, 1936
  12. Pseudocoladenia dan sadakoe (Sonan & Mitono, 1936)
  13. Satarupa formosibia Strand, 1927 ※Endemic
  14. Satarupa majasra Fruhstorfer, 1910
  15. Seseria formosana (Fruhstorfer, 1909) ※Endemic
  16. Tagiades cohaerens Mabille, 1914
  17. Tagiades trebellius martinus Plotz, 1884

Family Papilionidae[edit]

Subfamily Papilioninae[edit]

  • Tribe Leptocircini
G. s. connectens
  1. Graphium agamemnon (Linneaeus, 1758) Tailed Jay
  2. Graphium cloanthus kuge (Fruhstorfer, 1908) Glassy Bluebottle
  3. Graphium doson postianum (Fruhstorfer, 1908) Common Jay
  4. Graphium sarpedon connectens (Fruhstorfer, 1906) Common Bluebottle
  5. Pazala eurous asakurae (Matsumura, 1908)
  6. Graphium mullah Pazala timur chungianum (Murayama, 1961)
  • Tribe Papilionini
Papilio demoleus
P. m. heronus
P. m. heronus
P. p. nakaharai
Papilio protenor
  1. Papilio maraho (Shiraki & Sonan, 1934) ※Endemic
  2. Papilio agestor matsumurae (Fruhstorfer, 1909) Tawny Mime
  3. Papilio bianor Cramer, 1777 Chinese Peacock
    1. P. b. kotoensis Sonan, 1927
    2. P. b. thrasymedes Fruhstorfer 1909
  4. Papilio castor formosanus Rothschild, 1896
  5. Papilio demoleus Linnaeus, 1758 Lime Butterfly
  6. Papilio dialis tatsuta Murayama, 1970 Southern Chinese Peacock
  7. Papilio epycides melanoleucus (Ney, 1911)
  8. Papilio helenus fortunius Fruhstorfer, 1908 Red Helen
  9. Papilio paris hermosanus Rebel, 1906
  10. Papilio hoppo Matsumura, 1907 ※Endemic
  11. Papilio machaon sylvina Hemming, 1933
  12. Papilio memnon heronus Fruhstorfer, 1903 Great Mormon
  13. Papilio nephelus chaonulus Fruhstorfer, 1908
  14. Papilio paris nakaharai Shirozu, 1960 Paris Peacock
  15. Papilio polytes Linnaeus, 1758 Common Mormon
    1. P. p. ledebouria Eschscholtz, 1821 ※Vagrants
    2. P. p. pasikrates Fruhstorfer, 1908
    3. P. p. polytes Linnaeus, 1758 ※Vagrants
  16. Papilio protenor Cramer, 1775 Spangle
  17. Papilio rumanzovia Eschscholtz, 1821 ※Vagrants
  18. Papilio taiwanus Rothschild, 1898 ※Endemic
  19. 'Papilio xuthus Linnaeus, 1767 Asian Swallowtail
  • Tribe Troidini
  1. Atrophaneura horishana (Matsumura, 1910) ※Endemic
  2. Atrophaneura semperi (C.& R. Felder, 1861) ※Vagrants
  3. Byasa alcinous mansonensis (Fruhstorfer, 1901)
  4. Byasa impediens febanus (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  5. Byasa polyeuctes termessus (Fruhstrorfer, 1908)
  6. Pachliopta aristolochiae interpositus (Fruhstorfer, 1901) Common Rose
  7. Troides aeacus formosanus Rothschild, 1899 Golden Birdwing
  8. Troides magellanus sonani Matsumura, 1932
  9. Troides plateni (Staudinger, 1889) ※Vagrants

Family Pieridae[edit]

Subfamily Coliadinae[edit]

  1. Catopsilia pomona (Fabricius, 1775) Lemon Emigrant
  2. Catopsilia pyranthe (Linnaeus, 1758) Mottled Emigrant
  3. Catopsilia scylla cornelia (Fabricius, 1787) ※Exotics
  4. Colias erate formosana Shirozu, 1955
  5. Eurema alitha esakii Shirozu, 1953
  6. Eurema andersonii godana (Fruhstorfer, 1910)
  7. Eurema blanda arsakia (Fruhstorfer, 1910) Three-spot Grass Yellow
  8. Eurema brigitta hainana (Moore, 1878) Small Grass Yellow
  9. Eurema hecabe (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Grass Yellow
  10. Eurema laeta punctissima (Matsumura, 1909) Spotless Grass Yellow
  11. Gonepteryx amintha formosana (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  12. Gonepteryx taiwana Paravicini, 1913 ※Endemic

Subfamily Pierinae[edit]

A. a. semperi
H. g. formosana
Pieris canidia
  1. Aporia agathon moltrechti (Oberthür, 1909)
  2. Aporia gigantea cheni Hsu & Chou, 1999
  3. Aporia potanini insularis Shirozu, 1959
  4. Appias albina semperi (Moore, 1905) Common Albatross
  5. Appias indra aristoxemus Fruhstorfer, 1908
  6. Appias lyncida formosana (Wallace, 1866) Chocolate Albatross
  7. Appias nero domitia (C. & R. Felder, 1862) ※Vagrants
  8. Appias olferna peducaea Fruhstorfer, 1910 ※Vagrants
  9. Appias paulina minato (Fruhstorfer, 1898)
  10. Cepora aspasia olga (Eschscholtz, 1821) ※Exotics
  11. Cepora coronis cibyra (Fruhstorfer, 1910) Common Gullwing
  12. Cepora nandina eunama (Fruhstorfer, 1903)
  13. Delias berinda wilemani Jordan, 1925
  14. Delias hyparete luzonensis C. & R. Felder, 1862 Painted Jezebel
  15. Delias lativitta formosana Matsumura, 1909
  16. Delias pasithoe curasena Fruhstorfer, 1908 Red-base Jezebel
  17. Hebomoia glaucippe formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908 Great Orange Tip
  18. Ixias pyrene insignis Butler, 1879 Yellow Orange Tip
  19. Leptosia nina niobe (Wallace, 1866)
  20. Pieris canidia (Sparrman, 1768) Indian Cabbage White
  21. Pieris rapae crucivora Boisduval, 1836 Cabbage White
  22. Prioneris thestylis formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908 Spotted Sawtooth
  23. Saletara panda nathalia (C. & R. Felder, 1862) ※Vagrants
  24. Talbotia naganum karumii (Ikeda, 1937) Naga White

Family Lycaenidae[edit]

Subfamily Curetinae[edit]

  1. Curetis acuta formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908
  2. Curetis brunnea Wileman, 1909 ※Endemic

Subfamily Lycaeninae[edit]

H. i. matsumurae
  1. Heliophorus ila matsumurae (Fruhstorfer, 1908)

Subfamily Miletinae[edit]

  • Tribe Spalgini
  1. Spalgis epeus dilama (Moore, 1878)
  • Tribe Tarakini
  1. Taraka haimada thalaba Fruhstorfer, 1922

Subfamily Polyommatinae[edit]

  • Tribe Polyommatini
Acytolepsis puspa myla
Z. m. okinawana
  1. Acytolepsis puspa myla (Fruhstorfer, 1909)
  2. Callenya melaena shonen (Esaki, 1932)
  3. Catochrysops panormus exiguus (Distant, 1886)
  4. Catochrysops strabo luzonensis Tite, 1959
  5. Catopyrops ancyra almora (Druce, 1873) ※Exotics
  6. Celastrina argiolus caphis (Fruhstorfer, 1922)
  7. Celastrina lavendularis himilcon (Fruhstorfer, 1909)
  8. Celastrina oreas arisana (Matsumura, 1910)
  9. Celastrina sugitanii shirozui Hsu, 1987
  10. Celatoxia marginata (de Niceville, 1884)
  11. Chilades laius koshunensis Matsumura, 1919
  12. Chilades pandava peripatria Hsu, 1989
  13. Danis schaeffera (Eschscholtz, 1821) ※Vagrants
  14. Euchrysops cnejus (Fabricius, 1798)
  15. Everes argiades hellotia (Menetries, 1857)
  16. Everes lacturnus rileyi Godfrey, 1916
  17. Famegana alsulus taiwana (Sonan, 1938) ※Extinct
  18. Freyeria putli formosanus (Matsumura, 1919)
  19. Jamides alecto dromicus Fruhstorfer, 1910
  20. Jamides bochus formosanus Fruhstorfer, 1909
  21. Jamides celeno (Cramer, 1775)
  22. Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)
  23. Megisba malaya sikkima Moore, 1884
  24. Nacaduba berenice leei Hsu, 1990
  25. Nacaduba beroe asakusa Fruhstorfer, 1916
  26. Nacaduba kurava therasia Fruhstorfer, 1916
  27. Nacaduba pactolus hainani Bethune-Baker, 1914
  28. Neopithecops zalmora (Butler, 1869)
  29. Orthomiella rantaizana (Wileman, 1910)
  30. Phengaris astroguttata formosana (Matsumura, 1926)
  31. Phengaris daitozana Wileman, 1908 ※Endemic
  32. Pithecops corvus cornix Cowan, 1965
  33. Pithecops fulgens urai Bethune-Baker, 1913
  34. Prosotas nora formosana (Fruhstorfer, 1916)
  35. Shijimia moorei (Leech, 1889)
  36. Syntarucus plinius (Fabricius, 1793)
  37. Tongeia filicaudis mushanus (Tanikawa, 1940)
  38. Tongeia hainani (Bethune-Baker, 1914) ※Endemic
  39. Udara albocaerulea (Moore, 1879)
  40. Udara dilecta (Moore, 1879)
  41. Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865)
  42. Zizeeria maha okinawana (Matsumura, 1929)
  43. Zizina otis riukuensis (Matsumura, 1929)
  44. Zizula hylax (Fabricius, 1775)

Subfamily Riodininae[edit]

  1. Abisara burnii etymander (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  2. Dodona eugenes (Guerin, 1843)
    1. D. e. esakii Shirozu, 1952
    2. D. e. formosana Matsumura, 1919

Subfamily Theclinae[edit]

  • Tribe Aphnaeini
  1. Spindasis kuyanianus (Matsumura, 1919) ※Endemic
  2. Spindasis lohita formosana (Moore, 1877)
  3. Spindasis syama (Horsfield, 1829)
  • Tribe Arhopalini
  1. Arhopala bazalus turbata (Butler, 1881)
  2. Arhopala birmana asakurae (Matsumura, 1910)
  3. Arhopala ganesa formosana Kato, 1930
  4. Arhopala japonica (Murray, 1875)
  5. Arhopala paramuta horishana Matsumura, 1910
  6. Mahathala ameria hainani Bethune-Baker, 1903
  • Tribe Catapaecilmatini
  1. Catapaecilma major moltrechti (Wileman, 1908)
  • Tribe Deudorigini
  1. Artipe eryx horiella (Matsumura, 1929)
  2. Deudorix epijarbas menesicles Fruhstorfer, 1911
  3. Deudorix rapaloides (Naritomi, 1911)
  4. Deudorix repercussa sankakuhonis Matsumura, 1938
  5. Rapala caerulea liliacea Nire, 1920
  6. Rapala nissa hirayamana Matsumura, 1926
  7. Rapala takasagonis Matsumura, 1929 ※Endemic
  8. Rapala varuna formosana Fruhstorfer, 1911
  9. Sinthusa chandrana kuyaniana (Matsumura, 1919)
  • Tribe Eumaeini
  1. Fixsenia watarii (Matsumura, 1927) ※Endemic
  2. Satyrium austrinum (Murayama, 1943)
  3. Satyrium esakii (Shirozu, 1942) ※Endemic
  4. Satyrium eximium mushanum (Matsumura, 1929)
  5. Satyrium formosanum (Matsumura, 1910)
  6. Satyrium inouei (Shirozu, 1959)
  7. Satyrium tanakai (Shirozu, 1943) ※Endemic
  • Tribe Horagini
  1. Horaga albimacula triumphalis Murayama & Sibatani, 1943
  2. Horaga onyx moltrechti Matsumura, 1919
  3. Horaga rarasana Sonan, 1936 ※Endemic
  • Tribe Hypolycaenini
  1. Hypolycaena othona Hewitson, 1865 ※Extinct
  2. Hypolycaena kina inari (Wileman, 1908)
  • Tribe Iolaini
  1. Tajuria caeruela Nire, 1920 ※Endemic
  2. Tajuria dioeus karenkonis Matsumura, 1929
  3. Tajuria illurgis tattaka (Araki, 1949)
  • Tribe Remelanini
  1. Ancema ctesia cakravasti (Fruhstorfer, 1909)
  • Tribe Theclini
  1. Amblopala avidiena y-fasciata (Sonan, 1929)
  2. Antigius attila obsoletus (Takeuchi, 1923)
  3. Araragi enthea morisonensis (M. Inoue, 1942)
  4. Chrysozephyrus ataxus lingi Okano & Okura, 1969
  5. Chrysozephyrus disparatus pseudotaiwanus (Howarth, 1957)
  6. Chrysozephyrus esakii (Sonan, 1940)
  7. Chrysozephyrus kabrua niitakanus (Kano, 1928)
  8. Chrysozephyrus mushaellus (Matsumura, 1938)
  9. Chrysozephyrus nishikaze (Araki & Sibatani, 1886) ※Endemic
  10. Chrysozephyrus rarasanus (Matsumura, 1939)
  11. Chrysozephyrus splendidulus Murayama, 1965 ※Endemic
  12. Chrysozephyrus yuchingkinus Murayama & Shimonoya, 1965 ※Endemic
  13. Cordelia comes wilemaniella (Matsumura, 1929)
  14. Euaspa forsteri (Esaki & Shirozu, 1943)
  15. Euaspa milionia formosana Nomura, 1931
  16. Euaspa tayal (Esaki & Shirozu, 1943)
  17. Iratsume orsedice suzukii (Sonan, 1940)
  18. Japonica patungkoanui ※Matsumura, 1956 ※Endemic
  19. Leucantigius atayalicus (Shirozu & Murayama, 1943)
  20. Neozephyrus taiwanus (Wileman, 1908) ※Endemic
  21. Ravenna nivea (Nire, 1920)
  22. Sibataniozephyrus kuafui Hsu & Lin, 1994 ※Endemic
  23. Teratozephyrus arisanus (Wileman, 1909)
  24. Teratozephyrus elatus Hsu & Lu, 2005
  25. Teratozephyrus yugaii (Kano, 1928) ※Endemic
  26. Ussuriana michaelis takarana (Araki & Hirayama, 1941)
  27. Wagimo sulgeri insularis (Shirozu, 1957)

Family Nymphalidae[edit]

Subfamily Acraeinae[edit]

  1. Acraea issoria formosana (Fruhstorfer, 1912) Yellow Coster

Subfamily Amathusiinae[edit]

  1. Discophora sondaica (Boisduval, 1836) Large Faun – ※Exotics
  2. Faunis eumeus (Drury, 1773) Common Duffer ※Exotics
  3. Stichophthalma howqua formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908

Subfamily Apaturinae[edit]

  1. Chitoria chrysolona (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  2. Chitoria ulupi arakii (Naritomi, 1959)
  3. Helcyra plesseni (Fruhstorfer, 1912) ※Endemic
  4. Helcyra superba takamukui Matsumura, 1919
  5. Hestina assimilis formosana (Moore, 1895) Red Ring Skirt
  6. Sasakia charonda formosana Shirozu, 1963
  7. Sephisa chandra androdamas Fruhstorfer, 1908 Eastern Courtier
  8. Sephisa daimio Matsumura, 1910 ※Endemic
  9. Timelaea albescens formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908

Subfamily Calinaginae[edit]

  1. Calinaga buddha formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908

Subfamily Charaxinae[edit]

  1. Polyura eudamippus formosana (Rothschild, 1899) Great Nawab
  2. Polyura narcaea meghaduta (Fruhstorfer, 1908)

Subfamily Danainae[edit]

  • Tribe Danaini
Danaus genutia
  1. Danaus chrysippus (Linnaeus, 1758) Plain Tiger
  2. Danaus genutia (Cramer, 1779) Common Tiger
  3. Danaus melanippus edmondii (Bougainville, 1837) ※Vagrants
  4. Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) ※Extirpated
  5. Ideopsis similis (Linnaeus, 1758) Ceylon Blue Glassy Tiger
  6. Parantica aglea maghaba (Fruhstorfer, 1909) Glassy Tiger
  7. Parantica luzonensis (C. & R. Felder, 1863) ※Vagrants
  8. Parantica sita niphonica (Moore, 1883) Chestnut Tiger
  9. Parantica swinhoei (Moore, 1883) Swinhoe's Chocolate Tiger
  10. Tirumala hamata orientalis (Semper, 1879) ※Vagrants
  11. Tirumala limniace (Cramer, 1775) Blue Tiger
    1. T. l. limniace (Cramer, 1775)
    2. T. l. orestilla (Fruhstorfer, 1910) ※Vagrants
  12. Tirumala septentrionis (Butler, 1874) Dark Blue Tiger
  • Tribe Euploeini
  1. Euploea camaralzeman cratis Butler, 1866 ※Vagrants
  2. Euploea core godartii Lucas, 1853 Common Indian Crow ※Vagrants
  3. Euploea eunice (Godart, 1819)
    1. E. e. hobsoni (Butler, 1877)
    2. E. e. kadu Eschscholtz, 1821 ※Vagrants
  4. Euploea klugii Moore, 1858 ※Vagrants
  5. Euploea mulciber barsine Fruhstorfer, 1904 Striped Blue Crow
  6. Euploea phaenareta juvia Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Extinct
  7. Euploea swainson (Godart, 1824) ※Vagrants
  8. Euploea sylvester swinhoei Wallace & Moore, 1866 Double-branded Black Crow
  9. Euploea tulliolus (Fabricius, 1793)
    1. E. t. koxinga Fruhstorfer, 1908
    2. E. t. pollita Erichson, 1834 ※Vagrants
  10. Idea leuconoe Erichson, 1834
    1. I. l. clara (Butler, 1867)
    2. I. l. kwashotoensis (Sonan, 1928)

Subfamily Libytheinae[edit]

  1. Libythea celtis formosana Fruhstorfer, 1909
  2. Libythea geoffroy philippina Staudinger, 1889 ※Vagrants

Subfamily Nymphalinae[edit]

  • Tribe Argynniini
Argyreus hyperbius
Cupha erymanthis
  1. Argynnis paphia formosicola Matsumura, 1927
  2. Argyreus hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763) Indian Fritillary
  3. Boloria pales yangi Hsu & Yen, 1997 ※Extinct
  4. Cupha erymanthis (Drury, 1773) Rustic
  5. Paduca fasciata (C.& R. Felder, 1860) ※Vagrants
  6. Phalanta phalantha (Drury, 1773) Common Leopard ※Exotics
  7. Vindula dejone (Erichson, 1834) ※Vagrants
  • Tribe Biblidini
  1. Ariadne ariadne pallidior (Fruhstorfer, 1899) Angled Castor
  • Tribe Euthaliini
  1. Abrota ganga formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908
  2. Euthalia formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Endemic
  3. Euthalia hebe kosempona Fruhstorfer, 1908
  4. Euthalia irrubescens fulguralis (Matsumura, 1909)
  5. Euthalia malapana Shirozu & Chung, 1958 ※Endemic
  6. Euthalia insulae Hall, 1930
  • Tribe Limenitidini
A. s. laela
  1. Athyma asura baelia (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  2. Athyma cama zoroastes (Butler, 1877)
  3. Athyma fortuna kodahirai (Sonan, 1938)
  4. Athyma jima sauteri (Fruhstorfer, 1912)
  5. Athyma opalina hirayamai (Matsumura, 1935)
  6. Athyma perius (Linnaeus, 1758)
  7. Athyma selenophora laela (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  8. Limenitis sulpitia tricula (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  9. Neptis hesione podarces Nire, 1920
  10. Neptis hylas luculenta Fruhstorfer, 1907
  11. Neptis ilos nirei Nomura, 1935
  12. Neptis nata lutatia Fruhstorfer, 1913
  13. Neptis noyala ikedai Shirozu, 1952
  14. Neptis philyra splendens Murayama, 1942
  15. Neptis philyroides sonani Murayama, 1942
  16. Neptis pryeri jucundita Fruhstorfer, 1908
  17. Neptis reducta Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Endemic
  18. Neptis sankara shirakiana Matsumura, 1929
  19. Neptis sappho formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908
  20. Neptis soma tayalina Murayama & Shimonoya, 1968
  21. Neptis sylvana esakii Nomura, 1935
  22. Neptis taiwana Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Endemic
  23. Pantoporia hordonia rihodona (Moore, 1878)
  24. Parasarpa dudu jinamitra (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  • Tribe Marpesiini
C. t. formosana
  1. Common MapwingCyrestis thyodamas formosana Fruhstorfer, 1898
  • Tribe Nymphalini
Hypolimnas misippus
Junonia almana
K. c. drilon
  1. Doleschallia bisaltide philippensis Fruhstorfer, 1899 ※Vagrants
  2. Hypolimnas anomala Wallace, 1869 Malayan Egg-fly ※Exotics
  3. Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758) Great Egg-fly
    1. H. b. jacintha (Drury, 1773) ※Exotics
    2. H. b. kezia (Butler, 1877)
  4. Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764) Danaid Egg-fly
  5. Junonia almana (Linnaeus, 1758) Peacock Pansy
  6. Junonia atlites (Linnaeus, 1758) Grey Pansy ※Exotics
  7. Junonia hedonia ida (Cramer, 1776) Yellow Pansy ※Vagrants
  8. Junonia iphita (Cramer, 1779) Chocolate Pansy
  9. Junonia lemonias aenaria Tsukada & Kaneko, 1985 Lemon Pansy
  10. Junonia orithya (Linnaeus, 1758) Blue Pansy
  11. Kallima inachus formosana Fruhstorfer, 1912 Orange Oakleaf
  12. Kaniska canace drilon (Fruhstorfer, 1908) Blue Admiral
  13. Nymphalis xanthomelas formosana (Matsumura, 1925)
  14. Polygonia c-album asakurai Nakahara, 1920
  15. Polygonia c-aureum lunulata Esaki & Nakahara, 1923 Comma
  16. Symbrenthia hypselis scatinia Fruhstorfer, 1908
  17. Symbrenthia lilaea formosanus Fruhstorfer, 1908 Common Jester
  18. Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758) Painted Lady
  19. Vanessa indica (Herbst, 1794) Indian Red Admiral
  20. Yoma sabina podium Tsukada, 1985 Australian Lurcher
  • Tribe Parthenini
  1. Parthenos sylla philippensis Fruhstorfer, 1898
  • Tribe Pseudoergolini
  1. Dichorragia nesimachus formosanus Fruhstorfer, 1909 Constable

Subfamily Satyrinae[edit]

E. h. hainana
L. e. pavida
Penthema formosanum
  1. Common PalmflyElymnias hypermnestra hainana Moore, 1878
  2. Lethe bojonia Fruhstorfer, 1913
  3. Lethe butleri periscelis Fruhstorfer, 1908
  4. Lethe chandica ratnacri Fruhstorfer, 1908
  5. Lethe christophi hanako Fruhstorfer, 1908
  6. Lethe diana australis Naritomi, 1943
  7. Lethe europa pavida Fruhstorfer, 1908 Bamboo Treebrown
  8. Lethe gemina zaitha Fruhstorfer, 1914
  9. Lethe insana formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908
  10. Lethe mataja Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Endemic
  11. Lethe rohria daemoniaca Fruhstorfer, 1908 Common Tree Brown
  12. Lethe verma cintamani Fruhstorfer, 1848 Straight-banded Treebrown
  13. Melanitis leda (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Evening Brown
  14. Melanitis phedima polishana Fruhstorfer, 1908 Dark Evening Brown
  15. Minois nagasawae (Matsumura, 1906) ※Endemic
  16. Mycalesis francisca formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908
  17. Mycalesis gotama nanda Fruhstorfer, 1908
  18. Mycalesis mineus (Linnaeus, 1758) Dark-banded Bushbrown
  19. Mycalesis perseus blasius (Fabricius, 1798) Dingy Bushbrown
  20. Mycalesis sangaica mara Fruhstorfer, 1908 Single Ring Bushbrown
  21. Mycalesis suaveolens kagina Fruhstorfer, 1908
  22. Mycalesis zonata Matsumura, 1909 South China Bushbrown
  23. Neope armandii lacticolora (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
  24. Neope bremeri taiwana Matsumura, 1919
  25. Neope muirheadi nagasawae Matsumura, 1919 Muirhead's Ladyrinth
  26. Neope pulaha didia Fruhstorfer, 1909
  27. Palaeonympha opalina macrophthalmia Fruhstorfer, 1911
  28. Penthema formosanum (Rothschild, 1898)
  29. Ypthima akragas Fruhstorfer, 1911 ※Endemic
  30. Ypthima angustipennis Takahashi, 2000 ※Endemic
  31. Ypthima baldus zodina (Fruhstorfer, 1911) Common Five-ring
  32. Ypthima conjuncta yamanakai Sonan, 1938
  33. Ypthima esakii Shirozu, 1960 ※Endemic
  34. Ypthima formosana Fruhstorfer, 1908 ※Endemic
  35. Ypthima motschulskyi (Bremer & Grey, 1853) Large Three-ring
  36. Ypthima multistriata Butler, 1883
  37. Ypthima norma posticalis Matsumura, 1909 Small Three-ring ※Extinct
  38. Ypthima okurai (Okano, 1962)
  39. Ypthima praenubilia Common Four-ring
    1. Y. p. kanonis Matsumura, 1929
    2. Y. p. neobilia Murayama, 1980
  40. Ypthima tappana Matsumura, 1909
  41. Ypthima wangi Lee, 1998 ※Endemic
  42. Zophoessa dura neoclides (Fruhstorfer, 1909)
  43. Zophoessa niitakana (Matsumura, 1906) ※Endemic
  44. Zophoessa siderea kanoi (Esaki & Nomura, 1937)

See also[edit]

List of moths of Taiwan

References[edit]