Amathuxidia

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Amathuxidia
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Amathuxidia amythaon ottomana and Amathuxidia plateni suprema with related species in Seitz
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Amathuxidia
Staudinger, [1887][1]
Synonyms
  • Zeuxamathusia Staudinger, [1887]

Amathuxidia, commonly known as the koh-i-noors, is a genus of butterflies in the Nymphalidae family. They are large showy butterflies, brown with blue forewing bands and hindwing "tails". They range from Indochina to Sulawesi.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amathuxidia Staudinger, [1887]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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