Chersonesia risa

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Chersonesia risa
Chersonesia risa Balpakram Meghalaya.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Chersonesia
Species: C. risa
Binomial name
Chersonesia risa
(Doubleday, [1848])[1]
  • Cyrestis risa Doubleday, [1848]
  • Cyrestis cyanee de Nicéville, [1893]

Chersonesia risa, the common maplet, is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in South-East Asia.

Common maplet


  • Chersonesia risa risa (Assam to Peninsular Malaya)
  • Chersonesia risa transies (Martin, 1903) (northern Indo-China and possibly China)
  • Chersonesia risa cyanee (de Nicéville, [1893]) (Borneo)


  1. ^ "Chersonesia Distant, 1883" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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