Dacalana liaoi

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Dacalana liaoi
Dacalana liaoi ♂ upperside.jpg
Male upperside
Dacalana liaoi ♀ upperside.jpg
Female upperside
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Dacalana
Species: D. liaoi
Binomial name
Dacalana liaoi
H. Hayashi, Schrőder & Treadaway, 1983[1]

Dacalana liaoi is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. Its forewing length is 17-18 mm. The species is endemic to the Philippines and distributed on Panay and Negros islands. It is not a common species.


  1. ^ Dacalana at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Hayashi, Hisakazu, Schrőder, Heinz & Treadaway, Colin G., 1983: Neue Arten und Unterarten der Gattungen Dacalana und Pratapa von den Philippinen (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).: Senckenbergiana Biologica. 63(1/2): 47-59.
  • Treadaway, C. G., 1995. Checklist of the butterflies of the Philippine Islands (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo Suppl.14: 7-118.
  • Takanami, Y. & Seki, Y., 2001. A synonymic list of Lycaenidae from the Philippines. Edn. 12.
  • Treadaway, Colin G. & Schrőder, Heinz G., 2012: Revised checklist of the butterflies of the Philippine Islands (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo, Suppl. 20: 1-64.