Neptis sankara

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Neptis sankara
BimbisaraSankara 289.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Neptis
Species: N. sankara
Binomial name
Neptis sankara
(Kollar, [1844])
Synonyms
  • Limenitis sankara Kollar, [1844]
  • Neptis amba Moore, 1858
  • Neptis quilta Swinhoe, 1897
  • Limenitis antonia Oberthür, 1876

Neptis sankara, the broad-banded sailer, is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South Asia.

At the Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India

Subspecies[edit]

  • Neptis sankara sankara
  • Neptis sankara amba Moore, 1858 (Assam, Nepal and possibly north-eastern Burma)
  • Neptis sankara peninsularis Eliot, 1969 (Peninsular Malaya)
  • Neptis sankara yamari Fruhstorfer, 1908 (Sumatra (Battak Mountains))
  • Neptis sankara shirakiana Matsumura, 1929 (Taiwan)
  • Neptis sankara antonia Oberthür, 1876 (western China)
  • Neptis sankara guiltoides Tytler, 1940 (Burma, Thailand, Yunnan)
  • Neptis sankara xishuanbannaensis Yoshino, 1997 (Yunnan)

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