Parantica

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Parantica
Parantica aglea.png
Parantica aglea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subtribe: Danaina
Genus: Parantica
Moore, 1880
Species

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Synonyms
  • Chittira Moore, [1880]
  • Caduga Moore, 1882
  • Lintorata Moore, 1883
  • Ravadeba Moore, 1883
  • Bahora Moore, 1883
  • Phirdana Moore, 1883
  • Asthipa Moore, 1883
  • Mangalisa Moore, 1883
  • Caduga Moore, 1883
  • Badacara Moore, [1890]
  • Chlorochropsis Rothschild, 1892
  • Miriamica Vane-Wright, Boppré & Ackery, 2002

Parantica, commonly called tigers, is an Old World genus of butterflies in subfamily Danainae of family Nymphalidae. They are found in southeastern Asia, Indonesia, Papua-New Guinea, and the Philippines. Many of these species are endemic to islands and considered endangered, vulnerable, or threatened according to the IUCN Red List.[1] For other butterflies called tigers see the genus Danaus.

Species[edit]

Species in alphabetical order:[1][2]

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