Kirby's tiger

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Kirby's tiger
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Parantica kirbyi figures 4, 5 (male), 6 (female)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Parantica
Species: P. kirbyi
Binomial name
Parantica kirbyi
(Grose-Smith, 1894)

The Kirby's tiger (Parantica kirbyi) is a species of nymphalid butterfly in the Danainae subfamily. It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

The name honours William Forsell Kirby.

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