Rachana jalindra

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Banded royal
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Male
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From the Courvoisier Collection, Basel
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R. jalindra
Binomial name
Rachana jalindra
(Horsfield, 1829)[1]
Synonyms
  • Amblypodia jalindra Horsfield, [1829]
  • Myrina jalindra
  • Tajuria jalindra
  • Charana jalindra
  • Eliotia jalindra
  • Sithon thymbraeus Geyer, 1832
  • Sithon jalindra indra Moore, [1884]
  • Tajuria jalindra macanita Fruhstorfer, 1912
  • Myrina burbona Hewitson, 1878
  • Tajuria jalindra mingawa Fruhstorfer, 1914
  • Tajuria jalindra gamtara Fruhstorfer, 1912
  • Tajuria jalindra degenerata Fruhstorfer, 1897
  • Sithon jalindra var. palawandra Staudinger, 1889
  • Myrina tarpina Hewitson, 1878
  • Rachana jalindra australis Schröder & Treadaway, 1990

Rachana jalindra, the banded royal,[1][2] is a lycaenid or blue butterfly found in the Indomalayan realm. The species was first described by Thomas Horsfield in 1829.[1][2]

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Subspecies[edit]

  • Rachana jalindra jalindra (Java)
  • Rachana jalindra indra (Moore, [1884]) (Nepal, Sikkim to Thailand and Myanmar)
  • Rachana jalindra macanita (Fruhstorfer, 1912) (southern India)
  • Rachana jalindra burbona (Hewitson, 1878) (Sumatra, Peninsular Malaya)
  • Rachana jalindra mingawa (Fruhstorfer, 1914) (south-western Borneo)
  • Rachana jalindra gamtara (Fruhstorfer, 1912) (northern Borneo)
  • Rachana jalindra degenerata (Fruhstorfer, 1897) (Nias)
  • Rachana jalindra palawandra (Staudinger, 1889) (Palawan)
  • Rachana jalindra tarpina (Hewitson, 1878) (Andamans)
  • Rachana jalindra maganda Takanami, 1982
  • Rachana jalindra shiraishii Takanami, 1984 (Philippines)
  • Rachana jalindra mindorensis (Schröder & Treadaway, 1985)
  • Rachana jalindra balabacensis (Schröder & Treadaway, 1986)
  • Rachana jalindra obsoleta (Schröder & Treadaway, 1993)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Savela, Markku (November 20, 2018). "Rachana jalindra (Horsfield, [1829])". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved January 14, 2020.Archived April 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Varshney, R. K.; Smetacek, Peter (2015). A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India. New Delhi: Butterfly Research Centre, Bhimtal & Indinov Publishing. p. 117. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.3966.2164. ISBN 978-81-929826-4-9.

External links[edit]

  • Takanami, Yusuke & Seki, Yasuo (2001). "Genus Rachana". A Synonymic List of Lycaenidae from the Philippines. Archived from the original on July 10, 2001 – via Internet Archive. With images.