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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Taractrocerini
Genus: Cephrenes
Species: C. acalle –C. augiades –C. augiana –C. augusta –C. carna –C. moseleyi –C. shortlandica –C. trichopepla
Name

Cephrenes Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914.

Type Species: Hesperia sperthias C. Felder, 1862: 492. (Subsp. of augiades).
Synonymy

Corone Mabille, 1878: 205; invalid, synonym of Corone Kemp, 1829 and of Corone Morris, 1837. TS: ismenoides Mabille, 1878. See Hemming, 1967: 126.
Cephrenes Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914: 206; Hemming, 1967: 105, et seq..

References

Eliot, J. N. 1992. With plates by D'Abrera, in Corbet & Pendlebury. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula 4th Edn. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. Reference page.
Felder, C. 1862. Verzeichniss der von den Naturforschern der kk Fregatte Novara gesammelten Macrolepidopteren. Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 12(1): 473–496. Reference page.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.
Mabille, P., 1878. Descriptions de Lépidoptères nouveaux de la famille des Hespérides. Petites nouvelles entomologiques, Vol.2, Nos.198-210: 114, 161, 165, 197, 201, 205, 229, 233, 237, 242, 261, 285. Reference page.
van der Poorten, G.; van der Poorten, N. 2013: Cephrenes trichopepla (Lower, 1908): an invasive Australian species, recorded in Sri Lanka for the first time with notes on its biology, life history and distribution (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 156(1): 95-101. DOI: 10.1163/22119434-00002021 Reference page.
Waterhouse, G.A. & Lyell, G. 1914. The Butterflies of Australia. A monograph of the Australian Rhopalocera. 238 pp., 888 figs. Sydney. BHL Reference page.

Cephrenes is a genus of skipper butterflies in the family Hesperiidae. The genus is shared between the Indomalayan realm and the Australasian realm. Larvae feed on a variety of palms (Arecaceae) especially Cocos nucifera (coconut), and Calamus (rattan).
Species

Cephrenes acalle (Hopffer, 1874) Sulawesi, Borneo
Cephrenes augiades (Felder, 1860)
Cephrenes carna Evans, 1934 New Guinea
Cephrenes moseleyi (Butler, 1884) New Guinea
Cephrenes trichopepla (Lower, 1908)

References

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database

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Biology Encyclopedia

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