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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: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Heliconiinae
Tribus: Vagrantini
Genus: Cupha
Species: C. arias – C. crameri – C. erymanthis – C. lampetia – C. maeonides – C. melichrysos – C. peliopteryx – C. prosope

Cupha Billberg, 1820

Type species: Papilio erymanthis Drury, [1773]

Messaras Doubleday, [1848]

Additional references

Hanafusa, H. 1992. Three new Nymphalid butterflies from Indonesia (Lepidoptera : Nymphalidae). Futao 9: 1–3. Reference page.
Monastyrskii, A.L., 2012: New taxa and new records of butterflies from Vietnam (4) (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Atalanta 43 (1/2): 156–164.

Cupha is a butterfly genus of the family Nymphalidae found in the Indomalayan and the Australasian realms.

The contained species are:[1]

Cupha arias C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Cupha crameri (Felder, 1860)
Cupha erymanthis (Drury, [1773])
Cupha lampetia (Linnaeus, 1764)
Cupha maeonides (Hewitson, 1859)
Cupha melichrysos (Mathew, 1887)
Cupha myronides Felder, 1860
Cupha prosope (Fabricius, 1775)
Cupha aureus Samson, 1980


"Cupha Billberg, 1820" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

Corbet A.S., Pendlebury H.M., Eliot J.N. 1992. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula (4th edn.) Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
Parsons M. 1999. The Butterflies of Papua New Guinea: Their Systematics and Biology. Academic Press, San Diego.

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