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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Danainae
Tribus: Danaini
Subtribus: Danaina
Genus: Ideopsis
Subgenera: I. (Ideopsis)
Overview species

I. fojana – I. gaura – I. hewitsonii – I. juventa – I. klassika – I. oberthurii – I. similis – I. vitrea – I. vulgaris
Name

Ideopsis Horsfield, [1858], in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy (1): 133

Type species: Idea gaura (=Ideopsis gaura) Horsfield, [1829]: pl. 6, fig. 1. By selection of Scudder, 1875: 195.
Synonymy

Radena Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 3. TS: Papilio similis Linnaeus
Gamana Moore, 1883: 220. TS: Idea daos Boisduval
Aianthis Fruhstorfer, 1910: 217. TS: Danais anapis C. & R. Felder

References

Ackery & Vane-Wright, 1984. Milkweed butterflies: Their cladistics and biology. British Museum (Natural History), London.
Fruhstorfer, H. 1909–1927. In Seitz, A., Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 9. Stuttgart. BHL1, BHL2, Plates. Reference page.
Horsfield, T. 1828–1829. A descriptive catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the museum of the Honourable East India Company. 144 pp., 8 pls. London. BHL text, plates. Reference page.
Horsfield, T. [1858]. in Moore, F. & Horsfield, T. Catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of the Honourable East India Company Vol. 1 i–v, 1–14, 17–278, i–iv, 1–11; pls 1–12, 1a–6a. London. Reference page.
Moore, F. 1881-83. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Vols. 1, 190pp, pls 1–71. 2, 162pp, pls 72–143. L. Reeve & Co., London. Reference page.
Moore, F., 1883. A Monograph of Linnaina and Euploeina, two Groups of Diurnal Lepidoptera belonging to the Subfamily Euploeinae, with Descriptions of new Genera and Species. Parts 1 Linnaina: 201–252 & 2 Euploeina: 253–324, pls 29-32. BHL1, BHL2 plates. Reference page.
Peggie, D., Vane-Wright, R.I. & van Mastrigt, H.J.G. 2009. A new member of the Ideopsis gaura superspecies (Lepidoptera: Danainae) from the Foja Mountains, Papua, Indonesia. Suara Serangga Papua 3(4): 1-18. Reference page.
Scudder, S. H., 1875. Historical sketch of the generic names proposed for butterflies. Proc. amer. Soc. Arts Sci. Boston. 10: 91–293.

Ideopsis is a genus of nymphalid butterflies in the subfamily Danainae found in South-east Asia.
Species

Listed alphabetically:[1]

Ideopsis gaura (Horsfield, [1829]) – smaller wood nymph
Ideopsis hewitsonii Kirsch, 1877 – Hewitson's small tree-nymph
Ideopsis klassika Martin, 1909 – Seram small tree-nymph
Ideopsis juventa (Cramer, [1777]) – wood nymph, gray or grey glassy tiger
Ideopsis oberthurii (Doherty, 1891)
Ideopsis similis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Ceylon blue glassy tiger
Ideopsis vitrea (Blanchard, 1853) – Blanchard's wood nymph[2]
Ideopsis vulgaris (Butler, 1874) – blue glassy tiger

References

"Ideopsis Horsfield, 1857" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
Butterflies of the Lantana bushes, Wisdom of Wildlife

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