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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: Charaxinae
Tribus: Prothoini
Genus: Prothoe
Species: P. australis – P. franck – P. ribbei
Name

Prothoe Hübner, 1824

Type species: Prothoe franckii Hübner, 1824
Synonyms

Autonema Westwood, [1850], TS: Prothoe franckii Hübner, [1824]

References

Hanafusa, H. 1989: New species and subspecies of butterflies from South East Asia. Futao 1: 3–10. Reference page.
Hanafusa, H. 1993: A list of butterflies from Mentawai Islands, Indonesia (3). Futao 14: 8–25.

Prothoe is a genus of charaxine butterflies in the family Nymphalidae. Two of the three species are virtually restricted to western and central Melanesia, but the most widespread species, P. franck, occurs throughout a large part of South-East Asia and as far northwest as Assam in India.[1]
Taxonomy

Species in this genus are:[1]

Prothoe australis (Guérin-Méneville, [1831])
Prothoe ribbei Rothschild, 1895
Prothoe franck (Godart, [1824])

References

"Prothoe Hübner, [1824]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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