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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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Miletinae
Tribus: Tarakini
Genus: Taraka
Species: T. hamada – T. mahanetra – T. shiloi
Name

Taraka Doherty, 1889:414.

Type species: Miletus hamada Druce.
Synonymy

Taraka de Nicéville, 1890: 57.
References

Doherty, W., 1889. On certain Lycaenidae from Lower Tenasserim. J. asiat. Soc. Beng. 58: 409–440, 2 pls.
de Nicéville, L., 1890. The butterflies of India, Burmah & Ceylon. 3. xi + 503 pp., 6 pls. Calcutta.
Tamai, D. & L. Guo, 2001: A new species of the genus Taraka (Lycaenidae) from China. Futao 39: 10–12.

Vernacular names
中文: 蚜灰蝶屬

Taraka is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae that inhabit the East Asian Palearctic and Indomalayan realms. It includes the species Taraka hamada, Taraka mahanetra de Nicéville, (Peninsular Malaya, Sumatra, Thailand) and Taraka shiloi Tamai & Guo, 2001 Sichuan.

References

Doherty, 1889 Notes on Assam butterflies J. asiat. Soc. Bengal. 58 Pt.II (1) : 118-134

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