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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: Apaturinae
Genus: Asterocampa
celtis Species Group

Species: A. celtis - A. leilia
clyton Species Group

Species: A. clyton - A. idyja

Asterocampa Röber, 1916

Type species: Apatura celtis Boisduval & Leconte, 1835

Celtiphaga Barnes & Lindsey, 1922, Ann. ent. Soc. Amer. 15: 92, TS: Apatura celtis Boisduval & Leconte, 1835


Röber, in Seitz 1916, Grosschmett. Erde 5: 549
Glassberg, J., 2007: A Swift Guide to the Butterflies of Mexico and Central America. Sunstreak Books Inc. ISBN 978-0-691-17648-2
Friedlander, T.P., 1986 (1987): Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biogeography of Asterocampa Röber 1916 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Apaturinae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 25 (4): 215–338. Full article: [1].

Vernacular names

Asterocampa, commonly called hackberry butterflies or American emperors, is a genus of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae found mainly in North and Central America and the Caribbean.

The celtis species group:

Asterocampa celtis (Boisduval & Le Conte, 1835) – hackberry emperor
Asterocampa leilia (Edwards, 1874) – Empress Leilia or desert hackberry

The clyton species group:

Asterocampa clyton (Boisduval & Le Conte, 1835) – tawny emperor
Asterocampa idyja (Geyer, 1828) – dusky emperor

External links

"Asterocampa Röber, 1916" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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