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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: Hestina
Species: H. assimilis – H. dissimilis – H. divona – H. japonica – H. jermyni – H. mena – H. mimetica – H. nama – H. namoides – H. nicevillei – H. ouvradi – H. persimilis – H. waterstradti

Hestina Westwood, 1850

Type species: Papilio assimilis Linnaeus, 1758

Diagora Snellen, 1894
Parhestina Moore, 1896
Hestinalis Bryk, 1938


Omoto, K. & A. Funahashi, 2004: A new subspecies of Hestina nicevillei (Moore, 1896) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) discovered in Northern Vietnam. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 55 (3): 203–208. Abstract and full article: [1].

Hestina is a genus of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae subfamily Apaturinae. The genus is found in the East Palearctic and Southeast Asia.

Known larval food plants are Celtis and, for one species, Trema (Ulmaceae). These include Celtis boninensis Japan, Celtis formosana Taiwan, Celtis nervosa Taiwan, Celtis jessoensis, Celtis sinensis, Trema orientalis. Hestina nama larvae feed on Oreocnide (Urticaceae).

In alphabetical order:

Hestina assimilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hestina dissimilis Hall, 1935
Hestina divona (Hewitson, 1861) – Sulawesi sorcerer
Hestina japonica (C. & R. Felder, 1862)
Hestina jermyni Druce, 1911
Hestina mena Moore, 1858
Hestina mimetica Butler, 1874
Hestina nama (Doubleday, 1844) – Circe
Hestina namoides de Nicéville, 1900
Hestina nicevillei (Moore, [1895])
Hestina ouvradi Riley, 1939
Hestina persimilis (Westwood, [1850]) – Siren
Hestina risna
Hestina waterstradti Watkins, 1928

External links

"Hestina Westwood, [1850]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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