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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: Theclinae
Tribus: Theclini
Genus: Howarthia
Species: H. caelestis – H. cheni – H. cyanea – H. hishikawai – H. kimurai – H. melli – H. nigricans – H. sakakibarai – H. veneta – H. wakaharai – H. watanabei – H. yukinobui

Howarthia Shirôzu & Yamamoto, 1956.

Type species: Thecla caelestis Leech, 1890: 191.

Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.
Hsu, Yu-Feng; Dongsun Ding; Shen-Horn Yen & Zu-Qi Qian, 2004, Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97 (4): 653–666. Abstract.
Koiwaya, S. 2002. Descriptions of seven new species and a new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China and Indo-China. Gekkan-Mushi 373: 5–14. Reference page.
Koiwaya, S. 2002. Descriptions of three new species and three new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China and Indo-China (2). Gekkan-Mushi 374: 5–12. Reference page.
Koiwaya, S. 2002. Descriptions of five new species and a new subspecies of Theclini (Lycaenidae) from China, Myanmar and India. Gekkan-Mushi 377: 2–8. Reference page.
Koiwaya, S. 2004. Description of a new species of the genus Antigius and discovery of male of Howarthia kimurai. Gekkan-Mushi 405: 2–5. Reference page.
Leech, J.H. 1890. New species of Rhopalocera from China. Parts 1-4. Entomologist 23: 26–50; 81-83;109-114; 187–192. Reference page.
Shirôzu, T. & Yamamoto, H. 1956. a generic revision and the phylogeny of the Tribe Theclini (Lepidoptera; Rhopalocera). Sieboldia 1(4): 329–421, pls 35–38. Reference page.

Howarthia is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae ranging from China to Laos and Myanmar.[1] It is named after British entomologist Graham Howarth.[2]

Howarthia caelestis (Leech, 1890) ) includes H. c. elegans Sugiyama, 1997 and H. c. derani Koiwaya, 2000 West China, Myanmar
Howarthia cheni Chou & Wang, 1997 China, Guangdong, Ruyuan County.
Howarthia courvoisieri (Oberthür, 1908) West China
Howarthia hishikawai Koiwaya, 2000 China, Guizhou, Kaili, 1700 m.
Howarthia kimurai Koiwaya, 2002 China, W Sichuan, Emei-shan
Howarthia melli (Forster, 1940) China (Kwangtung)
Howarthia nigricans (Leech, 1893) China, Ta-Chien-Lou.
Howarthia sakakibarai Koiwaya, 2002 China, W Sichuan, Baoxing, 1500-2000 m.
Howarthia sugiyamai Koiwaya, 2002= Hayashikeia sugiyamai China, Hunan, Wuling Shan.
Howarthia ueharai Koiwaya, 2002 Laos
Howarthia wakaharai Koiwaya, 2000 China, Sichuan Nanchuan, 2,000m.
Howarthia watanabei Koiwaya, 1993 Hainan
Howarthia yukinobui Koiwaya, 2002 Myanmar


"Howarthia Shirôzu & Yamamoto, 1956" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
"Graham Howarth: Entomologist who became a prisoner of the Japanese but was able to build a large collection of butterflies and moths". Independent. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 2016-07-21.

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