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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: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Theclinae
Tribus: Amblypodiini
Genus: Iraota
Species: I. abnormis – I. distanti – I. rochana – I. timoleon

Iraota Moore, [1881].

Type species: Hesperia maecenas Fabricius, 1793, by monotypy.

Fabricius, J.C. 1792. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Tomus I. Pars 1. Hafniae: C.G. Proft, xx + 330 pp. BHL PDF Reference page.
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.
Jumalon, J.N. 1975. New Philippine butterflies. Tyô to Ga 26 (2): 45-66. pdf. Reference page.
Moore, F. 1881-83. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Vols. 1, 190pp, pls 1–71. 2, 162pp, pls 72–143. L. Reeve & Co., London. Reference page.
Murayama, S. & Okamura, H., 1973. Butterflies of Luzon island in the Philippines, with descriptions of new species and sub-species. Tyô to Ga 24(1): 10-25., 48 figs. Reference page.
Schröder, H.G. & Treadaway, C.G. 2002. Zur kenntnis philippinischer Lycaenidae, 16 (Lepidoptera). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo N.F. 23(3): 135–139. PDF. Reference page.

Iraota is a southeast Asian and Indian genus. genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. The genus was erected by Frederic Moore in 1881.[1]

Iraota abnormis (Moulton, 1911)
Iraota aurigena Fruhstorfer, 1907
Iraota distanti (Staudinger, 1889)
Iraota rochana (Horsfield, [1829]) - scarce silverstreak
Iraota timoleon (Stoll, [1790]) - silverstreak blue


"Iraota Moore, [1881]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

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