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Surendra (butterfly)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Lycaenidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Flos, Iraota, Catapaecilma, Loxura, Charana

Surendra is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae. It belongs to the subfamily Theclinae often called hairstreaks. It is often grouped into the tribe Arhopalini along with its sister genera Arhopala, Flos and Semanga. The genus is sometimes known by the common name acacia blues in reflection of the host plant of the larvae.

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Species

  • Surendra quercetorum (Moore, 1857)
  • Surendra vivarna (Horsfield, 1829)
  • Surendra florimel Doherty, 1889
  • Surendra manilana (C. & R. Felder, 1862)
  • Range

    The species resides in Sri Lanka, India, China, Indochina, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, Philippines and Sulawesi.

    References

    Surendra (butterfly) Wikipedia


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