Taxon profile


False Plain Tiger
Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  genus Hypolimnas - eggflies

Scientific synonyms

Hypolimnas alcippoides Butler, 1883
Hypolimnas misippus immima Bernardi, 1959
Hypolimnas misippus picta Fruhstorfer, 1912
Papilio diocippus Cramer, 1775
Papilio inaria Cramer, 1779
Papilio misippus Linnaeus, 1764

Other names

= Danaid Eggfly
= Diadem
= Mimic


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Similar species

Hypolimnas bolina (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Eggfly

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [162695e8-7b1e-4054-b1ed-4d7e806660ec]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441691]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Hypolimnas misippus (Linnaeus, 1764)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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