Taxon profile


Orange Lacewing
Cethosia penthesilea (Cramer, 1777)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cethosia doddi Stichel, 1938
Papilio penthesilea Cramer, 1777

Other names

= Plain Lacewing


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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Cethosia penthesilea baweanica Fruhstorfer
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea carolinae Forbes, 1885
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea diffusa Fruhstorfer
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea exsanguis Fruhstorfer
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea filiola Fruhstorfer
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea methypsea Butler, 1879 - Plain Lacewing
subspecies Cethosia penthesilea paksha Fruhstorfer, 1905 - Orange Lacewing

Cethosia penthesilea paksha - Orange Lacewing

subspecies Cethosia penthesilea penthesilea (Cramer, 1777)

Links and literature

EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Cethosia penthesilea]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [c249ed8a-654c-4c07-9427-2b0c412cb0d6]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cethosia penthesilea (Cramer, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014

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