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genus

sailors
Neptis Fabricius, 1807

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Nymphalidae - brushfoots »  tribus Neptini - sailers

Scientific synonyms

Bimbisara Moore, 1898
Hamadryodes Moore, 1898
Kalkasia Moore, 1898
Neptidomima Holland, 1920
Paraneptis Moore, 1898
Philonoma Billberg, 1820
Rasalia Moore, 1898
Stabrobates Moore, 1898

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Included taxa

Number of records: 155

species Neptis agatha (Stoll, 1781)
species Neptis agouale Pierre-Baltus, 1978
species Neptis alta Overlaet, 1955
species Neptis alwina Bremer & Grey, 1853

Neptis alwina

species Neptis ananta Moore, 1858 - Yellow Sailer

Neptis ananta - Yellow Sailer

species Neptis angusta Condamin, 1966
species Neptis anjana Moore, 1881 - Rich Sailer
species Neptis annaika Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis antilope Leech, 1892 - Variegated Sailer
species Neptis arachne Leech, 1890
species Neptis aurivillii Schultze, 1913
species Neptis beroe Leech, 1890
species Neptis biafra Ward, 1871
species Neptis brebissonii (Boisduval, 1832)
species Neptis breti Oberthür
species Neptis camarensis Schultze, 1920
species Neptis carcassoni van Son, 1959 - Carcasson's Streaked Sailer
species Neptis carlsbergi Collins & Larsen, 2005
species Neptis carpenteri D'Abrera, 1980
species Neptis cartica Moore, 1872 - Plain Sailer
species Neptis celebica (Moore, 1899)
species Neptis choui Yuan & Wang, 1994
species Neptis clarei Neave, 1904 - Clare's Sailer
species Neptis claude Collins & Larsen, 2005
species Neptis clinia Moore, 1872 - Clear Sailor
species Neptis clinioides de Nicéville, 1894
species Neptis comorarum Oberthür, 1890
species Neptis conspicua Neave, 1904
species Neptis constantiae Carcasson, 1961 - Constance's Sailer
species Neptis continuata Holland, 1892
species Neptis cormilloti Turlin, 1994
species Neptis cydippe Leech, 1890 - Chinese Yellow Sailer
species Neptis cymela (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1863)
species Neptis decaryi Le Cerf, 1928
species Neptis dejeani Oberthür, 1894
species Neptis dentifera Schultze, 1920
species Neptis divisa Oberthür, 1908
species Neptis dumetorum Boisduval, 1833
species Neptis duryodana Moore, 1858
species Neptis eltringhami Joicey & Talbot, 1926
species Neptis esakii Nomura, 1935
species Neptis exaleuca Karsch, 1894
species Neptis felisimilis Schröder & Treadaway, 1983
species Neptis frobenia (Fruhstorfer, 1898)
species Neptis goochii Trimen, 1879 - Small Streaked Sailer
species Neptis gracilis (Kirsch, 1885)
species Neptis gratiosa Overlaet, 1955
species Neptis guia Chou & Wang, 1994
species Neptis harita Moore, 1875 - Indian Dingiest Sailer
species Neptis hesione Leech, 1890
species Neptis hylas (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Sailor

Neptis hylas - Common Sailor

species Neptis ida Moore, 1858
species Neptis ilira Kheil, 1884
species Neptis incongrua Butler, 1896
species Neptis infusa Birket-Smith, 1960
species Neptis ioannis Eliot, 1959
species Neptis jamesoni Godman & Salwin, 1890
species Neptis jordani Neave, 1910 - Jordan's Sailer
species Neptis jumbah Moore, 1858 - Chestnut-streaked Sailer
species Neptis katama Collins & Larsen, 1991
species Neptis kikideli Boisduval, 1833
species Neptis kikuyuensis Jackson, 1951 - Kikuyu Sailer
species Neptis kiriakoffi Overlaet, 1955 - Kiriakoff's Sailer
species Neptis laeta Overlaet, 1955
species Neptis larseni Wojtusiak & Pyrcz, 1997
species Neptis lermanni Aurivillius, 1896
species Neptis leucoporos Fruhstorfer, 1908 - Grey Sailer
species Neptis liberti Pierre & Pierre-Baltus, 1998
species Neptis livingstonei Suffert, 1904
species Neptis lixinghei Huang, 2002
species Neptis loma Condamin, 1971
species Neptis lugubris Rebel, 1914
species Neptis magadha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867
species Neptis manasa Moore, 1858 - Pale Hockeystick Sailer
species Neptis marci Collins & Larsen, 1998
species Neptis matilei Pierre-Balthus, 2000
species Neptis mayottensis Oberthür, 1890
species Neptis melicerta (Drury, 1773) - Streaked Sailer
species Neptis meloria Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis metanira Holland, 1892
species Neptis metella Doubleday, 1848
species Neptis miah Moore, 1858 - Small Yellow Sailer

Neptis miah - Small Yellow Sailer

species Neptis mindorana C. Felder & R. Felder, 1863
species Neptis mixophyes Holland, 1892
species Neptis morosa Overlaet, 1955 - Morose Sailer
species Neptis najo Karsch, 1893
species Neptis namba Tytler, 1915
species Neptis narayana Moore, 1858 - Broadstick Sailer
species Neptis nashona Swinhoe, 1896 - Less Rich Sailer
species Neptis nata Moore, 1858 - Dirty Sailer
species Neptis nausicaa de Nicéville, 1897
species Neptis nebrodes Hewitson, 1874
species Neptis nemetes Hewitson, 1868
species Neptis nemorosa Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis nemorum Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis nicobule Holland, 1892
species Neptis nicomedes Hewitson, 1874
species Neptis nicoteles Hewitson, 1874
species Neptis nina Staudinger, 1896 - Tiny Sailer
species Neptis nisaea de Nicéville, 1894
species Neptis nitetis Hewitson, 1868
species Neptis noyala Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis nycteus de Nicéville, 1890 - Hockeystick Sailer
species Neptis nysiades Hewitson, 1868
species Neptis occidentalis Rothschild, 1918
species Neptis ochracea Neave, 1904
species Neptis omeroda Moore, 1875
species Neptis pampanga C. Felder & R. Felder, 1863
species Neptis paula Staudinger, 1896
species Neptis penningtoni van Son, 1977 - Pennington's Sailer
species Neptis philyra Ménétrés, 1858
species Neptis philyroides Staudinger, 1887
species Neptis poultonui Eltringham, 1921
species Neptis praslini (Boisduval, 1832) - Yellow-eyed Plane
species Neptis pryeri Butler, 1871
species Neptis pseudonamba Huang, 2001
species Neptis pseudovikasi (Moore, 1899)
species Neptis puella Aurivillius, 1894
species Neptis qianweiguoi Huang, 2002
species Neptis quintilla Mabille, 1890
species Neptis radha Moore, 1857 - Great Yellow Sailer
species Neptis reducta Fruhstorfer, 1908 - Himalayan Sailer
species Neptis rivularis (Scopoli, 1763) - Hungarian Glider

Neptis rivularis - Hungarian Glider

species Neptis roberti Eltringham, 1929
species Neptis rogersi Eltringham, 1921 - Roger's Sailer
species Neptis rothschildi Eltringham, 1921
species Neptis saclava Boisduval, 1833
species Neptis sangangi Huang, 2001
species Neptis sankara (Kollar, 1844) - Broad-banded Sailer
species Neptis sappho (Pallas, 1771) - Common Glider

Neptis sappho - Common Glider

species Neptis satina Grose-Smith, 1894
species Neptis sedata Sasaki, 1982
species Neptis seeldrayersi Aurivillius, 1895
species Neptis serena Overlaet, 1955 - River Sailer

Neptis serena - River Sailer

species Neptis sextilla Mabille, 1882
species Neptis sinocartica Oberthür, 1876
species Neptis soma Moore, 1858 - Sullied Sailer
species Neptis speyeri Staudinger, 1887
species Neptis strigata Aurivillius, 1894
species Neptis sunica Eliot, 1969
species Neptis swynnertoni Trimen, 1912
species Neptis sylvana Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis taiwana Fruhstorfer, 1908
species Neptis theodora Oberthür, 1906
species Neptis thestias Leech, 1892
species Neptis thetis Leech, 1890
species Neptis trigonophora Butler, 1878
species Neptis troundi Pierre-Baltus, 1978
species Neptis vibusa Semper, 1889
species Neptis vikasi Horsfield, 1829 - Dingy Sailer
species Neptis vindo Pierre-Baltus, 1978
species Neptis vingerhoedti Pierre-Baltus, 2003
species Neptis woodwardi Sharpe, 1899 - Woodward's Sailer
species Neptis yerburii Butler, 1886 - Yerbury's Sailer
species Neptis zaida Doubleday, 1848 - Pale-green Sailer

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3a2454a3-f590-42eb-aabe-48a6b83b2de3]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Neptis Fabricius, 1807]
Data retrieved on: 20 February 2014

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