Aemona amathusia


Aemona amathusia

Taxobox
name = Yellow Dryad


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regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Lepidoptera
superfamilia = Papilionoidea
familia = Nymphalidae
subfamilia = Morphinae
genus = "Aemona"
species = "A. amathusia"
binomial = "Aemona amathusia"
binomial_authority = (Hewitson , 1867)

The Yellow Dryad "Aemona amathusia" (Hewitson , 1867)Marrku Savela's Website on Lepidoptera [http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/papilionoidea/nymphalidae/morphinae/aemona/index.html Page on "Aemona" genus.] ] is a butterfly found in Asia that belongs to the Morphinae sub family of the Brush-footed butterflies family.

Distribution

In South Asia the Yellow Dryad ranges from Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, Manipur onto North Myanmar.Evans, W.H. (1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies, pg 131.] It also occurs in North and South Vietnam and western China.

A related species, White Dryad "Aemona lena" Atkinson, is found in South-East Asea.

tatus

Rare in its Indian range.

Cited references

References

* Evans, W.H. (1932) The Identification of Indian Butterflies. (2nd Ed). Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.
* Haribal, Meena (1992) Butterflies of Sikkim Himalaya and their Natural History. Sikkim Nature Conservation Foundation. Gangtok, Sikkim.
* Marrku Savela's Website on Lepidoptera [http://www.nic.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/index.html] .
* Wynter-Blyth, M.A. (1957) Butterflies of the Indian Region. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai, India.

ee also

*Morphinae
*Nymphalidae
*List of butterflies of India
*List of butterflies of India (Morphinae)
*List of butterflies of India (Nymphalidae)


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