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Heliophorus Geyer in Hübner, [1832]
Sapphires
Heliophorus Geyer, [1832]; in Hübner, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 4 : 40, TS: Heliophorus belenus Geyer
Ilerda Doubleday, 1847; List Spec. lep. Ins. B. M. 2 : 25, TS: Polyommatus epicles Godart
= ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 441
Nesa Zhdanko, 1995; Ent. Obozr. 74 (3): 654, TS: Polyommatus sena Kollar
Kulua Zhdanko, 1995; Ent. Obozr. 74 (3): 657, TS: Polyommatus tamu Kollar
Heliophorus (Lycaeninae) ; Eliot, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 441

Larva on Rumex [BHR]


Subgenus Heliophorus Geyer in Hübner, [1832]
Heliophorus Geyer, [1832]; in Hübner, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 4 : 40, TS: Heliophorus belenus Geyer
Ilerda Doubleday, 1847; List Spec. lep. Ins. B. M. 2 : 25, TS: Polyommatus epicles Godart
Heliophorus ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

The epicles species-group
epicles ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

Heliophorus epicles (Godart, [1824])
Kumaon - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Purple Sapphire
Polyommatus epicles Godart, [1824]; Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (2): 604, 646, no. 109, TL: E.Java
Heliophorus belenus Geyer, [1832]; in Hübner, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 4 : 40, : pl. [135], f. 785-786
?nila Nicéville, 1895²
?Ilerda epicles var. sakaii Matsumura, 1910; Ent. Zs. 23 (50): 221, TL: Formosa
Ilerda epicles ; Hewitson, 1865, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 58; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 252
Heliophorus epicles ; [BIR, 303 (key), 304]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 18 (text)]
Heliophorus (Heliophorus) epicles ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
[epicles-1u.jpg] 456x379 (~40Kb) upperside Mao (On the border of Nagaland and Manipur), India, 07 Nov 2003, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [epicles-2v.jpg] 600x400 (~61Kb) underside India: Subansiri, 2.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

Larva on Persicaria chinensis Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 387

There appears to be some shuffling of taxa between H. epicles and H. ila. Not really sure about the real status of the following, shown as presented in [BOR], except for those that are mentioned in [MRS]. (Is epicles = ila ?)


W.Java Heliophorus epicles epicles ; [BOR, 634 (name)]
H. e. hilima (Fruhstorfer, 1912)
E.Java Ilerda epicles hilima Fruhstorfer, 1912; Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 253, TL: E. Java; Bali
Heliophorus epicles hilima .; [BOR, 634 (name)]
H. e. latilimbata Eliot, 1963
Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, Burma, Andamans, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.Yunnan Ilerda epicles indicus f. latilimbata Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49, TL: Sikkim
Heliophorus epicles latilimbata, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ilerda epicles indicus f. latilimbata ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 253
H. e. tweediei Eliot, 1963
Peninsular Malaya Heliophorus epicles tweediei Eliot, 1963; Entomologist 96 (1203) : 173, f. 2a-d, TL: Malaysia, Pahang, Cameron Highlands
Heliophorus epicles tweediei ; [BMP: 262, pl. 38, f. 25-27]; [BOR, 635 (name)]
H. e. sumatrensis (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
Sumatra Ilerda epicles sumatrensis Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49, TL: W.Sumatra
Ilerda epicles sumatrensis ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 253
Heliophorus epicles sumatrensis ; [BOR, 635 (name)]
H. e. phoenicoparyphus (Holland, 1887)
Hainan Thecla phoenicoparyphus Holland, 1887; Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 14 : 120, pl. 2, f. 1
Heliophorus epicles phoenicoparyphus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ilerda epicles phoenicoparyphus ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 253
Heliophorus epicles phoenicoparyphus ; [BOR, 635 (name)]
Heliophorus phoenicoparyphus ; [MRS, 665]

Heliophorus ila (de Nicéville & Martin, [1896])
-. See [About maps] Ilerda ila de Nicéville & Martin, [1896]; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 64 Pt.II (3) : 472
Heliophorus ila ; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 18]; [MRS, 666]
Heliophorus (Heliophorus) ila ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Larva on Persicaria chinensis Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 387

Sumatra (Korintji Valley) Heliophorus ila ila ; [BOR, 635]
H. i. malaya Pendlebury, 1936
Peninsular Malaya Heliophorus malaya Pendlebury, 1936; J. Fed. Malay St. Mus., 18 (1): 183
Heliophorus ila malaya ; [BMP: 262, pl. 38, pl. 28-30]; [BOR, 635 (name)]
H. i. chinensis (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
W.China Ilerda epicles chinensis Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49, TL: W.China
Heliophorus ila chinensis, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ilerda epicles chinensis ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 252
Heliophorus epicles chinensis ; [BOR, 635 (name)]
Heliophorus ila chinensis ; [MRS, 666]
H. i. matsumurae (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
Taiwan Ilerda epicles matsumurae Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49, TL: Formosa
Ilerda epicles matsumurae ♂-ab. poliensis Murayama, 1959; Tyô to Ga 10 (4): 68, f. 14-15, TL: Poli, Formosa
Ilerda epicles matsumurae ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 252
Heliophorus epicles matsumurae ; [BOR, 635 (name)]
Heliophorus ila matsumurae ; [MRS, 666]

Larva on Polygonum chinese, Rumex japonicus [MRS]

H. i. nolus Eliot, 1963
S.Burma, Thailand Heliophorus ila nolus Eliot, 1963; Entomologist 96 (1203) : 175, TL: Taok Plateau. Tenasserim
Heliophorus ila nolus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Heliophorus ila nolus ; [BOR, 635]
H. i. pseudonexus Eliot, 1963
Sikkim Heliophorus ila pseudonexus Eliot, 1963; Entomologist 96 (1203) : 176, f. 10a-d, TL: Sikkim, Lachin Lachoong
H. i. urius Eliot, 1963
S.Yunnan, ... Heliophorus ila urius Eliot, 1963; Entomologist 96 (1203) : 176, f. 8a-d, TL: China, S.Yunnan, Manhao

Heliophorus kohimensis (Tytler, 1912)
-. See [About maps] Naga Sapphire
Ilerda kohimensis Tytler, 1912; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21 (2): 598, TL: Naga Hills
Heliophorus kohimensis ; [BIR, 303(key)]; [BOR, 634]
Heliophorus (Heliophorus) kohimensis ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
Assam (Naga Hills) Heliophorus kohimensis kohimensis ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 376, f. 1A-B, 2
H. k. elioti Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002
Yunnan, N.Laos, NE.Burma, NW.Vietnam Heliophorus kohimensis elioti Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002; Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 380, f. 1C-D, G-H, 3-4, TL: 1500m of Pingbian, Yunnan
Heliophorus kohimensis elioti, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Heliophorus indicus (Fruhstorfer, 1908)
Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam - Burma, N.Thailand, Laos. See [About maps] Ilerda epicles indicus Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49, TL: Sikkim
?Ilerda epicles indicus f. rufonotata Fruhstorfer, 1908; Ent. Zs. 22 (12): 49
Heliophorus indicus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Ilerda epicles indicus ; Fruhstorfer, 1912, Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 253
Heliophorus epicles indicus ; [BOR, 635]
Heliophorus (Heliophorus) indicus ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Heliophorus cantliei Eliot, 1965
S.Burma (Tenasserim), ?Thailand. See [About maps] Heliophorus cantliei Eliot, 1965; Entomologist 98 (1222) : 66, TL: Burma, S. Shan States, Loi Mwe
Heliophorus cantlei[sic?] ; [BOR, 635]
Heliophorus (Heliophorus) cantliei ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Subgenus -
; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

The kiana species-group
kiana ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

Heliophorus kiana (Grose-Smith, 1889)
N.Borneo. See [About maps] Sithon kiana Grose-Smith, 1889; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (16) : 317, TL: Kina Balu, N. Borneo
Ilerda kiana ; Druce, 1895, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 595; Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1902, Rhop. Exot. [3] 3: (Ilerda) 13, pl. [1], f. 8-10
Heliophorus kiana ; [BOR, 635]
Heliophorus (-) kiana ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Larva on Persicaria chinensis Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 387


Subgenus Kulua Zhdanko, 1995
Kulua Zhdanko, 1995; Ent. Obozr. 74 (3): 657, TS: Polyommatus tamu Kollar
Kulua ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

The tamu species-group
tamu ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

Heliophorus tamu (Kollar, [1844])
NW.India - N.Burma. See [About maps] Powdery Green Sapphire
Polyommatus tamu Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 417, pl. 5, f. 7-8
Ilerda tamu ; Hewitson, 1865, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 57
Heliophorus tamu ; [BIR, 304]; [BOR, 635]
Heliophorus (Kulua) tamu ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
[tamu-1u.jpg] 600x400 (~85Kb) upperside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 10.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [tamu-2u.jpg] 600x400 (~48Kb) upperside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [tamu-2v.jpg] 600x400 (~39Kb) underside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar
[tamu-3u.jpg] 600x400 (~56Kb) upperside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [tamu-3v.jpg] 600x400 (~46Kb) underside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [tamu-4.jpg] 600x400 (~41Kb) India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar
[tamu-4v.jpg] 600x400 (~50Kb) underside India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 11.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

H. t. kala (Tytler, 1912)
N.Burma, N.Thailand Ilerda viridipunctata kala Tytler, 1912; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21 (2): 599, pl. 2, f. 4

Heliophorus brahma (Moore, [1858])
Kujmaon - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Golden Sapphire
Ilerda brahma Moore, [1858]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1 : 29, pl. 1a, f. 4
Ilerda brahma ; Hewitson, 1865, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 57
Heliophorus brahma ; [BIR, 304 (key)]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 17]
Heliophorus (Kulua) brahma ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
[brahma-1a.jpg] 512x341 (~42Kb) India: Ziro, 9.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [brahma-1v.jpg] 512x341 (~29Kb) underside India: Ziro, 9.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

NW.India - Assam Heliophorus brahma brahma ; [BOR, 634]
H. b. mogoka Evans, 1932
Burma, N.Thailand, Yunnan Heliophorus brahma mogoka Evans, 1932; Indian Butterflies (edn. 2): 247, TL: Mogok
Heliophorus brahma mogoka, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Heliophorus brahma mogoka ; [BOR, 634 (name)]; Huang, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 104 (note)

Heliophorus androcles (Westwood, 1851)
Kashmir - Assam, N.Burma - W.China. See [About maps] Green Sapphire
Ilerda androcles Westwood, 1851; Gen. diurn. Lep. (2): 487, (2): pl. 75, f. 2
Heliophorus androcles ; [BIR, 304 (key), 305]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 14]; [BOR, 635]; [MRS, 665]
Heliophorus (Kulua) androcles ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
Assam - N.Burma Heliophorus androcles androcles ; [BIR, 305]
Nagas Heliophorus androcles tytleri ; [BIR, 305]
H. a. trilunulata Huang, 1999
SE.Tibet Heliophorus androcles trilunulata ; Huang & Wu, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 129
H. a. rubida Riley, 1929
Yunnan, ...? Heliophorus androcles rubida ; Huang, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 104 (note)

Heliophorus viridipunctata (de Nicéville, 1890)
W.Himalayas, Kashmir - W.China. See [About maps] Ilerda viridipunctata de Nicéville, 1890; in Marshall & de Nicéville, Butts India Burmah Ceylon 3 : 329, pl. 28, f. 207, TL: Sikkim
Heliophorus (Kulua) viridipunctata ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
Assam, ...
H. v. naxi Yoshino, 1997
N.Yunnan Heliophorus viridipunctata naxi Yoshino, 1997; Neo Lepidoptera 2: 7, f. 50-53, TL: Zhondian, 2000m, N.Yunnan

Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson, 1865)
-. See [About maps] Azure Sapphire
Ilerda moorei Hewitson, 1865; Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 58, TL: Bhutan
?Heliophorus androcles moorei ; [BIR, 305]
Heliophorus moorei ; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 19, pl. 205, f. 33 (?Kollar)]; [MRS, 665]
Heliophorus (Kulua) moorei ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)
NW.India, Sikkim, Assam, N.Burma, S.Tibet Heliophorus moorei moorei ; [BOR, 634]; Huang & Wu, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 128
H. m. birmana Fruhstorfer, 1918
S.Burma Heliophorus saphir birmana Fruhstorfer, 1918; Tijdschr. Ent. 61 (1/2) : 50
Heliophorus moorei birmana ; [BOR, 634 (name)]
H. m. coruscans (Moore, 1882)
Kashmir - Kumaon ?Heliophorus androcles coruscans ; [BIR, 305]
Heliophorus moorei coruscans ; Huang & Wu, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 128

Heliophorus saphirioides Murayama, 1992
China. See [About maps] Heliophorus saphirioides Murayama, 1992; Nature & Ins. 27 (5) : 38
Heliophorus moorei saphirioides ; [MRS, 665]
Heliophorus (Kulua) saphirioides ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Heliophorus oda (Hewitson, 1865)
W.Himalayas, Chamba - Naini Tal. See [About maps] Eastern Blue Sapphire
Ilerda oda Hewitson, 1865; Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 58, pl. 24, f. 9-10, TL: India
Heliophorus oda ; [BIR, 304 (key)]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 15 (text)]
Heliophorus (Kulua) oda ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Heliophorus bakeri Evans, 1927
N.India, Kashmir, Chitral - Dalhousie, Kulu. See [About maps] Western Blue Sapphire
bakeri Evans, 1927; Indian Butterflies (ed. 1): 158
Heliophorus bakeri ; [BIR, 304 (key)]; [BOW: pl. 176, f. 15, 16]
Heliophorus (Kulua) bakeri ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Heliophorus hybrida (Tytler, 1912)
Sikkim. See [About maps] Ilerda hybrida Tytler, 1912; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21 (2): 599
Heliophorus hybrida ; [BOR, 635]
Heliophorus brahma ab. hybrida ;
Heliophorus (Kulua) hybrida ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

Heliophorus pulcher Chou, 1994
Sichuan. See [About maps] Heliophorus pulcher Chou, 1994; in Chou, Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium 1-2: 771, 665, TL: Miyi 1900m, Sichuan
Heliophorus (Kulua) pulcher ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

The saphir species-group
saphir ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99

Heliophorus saphir (Blanchard, 1871)
Heliophorus moorei saphir ; [MRS, 665]
Heliophorus (Kulua) saphir ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 99 (note)

The yunnani species-group
yunnani ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 100

Heliophorus yunnani D'Abrera, 1993
Yunnan. See [About maps] Heliophorus yunnani D'Abrera, 1993; Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part III: -, TL: Yunnan
Heliophorus (Kulua) yunnani ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000, Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 83, 100

Subgenus ?

Heliophorus delacouri Eliot, 1963
NE.Vietnam, S.China (Guangdong). See [About maps] Heliophorus kohimensis delacouri Eliot, 1963; Entomologist 96 (1203) : 180, f. 14, TL: Vietnam, Tonkin, Bac-Kan
Heliophorus delacouri, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Heliophorus delacouri ; Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 383, f. 1E-F, I-J, 5, 6

Larva on Persicaria chinensis Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002, Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 387


Heliophorus stotzneri (Draeseke, 1925)
Sichuan. See [About maps] Ilerda stotzneri Draeseke, 1925; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 39: 223

Heliophorus eventa Fruhstorfer, 1918
Yunnan, ...?. See [About maps] Heliophorus viridipunctata eventa Fruhstorfer, 1918; Tijdschr. Ent. 61 (1/2) : 52, TL: W.China, Szetchuan
?Heliophorus rufa Riley, 1929; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 33 (2): 400
Heliophorus eventa, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
f. rufa ;
Heliophorus eventa ; Huang, 2001; Huang, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 104 (note)

Heliophorus smaragdinus Yago & Monastyrskii, 2002
Heliophorus smaragdinus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Heliophorus forficatus Yago & Nakanashi, 2003
Nepal. See [About maps] Heliophorus forficatus Yago & Nakanashi, 2003; Bull. soc. ent. Fr. 108 (1): (27-34), TL: Nepal

?Heliophorus brilliantinus Huang, 1999

Heliophorus gloria Huang, 1999

Subgenus Nesa Zhdanko, 1995
Nesa Zhdanko, 1995; Ent. Obozr. 74 (3): 654, TS: Polyommatus sena Kollar

As "Subgenus" only becuase I don't yet have information about which taxa should go to genus Nesa.


Heliophorus sena (Kollar, [1844])
W.Himalayas, Kashmir, Chitral - Kumaon. See [About maps] Sorrel Sapphire
Polyommatus sena Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek, 4: 415
Ilerda sena ; Hewitson, 1865, Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (2): 59
Heliophorus sena ; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 205, f. 33 (text)]; [BIR, 303 (key)]
Nesa sena ; Zhdanko, 1995

Larva on Rumex hastatus [BHR]



Unknown or unplaced taxa

langi (Moore, [1884]) (Ilerda); Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 526
Ilerda langi ; de Nicéville, 1890, in Marshall & de Nicéville, Butts India Burmah Ceylon 3 : 329
Heliophorus langi ; [NHM]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BHR]
D'Abrera; Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part I-III
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOR]
D'Abrera, 1982, 1985, 1986; Butterflies of the Oriental Region, Part I-III
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[Kedar Tokekar]
India
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
D'Abrera, 1993
Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part III, Nymphalidae (concl.), Libytheidae, Riodinidae & Lycaeinidae Butterflies of the Holarctic Region, Part III
de Nicéville & Martin, [1896]
A List of the Butterflies of Sumatra with special reference to the Species occurring in the north-east of the Island J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 64 Pt.II (3) : 357-555
Doubleday, 1847
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous insects in The Collection of the British Museum List Spec. lep. Ins. B. M. 2 : 1-57
Westwood, 1851
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Draeseke, 1925
Die Schmetterlinge der Stötznerschen Ausbeute (2,3,4) Dt. ent. Z. Iris 38: 1-8, 39: 48-57, 39: 211-231
Druce, 1895
A Monograph of the Bornean Lycaenidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 556-627, pl. 31-34
Eliot, 1963
The Heliophorus epicles (Godart, 1823) Complex. (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Entomologist 96 (1203) : 169-180, 14 figs
Eliot, 1965
The Heliophorus epicles (Godt.) complex: a postscript Entomologist 98 (1222) : 66-67
Eliot, 1973
The higher classification of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera): a tentative Arrangement Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 373-505, 162fgs, pl. 1-6
Evans, 1932
The Identification of Indian Butterflies (edn. 2) Indian Butterflies (edn. 2): x + 454pp, 9 figs, 32 pls
Fruhstorfer, 1908
Lepidopterologisches Pêle-Mêle. I. Neue ostasiatische Rhopaloceren Ent. Zs. 22 (11): 46-47 (13 June), (12): 48-49 (20 June)
Fruhstorfer, 1912
Uebersicht der Lycaeniden des Indo-Australischen Gebiets. Begründet auf die Ausbeute und die Sammlung des Autors Berl. ent. Zs. 56 (3/4) : 197-272, f. 1-4 (early April)
Fruhstorfer, 1918
Revision der Lycaenidengruppe Heliophorus auf Grund der Morphologie der Klammerogane Tijdschr. Ent. 61 (1/2) : 45-53, pl. 6 (15 July)
Godart, [1824]
in Latreille & Godart, Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire naturelle Entomologie, ou histoire naturelle des crustacés, des arachnides et des insectes Encyclopédie Méthodique. 9 (1): 3-328 (1819), (2): 329-828 ([1824])
Grose-Smith, 1889
Descriptions of ten more new Species of Butterflies captured by Mr. John Whitehead at Kina Balu Mountain, North Borneo Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 3 (16) : 312-319
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1902
Rhopalocera Exotica, being Illustrations of New, Rare, and Unfigured Species of Butterflies Rhop. Exot. [1] 1: (Ornithoptera) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 2: (Ornithoptera) 3-4, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) [5-6] 1-2, pl. 3 (1900), [1] 3: (Ornithoptera) 7-8, pl. 4 (1901), [1] 1: (Papilio) 1-2, pl. 1 (1887), [1] 1: (Papilio) 3-5,7-14, pl. 2-6 (1888), [1] 1: (Papilio) 15-20, pl. 7-9 (1890), [1] 1: (Papilio) 21-25, pl. 10-11 (1891), [1] 2: (Papilio) 27-31, pl. 12-13 (1893), [1] 2: (Papilio) 33-35, pl. 14 (1894), [1] 2: (Papilio) 37-38, pl. 15 (1895), [1] 2: (Papilio) 39-40, pl. 16 (1897), [1] 3: (Papilio) 41-46, pl. 17-19 (1899), [1] 3: (Papilio) 47-48, pl. 20 (1900), [1] 3: (Papilio) 49-50, pl. 21 (1901), [1] 3: (Papilio) 51-55, pl. 22-23 (1902), [1] 1: (Delias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 2: (Delias) 5-7, 9-11, pl. 2-3 (1893), [1] 2: (Delias) 12-18, pl. 4-5 (1895), [1] 2: (Delias) 20-22, pl. 6 (1896), [1] 3: (Delias) 24-26, pl. 7 (1897), [1] 3: (Delias) 28-35, pl. 8-9 (1901), [1] 3: (Delias) 36-38, pl. 10 (1902), [1] 1: (Pieridae) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Pinacopteryx) 1-4, pl. 1 (1893), [1] 1: (Callosune) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [1] 3: (Huphina) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [1] 3: (Huphina) [8],9-10, pl. 3 (1899), [1] 1: (Elodina) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [1] 1: (Belenois) 1-4, pl. 1 (1892), [1] 2: (Belenois) 5-8, pl. 2 (1892), [1] 3: (Mylothris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1900), [1] 1: (Ixias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1888), [1] 2: (Appias) 1-3, pl. 1 (1894), [1] 1: (Pierinae) 5-7, pl. 2 (1889), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [1] 2: (Dismorphia) 5-9, 11-15, pl. 2-3 (1897), [2] 1: (Asthipa) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 2: (Asthipa) 5-6, pl. 2 (1896), [2] 2: (Ravadeba) 7, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 2: (Mycalesis) 5-12, pl. 2-3 (1896), [2] 3: (Mycalesis) 13-18, pl. 4-5 (1902), [2] 3: (Libythea) 1-2, pl. 1 (1902), : (Ragadia-Argyronympha-Hypocysta) : 1-6, pl. [1] (1895), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 1-5, pl. 1 (1893), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 7-9, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Pedaliodes) 10-14, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 3: (Pedaliodes) 15-20, pl. 4-5, (Oxeoschistus) 1 (1900), [2] 3: (Pronophila) 1-2, pl. 1, (Oxeoschistus) 2-3, pl. 1 (1900), [2] 2: (Elymnias) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [2] 3: (Elymnias) 5-6, pl. 2, (Bruasa) 6-7, pl. 1 (1897), [2] 1: (Morpho) 1-2, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Morphotenaris-Hyantis) 1-3, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 1-3, 5-7, pl. 1-2 (1894), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 9-11, pl. 3 (1895), [2] 2: (Tenaris) 13-15, pl. 4 (1896), [2] 3: (Tenaris) 17-18, pl. 5 (1898), [2] 1: (Heliconius) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Acraea) 1-6, pl. 1-2 (1889), [2] 1: (Acraea) 7-10, pl. 3 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 11-14, pl. 4 (1892), [2] 2: (Acraea) 15-18, pl. 5 (1894), [2] 3: (Acraea) 19-29, pl. 6-8, (Planema) 29-30, pl. [1] (1901), [2] 1: (Cethosia) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 3: (Cirrhochroa) 1, pl. [1], (Cupha) 2-4, pl. [1] (1898), [2] 2: (Terinos) 1-2, pl. 1 (1894), [2] 1: (Thaleropis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 2: (Doleschallia) 1-3,5-7, pl. 1-2 (1893), [2] 2: (Kallima) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Hypolimnas) 1-2, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 3-4, pl. 2 (1897), [2] 3: (Hypolimnas) 5-6, pl. 3 (1898), [2] 1: (Euxanthe) 1-3, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 1: (Hestina) 1-3, pl. 1 (1891), [2] 1: (Cymothoe) 1-4, pl. 1 (1890), [2] 3: (Limenitis) 1-3, pl. 1 (1899), [2] 2: (Neptis) 1-4, pl. 1 (1895), [2] 3: (Neptis) 5-11, pl. 2-3 (1899), [2] 3: (Neptis) 13-17, pl. 4-5 (1900), [2] 1: (Euthalia-Tanaecia) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euthalia) 5-10, pl. 2-3 (1891), [2] 2: (Euthalia) 11-14, pl. 4 (1894), [2] 3: (Euthalia) 15, pl. 5, (Dichorragia) 16, pl. 1 (1898), [2] 1: (Apatura) 1-3, pl. 1 (1892), [2] 1: (Euphaedra) 1-2, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Euryphene) 1-3, pl. 1 (1889), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 1-2,[3-4] pl. 1-2 (1887), [2] 1: (Charaxes) [5], pl. 3 (1888), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 7-9, pl. 4 (1890), [2] 1: (Charaxes) 11-13, pl. 5 (1891), [2] 1: (Mynes) 1-2, pl. 1 (1888), [2] 2: (Mynes) 3-6, pl. 2 (1894), [2] 2: (Prothoe) 1-2, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 3: (Erycinidae) 1-10, pl. 1-2 (1902), [3] 2: (Dicallaneura-etc) 1-6, pl. 1 (1897), [3] 3: (Dicallaneura-etc) 7-11, pl. 2 (1901), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 1-4,[5-9] 1-5, pl. 1-2 (1887), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 11-17, 19-22, pl. 3-5 (1888), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 23-25, 27-29, 31-33, pl. 6-8 (1889), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 35-48, pl. 9-11 (1890), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) 49-51,53-64, pl. 12-15 (1891), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 65-68, pl. 16 (1892), [3] 1: (Lycaenidae) [69-72] 57-60, pl. 17 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) [73-77] 61-65,79-84, pl. 18-19 (1892), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 85-107, pl. 20-23 (1893), [3] 2: (Lycaenidae) 109-120, pl. 24-25 (1894), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 121-125, pl. 26 (1900), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 127-131, 133-141, pl. 27-29 (1901), [3] 3: (Lycaenidae) 143-146, pl. 30 (1902), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 1-6, pl. 1 (1894), [3] 2: (Hypochrysops) 7-13, 15-22, pl. 2-3 (1895), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 23-25, 27-31, pl. 1-2 (1895), [3] 2: (Waigeum) 34-38, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Thysonotis) 39-46, pl. 3-4 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 1-4, pl. 1 (1896), [3] 2: (Holochila) 5-8, pl. 2 (1897), [3] 2: (Pseudonotis) 1-3, pl. [1], (Epimastidia) 4-5, pl. [1], (Lampides) 5-8, pl. [1] (1897), [3] 2: (Lampides) 9-10, pl. 2, (Thysonotis) 47, pl. 5 (1897), [3] 3: (Holochila) 9-11, pl. 3 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 1-7, pl. 1-2 (1898), [3] 3: (Arhopala) 9-12, pl. 3, (Ilerda) 13, pl. [1], (Horaga) 14-15, pl. [1] (1902), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 47x,48-50, pl. 6 (1898), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 23-26, pl. 4 (1898), [3] 3: (Holochila) 13-15, pl. 4 (1899), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 27-29, pl. 5, (Waigeum) [30], pl. 2 (1899), [3] 3: (Holochila) 17-19, pl. 5 (1899), [3] 3: (Thysonotis) 51-54, pl. 7 (1899), [3] 3: (Jamides) 11-14, pl. 1 (1900), [3] 3: (Hypolycaena-etc) 1-4, pl. [1] (1900), [3] 3: (Hypochrysops) 31-33, pl. 6, (Thysonotis) 55-56, pl. 8 (1900), [3]: (Additions-Corrections) 1-2,[3],vii-x
Hewitson, 1865
Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera. Lycaenidae Ill. diurn. Lep. Lycaenidae (1): 1-36,37*, pl. 1-16 (1863), (2): 37-76, pl. 17-30 (1865), (3): 77-114, pl. 31-46 (1867), (4): 115-136,14a-h, pl. 47-54,3a-c, (Suppl.) 1-16, pl. 1-5 (1869), (5): 137-150,151*, pl. 55-59, (Suppl.) pl. 6 (1873), (6): 151-184,185*, pl. 60-73 (1874), (7): 185-208,209*, pl. 74-83 (1877), (8): 209-228, pl. 84-85,88-92, (Suppl.) 17-47, pl. 1a-b,3a-b,4a,5a-b,7-8 (1878)
Holland, 1887
Notes upon small collection of Rhopalocera made by Rev. B. C. Henry in the Island of Hainan, together with descriptions of some apparently new species Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. 14 : 111-124
Huang, 2003
A list of butterflies collected from Nujiang (Lou Tse Kiang) and Dulongiang, China with descriptions of new species, and revisional notes Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 3-114
Huang & Wu, 2003
New and little known Chinese butteflies in the collection of the Institue of Zoology, Academia Sinica, Beijing - 1 Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 115-143
Geyer in Hübner, [1832]
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 4 [1826]-1832 Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 4 : pl. [104-131], f. 601-764 (1826), : pl. [132-137], f. 765-800 (1827 - 1831), : [1-3], 4-6, [7], 8-48 (1832)
de Nicéville in Marshall & de Nicéville, 1890
The Butterflies of India, Burmah and Ceylon, a descriptive Handbook of all the known Species of rhopalocerous Lepidoptera inhabiting that Region, with Notices of allied Species occurring in the neighbouring Countries along the Border, with numerous Illustrations. Vol. 3 Butts India Burmah Ceylon 3 : 1-503, pl. 25-29
Matsumura, 1910
Lycaeniden Japans Ent. Zs. 23 (49): 217-218, (50): 221-222
Moore, [1858]
A Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy 1: : 1-278, pl. 1-12,1a,2a,3a,4a,5a,6a
Moore, [1884]
Descriptions of new Asiatic diurnal Lepidoptera Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 (4) : 521-535, pl. 48-49
Murayama, 1959
Some notes on Formosan Butterflies Tyô to Ga 10 (4): 66-68
Murayama, 1992
Some new Lycaenid species of Chinese Rhopalocera Nature & Ins. 27 (5) : 37-41
Pendlebury, 1936
Some new Records of Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula J. Fed. Malay St. Mus., 18 (1): 178-186
Riley, 1929
Revisional notes on the genus Heliophorus with descriptions of new forms J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 33 (2): 382-402
Tytler, 1912
Notes on butterflies from the Naga Hills. I & II J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 21 (1): 48-65 (1911), (2): 588-606 (1912)
Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2000
Rediscovery of Heliophorus yunnani D'Abrera and Its Systematic Position with Intrageneric Relationship in the Genus Heliophorus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Ent. Sci. 3 (1) : 81-100
Yago, Saigusa & Nakanishi, 2002
A Revision of the Heliophorus kohimensis Group (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) Ent. Sci. 5 (3) : 375-388
Yoshino, 1997
New Butterflies from China 2 Neo Lepidoptera 2: 1-8


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