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Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832
Catochrysops Boisduval, 1832; in d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent. Pacif.) 1 : 87, TS: Hesperia strabo Fabricius
Catochrysops (Lycaenidae) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 90
Catachrysops ; Seitz, [1909], Gross-Schmett. Erde 1 : 292 (missp.); Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (3): 391 (missp.)
Catochrysops (Polyommatini) ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 50; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152; [AfrL]

Catochrysops panormus (C. Felder, 1860)
India - Australia. See [About maps] Silver Forget-me-not
Lycaena panormus C. Felder, 1860; Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 (11): 455, TL: Amboina
Catochrysops panormus, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Catochrysops panormus ; [BOW: pl. 175, f. 7]; [MRS, 673]; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 153

Larva on Phaseolus, Cajanus cajan, Dolichos [BMP], Caesalpinia globulorum, Caesalpiniaceae, Puerraria montana, Pongamia pinnata [MRS], Crotalaria alata, Dendrolobium umbellatum K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140), Caesalpinia, Cajanus, Crotalaria, Dendrolobium, Dolichos, Flemingia, Phaseolus Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152

Ceylon, India - Indo China Catochrysops panormus panormus ; [BOR, 647]
C. p. exiguus (Distant, 1886)
?Sumatra - Taiwan, S.Yunnan Everes exiguus Distant, 1886; Rhopalocera Malayana : 455, pl. 44, f. 17, TL: Malay Peninsula
Catochrysops perakana Corbet, 1938; J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 18 (2): 251, TL: Malay Peninsula
Catochrysops panormus exiguus, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Catochrysops panormus exiguus ; [MRS, 673]; [BMP: 248, pl. 36, f. 10-12]
C. p. pura Tite, 1959
Solomons (not Rennel I.) panormus pura Tite, 1959; Entomologist 92 : 208, TL: Isobel I.
Catochrysops panormus pura ; [BAUR, 360]
C. p. rennellensis Howarth, 1962
Rennel I. panormus rennellensis Howarth, 1962; The Natural History of the Rennel and Bellona Is. (4) : 76, TL: Rennel I.
Catochrysops panormus rennellensis ; [BAUR, 360 (text)]
C. p. papuana Tite, 1959
Aru, West Irian - Papua, Bismarck Archipelago Catochrysops panormus papuana ; [BAUR, 360]
C. p. caerulea Tite, 1959
New Hebrides panormus caerulea Tite, 1959; Entomologist 92 : 211
Catochrysops panormus caerulea ; [BAUR, 360 (text)]
Loyalty Is. Catochrysops panormus caledonica ; [BAUR, 360 (text)]
C. p. timorensis Tite, 1959
Timor, Wetar, Kissar Catochrysops panormus timorensis ; [BAUR, 360 (text)]
C. p. batchiana Tite, 1959
Bachan, Halmahera, Obi Catochrysops panormus batchiana ; [BAUR, 360 (text)]
C. p. platissa (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)
Torres Strait Is., N.Australia - New South Wales (Byron Bay) Forget-me-not
Lycaena platissa Herrich-Schäffer, 1869; Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 74, n. 31, pl. 4, f. 20, TL: Rockhampton
= Nacaduba dyopa ; [NHM]
= Catochyrops panormus ; [AUCL]
Catochrysops panormus platissa ; [BAUR, 360]

Larva on (seed pods, shoots) Crotalaria alata [BAUR]

Sulawesi Catochrysophanus panormus ssp.
Catochrysophanus panormus ssp. ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 153

Catochrysops nubila Tite, 1959
Solomons (Bougainville, Santa Isabel). See [About maps] Catochrysops nubila Tite, 1959; Entomologist 92 : 212, pl. 10-11, f. 8, TL: Ysabel I.
Catochrysops nubila ; [BAUR, 360]; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51

Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius, 1793)
Ceylon, India, Sikkim - Indo China, Sundaland, ?Sulawesi. See [About maps] Forget-me-not
Hesperia strabo Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 287, no. 101, TL: "India orientali" [Tranquebar, S.India]
Catochrysops strabo strabo, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Catachrysops[sic] strabo ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 137; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (3): 391
Catochrysops strabo ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 91, pl. 37, f. 2, 2a; Druce, 1895, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 585; [BIR, 289]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 175, f. 8]; [MRS, 673]; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152

Larva on Ougenia dalbergioides, Cylista scariosa, Schleichera trijuga, Desmodium heterocarpum, Dunbaria villosa, Dolichos lablab, Pisum sativum [MRS], Abrus, Acacia, Butea, Cajanus, Cylista, Desmodium, Dolichos, Dunbaria, Lablab, Phaseolus, Phyllodium, Pisum, Vigna, Schleichera Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152

Lycaena tejua Reakirt, 1866; Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 18 (3) : 245, TL: "California"
Catochrysops riama Corbet, 1938; J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 18 (2): 250
Catochrysops strabo strabo ; [BMP: 248, pl. 36, f. 7-9]

Larva on Phaseolus, Cajanus cajan, Dolichos [BMP]

New Guinea, Papua Catochrysops strabo ?ssp. ; [BAUR, 360]
C. s. celebensis Tite, 1959
Sulawesi, Tukangbesi, Kalao, Buton, Sula, Maluku Catochrysops strabo celebensis ; [BAUR, 361]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152
C. s. luzonensis Tite, 1959
Philippines, Palawan, Talaud, Sangihe Catochrysops strabo luzonensis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 152

Catochrysops strabobinna Swinhoe, 1916
Lesser Sunda Is., Sulawesi, Talaud, Tukangbesi, Sula, Maluku. See [About maps] Catochrysops strabo-binna Swinhoe, 1916; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (104) : 209, TL: Amboina
Catochrysops binna Tite, 1959; Entomologist 92 : 205, pl. 10-11, f. 3
= ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51
Catochrysops binna ; [BAUR, 361]
Catochrysops strabobinna ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 153

Catochrysops lithargyria (Moore, 1877)
Ceylon, Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Silver Forget-me-not
Lampides lithargyria Moore, 1877; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 20 (118) : 340, TL: Ceylon
Catachrysops[sic] lithargyria ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 137
Catochrysops lithargyria ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (3): 91; [BIR, 289]

= Catochrysops panormus Felder?


Catochrysops taitensis (Boisduval, 1832)
Fiji, New Hebrides Lycaena taitensis Boisduval, 1832; in d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent. Pacif.) 1 : 77
pepe Hopkins, 1927; Insects of Samoa 3 (fasc. 1): 55
Catochrysops lithargyria pepe ;
Catochrysops taitensis ; [BAUR, 361 (text)]; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51

Catochrysops amasea Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914
Catochrysops amasea Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914; Butts Australia: 103, TL: Torres Strait is.
Catochrysops amasea, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Catochrysops amasea ; Hirowatari, 1992, Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 51
Torres Strait Is. Catochrysops amasea amasea ; [BAUR, 361]
C. a. reducta Howarth, 1962
Rennel I. amasea reducta Howarth, 1962; The Natural History of the Rennel and Bellona Is. (4) : 76, TL: Rennel I.
Catochrysops amasea reducta ; [BAUR, 361 (text)]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Catochrysops strabo-insularis Swinhoe, 1916; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (104) : 210, TL: Banda I.


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References:
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[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.
[AfrL]
Mark C. Williams; Checklist of Afrotropical Papilionoidea and Hesperoidea; Compiled by Mark C. Williams, 7th ed. (2008) (April 2007); Afrototropical Butterflies; e-mail: Mark C. Williams
[BAUR]
D'Abrera, 1977; Butterflies of the Australian Region (2nd edn)
[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/
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[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:
Boisduval, 1832
Voyage de découvertes de l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandément de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Faune entomologique de l'Océan Pacifique, avec l'illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage. Lépidoptères in d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent. Pacif.) 1 : 1-267, pl. 1-5
Corbet, 1938
Observations on certain Species of Rhopalocera from the Malay Peninsula J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 18 (2): 242-262
Distant, 1886
Rhopalocera Malayana: a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula Rhopalocera Malayana : 1-481, pl. 1-27,27A,27B,28-44
Druce, 1895
A Monograph of the Bornean Lycaenidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895 (3) : 556-627, pl. 31-34
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
C. Felder, 1860
Lepidopterorum Amboienensium species novae diagnosibus Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 (11): 448-462
Herrich-Schäffer, 1869
Neue Schmetterlinge aus dem "Museum Godeffroy" in Hamburg Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 65-80, pl. 1-4
Hirowatari, 1992
A generic classification of the tribe Polyommatini of the Oriental and Australian regions (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae) Bull. Univ. Osaka Prefect. (B) 44 : 1-102
Hopkins, 1927
Butterflies of Samoa and some neighbouring Island-groups Insects of Samoa 3 (fasc. 1): 1-64
Howarth, 1962
Rhopalocera of the Rennel and Bellona Islands The Natural History of the Rennel and Bellona Is. (4) : 63-83
Moore, 1877
Descriptions of Ceylon Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 20 (118) : 339-348
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Reakirt, 1866
Descriptions of some new species of Diurnal Lepidoptera Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 18 (3) : 238-249
Rothschild, 1915
On the Lepidoptera in the Tring Museum sent by Mr. A. S. Meek from the Admiralty Islands, Dampier and Vulcan Islands Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 192-208, (3): 387-402
Rothschild, 1915
On Lepidoptera from the islands of Ceram (Seran), Buru, Bali, and Misol Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 105-144, (2): 209-227
Seitz, [1909]
Die Großschmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. 1. Die Palaearktischen Tagfalter Gross-Schmett. Erde 1 : 1-379
Swinhoe, 1916
New Indo-Malayan Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 18 (104) : 209-221
Tite, 1959
The genus Catochrysops Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae Entomologist 92 : 201-212
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16
Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914
The Butterflies of Australia, a Monograph of the Australian Rhopalocera, introducing ... Butts Australia: 239pp, 42 pls


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