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Helcyra Felder, 1860
Helcyra Felder, 1860; Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 (11): 450, TS: Helcyra chionippe Felder
Limina Moore, [1896]; Lepidoptera Indica 3 (25): 7, TS: Apatura subalba Poujade
Helcyra, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Helcyra (Apaturinae) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 204; [Wahlberg]

Helcyra chionippe Felder, 1860
-. See [About maps] Helcyra chionippe Felder, 1860; Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 (11): 450
Ambon Helcyra chionippe chionippe ; [Bernard Rond]; [BAUR, 241 (text)]
H. c. marginata Rothschild & Jordan, 1899
New Guinea Helcyra chionippe marginata Rothschild & Jordan, 1899; Novit. Zool. 6 (3): 431, TL: Humboldt Bay, Dutch N. Guinea
H. c. thyiada Fruhstorfer, 1913
New Guinea Helcyra chionippe thyiada ; [BAUR, 241]
H. c. kibleri Weymer, 1913
Irian Jaya Helcyra chionippe kibleri ; [Bernard Rond]
Helcura chionippe kibleri ; [BAUR, 241 (text)]

Helcyra superba Leech, 1890
-. See [About maps] Helcyra superba Leech, 1890; Entomologist 23 : 189, TL: Chia-Kou-Ho
Helcyra superba, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Helcyra superba superba, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Helcyra superba ; [BOW: pl. 198, f. 6]; [EBW]; [BOR, 374]; [MRS, 444]

Larva on Salix gracilistyla [MRS]

Sichuan
H. s. takamukui Matsumura
Taiwan Helcyra superba takamukui ; [BOR, 374]; [MRS, 444]
H. s. wiensis Yoshino, 1997
Zhejiang Helcyra superba wiensis Yoshino, 1997; Neo Lepidoptera 2: 5, f. 30-33, TL: Lishui, S of Zhejiang

Helcyra hemina Hewitson, 1864
Sikkim - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] White Emperor
Helcyra hemina Hewitson, 1864; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 (3) : 245, pl. 15, f. 1
Helcyra hemina hemina, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Helcyra hemiria[sic, recte hemina] ; [BOW: pl. 198, f. 6 (text only)]
Sikkim, Assam, Burma Helcyra heminea heminea[sic, recte hemina] ; [BOR, 374]
H. h. masinia Fruhstorfer, 1903
W.Java (Pengalengan Plateau) Helcyra hemina masinia Fruhstorfer, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 37, TL: W.Java
Helcyra heminea masinia ; [BOR, 374]

Helcyra plesseni (Fruhstorfer, 1913)
Taiwan plesseni (Fruhstorfer, 1913); in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 699
Helcyra plesseni ; [EBW]; [BOR, 375 (text only)]; [MRS, 443]; Koiwaya, 2003, Futao (43): 2, f. 2, 6, 11

Larva on Celtis biondii var. heterophylla [MRS]


Helcyra miyamotoi Koiwaya, 2003
C.Laos. See [About maps] Helcyra miyamotoi Koiwaya, 2003; Futao (43): 2, f. 1, 5, 9, TL: Nong Het, C. Laos
Helcyra miyamotoi, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]

Helcyra subalba (Poujade, 1885)
W.China, C.China. See [About maps] Apatura subalba Poujade, 1885; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. (6) 5 : ccvii
Helcyra subalba, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Apatura subalba ; [BOW: pl. 193, f. 16]
Helcyra subalba ; [MRS, 443]
Helcyra subalba subsplendens ; [MRS, 443]
Helcyra subalba f. subsplendens ; Koiwaya, 2003, Futao (43): 2, f. 3-4, 7-8, 10

Helcyra celebensis Martin, 1913
Celebes. See [About maps] Sulawesi White Empero
Helcyra hemina celebensis Martin, 1913; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 27 (2): 109, (3): 124, pl. 8, f. 3, TL: Celebes
Helcyra celebensis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 205
Sulawesi Helcyra celebensis australis Tsukada, 1991; Butt. S.E. Asian Islands 5: 454, pl. 143
= ; Masui, 1999, Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 50 (4) : 266
Helcyra celebensis celebensis ; Masui, 1999, Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 50 (4) : 266; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 205
H. c. fabulose Tsukada, 1991
Banggai Helcyra celebensis fabulose Tsukada, 1991; Butt. S.E. Asian Islands 5: 454, pl. 144
Helcyra celebensis fabulose ; Masui, 1999, Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 50 (4) : 266; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 205
H. c. semifusca Masui, 1999
Buton I. Helcyra celebensis semifusca Masui, 1999; Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 50 (4) : 264, TL: Buton I., SE. Sulawesi
Helcyra celebensis semifusca ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 205


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References:
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[BAUR]
D'Abrera, 1977; Butterflies of the Australian Region (2nd edn)
[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
[Bernard Rond]
e-mail: Bernard Rond
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[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
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM


Some related literature:
Felder, 1860
Lepidopterorum Amboienensium species novae diagnosibus Sber. Akad. Wiss. Wien 40 (11): 448-462
Fruhstorfer, 1903
Neue Nymphaliden aus Ostasien Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 22-42, pl. 1, f. 5-6 (early October)
Fruhstorfer, 1913
6. Familie: Nymphalidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 9 : 453-456 (31 January, 1912), : 457-488 (18 March, 1912), : 489-496 (25 May, 1912), : 489-496 (10 May, 1912), : 497-504 (15 April, 1912), : 505-512 (10 May, 1912), : 513-528 (11 April, 1912), : 529-552 (20 April, 1912), : 553-592 (15 May, 1912), : 593-616 (25 September, 1912), : 617-632 (15 October, 1912), : 633-640 (25 October, 1912), : 641-656 (10 January, 1913), : 657-664 (12 January, 1913), : 665-680 (13 January, 1913), : 681-688 (25 January, 1913), : 689-696 (16 June, 1913), : 697-704 (5 August, 1913), : 705-712 (20 January, 1914), : 713-720 (20 November, 1913), : 721-744 (9 March, 1914), : 745-751 (30 July, 1915), : 753-760 (28 March, 1914), : 761-766 (14 April, 1914)
Hewitson, 1864
Descriptions of New Species of Diurnal Lepidoptera Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 2 (3) : 245-249
Koiwaya, 2003
A new species of the genus Helcyra Felder (Nymphalidae) from Laos Futao (43): 2-5
Leech, 1890
New species of Lepidoptera from China Entomologist 23 : 26-50, 81-83, : 109-114, : 187-192, pl. 1
Martin, 1913
Neue Rhopaloceren aus Celebes Dt. ent. Z. Iris 27 (2): 109, (3): 121-129, pl. 6-8
Masui, 1999
A new subspecies of Helcyra celebensis (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from Buton Island, Indonesia Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 50 (4) : 264-266
Moore, [1896]
Lepidoptera Indica. Rhopalocera. Family Nymphalidae. Sub-family Nymphalinae (continued), Groups Potamina, Euthalina, Limenitina Lepidoptera Indica 3 (25): 1-24, pl. 191-198 (1896), (26): 25-48, pl. 199-206 (1896), (27): 49-72, pl. 207-214 (1897), (28): 73-96, pl. 215-222 (1897), (29): 97-112, pl. 223-230 (1897), (30): 113-128, pl. 231-238 (1898), (31): 129-144, pl. 239-246 (1898), (32): 145-168, pl. 247-254 (1898), (33): 169-192, pl. 255-262 (1898), (34): 193-216, pl. 263-270 (1898), (35): 217-232, pl. 271-278 (1898), (36): 233-254, pl. 279-286 (1899)
Poujade, 1885
[no title] Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. (6) 5 : x-xi [10-11], : xxiv-xxv [24-25], : xli-xlii [41-42], : lxvi [61], : xciv-xcv [94-95], : cxliii [143], : cli [151], : cc [200], : ccvii-ccviii [207-208], : ccxv-ccxvi [215-216]
Rothschild & Jordan, 1899
On some new Lepidoptera from the East Novit. Zool. 6 (3): 429-444
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
Yoshino, 1997
New Butterflies from China 2 Neo Lepidoptera 2: 1-8


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