Zipaetis scylax, the dark catseye, is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from Sikkim to Assam and in northern Burma.[1]

Zipaetis scylax
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Zipaetis
Z. scylax
Binomial name
Zipaetis scylax
Hewitson, 1863

Subspecies Edit

  • Zipaetis scylax scylax (Assam)
  • Zipaetis scylax hani (southern Yunnan)

References Edit

  1. ^ "Zipaetis Hewitson, 1863" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms