HestinaAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Hestina assimilis
- Hestina dissimilis
- Hestina japonica
- Hestina persimilis
- Hestina waterstradti
- Hestina nama
An Indomalayan genus whose members are quite remarkable Batesian mimics of Parantica spp. and other danaines.
Corbet AS, Pendlebury HM, and Eliot JN. 1992. The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
Haribal M. 1992. The butterflies of Sikkim Himalaya and their natural history. Sikkim Nature Conservation Foundation, Gangtok.
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