Bassarona is a genus
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...

 of brush-footed butterflies
The Nymphalidae is a family of about 5,000 species of butterflies which are distributed throughout most of the world. These are usually medium sized to large butterflies. Most species have a reduced pair of forelegs and many hold their colourful wings flat when resting. They are also called...


Selected species

  • Bassarona dunya
    Bassarona dunya
    Bassarona dunya is a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family. It is found in south-east Asia.-Subspecies:*Bassarona dunya dunya *Bassarona dunya mahara Fruhstorfer...

    (Doubleday, [1848])
  • Bassarona durga
    Bassarona durga
    The Blue Duke Bassarona durga is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in the Himalayas.-External links:*...

    (Moore, [1858])
  • Bassarona iva
    Bassarona iva
    The Grand Duke Bassarona iva is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in the Himalayas.-Subspecies:*Bassarona iva iva *Bassarona iva cooperi Tytler -References:...

    (Moore, [1858])
  • Bassarona labotas (Hewitson, 1864)
  • Bassarona piratica (Semper, 1888)
  • Bassarona recta
    Bassarona recta
    The Redtail Marquis Bassarona recta is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South and South East Asia.-Subspecies:*Bassarona recta recta...

    (de Nicéville, 1886)
  • Bassarona teuta
    Bassarona teuta
    The Banded Marquis Bassarona teuta is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in the Himalayas.-Range:Assam, Myanmar, Malaya, Thailand, Pulau, Tioman, Langkawi, Andamans, Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Batu Islands, Nias, Flores, Natuna Islands, Palawan....

    (Doubleday, [1848])
  • Bassarona byakko (Uehara & Yoshida, 1995)
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