Tirumala alba

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Tirumala alba
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Tirumala
T. alba
Binomial name
Tirumala alba
Chou & Gu, 1994

Tirumala alba is a species of nymphalid butterfly in the Danainae subfamily. It is endemic to China.


  1. Lepidoptera Specialist Group (1996). "Tirumala alba". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 1996: e.T21918A9340709. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T21918A9340709.en . Retrieved 17 November 2021.

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