HOLOTYPE ♂ [India: West Bengal,] Darjeeling [Darling] (ex coll. Russell) [NHMUK].
Transferred to Clanis by Butler, 1881, Illustr. typ. Spec. Lepid. Heterocera Brit. Mus. 5: 14. Synonymized with Clanis deucalion as the male of that species by Swinhoe, 1892, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 1: 29. Reinstated as a species by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 702.