Hestina is a genus of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae subfamily Apaturinae.The genus is found in the East Palearctic and Southeast Asia. Known larval foodplants are Celtis and, for one species, Trema (Ulmaceae). These include Celtis boninensis Japan, Celtis formosana Taiwan , Celtis nervosa Taiwan , Celtis jessoensis, Celtis sinensis, Trema orientalis. Hestina nama larvae feed on Oreocnide (Urticaceae).