Family: Nymphalidae

Animalia > Arthropoda > Hexapoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae

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Apaturinae


The Apaturinae are a subfamily of butterflies that includes many species commonly called emperor, prince, courtesans and pasha.


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Biblidinae



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Calinaginae


Freaks


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Charaxinae


Charaxinae, the leafwings, are a subfamily of about 400 worldwide species, which are strongly attracted to drink liquids from carrion, dung, and rotten fruits, rather than nectar from flowers.


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Cyrestinae


Map and Maplet


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Danainae


Previously considered to be a separate family, this subfamily, known as the Milkweed butterflies, consist of the Tigers and Crows are unpalatable and hence are mimicked by plenty of species from other subfamilies.


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Heliconiinae



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Libytheinae


Beaks


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Limenitidinae


Limenitidinae is a subfamily of butterflies whose common names mostly reference military ranks or titles of nobility.


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Nymphalinae



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Pseudergolinae



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Satyrinae


Previously considered to be a separate family, this group, commonly known as the Browns, consist of nearly half of the species in brush-footed family of Nymphalidae.


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