Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
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Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae, Heliconiini & Melitaeini                        more >>
The Nymphalidae is composed of numerous subfamilies and tribes including Apaturinae, Cyrestinae, Biblidinae, Limenitidinae, Charaxinae, Nymphalinae, Melitaeini, Heliconiinae, Ithomiini, Libytheinae, Satyrinae, Morphini & Brassolini. Use the thumbnails below to access individual species pages.

Hypanartia trimaculata

Hypanartia fassli

Hypanartia cinderella

Hypanartia lethe

Hypanartia lethe

Hypanartia dione

Anartia amathea

Anartia jatrophae

Anartia jatrophae

Vanessa altissima

Vanessa myrinna

Vanessa braziliensis

Vanessa virginiensis

Junonia vestina

Junonia genoveva

Colobura annulata

Colobura dirce

Tigridia acesta

Historis acheronta

Historis odius

Smyrna blomfildia

Baeotus japetus

Baeotus deucalion

Baeotus aeilus

Baeotus japetus

Napeocles jucunda

Metamorpha elissa

Metamorpha elissa

Siproeta epaphus

Siproeta stelenes


Heliconius wallacei

Heliconius charithonia

Philaethria dido

Heliconius doris viridis

Heliconius doris dives

Heliconius doris obscurus

Heliconius cydno

Heliconius cydno

Heliconius cydno

Heliconius xanthocles

Heliconius hecale

Heliconius numata

Heliconius demeter

Heliconius melpomene

Heliconius melpomene

Heliconius erato emma

Heliconius erato microclea

Heliconius erato petiverana

Heliconius erato chestertonii

Heliconius clysonymus

Heliconius clysonymus

Dryadula phaetusa

Podotricha judith

Podotricha telesiphe

Dione juno

Dione glycera

Dione moneta

Dryas iulia

Agraulis vanillae

Agraulis vanillae

Eueides aliphera

Eueides lybia

Euptoieta hegesia



Gnatotriche mundina

Castilia perilla

Castilia perilla

Castilia angusta

Castilia eranites

Castilia castilla

Eresia polina laias

Eresia polina polina

Eresia nauplius

Eresia datis manto

Eresia datis phaedima

Eresia datis corybassa

Eresia clio

Eresia ithomioides

Eresia eunice

Eresia emerantia

Eresia pelonia

Eresia pelonia

Dagon pusilla

Janatella fellula

Janatella leucodesma

Chlosyne hippodrome

Chlosyne narva

Chlosyne lacinia

Anthanassa acesas

Anthanassa drusilla alceta

Higginsius fasciata

Telenassa teletusa

Telenassa jana

Telenassa berenice

Tegosa claudina

Tegosa claudina

Tegosa etia

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