Butterflies of the Amazon & Andes
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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Nymphalidae: Limenitidinae | subfamily guide
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.


Adelpha ximena

Adelpha saundersii

Adelpha boreas

Adelpha irmina

Adelpha mesentina

Adelpha levona

Adelpha epione

Adelpha epione

Adelpha ethelda

Adelpha lycorias lara

Adelpha lycorias wallisii

Adelpha thoasa

Adelpha boeotia

Adelpha leucophthalma

Adelpha justina

Adelpha serpa

Adelpha cytherea

Adelpha erotia

Adelpha thessalia

Adelpha iphiclus

Adelpha delinita

Adelpha messana

Adelpha jordani

Adelpha capucinus

Adelpha malea

Adelpha plesaure

Adelpha thesprotia

Adelpha olynthia

Adelpha aricia

Adelpha alala

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