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Nymphalidae

The higher classification of Nymphalidae

Niklas Wahlberg


Tribes and subfamilies are linked to a species level classification. The species lists are being checked and updated using several sources, which are listed on the relevant pages. Information on the availability of genus-group names and the type species of each genus name can be found in the The Natural History Museum, London Lepidoptera Index.

For a list of genera in tribes and subfamilies without synonyms, see the genera of Nymphalidae page.

Key to the prefixes in the genus list:

Key to the prefixes in the species lists:

This page updated on 2018-08-10. The subfamilies are based on

Justification for genera within higher taxa given on subfamily/tribe pages.

NYMPHALIDAE Rafinesque, 1815