Acraeini is a diverse group of unpalatable tropical butterflies. The center of diversity is in Africa, where there are hundreds of species involved in mimicry complexes that make their taxonomy a great challenge. It is not clear based upon the most recent data (Silva-Brandão et al. 2008) that any of the genera as currently circumscribed are monophyletic. The neotropical genera Abananote and Altinote are embedded within Actinote in the current scheme.
- Abananote Potts, 1943
- Acraea Fabricius, 1807 – acraeas
- Actinote Hübner,  – actinotes
- Altinote Potts, 1943 – altinotes
- Bematistes Hemming, 1935
- Miyana (Fruhstorfer, 1914)
- Pardopsis Trimen, 1887
The genus Acraea is highly paraphyletic and needs to be redelimited. This will possibly re-establish the old genus Telchinia, and perhaps others.
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