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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Nymphalidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Ithomiidae
Family recognized by GBIF classification and Biopix Nature Photos
Nymphalidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Entomology, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Barry Armstead Photography, ALA, SailinSteve, Egypt Species List, University of Alberta Museums, AnAge articles, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, INBio, IABIN, North American Butterfly Knowledge Network, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Antigua and Barbuda Species List, Bailiwick of Jersey Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cape Verde Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chad Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Curacao Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Fiji Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Gibraltar Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Grenada Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guernsey Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kosovo Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Liechtenstein Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Malta Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Niue Species List, North Korean Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Lucia Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Sint Maarten Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tonga Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Beaufort Sea Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Java Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Hudson Bay Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, South China Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Furui 2020
Nymphalidae Rafinesque 1815
Oeneis subgen. Protoeneis Gorbunov 2001

Alternative Names

? fossilis Nekrutenko, 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? reynesii Scudder, 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? styx Scudder, 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? wilmattae Cockerell, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acontia Westwood 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alacria Henning 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allaemona Nishimura 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amuriana Dubatolov & Korshunov 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anartiella Fruhstorfer 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anthora Doubleday 1844
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apatura Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Argynnina Butler 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Athymodes Moore 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Auracraea Henning 1993
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Azuritis Boudinot 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blanaida Kirby 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bremeria Moore 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Canopus Felder 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catagroptera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Celaena Doubleday 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Charaxes Schröder & Treadaway 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Charidryas Scudder 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clothilda Blanchard 1840
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crenis Hübner 1821
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ctenandra Kirby 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyane Felder 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cystineura Boisduval 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diagora Snellen 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Didonis Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Disommata Korb & Bolshakov 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Doricleana Hecq 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dracaenura Swinhoe 1917
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dravira Moore 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Druphila Pyrcz 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ducapa Moore 1900
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Emesis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epinephile
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ergolis Boisduval 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eugonia Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eurema Doubleday 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euriphenaria Hecq 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Euryphurana Hecq 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Garsaurites d'Almeida 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guaianaza Freitas & Peña 2006
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gynaecia Doubleday 1850
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heliconiidae
Invalid according to {resource_name} (other, see comments)
Hypolimnesthes Moore 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ichnusa Reuss 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Idata De Lesse 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Idrusia Corbet 1943
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Iphimedeia Fruhstorfer 1912
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isodema Felder 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jupitellia Carpenter 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kamilla Collins & Larsen 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kanetisa Moore 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lethites Scudder 1875
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leucosticha Rothschild & Jordan 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Limnaecia Scudder 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lincoya Kirby 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithodryas Cockerell 1909
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mashunoides Mendes & Bivar de Sousa 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megistanis Doubleday 1844
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megisto Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meizocellis Brabant 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Melinaea Bates 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Metamandana Stichel 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mielkella Casagrande 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Migonitis Hübner 1816
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mimoblepia Casagrande 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miriamica Vane-Wright, Boppré & Ackery 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morpheis Geyer 1833
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neohipparchia De Lesse 1951
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neophronia Hecq 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neorinopis Butler 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nephargynnis Shirozu & Saigusa 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nymphalidae Rafinesque 1815
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Ollantaya Brown & Freitas 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oxapampana Brabant 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachacutia Willmott & Lamas 2007
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paduca Moore 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeontina Butler 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pandoriana Warren 1942
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paradulcedo Constantine 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paraplesia Felder 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paratica
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pareba Doubleday 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pareriboea Roepke 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paromia Hewitson 1861
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paternympha Henning & Hanning 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proacidalia Reuss 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protoeneis
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Protoeneis Gorbunov 2001
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protopedaliodes Viloria & Pyrcz 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudomaniola Röber 1889
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification and GBIF classification
Pseudoprepona Le Moult 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudotergumia Agenjo 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Roddia Korshunov 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rohana Moore 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rubraea Henning 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schwartzia Blandin 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scopodes Nekrutenko 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Serradinga Henning & Henning 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sideronidia Bryk 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smoljana Slivov 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stephenia Henning 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tacoraea Moore 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Talamancana Haber, Brown & Freitas 1994
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tarattia Moore 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tenaris Hübner 1819
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Viridixes Bouyer & Vingerhoedt 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xenica Westwood 1851
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xois Hewitson 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zingha Hemming 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zunonia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

brush-footed butterflies preferred
Brush-Footed Butterflies
Recognized by CITES
brush-footed butterfly
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Finnish

Täpläperhoset preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Papillons Quatre Pattes preferred
Recognized by CITES

German

Edelfalter preferred
Recognized by mckinnel and admin

Japanese

タテハチョウ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Spanish; Castilian

Mariposas Cuatro Patas preferred
Recognized by CITES
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Curated hierarchies for Nymphalidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Amphiesmenoptera
Lepidoptera
Glossata
Coelolepida
Myoglossata
Neolepidoptera
Heteroneura
Eulepidoptera
Ditrysia
Apoditrysia
Obtectomera
Papilionoidea
Nymphalidae (this page)
Bia
Sea

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Amphiesmenoptera
Lepidoptera
Glossata
Coelolepida
Myoglossata
Neolepidoptera
Heteroneura
Eulepidoptera
Ditrysia
Apoditrysia
Obtectomera
Papilionoidea
Nymphalidae (this page)
Bia

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
Nymphalidae (this page)
Bia
Sea
42182 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Lepidoptera
Nymphalidae (this page)