Argynnis

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Argynnis
Argynnis.pandora.jpg
Cardinal (Argynnis pandora)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus: Argynnis
Fabricius, 1807
Species

See text.

Synonyms
  • Argyreus Scopoli, 1777
  • Argyronome Hübner, 1819
  • Childrena Hemming, 1943
  • Damora Nordmann, 1851
  • Fabriciana Reuss, 1920

Argynnis, commonly known as fritillaries, is the genus of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae commonly found in Europe and Asia. Delimitation versus Speyeria is problematic, and the latter genus is sometimes entirely included in Argynnis.

List of species[edit]

Listed alphabetically.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argynnis, funet.fi
  2. ^ Biolib