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Silvery Checkerspot, Megan McCarty116.jpg
Silvery Checkerspot
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Melitaeini
Genus: Chlosyne
Butler, 1870
  • Morpheis Geyer, [1833]
  • Synchloe Doubleday, 1844
  • Coatlantona Kirby, 1871
  • Anemeca Kirby, 1871
  • Charidryas Scudder, 1872
  • Limnaecia Scudder, 1872
  • Thessalia Scudder, 1875

Chlosyne is a genus of butterflies from North and South America in the family Nymphalidae.


Listed alphabetically within groups.[1][2]

The lacinia species-group:

The charidryas species-group:

The harrisii species-group:

The thessalia species-group:

Uncertain grouping:


  1. ^ Chlosyne,
  2. ^ Glassberg, J. (2007) A Swift Guide to the Butterflies of Mexico and Central America, Sunstreak Books, pp.82-84.