Euthalia

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For the saint, see Euthalia, Virgin Martyr.
Euthalia
Gaudy baron.jpg
Euthalia lubentina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Tribe: Adoliadini
Genus: Euthalia
Hübner, [1819]
Species

Numerous, see text

Euthalia (from Ancient Greek: Euthalia Ευθαλια "flower, bloom")[1] is a genus of brush-footed butterflies. They are commonly called barons or (like some relatives in Bassarona and Dophla) dukes.

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically.[2]

The Common Earl, now in Tanaecia, was also placed in Euthalia for some time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Etymology of Euthalia on answers.com". Answers Corporation. Retrieved 19 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Euthalia, funet.fi