Historis

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For the mythical figure, see Galanthis.
Historis
Historis odius (ventre).jpg
Historis odius
(a specimen from museum collection)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Coeini
Genus: Historis
Hübner, [1819]
Synonyms
  • Coea Hübner, [1819]
  • Aganisthos Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835]
  • Megistanis Doubleday, 1844

Historis is a genus of butterflies in the Nymphalidae family found from Mexico to South America.[1]

Species[edit]

There are two recognised species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historis, funet.fi
  2. ^ Stiling, P.D. (1986) Butterflies and onther insects of the Caribbean. New York:Macmillan Caribbean. p.52.