Libythea

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Libythea
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Libythea lepita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Libytheinae
Genus: Libythea
Fabricius, 1807
Species and Subspecies

See text.

Libythea is a widespread genus of nymphalid butterflies commonly called Beaks or Snouts. They are strong fliers and may even be migratory.

Libythea classification[edit]

Subfamily Libytheinae Boisduval, 1833

  • Libythea Fabricius, 1807 ( = Hecaerge Ochsenheimer, 1816; = Chilea Billberg, 1820; = Hypatus Hübner, 1822; = Libythaeus Boitard, 1828; = Dichora Scudder, 1889)
    • Libythea geoffroy Godart, 1824
      • Libythea geoffroy geoffroy Godart, 1824
      • Libythea geoffroy alompra Moore, 1901 ( = Libythea hauxwelli Moore, 1901)
      • Libythea geoffroy antipoda Boisduval, 1859 ( = Libythea quadrinotata Butler, 1877)
      • Libythea geoffroy bardas Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea geoffroy batchiana Wallace, 1869
      • Libythea geoffroy celebensis Staudinger, 1859
      • Libythea geoffroy ceramensis Wallace, 1869
      • Libythea geoffroy deminuta Fruhstorfer, 1910
      • Libythea geoffroy genia Waterhouse, 1938
      • Libythea geoffroy howarthi Peterson, 1968
      • Libythea geoffroy maenia Fruhstorfer, 1902 ( = Libythea geoffroy eugenia Fruhstorfer, 1910)
      • Libythea geoffroy nicevillei Olliff, 1891
      • Libythea geoffroy orientalis Godman & Salvin, 1888
      • Libythea geoffroy philippina Staudinger, 1889
      • Libythea geoffroy pulchra Butler, 1882 ( = Libythea neopommerana Pagenstecher, 1896)
      • Libythea geoffroy sumbensis Pagenstecher, 1896
    • Libythea collenettei Poulton & Riley, 1928
    • Libythea narina Godart, 1819
      • Libythea narina narina Godart, 1819 ( = Libythea hatami Kenrick, 1911)
      • Libythea narina canuleia Fruhstorfer, 1910
      • Libythea narina luzonica Semper, 1889
      • Libythea narina nahathaka Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea narina neratia Felder, 1864
      • Libythea narina rohini Marshall, 1880 ( = Libythea libera de Niceville, 1890; = Libythea hybrida Martin, 1896; = Libythea tibera Pagenstecher, 1902)
      • Libythea narina sangha Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea narina sumbawana Fruhstorfer, 1914
    • Libythea labdaca Westwood & Hewitson, 1851
      • Libythea labdaca labdaca Westwood & Hewitson, 1851 ( = Libythea labdaca werneri Fruhstrofer, 1903)
      • Libythea labdaca laius Trimen, 1879 ( = Libythea labdaca cinyras Trimen, 1866; = Libythea labdaca lepitoides Moore, 1901)
    • Libythea ancoata Grose-Smith, 1891
    • Libythea tsiandava Grose-Smith, 1891
    • Libythea myrrha Godart, 1819
      • Libythea myrrha myrrha Godart, 1819
      • Libythea myrrha borneensis Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea myrrha carma Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea myrrha hecura Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea myrrha myrrhina Fruhstorfer, 1910
      • Libythea myrrha rama Moore, 1872
      • Libythea myrrha sanguinalis Fruhstorfer, 1898
      • Libythea myrrha thira Fruhstorfer, 1914
      • Libythea myrrha yawa Fruhstorfer, 1914
    • Libythea celtis (Fuessly, 1782) (original name = Papilio celtis Fuessly, 1782)
      • Libythea celtis celtis (Fuessly, 1782)
      • Libythea celtis amamiana Shirozu, 1956
      • Libythea celtis celtoides Fruhstorfer, 1909
      • Libythea celtis chinensis Fruhstorfer, 1909
      • Libythea celtis formosana Fruhstorfer, 1909
      • Libythea celtis lepita Moore, 1857
      • Libythea celtis sophene Fruhstorfer, 1914
    • Libythea cinyras Trimen, 1866