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
  • Speyeria Scudder, 1872

Argynnis, commonly known as fritillaries, is the genus of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae commonly found in Europe and Asia. The taxon Speyeria is now considered a subgenus of Argynnis.

List of species[edit]

Listed alphabetically.[1] [2][3]

See also subgenus Speyeria.

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Argynnis (fr) "Le genre Argynnis" provides distribution information in French. Speyeria (fr) "Le genre Speyeria [= Argynnis]" provides distribution information in French.

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