Asterope (butterfly)

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Asterope
Asteropebatesi.jpg
Asterope batesii specimen
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Biblidinae
Tribe: Epiphilini
Genus: Asterope
Hübner, 1819
Type species
Oreas sapphira
Hübner, [1819]
Diversity
Seven species
Synonyms
  • Callithea Feisthamel, 1835
  • Callithea Boisduval, 1836 (non Feisthamel, 1835: preoccupied)
  • Cyane Felder, 1861

Asterope is a genus of brush-footed butterflies found in the Neotropical realm (South America).

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asterope at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Asterope, Biolib
  • Jenkins, D. W. 1987 Neotropical Nymphalidae VI. Revision of Asterope (=Callithea Auct.). Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 114, 1-66

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