Calisto (genus)

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Calisto grannus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subtribe: Pronophilina
Genus: Calisto
(Hübner, 1823)

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Calisto is a butterfly genus from the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. Members of the genus occur on the Caribbean islands only. Of the 44 species that are currently thought to exist, 11 occur on Cuba, one on Puerto Rico, one on Anegada Island, one on Jamaica, two on the Bahamas and 28 on Hispaniola.[1]