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Common Wood Nymph.jpg
Common wood nymph, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subtribe: Maniolina
Genus: Cercyonis
Scudder, 1875

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Cercyonis is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae found in North America. They are commonly called wood-nymphs or wood nymphs.


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  1. ^ "Cercyonis Scudder, 1875" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Brock, J.P and Kaufman K. (2003) Kaufman Guide to Butterflies of North America, New York: Houghton Mifflin.