Eunica

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Eunica
Eunica mygdonia MHNT ventre.jpg
Male Eunica mygdonia (museum specimen)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Biblidinae
Tribe: Epicaliini
Genus: Eunica
Hübner, [1819]
Type species
Papilio monima
Stoll, 1782
Diversity
About 40 species
Synonyms
  • Amycla Doubleday, 1849 (non Rafinesque, 1815: preoccupied)
  • Callianira Doubleday, 1847 (non Péron & Lesueur, 1810: preoccupied)
  • Eunice Geyer, 1832 (non Rafinesque, 1815: preoccupied)
  • Evonyme Hübner, 1819
  • Faunia Poey, 1847 (non Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: preoccupied)
  • Libythina Felder, 1861

Eunica is a genus of nymphalid butterflies found in the Neotropical realm.

Species[edit]

E. concordia, Cristalino River, Southern Amazon, Brazil
E. pusilla, Cristalino River, Southern Amazon, Brazil

The genus contains the following species, listed alphabetically:[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Epicaliini, Nymphalidae Study Group website
  2. ^ "Eunica Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  3. ^ Identification Guide - Nymphalidae 1, Butterflies of Amazonia
  • Jenkins, D. W. 1990. Neotropical Nymphalidae. VIII. Revision of Eunica. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 131:1-175.
  • Lamas, G. (ed.) 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. (Checklist: Part 4A, Hesperioidea to Papilionoidea). Scientific Publishers, Gainesville, Florida.

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