Greta (genus)

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Greta morgane
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Danainae
Tribe: Ithomiini
Genus: Greta
Hemming, 1934
Type species
Papilio diaphanus
(Drury, 1773)

See text

  • Hymenitis Hübner, 1816 non Hymenitis Illiger, 1807 = Mechanitis Fabricius, 1807, a related genus
  • Hypomenitis Fox, 1945

Greta is a genus of clearwing (ithomiine) butterflies, named by Arthur Francis Hemming in 1934. They are in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae, and are found in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.


Arranged alphabetically:[1][2]


  1. ^ "Greta Hemming, 1934" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ Nymphalidae Study Group website Archived 2009-02-19 at the Wayback Machine.