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Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary 8.9.2008.jpg
Great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
(unranked): Rhopalocera
Superfamily: Papilionoidea
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Tribe: Heliconiini
Swainson, 1822

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Heliconiini is a tribe of butterflies in the subfamily Heliconiinae, also known as the passion-vine butterflies. This group has roughly 100 species and subspecies distributed primarily in the Neotropics.[1][2][3]

Genera and select species[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tree of Life Web Project
  2. ^ Nymphalidae.net
  3. ^ Tribe Heliconiini at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms