Lethe (genus)

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Banded Tree Brown I IMG 6373.jpg
Lethe verma, straight-banded treebrown
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Satyrini
Genus: Lethe
Hübner, [1819]

Numerous, see text

  • Zophoessa
  • Debis

Lethe is a butterfly genus from the subfamily Satyrinae in the family Nymphalidae. It includes the treebrowns, woodbrowns, foresters and their relatives. The species in the genus Lethe occur in temperate-tropical southern and eastern Asia, up to Indonesia and in North America.

Lethe anthedon, northern pearly-eye

Selected species[edit]

These 108 species belong to the genus Lethe.

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4] [5]


  1. ^ "Lethe Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  2. ^ "Browse Lethe". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  3. ^ "Lethe". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  4. ^ "Lethe Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  5. ^ "Lethe Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms