List of butterflies of India (Nymphalidae)

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Clipper (Parthenos sylvia), a nymphalid butterfly found in India.
Great eggfly (Hypolimnas bolina), a nymphalid butterfly found at Visakhapatnam, India

This is a list of the butterflies of India belonging to the family Nymphalidae and an index to the species articles. This forms part of the full List of butterflies of India.

Danainae (26 spp)[edit]

See List of butterflies of India (Danainae).

Morphinae (20 spp)[edit]

Please see List of butterflies of India (Morphinae).

Satyrinae (176 spp)[edit]

Please see List of butterflies of India (Satyrinae).

Limenitidinae (99 spp)[edit]

Please see List of butterflies of India (Limenitidinae)

Libytheinae[edit]

Charaxinae[edit]

Charaxes - rajahs[edit]

Polyura - nawabs[edit]

Prothoe - blue begum[edit]

Agatasa - glorious begum[edit]

Calinaginae[edit]

Heliconiinae[edit]

Acraea - tawny coster[edit]

Cethosia - lacewings[edit]

Clossiana - fritillaries[edit]

Issoria - Queen of Spain fritillary[edit]

Kuekenthaliella - fritillaries[edit]

Fabriciana - silverstripes[edit]

Argyreus - Indian fritillary[edit]

Childrena - large silverstripe[edit]

Speyeria - fritillaries[edit]

Argyronome - eastern silverstripe[edit]

Phalanta - leopards[edit]

Vindula - cruiser[edit]

Cirrochroa - yeomans[edit]

Cupha - rustic[edit]

Vagrans - vagrant[edit]

Cyrestinae[edit]

Cyrestis - maps[edit]

Chersonesia - maplets[edit]

Dichorragia - constable[edit]

Stibochiona - popinjay[edit]

Pseudergolinae[edit]

Biblidinae[edit]

Ariadne - castors[edit]

Laringa[edit]

Byblia - joker[edit]

Apaturinae[edit]

Mimathyma - purple emperors[edit]

Chitoria - emperors[edit]

Dilipa - golden emperor[edit]

Eulacera - Tytler's emperor[edit]

Rohana - princes[edit]

Euripus - courtesans[edit]

Helcyra - white emperors[edit]

Herona - pasha[edit]

Hestina - circe[edit]

Sephisa - courtiers[edit]

Nymphalinae[edit]

Araschnia - Mongol[edit]

Symbrenthia - jesters[edit]

Vanessa - Indian red admiral[edit]

Nymphalis - tortoiseshells[edit]

Junonia - pansies[edit]

Hypolimnas - eggflys[edit]

Kallima - oakleafs[edit]

Doleschallia - autumn leaf[edit]

Rhinopalpa - wizard[edit]

Melitaea[edit]

See also[edit]

Cited references[edit]

  1. ^ Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera Page on Libythea genus.

References[edit]