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Pseudacraea boisduvali
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Limenitidinae
Tribe: Limenitidini (disputed)
Genus: Pseudacraea
Westwood, 1850
  • Panopea Hübner, [1819]
  • Chloropoea Aurivillius, 1898

Pseudacraea is an Afrotropical butterfly genus in the subfamily Limenitidinae. Their placement in the tribe Limenitidini remains to be verified.

Some of these species are mimics of Acraeinae and the present genus is thus known as false acraeas.


Listed alphabetically:[1]


  1. ^ "Pseudacraea Westwood, [1850]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  • Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African Butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.
  • Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.
  • Lees DC, Kremen C, and Raharitsimba T. 2003. "Classification, diversity and endemism of the butterflies (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea): a revised species checklist". In: Goodman SM and Benstead JP, eds. The Natural History of Madagascar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 762-793.

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