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Pyronia tithonus.jpg
Gatekeeper Butterfly, Pyronia tithonus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Tribe: Satyrini

The Satyrini are a huge tribe of the Satyrinae, containing the graylings, ringlets, and allies. They belong to the Nymphalidae (brush-footed butterfly) family. The classification used here is based on the new work by Wahlberg et al. (fide Savela 2007[1])

Selected genera[edit]

Subtribe Coenonymphina

Subtribe Dirina

Subtribe Erebiina

  • Erebia Dalman, 1816
  • Proterebia Roos & Arnschied, 1980 (tentatively placed here)

Subtribe Euptychiina

About 44 genera, see article for details.

Subtribe Hypocystina

19 genera, see article for details.

Subtribe Maniolina

Subtribe Melanargiina

Subtribe Parargina Tutt, 1896[2]

Subtribe Pronophilina

Subtribe Satyrina

Setodocis Billberg, 1820 is apparently a nomen dubium[verification needed].


  1. ^ Savela, Markku (2007). Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms: Satyrinae. Version of 2007-MAY-12. Retrieved 2007-MAY-31.
  2. ^ Parargina, Tree of Life web project