Hamadryas feronia

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Variable cracker
Hamadryas feronia MHNT dos.jpg
From MHNT
Hamadryas feronia MHNT ventre.jpg
Underside
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Hamadryas
Species: H. feronia
Binomial name
Hamadryas feronia
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Papilio feronia Linnaeus, 1758
  • Peridroma feronia Godman & Salvin, 1883
  • Amphichlora feronia Dyar, 1903

Hamadryas feronia, the variable cracker, is a species of cracker butterfly in the family Nymphalidae. It is found in the southern parts of the United States and south to Brazil.

Hamadryas feronia.jpg

Subspecies[edit]

  • Hamadryas feronia feronia (Brazil, Paraguay, Peru)
  • Hamadryas feronia farinulenta (Mexico, Honduras, Venezuela, Colombia, Trinidad)