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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Nymphalidae
Scientific name  Anaeini
Higher classification  Charaxinae
Order  Butterflies and moths
Superfamily  Papilionoidea
Subfamily  Charaxinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Tribe
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Similar  Butterfly, Butterflies and moths, Nymphalidae, Charaxinae, Zaretis

Anaeini is a tribe of Neotropical brush-footed butterflies. Their wing undersides usually mimic dead leaves.

Included genera (and notable species) are:

  • Anaea Hübner, [1819]
  • Anaea aidea – tropical leafwing
  • Anaea andria – goatweed leafwing
  • Anaea eurypyle – ointed leafwing
  • Anaea glycerium – angled leafwing
  • Anaea halice – pear-winged leafwing
  • Anaea nobilis – noble leafwing
  • Anaea oenomaiis – blue leafwing
  • Anaea ryphea – blue-barred leafwing
  • Anaea troglodyta (Fabricius, 1775) – Florida leafwing, Portia, or Florida goatweed butterfly
  • Coenophlebia
  • Consul
  • Fountainea
  • Hypna
  • Memphis (formerly included in Anaea)
  • Polygrapha
  • Siderone
  • Zaretis Hübner, [1819]
  • Aneaomorpha is sometimes placed here, but more often in the Preponini.


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