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Athyrtis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Nymphalidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Subfamily  Danainae
Athyrtis
Similar  Forbestra, Scada, Hyposcada, Aeria

Athyrtis is a butterfly genus of the Ithomiini tribe in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae. It is a monotypic genus, containing only Athyrtis mechanitis. The genus and the species were named by father and son entomologists Cajetan and Rudolf Felder in 1862.

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Athyrtis Wikipedia


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