Subfamily: Limenitinae

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Genera indigenous to southern Africa

List from Vári & Kroon (2002).

Tribe: Biblini

 

 
 

Byblia

Two species found in southern Africa: Byblia anvatara (Common joker, pictured left) and Byblia ilithyia (Spotted joker)

 

Eurytela

Two species found in southern Africa: Eurytela dryope (Golden piper) and Eurytela hiarbas (Pied piper, pictured right)

 

Mesoxantha

One species found in southern Africa: Mesoxantha ethosea

 
 

Neptidopsis

Two species found in southern Africa: Neptidopsis fulgurata and Neptidopsis ophione 

 
 

Sevenia

 

Tribe: Euthaliini

 

 
 

Aterica

One species in southern Africa: Aterica galene

 
 

Bebearia

One species in southern Africa: Bebearia orientis

 
 

Crenidomimas

One species in southern Africa: Crenidomimas concordia

 
 

Euphaedra

One species in southern Africa: Euphaedra neophron (Gold-banded forester)

 

Euptera

One species in southern Africa: Euptera kinugnana

 
 

Euriphene

One species in southern Africa: Euriphene achlys

 
 

Hamanumida

One species found in southern Africa: Hamanumida daedalus (Guineafowl)

 

Pseudargynnis

One species found in southern Africa: Pseudargynnis hegemone

 

Tribe: Limenitini

 

 
 

Cymothoe

 

 

Pseudacraea

 

Tribe: Neptini

 

 
 

Cyrestis

One species found in southern Africa: Cyrestis camillus (African map butterfly)

 
 

Neptis

 

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