The tribe TROIDINI contains 6 genera and two subtribes. The subtribes contains also genera.

Subtribe: BATTINA

Subtribe: TROIDINA


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The following species are members of genus PACHLIOPTA and they are represented on this homepage.

The genus PACHLIOPTA was described in 1875 by Scudder. It contains at present about 16 species. PACHLIOPTA butterflies are from Asia and Australia. These species are in all development stages uneatable, because the larvae live on toxic plants and accumulate the poison in body.

They are also called Roses.




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Apatura iris
Inachis io
Nymphalis antiopa
Apatura iris
Vanessa atalanta
Papilio machaon
Pierides sp.
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