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 ATROPHANEURA and they are represented on this homepage.

The genus ATROPHANEURA was described in 1865 by Reakirt. It contains at present about 29 species. ATROPHANEURA butterflies are from Asia and Australia. These species are in all development stages uneatable, because the larvae  life on toxic plants and accumulate the poison in body.

They are also called Batwings or Windmills.




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