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Papilionidae | Pieridae | Lycaenidae | Riodinidae | Nymphalidae | Hesperiidae
Riodinidae: Riodininae | Euselasiinae
About 1330 Riodinidae species occur in the Neotropical region. They are small butterflies, and are incredibly diverse in shape, colour and pattern. Many have metallic green, blue or silver markings, hence the popular name metalmarks. Click on the thumbnails to access detailed articles.
Riodininae

Chorinea sylphina

Chorinea amazon

Chorinea octauius

Rhetus dysonii

Rhetus periander

Rhetus arcius

Ancyluris melior

Ancyluris meliboeus

Ancyluris aulestes

Ancyluris etias

Ancyluris jurgensenii

Ancyluris inca

Necyria bellona

Necyria bellona

Necyria bellona

Lyropteryx apollonia

Lyropteryx apollonia

Symmachia rubina

Caria trochilus

Caria mantinea

Caria rhacotis

Caria castalia

Caria sponsa

Caria fulvimargo

Lasaia arsis

Lasaia agesilas

Lasaia moeros

Notheme erota

Parcella amarynthina

Riodina lysippus

Crocozona pheretima

Crocozona coecias

Calephelis aymaran

Chalodeta theodora

Chalodeta chaonitis

Charis anius

Astraeodes areuta

Detritivora hermadora

Detritivora cleonus

Calospila emylius

Anteros principalis

Anteros renaldus

Anteros cruentatus

Anteros formosus

Anteros kupris

Zelotaea nivosa

Helicopis gnidus

Helicopis cupido

Sarota gyas

Sarota chrysus

Sarota neglecta

Siseme aristoteles

Siseme pallas

Siseme neurodes

Siseme alectryo

Monethe albertus

Thisbe irenea

Baeotis zonata

Baeotis staudingeri

Baeotis bacaenis

Baeotis macularia

Synargis calyce

Synargis orestessa

Nymphidium ascolia

Nymphidium plinthobaphis

Adelotypa annulifera

Echydna punctata

Amarynthis meneria

Adelotypa huebneri

Argyrogrammana caelestina

Argyrogrammana sticheli

Mesene epaphus

Metacharis lucius

Metacharis regalis

Xenandra poliotactis

Menander hebrus

Amphiselenis chama

Aricoris incana

Exoplisia hypochalbe

Exoplisia cadmeis

Emesis orichalceus

Emesis eurydice

Emesis ocypore

Emesis fastidiosa

Emesis tenedia

Emesis temesa

Emesis brimo

Emesis tegula

Emesis lupina

Emesis cerea

Emesis mandana

Emesis fatimella

Emesis cypria

Hyphilaria thasus

Napaea heteroea

Panara phereclus

Chamaelimnas tircis iaeris

Chamaelimnas briola

Chamaelimnas briola

Melanis leucophlegma

Melanis smithiae

Melanis marathon

Melanis cinaron

Melanis hillapana

Melanis electron

Stalachtis phlegia

Eurybia juturna

Eurybia dardus

Eurybia sp.nov

Eurybia molochina

Eurybia caerulescens

Mesosemia zorea

Mesosemia pacifica

Mesosemia loruhama

Semomesia croesus

Leucochimona lagora

Brachyglenis esthema

Teratophthalma maenades

Ithomiola floralis

Ithomeis aurantiaca

Theope eurygonina

Theope pedias

Pheles heliconides

Euselasiinae

 

Euselasia toppini

Euselasia clithra

Euselasia orfita

Euselasia eustola

Euselasia eumedia

Euselasia gelanor

Euselasia eusepus

Euselasia perisama

Euselasia angulata

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Euselasia corduena

Euselasia bettina

 

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