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Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Eulepidoptera
Sectio: Ditrysia
Subsectio: Apoditrysia
Clade: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Nymphalinae
Tribus: Nymphalini
Genus: Vanessa
Species: V. abyssinica – V. altissima – V. annabella – V. atalanta – V. braziliensis – V. buana – V. cardui – V. carye – V. dejeanii – V. dilecta – V. gonerilla – V. indica – V. itea – V. kershawi – V. myrinna – V. samani – V. tameamea – V. terpsichore – V. virginiensis – V. vulcania – †V. amerindica


Vanessa Fabricius, 1807



  • Field, W.D. 1971: Butterflies of the genus Vanessa and of the resurrected genera Bassaris and Cynthia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Smithsonian contributions to zoology, (84 ).
  • Gil-T., F. & R. Obregón, 2012: Notes on the preimaginal stages of Vanessa vulcania (Godart, 1819) and differences in the structure of the egg with respect to Vanessa indica (Herbst, 1794) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Atalanta 43 (1/2): 87–90. Full article: [1].
  • Hanafusa, H., 1992: Three new nymphalid butterflies from Indonesia and Philippines. Futao 10: 1–2.
  • Miller, J.Y. & F.M. Brown, 1989: A new oligocene fossil butterfly, Vanessa amerindica (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from the Florissant Formation, Colorado. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 126: 1–9. Full article: [2].
  • Özdikmen, H, 2008: Replacement names for two preoccupied butterfly genus group names (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (1): 321–322.
  • Wahlber, N. & D. Rubinoff, 2011: Vagility across Vanessa (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): mobility in butterfly species does not inhibit the formation and persistence of isolated sister taxa. Systematic Entomology 36: 362–370.
  • Vanessa [Fabricius, 1807] Report on ITIS
  • NCBI link: Vanessa
  • EOL: Vanessa

Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: アカタテハ属
русский: Ванессы
中文: 紅蛺蝶屬
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